Word: decomai

Pronounce: dekh'-om-ahee

Strongs Number: G1209

Orig: middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively):--accept, receive, take. Compare 2983. G2983

Use: TDNT-2:50,146 Verb

Heb Strong: H2236 H2388 H3557 H3947 H5375 H6901 H7521 H7725

    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

    For Synonyms see entry G5877