Word: paraiteomai

Pronounce: par-ahee-teh'-om-ahee

Strongs Number: G3868

Orig: from 3844 and the middle voice of 154; to beg off, i.e. deprecate, decline, shun:--avoid, (make) excuse, intreat, refuse, reject. G3844

Use: TDNT-1:195,30 Verb

Heb Strong: H1245 H2603 H7592

    1) to ask along side, beg to have near one
    1a) to obtain by entreaty
    1b) to beg from, to ask for, supplicate
    2) to avert by entreaty or seek to avert, to deprecate
    2a) to entreat that ... not
    2b) to refuse, decline
    2c) to shun, avoid
    2d) to avert displeasure by entreaty
    2d1) to beg pardon, crave indulgence, to excuse
    2d2) of one excusing himself for not accepting a wedding invitation to a feast