3868: παραιτέομαι

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G3868 παραιτέομαι

Transliteration: paraitéomai

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I beg off, make excuse, deprecate, refuse, reject, decline, shun, avoid.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3868 παραιτέομαι

Transliteration: paraitéomai

Derivation: from G3844 and the middle voice of G154;

Definition: to beg off, i.e. deprecate, decline, shun

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

παραιτέομαι

G3868 

Occurrences in the NT: 12

παρ-αιτέομαι, -οῦμαι,
[in LXX for בּקשׁ pi., etc.;]
1. to beg of or from another: Mk 15:6 (Rec. ὅνπερ ᾐτοῦντο, v. Field, Notes, 43).
2. to deprecate;
(a) prop., c. neg., to entreat that not (Thuc., al.): He 12:19;
(b) to refuse, decline, avoid: o. acc., I Ti 4:7 5:11, II Ti 2:23, Tit 3:10, He 12:25 (EV; but v. Field, Notes, 234).
3. to beg off, ask to be excused, excuse (Polyb., al.) : Lk 14:18, 19 (He 12:25, Field, Notes, 234).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition