aitēma: a requestOriginal Word: αἴτημαTransliteration:
(ah'-ee-tay-mah)Part of Speech:
Noun, NeuterShort Definition:
petition, request, required.
From aiteo; a thing asked or (abstractly) an asking -- petition, request, required.
see GREEK aiteo
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 155: αἴτημααἴτημα
) (from Plato
down), what is
or has been asked for
: Luke 23:24
; plural (A. V.
requests), Philippians 4:6
(cf. Ellicott at the passage); things asked for, 1 John 5:15
. (See the preceding word, and Trench
, § li.)<1>