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Lexicon :: Strong's G1372 - dipsaō

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διψάω
Transliteration
dipsaō
Pronunciation
dē-psä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a variation of δίψος (G1373)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:226,177

Strong’s Definitions

διψάω dipsáō, dip-sah'-o; from a variation of G1373; to thirst for (literally or figuratively):—(be, be a-)thirst(-y).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G1372 in the following manner: thirst (10x), be thirsty (3x), be athirst (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G1372 in the following manner: thirst (10x), be thirsty (3x), be athirst (3x).
  1. to suffer thirst, suffer from thirst

    1. figuratively, those who are said to thirst who painfully feel their want of, and eagerly long for, those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, strengthened

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διψάω dipsáō, dip-sah'-o; from a variation of G1373; to thirst for (literally or figuratively):—(be, be a-)thirst(-y).
STRONGS NT 1372: διψάω
διψάω, -ῶ, subjunctive present 3 person singular δίψᾷ (John 7:37; Romans 12:20; often so from the Macedonian age on for the Attic δίψῇ, cf. Winers Grammar, § 13, 3 b.; [Buttmann, 44 (38)]; Lob. ad Phryn., p. 61); future διψήσω; 1 aorist ἐδίψησα; (δίψα, thirst); [from Homer down]; to thirst;
1. absolutely, to suffer thirst; suffer from thirst: properly, Matthew 25:35, 37, 42, 44; John 4:15; John 19:28; Romans 12:20; 1 Corinthians 4:11; figuratively, those are said to thirst who painfully feel their want of, and eagerly long for, those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, strengthened: John 4:13; John 6:35; John 7:37; Revelation 7:16; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:17; (Sir. 24:21 (Sir 24:20); Sir 51:24).
2. with an accusative of the thing desired: τὴν δικαιοσύνην, Matthew 5:6, (Psalm 62:2 (Ps. 63:2) in the better Greek writings with the genitive; cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 10 b.; [Buttmann, 147 (129)]; ἐλευθερίας, Plato, rep. 8, p. 562 c.; τιμῆς, Plutarch, Cat. maj. 11; others; cf. Winer's Grammar, 17).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
62:2; 63:2
Matthew
5:6; 25:35; 25:37; 25:42; 25:44
John
4:13; 4:15; 6:35; 7:37; 7:37; 19:28
Romans
12:20; 12:20
1 Corinthians
4:11
Revelation
7:16; 21:6; 22:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1372 matches the Greek διψάω (dipsaō),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:6 - Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
For they shall be filled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:35 - ‘for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:37 - “Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:42 - ‘for I was hungry and you gave Me no food; I was thirsty and you gave Me no drink;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:44 - “Then they also will answer Him,[fn] saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to You?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:13 - Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:14 - “but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:15 - The woman said to Him, “Sir, give me this water, that I may not thirst, nor come here to draw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:35 - And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:37 - On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:28 - After this, Jesus, knowing[fn] that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:20 - Therefore

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him;
If he is thirsty, give him a drink;
For in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:11 - To the present hour we both hunger and thirst, and we are poorly clothed, and beaten, and homeless.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:16 - “They shall neither hunger anymore nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any heat;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:6 - And He said to me, “It is done![fn] I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give of the fountain of the water of life freely to him who thirsts.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:17 - And the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.
 
 
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