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Lexicon :: Strong's G3309 - merimnaō

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μεριμνάω
Transliteration
merimnaō
Pronunciation
me-rēm-nä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:589,584

Strong’s Definitions

μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).
  1. to be anxious

    1. to be troubled with cares

  2. to care for, look out for (a thing)

    1. to seek to promote one's interests

    2. caring or providing for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.
STRONGS NT 3309: μεριμνάω
μεριμνάω, μερίμνω future μεριμνήσω; 1 aorist subjunctive 2 person plural μεριμνήσητε; (μέριμνα);
a. to be anxious; to be troubled with cares: absolutely, Matthew 6:27, 31; Luke 12:25; μηδέν μεριμνᾶτε, be anxious about nothing, Philippians 4:6; with the dative of the thing for the interests of which one is solicitous (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 31, 1 b.): τῇ ψυχή, about sustaining life, τῷ σώματι, Matthew 6:25; Luke 12:22; περί τίνος, about a thing, Matthew 6:28; Luke 12:26; εἰς τήν αὔριον, for the morrow, i. e. about what may be on the morrow, Matthew 6:34; followed by an indirect question πῶς τί, Matthew 10:19; Luke 12:11 (here Tr marginal reading omits; Tr text WH brackets τί); joined with τυρβάζεσθαι (θορυβάζεσθαι) followed by περί πολλά, Luke 10:41 (WH marginal reading omits)
b. to care for, look out for (a thing); to seek to promote one's interests: τά ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 Rec.; τά τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Corinthians 7:32-34; τά τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 7:34; ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 L T Tr WH (a usage unknown to Greek writers, although they put a genitive after other verbs of caring or providing for, as ἐπιμελεῖσθαι, φροντίζειν, προνόειν, cf. Krüger, § 47, 11; Winers Grammar, 205 (193); Buttmann, § 133, 25); τά περί τίνος, Philippians 2:20; ἵνα τό αὐτό ὑπέρ ἀλλήλων μεριμνῶσι τά μέλη, that the members may have the same care one for another, 1 Corinthians 12:25. (The Sept. for דָּאַג, to be anxious, Psalm 37:19 (Ps. 38:19); רָגַז, to be disturbed, annoyed in spirit, 2 Samuel 7:10; 1 Chronicles 17:9; in Greek writings from Xenophon, and Sophocles down.) (Compare: προμεριμνάω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
7:10
1 Chronicles
17:9
Psalms
37:19; 38:19
Matthew
6:25; 6:27; 6:28; 6:31; 6:34; 6:34; 6:34; 10:19
Luke
10:41; 12:11; 12:22; 12:25; 12:26
1 Corinthians
7:32; 7:33; 7:34; 7:34; 12:25
Philippians
2:20; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3309 matches the Greek μεριμνάω (merimnaō),
which occurs 20 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - “For this reason I say to you, [fn]do not be worried G3309 about your [fn]life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - “And who of you by being worried G3309 can add a single [fn]hour to his [fn]life?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “And why are you worried G3309 about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:31 - “Do not worry G3309 then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:34 - “So do not worry G3309 about tomorrow; for tomorrow will [fn]care G3309 for itself. [fn]Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - “But when they hand you over, do not worry G3309 about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - But the Lord answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried G3309 and bothered about so many things;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry G3309 about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:22 - And He said to His disciples, “For this reason I say to you, [fn]do not worry G3309 about your [fn]life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - “And which of you by worrying G3309 can add a single [fn]hour to his [fn]life’s span?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:26 - “If then you cannot do even a very little thing, why do you worry G3309 about other matters?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:32 - But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned G3309 about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:33 - but one who is married is concerned G3309 about the things of the world, how he may please his wife,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:34 - and his interests are divided. The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned G3309 about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but one who is married is concerned G3309 about the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - so that there may be no [fn]division in the body, but that the members may have G3309 the same care G3309 for one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:20 - For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned G3309 for your welfare.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:6 - Be anxious G3309 for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
 
 
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