the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #3878 - παρακούω
- to hear aside
- causally or carelessly or amiss
- to be unwilling to hear
- on hearing to neglect, to pay no heed to
- to refuse to hear, pay no regard to, disobey
hear beside, esp. hear accidentally, hear talk of, Δημοκήδεος τὴν τέχνην Hdt. 3.129; ἀξίων λόγου πραγμάτων Pl. 339e; παρακήκοα νῦν ὅτι τίκτει AP 5.74 (Rufin.).
II eavesdrop, overhear from, δεσποτῶν ἅττ' ἂν λαλῶσι Ar. Ra. 750; τι παρά τινος Pl. Euthd. 300d; π. τινός overhear him, Luc. Merc.Cond. 37; π. τὸν λόγον Mark 5:36. III hear imperfectly or wrongly, misunderstand, ἀκούειν τι τοῦ λόγου, παρακούειν δέ Arist. EN 1149a26, cf. Pl. Prt. 330e, Tht. 195a, Phld. Mus. p.102 K., Ceb. 3, Luc. Anach. 31; ἑκουσίως π. D.S. 30.8. hear carelessly, take no heed of, τῆς παραγγειλάσης φύσεως Epicur. Fr. 200; τῶν γραφομένων Plb. 24.9.1, cf. Luc. Salt. 6, etc.; τῶν ἐντολῶν LXX To. 3.4; τῶν λεγομένων Plb. 7.12.9 (but τὰ λεγόμενα LXX Ezra 3:3).
2. c. gen. pers., PHib. 1.170 (iii B.C.), Plb. 2.8.3, 3.15.2, Matthew 18:17 : — Pass., to be disregarded, Plb. 5.35.5; περί τινος Id. 30.20.2, prob. cj. in 23.3.3.
3. disobey, τοῦ θεοῦ J. AJ 1.10.4: abs., LXX Isaiah 65:12, J. AJ 1.1.4, Luc. Sat. 10: — Pass., J. AJ 6.7.4.
4. pretend not to hear, Plu. Phil. 16, Luc Jud.Voc. 2.
παρακούω: 1 aorist παρήκουσα;
1. to hear aside i. e. casually or carelessly or amiss (see παρά, IV. 2) (often so in classical Greek; on the frequent use of this verb by Philo see Siegfried, Philo van Alex. as above with (1875), p. 106).
2. to be unwilling to hear, i. e. on hearing to neglect, to pay no heed to (with a genitive of the person, Polybius 2, 8, 3; 3, 15, 2); contrary to Greek usage (but cf. Plutarch, Philop. § 16, 1 καί παριδεῖν τί καί παρακουσαι τῶν ἁμαρτανομενων, de curios. § 14 πείρω καί τῶν ἰδίων ἐνια παρακουσαι πότε καί παριδεῖν, with an accusative, τόν λόγον, Mark 5:36 T WH Tr text (others, 'overhearing the word as it was being spoken'; cf. Buttmann, 302 (259)); to refuse to hear, pay no regard to, disobey: τίνος, what one says, Matthew 18:17 (Tobit 3:4; τά ὑπό τοῦ βασιλέως λεγόμενα, Esther 3:3).
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παρ -ακούω ,
1. to overhear.
2. to hear amiss or imperfectly.
3. Later (as in LXX, Polyb., Plut.; also in Papyri, v. MM, xviii), to hear without heeding, take no heed: Mark 5:36; c. gen., Matthew 18:17.†
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On Acts 20:18 Blass remarks : ";πεξεύειν de terrestri (non necessario pedestri) itinere."; An interesting parallel to the same passage is noted by Moffatt (Exp VIII. xvii. p. 237) from Plutarch’s life of Marcus Cato (ix), where Cato states that one of the three things he regretted in life was πλεύσας ὅπου δυνατὸν ἧν πεζεῦσαι, ";having once sailed to a place where he could have walked,";
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