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Lexicon :: Strong's G3308 - merimna

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merimna (Key)
mer'-im-nah (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From μερίζω (G3307) (through the idea of distraction)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:589,584

Strong’s Definitions

μέριμνα mérimna, mer'-im-nah; from G3307 (through the idea of distraction); solicitude:—care.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3308 in the following manner: care (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3308 in the following manner: care (6x).
  1. care, anxiety

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μέριμνα mérimna, mer'-im-nah; from G3307 (through the idea of distraction); solicitude:—care.
STRONGS NT 3308: μέριμνα
μέριμνα, μεριμνᾷς, (from μερίζω, μερίζομαι, to be drawn in different directions, cf. (English 'distraction' and 'curae quae meum animum divorse trahunt) Terence, Andr. 1, 5, 25; Vergil Aen. 4, 285f; (but according to others derived from a root meaning to be thoughtful, and akin to μάρτυς, memor, etc.; cf. Vanicek, p. 1201; Curtius, § 466; Fick 4:283; see μάρτυς)), care, anxiety: 1 Peter 5:7 (from Psalm 54:23 (Ps. 55:23)); Luke 8:14; Luke 21:34; with the genitive of the object, care to be taken of, care for a thing, 2 Corinthians 11:28; τοῦ αἰῶνος (τούτου), anxiety about things pertaining to this earthly life, Matthew 13:22; Mark 4:19. ((Homer h. Merc.), Hesiod, Pindar, others)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

8:14; 21:34
2 Corinthians
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3308 matches the Greek μέριμνα (merimna),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:22 - “Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - “and the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:14 - “Now the ones that fell among thorns are those who, when they have heard, go out and are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:34 - “But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:28 - besides the other things, what comes upon me daily: my deep concern for all the churches.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:7 - casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
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