Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Beg, call for, crave, desire, require, to ask (in genitive case)

Greek: αἰτέω, aiteō (G154)

68 King James Bible Verses


Here are ask, beg, call for, crave, desire and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word αἰτέω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G154

Greek Base Word: αἰτέω

Usage: Ask, beg, call for, crave, desire, require

Definition: To ask (in genitive case).

Detailed definition:

  1. To ask, beg, call for, crave, desire, require.

Derived terms: Of uncertain derivation.

See also:

  1. G4441

Comments: Compare G4441.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛˈtɛ.o
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: eˈte̞.ow
  3. Transliteration: aiteō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: eh-TEH-oh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ay-TAY-oh

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