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Lexicon :: Strong's G5389 - philotimeomai

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φιλοτιμέομαι
Transliteration
philotimeomai (Key)
Pronunciation
fe-lo-te-me'-o-mi (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from a compound of φίλος (G5384) and τιμή (G5092)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

φιλοτιμέομαι philotiméomai, fil-ot-im-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from a compound of G5384 and G5092; to be fond of honor, i.e. emulous (eager or earnest to do something):—labour, strive, study.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G5389 in the following manner: strive (1x), labour (1x), study (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G5389 in the following manner: strive (1x), labour (1x), study (1x).
  1. to be fond of honour

    1. to be actuated by love of honour

    2. from a love of honour to strive to bring something to pass

  2. to be ambitious

    1. to strive earnestly, make it one's aim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φιλοτιμέομαι philotiméomai, fil-ot-im-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from a compound of G5384 and G5092; to be fond of honor, i.e. emulous (eager or earnest to do something):—labour, strive, study.
STRONGS NT 5389: φιλοτιμέομαι
φιλοτιμέομαι, φιλοτιμοῦμαι; (φιλότιμος, and this from φίλος and τιμή); deponent passive (with future middle); frequent in Greek writings from Andocides (), Lysias, Xenophon, Plato down;
a. to be fond of honor; to be actuated by love of honor; from a love of honor to strive to bring something to pass;
b. followed by an infinitive, to be ambitious to etc., 1 Thessalonians 4:11; Romans 15:20; to strive earnestly, make it one's aim, 2 Corinthians 5:9.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
15:20
2 Corinthians
5:9
1 Thessalonians
4:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5389 matches the Greek φιλοτιμέομαι (philotimeomai),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:20 - Yea, so have I strived G5389 to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:9 - Wherefore we labour, G5389 that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:11 - And that ye study G5389 to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
 
 
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