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Lexicon :: Strong's G769 - astheneia

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astheneia (Key)
as-then'-i-ah (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:490,83

Strong’s Definitions

ἀσθένεια asthéneia, as-then'-i-ah; from G772; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty:—disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G769 in the following manner: infirmity (17x), weakness (5x), disease (1x), sickness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G769 in the following manner: infirmity (17x), weakness (5x), disease (1x), sickness (1x).
  1. want of strength, weakness, infirmity

    1. of the body

      1. its native weakness and frailty

      2. feebleness of health or sickness

    2. of the soul

      1. want of strength and capacity requisite

        1. to understand a thing

        2. to do things great and glorious

        3. to restrain corrupt desires

        4. to bear trials and troubles

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀσθένεια asthéneia, as-then'-i-ah; from G772; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty:—disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.
STRONGS NT 769: ἀσθένεια
ἀσθένεια, -ας, , (ἀσθενής), [from Herodotus down], want of strength, weakness, infirmity;
a. of Body;
α. its native weakness and frailty: 1 Corinthians 15:43; 2 Corinthians 13:4.
β. feebleness of health; sickness: John 5:5; John 11:4; Luke 13:11, 12; Galatians 4:13 (ἀσθένεια τῆς σαρκός); Hebrews 11:34; in plural: Matthew 8:17; Luke 5:15; Luke 8:2; Acts 28:9; 1 Timothy 5:23.
b. of Soul; want of the strength and capacity requisite
α. to understand a thing: Romans 6:19 (where ἀσθ. σαρκός denotes the weakness of human nature).
β. to do things great and glorious, as want of human wisdom, of skill in speaking, in the management of men: 1 Corinthians 2:3.
γ. to restrain corrupt desires; proclivity to sin: Hebrews 5:2; Hebrews 7:28; plural the various kinds of this proclivity, Hebrews 4:15.
δ. to bear trials and troubles: Romans 8:26 (where read τῇ ἀσθενείᾳ for Rec. ταῖς ἀσθενείαις); 2 Corinthians 11:30; 2 Corinthians 12:9; plural the mental [?] states in which this weakness manifests itself: 2 Corinthians 12:5, 9f.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:15; 8:2; 13:11; 13:12
5:5; 11:4
6:19; 8:26
1 Corinthians
2:3; 15:43
2 Corinthians
11:30; 12:5; 12:9; 12:9; 13:4
1 Timothy
4:15; 5:2; 7:28; 11:34

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G769 matches the Greek ἀσθένεια (astheneia),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:17 - that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

“He Himself took our infirmities
And bore our sicknesses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:15 - However, the report went around concerning Him all the more; and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by Him of their infirmities.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:2 - and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities—Mary called Magdalene, out of whom had come seven demons,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:11 - And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:12 - But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:5 - Now a certain man was there who had an infirmity thirty-eight years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:4 - When Jesus heard that, He said, “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:9 - So when this was done, the rest of those on the island who had diseases also came and were healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:19 - I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves of righteousness for holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:26 - Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us[fn] with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:3 - I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:43 - It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I must boast, I will boast in the things which concern my infirmity.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - Of such a one I will boast; yet of myself I will not boast, except in my infirmities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:4 - For though He was crucified in weakness, yet He lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him by the power of God toward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:13 - You know that because of physical infirmity I preached the gospel to you at the first.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:23 - No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for your stomach’s sake and your frequent infirmities.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:15 - For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:2 - He can have compassion on those who are ignorant and going astray, since he himself is also subject to weakness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:28 - For the law appoints as high priests men who have weakness, but the word of the oath, which came after the law, appoints the Son who has been perfected forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:34 - quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, became valiant in battle, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
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