peripoieō: to preserve, get possession ofOriginal Word: περιποιέωTransliteration:
(per-ee-poy-eh'-om-ahee)Part of Speech:
to preserve, get possession ofMeaning:
to preserve, get possession of
Middle voice from peri and poieo; to make around oneself, i.e. Acquire (buy) -- purchase.
see GREEK peri
see GREEK poieo
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4046: περιποιέωπεριποιέω
: middle, present περιποιοῦμαι
; 1 aorist περιεποιησάμην
; (see περί
, III. 2); from Herodotus
down; "to make to remain over; to reserve, to leave or keep safe, lay by; middle to make to remain for oneself," i. e.:
1. to preserve for oneself (the Sept. for הֶחֱיָה): τήν ψυχήν, life, Luke 17:33 T Tr WH (τάς ψυχάς, Xenophon, Cyril 4, 4, 10).
2. to get for oneself, purchase: τί, Acts 20:28 (Isaiah 43:21; δύναμιν, Thucydides 1, 9; Xenophon, mem. 2, 7, 3); τί ἐμαυτῷ, gain for myself (Winer's Grammar, § 38, 6), 1 Timothy 3:13 (1 Macc. 6:44; Xenophon, an. 5, 8, 17).<1>