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Lexicon :: Strong's G2347 - thlipsis

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θλῖψις
Transliteration
thlipsis
Pronunciation
thlē'-psēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:139,334

Trench's Synonyms: lv. θλῖψις, στενοχωρία.

Strong’s Definitions

θλῖψις thlîpsis, thlip'-sis; from G2346; pressure (literally or figuratively):—afflicted(-tion), anguish, burdened, persecution, tribulation, trouble.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's G2347 in the following manner: tribulation (21x), affliction (17x), trouble (3x), anguish (1x), persecution (1x), burdened (1x), to be afflicted (with G1519) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's G2347 in the following manner: tribulation (21x), affliction (17x), trouble (3x), anguish (1x), persecution (1x), burdened (1x), to be afflicted (with G1519) (1x).
  1. a pressing, pressing together, pressure

  2. metaph. oppression, affliction, tribulation, distress, straits

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θλῖψις thlîpsis, thlip'-sis; from G2346; pressure (literally or figuratively):—afflicted(-tion), anguish, burdened, persecution, tribulation, trouble.
STRONGS NT 2347: θλῖψις
θλῖψις, or θλῖψις (so L Tr) (cf. Winers Grammar, § 6, 1 e.; Lipsius, Grammat. Untersuch., p. 35), θλίψεως, (θλίβω), properly, a pressing, pressing together, pressure (Strabo, p. 52; Galen); in Biblical and ecclesiastical writings, a Greek metaphor, oppression, affliction, tribulation, distress, straits; Vulg.tribulatio, also pressura (2 Corinthians 1:4b; John 16:(21),33; (Philippians 1:16 (17); and in Colossians 1:24 passio)); (the Sept. for צָרָה, also for צַר, לַחַץ, etc.): Matthew 24:9; Acts 7:11; Acts 11:19; Romans 12:12; 2 Corinthians 1:4, 8; 2 Corinthians 4:17; 2 Corinthians 6:4; 2 Corinthians 7:4; 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:6; Revelation 1:9; Revelation 2:9, 22; Revelation 7:14; joined with στενοχωρία (cf. Trench, § lv.), Romans 2:9; Romans 8:35 (Deuteronomy 28:53f; Isa. (Isaiah 8:22); Isaiah 30:6); with ἀνάγκη, 1 Thessalonians 3:7; with διωγμός, Matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; of the afflictions of those hard pressed by siege and the calamities of war, Matthew 24:21, 29; Mark 13:19, 24; of the straits of want, 2 Corinthians 8:13; Philippians 4:14 (here others give the word a wider reference); James 1:27; of the distress of a woman in childbirth; John 16:21. θλῖψιν ἔχω (equivalent to θλίβομαι), John 16:33; 1 Corinthians 7:28; Revelation 2:10; θλῖψις ἐπί τινα ἔρχεται, Acts 7:11; ἐν θλίψει, 1 Thessalonians 1:6. plural: Acts 7:10; Acts 14:22; Acts 20:23; Romans 5:3; Ephesians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 3:3; Hebrews 10:33; τοῦ Χριστοῦ, the afflictions which Christ had to undergo (and which, therefore, his followers must not shrink from), Colossians 1:24 (see ἀνταναπληρόω); θλῖψις τῆς καρδίας (καί συνοχή), anxiety, burden of heart, 2 Corinthians 2:4; θλῖψιν ἐπιφέρειν (L T Tr WH ἐγείρειν, see ἐγείρω, 4 c.) τοῖς δεσμοῖς τίνος, to increase the misery of my imprisonment by causing me anxiety, Philippians 1:16 (17).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
28:53
Isaiah
8:22; 30:6
Matthew
13:21; 24:9; 24:21; 24:29
Mark
4:17; 13:19; 13:24
John
16; 16:21; 16:33
Acts
7:10; 7:11; 7:11; 11:19; 14:22; 20:23
Romans
2:9; 5:3; 8:35; 12:12
1 Corinthians
7:28
2 Corinthians
1:4; 1:4; 1:8; 2:4; 4:17; 6:4; 7:4; 8:2; 8:13
Ephesians
3:13
Philippians
1:16; 1:16; 4:14
Colossians
1:24; 1:24
1 Thessalonians
1:6; 3:3; 3:7
2 Thessalonians
1:4; 1:6
Hebrews
10:33
James
1:27
Revelation
1:9; 2:9; 2:10; 2:22; 7:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2347 matches the Greek θλῖψις (thlipsis),
which occurs 45 times in 43 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:21 - “yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:9 - “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name’s sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:21 - “For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 - “Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:17 - “and they have no root in themselves, and so endure only for a time. Afterward, when tribulation or persecution arises for the word’s sake, immediately they stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - “For in those days there will be tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the creation which God created until this time, nor ever shall be.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:24 - “But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - “A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:33 - “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will[fn] have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - “and delivered him out of all his troubles, and gave him favor and wisdom in the presence of Pharaoh, king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:11 - “Now a famine and great trouble came over all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and our fathers found no sustenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:19 - Now those who were scattered after the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to no one but the Jews only.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:22 - strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, “We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:23 - “except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:9 - tribulation and anguish, on every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:28 - But even if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such will have trouble in the flesh, but I would spare you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:8 - For we do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, of our trouble which came to us in Asia: that we were burdened beyond measure, above strength, so that we despaired even of life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:4 - For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you, with many tears, not that you should be grieved, but that you might know the love which I have so abundantly for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:17 - For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - But in all things we commend ourselves as ministers of God: in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I am exceedingly joyful in all our tribulation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:13 - For I do not mean that others should be eased and you burdened;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:13 - Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:16 - The former[fn] preach Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my chains;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:14 - Nevertheless you have done well that you shared in my distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:24 - I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:6 - And you became followers of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:3 - that no one should be shaken by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - therefore, brethren, in all our affliction and distress we were comforted concerning you by your faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - so that we ourselves boast of you among the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:6 - since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with tribulation those who trouble you,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:33 - partly while you were made a spectacle both by reproaches and tribulations, and partly while you became companions of those who were so treated;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 - I, John, both[fn] your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:9 - “I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:10 - “Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:22 - “Indeed I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their[fn] deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:14 - And I said to him, “Sir,[fn] you know.” So he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
 
 
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