λαγχάνω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
λαγχάνω
Greek transliteration: 
lanchanō
Simplified transliteration: 
lanchano
Principal Parts: 
-, ἔλαχον, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2975
GK Number: 
3275
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-3a(2b)
Gloss: 
to choose by lot, decide by lot; receive (by lot or divine will)
Definition: 
to have assigned to one, to obtain, receive, Acts 1:17; 2 Pet. 1:1; to have fall to one by lot, Lk. 1:9; absol. to cast lots, Jn. 19:24*

Greek-English Concordance for λαγχάνω

Luke 1:9 that according to the custom of the priesthood, he was chosen (elache | ἔλαχε | aor act ind 3 sg) by lot to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense,
John 19:24 So they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but cast (lachōmen | λάχωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl) lots for it to see who will get it” — that the Scripture might be fulfilled that says, “They divided my garments among themselves, and for my clothing they cast lots.” So the soldiers did these things.
Acts 1:17 For he was numbered among us and received (elachen | ἔλαχεν | aor act ind 3 sg) his allotted share of this ministry.”
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received (lachousin | λαχοῦσιν | aor act ptcp dat pl masc) a faith that through the justice of our God and Savior Jesus Christ is of equal privilege with ours: