deponent

A deponent verb has middle/passive endings but is active in meaning. The way to know for certain if a verb is deponent or not is to check the lexicon in the back of BBG. If the verb’s lexical form is spelled with middle/passive endings, then it is deponent (BBG 18.11).  Common deponent verbs are:

Strong’s number: 21 (Number of instances in the NT: 11x) ἀγαλλιάω to rejoice exceedingly, to exult.
75 (7x) ἀγωνίζομαι to wrestle, to strive, to fight.
143 (1x) αἰσθάνομαι to understand.
153 (5x) αἰσχύνομαι to be ashamed.
170 (1x) ἀκαιρέομαι to lack opportunity.
242 (3x) ἅλλομαι to leap or to spring.
324 (2x) ἀναδέχομαι to receive, to embrace.
346 (2x) ἀνακεφαλαίομαι to bring together, to sum up.
430 (15x) ἀνέχομαι to endure, to bear with, to suffer.
464 (1x) ἀνταγωνίζομαι to contend against, to strive against.
472 (4x) ἀντέχομαι to hold firm, to hold onto, to support.
480 (8x) ἀντίκειμαι to oppose, to be adverse to.
553 (7x) ἀπεκέχομαι to expect, to wait or look for.
576 (4x) ἀποβαίνω to become, to come, to go.
581 (1x) ἀπογίνομαι to be away from, to be removed from .
606 (4x) ἀπόκειμαι to lay up, to appoint.
611 (250x) ἀποκρίνομαι to answer.
618 (12x) ἀπολαμβάνω to receive.
720 (29x) ἀρνέομαι to deny.
782 (60x) ἀσπάζομαι to greet.
1014 (34x) βούλομαι to want, to will or to wish.
1089 (15x) γεύομαι to taste, to eat.
1096 (678x) γίνομαι to become or come into existence.
1189 (22x) ομαι to pray, to beseech, to ask.
1209 (59x) δέχομαι to receive.
1226 (2x) διαβεβαιόμαι to strongly affirm, to strongly assert.
1263 (15x) διαμαρτύρομαι to witness, to testify.
1334 (8x) διηγέομαι to declare, to relate, to tell.
1410 (210x) δύναμαι to be able.
1463 (1x) ἐγκομβόομαι to put on, to be clothed with.
1523 (1x) εἰσδέχομαι to take into, to receive.
1525 (198x) εἰσέρχομαι to come into, to enter into.
1551 (6x) ἐκδέχομαι to look out for, to wait.
1607 (35x) ἐκπορεύομαι to go out, to come, to depart.
1710 (2x) ἐμπορεύομαι to trade, to make a gain of.
1728 (2x) ἐνάρχομαι to begin.
1781 (17x) ἐντέλλομαι to charge, to command.
1861 (15x) ἐπαγγέλλομαι to promise.
1864 (1x) ἐπαγωνίζομαι to contend earnestly.
1870 (11x) ἐπαισχύνομαι to be ashamed of.
1901 (1x) ἐπεκτενομαι to teach out, to reach for.
1904 (10x) ἐπέρχομαι to come, to come upon.
1926 (2x) ἐπιδέχομαι to receive, to welcome.
1928 (1x) ἐπιδιατάσσομαι to add to.
1945 (7x) ἐπίκειμαι to lay upon, to impose.
1949 (19x) ἐπιλαμβάνω to take on, to take hold of.
1950 (8x) ἐπιλανθάνομαι to forget.
1980 (10x) ἐπισκέπτομαι to look at, to select, to visit.
1987 (14x) ἐπίσταμαι to understand, to know, to be acquanted with.
2038 (39x) ἐργάζομαι to work.
2064 (643x) ἔρχομαι to come.
2068 (65x) ἐσθίω to eat.
2172 (7x) εὔχομαι to wish, to want.
2198 (143x) ζάω to live.
2233 (28x) ἡγέομαι to count, to think, to consider, to esteem.
2274 (3x) ἡττάομαι to to make lower, to overcome.
2300 (24x) θεάομαι to see, to look at, to examine.
2301 (1x) θεατρίζομαι to be made a spectacle, or a gazing-stock.
2433 (2x) ἱλάσκομαι to to appease, to atone, to propitiate.
2521 (89x) κάθημαι to sit, to be seated.
2597 (81x) καταβαίνω to descend, to come down.
2620 (4x) κατακαυχάομαι to boast, to glory.
2672 (6x) καταράομαι to curse.
2716 (24x) κατεργάζομαι to work, to work out, produce.
2718 (13x) κατέρχομαι to descend, to come down.
2744 (38x) καυχάμαι to boast. to glory.
2749 (26x) κεῖμαι to lie, to place, to set, to establish.
2831 (1x) κλυδωνίζομαι to toss to and fro.
2865 (10x) κομίζω to receive, to provide for.
2932 (7x) κτάομαι to possess, to purchase, to obtain.
2983 (263x) λαμβάνω to receive, to take.
3049 (41x) λογίζομαι to reckon, to count, to think, to reason.
3143 (3x) μαρτύρομαι to witness, to testify.
3164 (4x) μάχομαι to quarrel, to fight, to contend, to strive.
3201 (3x) μέμφομαι to find fault.
3401 (4x) μιμέομαι to mimic, to imitate.
3403 (2x) μιμνῄσκω to remember, to be mindful.
3338 (5x) μεταμέλομαι to change one’s mind, to regret.
3416 (21x) μνάομαι to remember, to be mindful of.
3455 (1x) μυκάομαι to roar, to bellow.
3633 (3x) οἴομαι to think, to suppose.
3700 (58x) ὀπτάνομαι to be seen, to appear.
3854 (37x) παραγίνομαι to come alongside. to come, to approach.
3868 (11x) παραιτέομαι to excuse ones self, to entreat with, to reject, to refuse.
3884 (2x) παραλογιζόμαι to deceive.
3888 (4x) παραμθέομαι to comfort, to exhort, to cheer.
3955 (9x) ἐπαῤῥησιάζομαι to speak boldly, to speak freely
4020 (1x) περιεργάζομαι to work round, to avoid.
4035 (2x) περιλείπω to leave, to remain.
4072 (5x) μέτομαι to fly.
4176 (2x) πολιτεύω to behave, to conduct yourself.
4198 (154x) πορεύομαι to go, to pass, to depart, to travel.
4283 (1x) προευηγγελίζομαι to preach before, to announce before.
4295 (5x) πρόκειμαι to set before.
4327 (14x) προσδέχομαι to receive, to admit, to wait for.
4334 (86x) προέρχομαι to come, to come near.
4336 (87x) προσεύχομαι to pray, to pray for.
4341 (30x) προσκαλέω to call, to call to. (Not always deponent Acts 5:36.)
4506 (18x) ῥύομαι to deliver.
4778 (1x) συνκακουχέομαι to be afflicted with or to suffer together with another.
4828 (4x) συμμαρτυρέω to testify or bear witness together with another.
4836 (2x) συμπαρεγένετο to stand together with, to be present together with.
4910 (2x) συνευωχέομαι to feast together with.
5264 (4x) ὑποδέχομαι to receive.
5316 (31x) φαίνω to shine, to appear, to be seen.
5339 (10x) φείδομαι to spare.
5350 (3x) φθέγγομαι to speak.
5389 (3x) φιλοτιμέομαι to endeavour, to strive, to be earnest.
5399 (93x) φοβέω to frighten, to fear, to be afraid.
5463 (74x) χαίρω to rejoice, to be glad.
5483 (23x) χαρίζομαι to give, to forgive.
5574 (11x) ψεύδομαι to lie.
5612 (x) ὠρύομαι to roar.

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