709. aristaó
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aristaó: to breakfast, hence to take a meal
Original Word: ἀριστάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: aristaó
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-is-tah'-o)
Short Definition: I breakfast, dine
Definition: I breakfast, dine.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 709 aristáō – to eat breakfast or lunch – the "noon" meal eaten roughly in the middle of the day; to eat a meal any time before the 1173 /deípnon ("supper"), i.e. before the main meal, usually eaten in the evening (S. Zodhiates, Dict). See 712 (ariston).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ariston
to breakfast, hence to take a meal
NASB Translation
finished breakfast (1), have breakfast (1), have lunch (1).

STRONGS NT 709: ἀριστάω

ἀριστάω, ἀρίστω: 1 aorist ἠρίστησα; (τό ἄριστον, which see);

a. to breakfast: John 21:12, 15; (Xenophon, Cyril 6, 4, 1; and often in Attic).

b. by later usage to dine: παρά τίνι, Luke 11:37; (Genesis 43:24; Aelian v. h. 9, 19).


From ariston; to take the principle meal -- dine.

see GREEK ariston

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