Word Summary
pipraskō: to sell
Original Word: πιπράσκω
Transliteration: pipraskō
Phonetic Spelling: (pip-ras'-ko)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to sell
Meaning: to sell
Strong's Concordance

A reduplicated and prolonged form of prao (prah'-o); (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses) contracted from perao (to traverse; from the base of peran); to traffic (by travelling), i.e. Dispose of as merchandise or into slavery (literally or figuratively) -- sell.

see GREEK peran

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4097: πιπράσκω

πιπράσκω: imperfect ἐπίπρασκον; perfect πέπρακα; passive, present participle πιπρασκόμενος; perfect participle πεπραμένος; 1 aorist ἐπράθην; (from περάω to cross, to transport to a distant land); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; the Sept. for מָכַר; to sell: Matthew 13:46 (on the use of the perfect, cf. Sophocles' Glossary, etc., Introduction, § 82, 4) Acts 2:45; Acts 4:34; Acts 5:4; with the genitive of price, Matthew 26:9; Mark 14:5; John 12:5 (Deuteronomy 21:14); τινα, one into slavery, Matthew 18:25; hence, metaphorically, πεπραμένος ὑπό τήν ἁμαρτίαν (A. V. sold under sin) i. e. entirely under the control of the love of sinning, Romans 7:14 (ἐπράθησαν τοῦ ποιῆσαι τό πονηρόν, 2 Kings 17:17; 1 Macc. 1:15, cf. 1 Kings 20:25 (); with a dative of the master to whom one is sold as a slave, Leviticus 25:39; Deuteronomy 15:12; Deuteronomy 28:68; Baruch 4:6; Sophocles Trach. 252; ἑαυτόν τίνι, of one bribed to give himself up wholly to another's will, τῷ Φιλίππῳ, Demosthenes, p. 148, 8).