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Entry for Strong's #3580 - ξενοδοχέω

Word Origin
from a compound of (3581) and (1209)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to receive and entertain hospitably, to be hospitable
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (2) HCS (1)
1 Timothy 1
1 Timothy 1
1 Timothy 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ξενο-δοχέω, v. ξενοδοκέω.


Ion. ξεινο-,

I entertain guests or strangers. Hdt. 6.127, E. Alc. 552, AP 10.16 (Theaet.), etc.: later ξενο-δοχέω, 1 Timothy 5:10, Max. Tyr. 32.9, Cod.Just.

II testify, Pi. Fr. 311: Med., Hsch.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ξενοδοχέω (for the earlier form ξενοδοκέω in use from Herodotus down; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 307), ξενοδόχω: 1 aorist ἐξενοδόχησα; (ξενοδοχος, i. e. ξένους δεχόμενος); to receive and entertain hospitably, to be hospitable: 1 Timothy 5:10. (Dio Cass. 78, 3; (Graecus Venetus, Genesis 26:17; ecclesiastical writings).]

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*ξενοδοχέω ,

late Gk. for -κέω

(< ξένος , δέχομαι ),

to entertain strangers: 1 Timothy 5:10.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

To the references for this comparatively rare word (Romans 15:3 al.) we may add Joseph. Antt. xix. 319, and Vett. Val. PP. 65.7, 73.10.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εξενοδοχησεν εξενοδόχησεν ἐξενοδόχησεν exenodochesen exenodochēsen exenodóchesen exenodóchēsen
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