Word Summary
diadechomai: to receive in turn
Original Word: διαδέχομαι
Transliteration: diadechomai
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ad-ekh'-om-ahee)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to receive in turn
Meaning: to receive in turn
Strong's Concordance
come after.

From dia and dechomai; to receive in turn, i.e. (figuratively) succeed to -- come after.

see GREEK dia

see GREEK dechomai

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1237: διαδέχομαι

διαδέχομαι: 1 aorist διεδεξαμην; properly, to receive through another anything left or bequeathed by him, to receive in succession, receive in turn, succeed to: τήν σκηνήν, the tabernacle, Acts 7:45. (τήν ἀρχήν, τήν βασιλείαν, etc., in Polybius, Diodorus, Josephus, others) (Cf. δέχομαι.)