Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3992: pempo (pronounced pem'-po)

apparently a primary verb; to dispatch (from the subjective view or point of departure, whereas hiemi (as a stronger form of eimi) refers rather to the objective point or terminus ad quem, and 4724 denotes properly, the orderly motion involved), especially on a temporary errand; also to transmit, bestow, or wield:--send, thrust in.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to send

1a) to bid a thing to be carried to one

1b) to send (thrust or insert) a thing into another

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: apparently a root word

Citing in TDNT: 1:398, 67


This word is used 81 times:

Matthew 2:8: "And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search"
Matthew 11:2: "the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,"
Matthew 14:10: "And he sent, and beheaded John in the prison."
Matthew 22:7: "heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those"
Mark 5:12: "besought him, saying, Send us into the swine,"
Luke 4:26: "none of them was Elijah sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon,"
Luke 7:6: "house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying"
Luke 7:10: "And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the"
Luke 7:19: "two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art"
Luke 15:15: "of that country; and he sent him into his fields"
Luke 16:24: "have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the"
Luke 16:27: "therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's"
Luke 20:11: "And again he sent another servant: and they beat"
Luke 20:12: "And again he sent a third: and they wounded him"
Luke 20:13: "vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be"
John 1:22: "thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of"
John 1:33: "him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water,"
John 4:34: "do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his"
John 5:23: "not the Father which hath sent him."
John 5:24: "word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life,"
John 5:30: "will of the Father which hath sent me."
John 5:37: "the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me."
John 6:38: "but the will of him that sent me."
John 6:39: "the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which"
John 6:40: "is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth"
John 6:44: "except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and"
John 7:16: "not mine, but his that sent me."
John 7:18: "but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true,"
John 7:28: "come of myself, but he that sent me is true,"
John 7:33: "and then I go unto him that sent me."
John 8:16: "and the Father that sent me."
John 8:18: "the Father that sent me beareth witness of me."
John 8:26: "of you: but he that sent me is true; and I"
John 8:29: "And he that sent me is with me: the Father"
John 9:4: "work the works of him that sent me, while it is day:"
John 12:44: "me, but on him that sent me."
John 12:45: "he that seeth me seeth him that sent me."
John 12:49: "myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me"
John 13:16: "neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him."
John 13:20: "unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send receiveth me; and"
John 13:20: "and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me."
John 14:24: "mine, but the Father's which sent me."
John 14:26: "whom the Father will send in my name, he"
John 15:21: "for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me."
John 15:26: "is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father,"
John 16:5: "now I go my way to him that sent me; and none of"
John 16:7: "you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you."
John 20:21: "my Father hath sent me, even so send I you."
Acts 10:5: "And now send men to Joppa, and call for"
Acts 10:32: " Send therefore to Joppa, and call hither Simon, whose"

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