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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).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:21 - But since they don’t have deep roots, they don’t last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God’s word.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:9 - “Then you will be arrested, persecuted, and killed. You will be hated all over the world because you are my followers.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:21 - For there will be greater anguish than at any time since the world began. And it will never be so great again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:29 - “Immediately after the anguish of those days,
the sun will be darkened,
the moon will give no light,
the stars will fall from the sky,
and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:17 - But since they don’t have deep roots, they don’t last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God’s word.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:19 - For there will be greater anguish in those days than at any time since God created the world. And it will never be so great again.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:24 - “At that time, after the anguish of those days,
the sun will be darkened,
the moon will give no light,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - It will be like a woman suffering the pains of labor. When her child is born, her anguish gives way to joy because she has brought a new baby into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:33 - I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - and rescued him from all his troubles. And God gave him favor before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. God also gave Joseph unusual wisdom, so that Pharaoh appointed him governor over all of Egypt and put him in charge of the palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:11 - “But a famine came upon Egypt and Canaan. There was great misery, and our ancestors ran out of food.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:19 - Meanwhile, the believers who had been scattered during the persecution after Stephen’s death traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch of Syria. They preached the word of God, but only to Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:22 - where they strengthened the believers. They encouraged them to continue in the faith, reminding them that we must suffer many hardships to enter the Kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:23 - except that the Holy Spirit tells me in city after city that jail and suffering lie ahead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:9 - There will be trouble and calamity for everyone who keeps on doing what is evil—for the Jew first and also for the Gentile.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:28 - But if you do get married, it is not a sin. And if a young woman gets married, it is not a sin. However, those who get married at this time will have troubles, and I am trying to spare you those problems.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:8 - We think you ought to know, dear brothers and sisters,[fn] about the trouble we went through in the province of Asia. We were crushed and overwhelmed beyond our ability to endure, and we thought we would never live through it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:4 - I wrote that letter in great anguish, with a troubled heart and many tears. I didn’t want to grieve you, but I wanted to let you know how much love I have for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:17 - For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - In everything we do, we show that we are true ministers of God. We patiently endure troubles and hardships and calamities of every kind.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - I have the highest confidence in you, and I take great pride in you. You have greatly encouraged me and made me happy despite all our troubles.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. But they are also filled with abundant joy, which has overflowed in rich generosity.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:13 - Of course, I don’t mean your giving should make life easy for others and hard for yourselves. I only mean that there should be some equality.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:13 - So please don’t lose heart because of my trials here. I am suffering for you, so you should feel honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:17 - Those others do not have pure motives as they preach about Christ. They preach with selfish ambition, not sincerely, intending to make my chains more painful to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:14 - Even so, you have done well to share with me in my present difficulty.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:24 - I am glad when I suffer for you in my body, for I am participating in the sufferings of Christ that continue for his body, the church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:6 - So you received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you. In this way, you imitated both us and the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:3 - and to keep you from being shaken by the troubles you were going through. But you know that we are destined for such troubles.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - So we have been greatly encouraged in the midst of our troubles and suffering, dear brothers and sisters,[fn] because you have remained strong in your faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - We proudly tell God’s other churches about your endurance and faithfulness in all the persecutions and hardships you are suffering.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:6 - In his justice he will pay back those who persecute you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:33 - Sometimes you were exposed to public ridicule and were beaten, and sometimes you helped others who were suffering the same things.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 - I, John, am your brother and your partner in suffering and in God’s Kingdom and in the patient endurance to which Jesus calls us. I was exiled to the island of Patmos for preaching the word of God and for my testimony about Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:9 - “I know about your suffering and your poverty—but you are rich! I know the blasphemy of those opposing you. They say they are Jews, but they are not, because their synagogue belongs to Satan.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:10 - Don’t be afraid of what you are about to suffer. The devil will throw some of you into prison to test you. You will suffer for ten days. But if you remain faithful even when facing death, I will give you the crown of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:22 - “Therefore, I will throw her on a bed of suffering,[fn] and those who commit adultery with her will suffer greatly unless they repent and turn away from her evil deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:14 - And I said to him, “Sir, you are the one who knows.” Then he said to me, “These are the ones who died in[fn] the great tribulation.[fn] They have washed their robes in the blood of the Lamb and made them white.
 
 
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