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Strong's #3100 - μαθητεύω

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  1. to be a disciple of one
    1. to follow his precepts and instructions
  2. to make a disciple
    1. to teach, instruct
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I to be pupil, τινι to one, Plu. 2.832c.

II trans., make a disciple of, instruct, πάντα τὰ ἔθνη Matthew 28:19, cf. Acts 14:21 : Pass., Matthew 13:52.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μαθητεύω: 1 aorist ἐμαθήτευσα; 1 aorist passive ἐμαθητευθην; (μαθητής);

1. intransitive, τίνι, to be the disciple of one; to follow his precepts and instruction: Matthew 27:57 R G WH marginal reading, cf. John 19:38 (so Plutarch, mor., pp. 832 b. (vit. Antiph. 1), 837 c. (vit. Isocrates 10); Jamblichus, vit. Pythag c. 23).

2. transitive (cf. Winers Grammar, p. 23 and § 38, 1; (Buttmann, § 131, 4)) to make a disciple; to teach, instruct: τινα, Matthew 28:19; Acts 14:21; passive with a dative of the person whose disciple one is made, Matthew 27:57 L T Tr WH text; μαθητευθείς εἰς τήν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανοῦ (see γραμματεύς, 3), Matthew 13:52 Rec., where long since the more correct reading τῇ βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν was adopted, but without changing the sense; (yet Lachmann inserts ἐν).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† μαθητεύω

(<μαθητής ),

1. intrans. (as prop. vb. in -εύω , and so Plut., mor. 837 c. and elsew.), to be a disciple: c. dat., Matthew 27:57 (Rec., WH, mg.).

2. Trans., to make a disciple: c. acc, Matthew 28:19, Acts 14:21; pass., seq. dat., τ . Ἰησοῦ , Matthew 27:57 (WH, R); τ . βασιλείᾳ , Matthew 13:52.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

With the constr. of this late verb in Matthew 13:52 D μαθηθευθεὶς ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν, cf. the iv/A.D. Christian prayer in Neut. Studien für G. Heinrici (Leipzig, 1914), p. 69.24 ff. ὅτι κατηξίωσας ἡμᾶς τῆς ἁγίας κλήσεώς σου καὶ διδασκαλίας καὶ ἀνανήψεως (cf. 2 Timothy 2:26) μαθητευθῆναι ἐν σοφίᾳ καὶ συνέσει.


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List of Word Forms
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