Number 782

Transliteration:
aspazomai {as-pad'-zom-ahee}
Word Origin:
from 1 (as a particle of union) and a presumed form of 4685
TDNT:
1:496,84
Part of Speech:
verb
Usage in the KJV:
salute 42, greet 15, embrace 2, take leave 1

Total: 60
Definition:
  1. to draw to one's self
    1. to salute one, greet, bid welcome, wish well to
    2. to receive joyfully, welcome Used of those accosting anyone; of those who visit one to see him a little while, departing almost immediately afterwards; to pay respects to a distinguished person by visiting him; of those who greet one whom they meet in the way (even not in the East, Christians and Mohammedans do not greet one another); a salutation was made not merely by a slight gesture and a few words, but generally by embracing and kissing, a journey was retarded frequently by saluting.