5142: τρέφω


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Dodson dictionary

5142
τρέφω,       Verb
I feed, nourish; I bring up, rear, provide for.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

5142 tréphō (from 5160/trophē, "food") – properly, enlarge (fully develop) because adequately nourished (fed); (figuratively) to bring (or experience) "personal enlargement," i.e. spiritual development because properly fed (nourished, taken care of).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

5142
τρέφω (tréphō)
a primary verb (properly, τρέφω (tréphō); but perhaps strengthened from the base of 5157 through the idea of convolution); properly, to stiffen, i.e. fatten (by implication, to cherish (with food, etc.), pamper, rear)
:--bring up, feed, nourish.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)