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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 24 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - “Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:31 - “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:34 - “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - “But when they deliver you up, do not worry about how or what you should speak. For it will be given to you in that hour what you should speak;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - And Jesus[fn] answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “Now when they bring you to the synagogues and magistrates and authorities, do not worry about how or what you should answer, or what you should say.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:22 - Then He said to His disciples, “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; nor about the body, what you will put on.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - “And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:26 - “If you then are not able to do the least, why are you anxious for the rest?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:32 - But I want you to be without care. He who is unmarried cares for the things of the Lord—how he may please the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:33 - But he who is married cares about the things of the world—how he may please his wife.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:34 - There is[fn] a difference between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But she who is married cares about the things of the world—how she may please her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - that there should be no schism in the body, but that the members should have the same care for one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:20 - For I have no one like-minded, who will sincerely care for your state.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:6 - Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;
 
 
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