Strong's #1209: dechomai (pronounced dekh'-om-ahee)
middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively):--accept, receive, take. Compare 2983.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon:
1) to take with the hand
1a) to take hold of, take up
2) to take up, receive
2a) used of a place receiving one
2b) to receive or grant access to, a visitor, not to refuse intercourse or friendship
2b1) to receive hospitality
2b2) to receive into one' s family to bring up or educate
2c) of the thing offered in speaking, teaching, instructing
2c1) to receive favourably, give ear to, embrace, make one' s own, approve, not to reject
2d) to receive. i.e. to take upon one' s self, sustain, bear, endure
3) to receive, get
3a) to learn
Part of Speech: verb
Relation: middle voice of a primary verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:50, 146
This word is used 59 times:
Matthew 10:14: "And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear"
Matthew 10:40: " He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth"
Matthew 10:40: "He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth"
Matthew 10:40: "receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me."
Matthew 10:40: "and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me."
Matthew 10:41: " He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward;"
Matthew 10:41: "a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man"
Matthew 11:14: "And if ye will receive it, this is Elijah, which was"
Matthew 18:5: "And whoso shall receive one such little child in"
Matthew 18:5: "little child in my name receiveth me."
Mark 6:11: "And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear"
Mark 9:37: "Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my"
Mark 9:37: "children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever"
Mark 9:37: "receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth"
Mark 9:37: "and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me,"
Mark 10:15: "unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God"
Luke 2:28: "Then took he him up in his arms, and"
Luke 8:13: "are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy;"
Luke 9:5: "And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of"
Luke 9:11: "it, followed him: and he received them, and spake unto them of"
Luke 9:48: "said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in"
Luke 9:48: "child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever"
Luke 9:48: "receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth"
Luke 9:48: "and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me:"
Luke 9:53: "And they did not receive him, because his face was"
Luke 10:8: "whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before"
Luke 10:10: "whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out"
Luke 16:4: "I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses."
Luke 16:6: "And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down"
Luke 16:7: "And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write"
Luke 16:9: "that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations."
Luke 18:17: "unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God"
Luke 22:17: "And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and"
John 4:45: "Galilee, the Galilaeans received him, having seen all the things that"
Acts 3:21: "the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things,"
Acts 7:38: "with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give"
Acts 7:59: "saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."
Acts 8:14: "heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent"
Acts 11:1: "the Gentiles had also received the word of God."
Acts 17:11: "in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all"
Acts 21:17: "Jerusalem, the brethren received us gladly."
Acts 22:5: "estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the"
Acts 28:21: "him, We neither received letters out of Judea concerning"
1 Corinthians 2:14: "But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit"
2 Corinthians 6:1: "with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God"
2 Corinthians 7:15: "fear and trembling ye received him."
2 Corinthians 8:4: "much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the"
2 Corinthians 8:17: "For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward,"
2 Corinthians 11:4: "gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with"
2 Corinthians 11:16: "if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I"