didomi (greek) – Strong’s 1325

didomi (verb) – give

From Strong’s Lexicon

  1. to give
  2. to give something to someone
    1. of one’s own accord to give one something, to his advantage
      1. to bestow a gift
    2. to grant, give to one asking, let have
    3. to supply, furnish, necessary things
    4. to give over, deliver
      1. to reach out, extend, present
      2. of a writing
      3. to give over to one’s care, intrust, commit
        1. something to be administered
        2. to give or commit to some one something to be religiously observed
    5. to give what is due or obligatory, to pay: wages or reward
    6. to furnish, endue
  3. to give
    1. to cause, profuse, give forth from one’s self
      1. to give, hand out lots
    2. to appoint to an office
    3. to cause to come forth, i.e. as the sea, death and Hell are said to give up the dead who have been engulfed or received by them
    4. to give one to someone as his own
      1. as an object of his saving care
      2. to give one to someone, to follow him as a leader and master
      3. to give one to someone to care for his interests
      4. to give one to someone to whom he already belonged, to return
  4. to grant or permit one
    1. to commission

Strong, J. (2001). Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software.

From Theological Dictionary of the New Testament

In accordance with the significance and the realistic character of the thought of love in the NT, i.e., as a gift and not merely a disposition (Jm. 2:16; 1 Jn. 3:17), the word δίδωμι is of frequent occurrence. Particular attention should be paid to its use in John’s Gospel. Jesus is what He is by God’s gift. Objects of God’s giving are the works of Jesus (5:36), His disciples (6:37, 39 etc.), the name of God (17:11), everything (3:35). Jesus’ act of love in His death is described as δοῦναι τὴν ψυχήν (Mk. 10:45; cf. Mt. 20:28), ἑαυτόν (Gl. 1:4; 1 Tm. 2:6; Tt. 2:14), τὸ σῶμα (Lk. 22:19). This expression is traditional for the death of martyrs among the Jews and soldiers among the Greeks.

Vol. 2: Theological dictionary of the New Testament. 1964- (G. Kittel, G. W. Bromiley & G. Friedrich, Ed.) (electronic ed.) (166). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

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