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Lexicon :: Strong's G4698 - splagchnon

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σπλάγχνον
Transliteration
splagchnon
Pronunciation
splä'nkh-non (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably strengthened from splen (the "spleen")
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:548,1067

Strong’s Definitions

σπλάγχνον splánchnon, splangkh'-non; probably strengthened from σπλήν splḗn (the "spleen"); an intestine (plural); figuratively, pity or sympathy:—bowels, inward affection, + tender mercy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4698 in the following manner: bowels (9x), inward affection (1x), tender mercy (with G1656) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4698 in the following manner: bowels (9x), inward affection (1x), tender mercy (with G1656) (1x).
  1. bowels, intestines, (the heart, lungs, liver, etc.)

    1. bowels

    2. the bowels were regarded as the seat of the more violent passions, such as anger and love; but by the Hebrews as the seat of the tenderer affections, esp. kindness, benevolence, compassion; hence our heart (tender mercies, affections, etc.)

    3. a heart in which mercy resides

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σπλάγχνον splánchnon, splangkh'-non; probably strengthened from σπλήν splḗn (the "spleen"); an intestine (plural); figuratively, pity or sympathy:—bowels, inward affection, + tender mercy.
STRONGS NT 4698: σπλάγχνον
σπλάγχνον, σπλαγχνου, τό, and (only so in the N. T.) plural σπλάγχνα, σπλάγχνων, τά, Hebrew רַחֲמִים, bowels, intestines (the heart, lungs, liver, etc.);
a. properly: Acts 1:18 (2 Macc. 9:5f; 4 Macc. 5:29, and in Greek writings from Homer down).
b. in the Greek poets from Aeschylus down the bowels were regarded as the seat of the more violent passions, such as anger and love; but by the Hebrews as the seat of the tenderer affections, especially kindness, benevolence, compassion (cf. Lightfoot on Philippians 1:8; Winers Grammar, 18); hence, equivalent to our heart (tender mercies, affections, etc. (cf. B. D. American edition under the word )): 1 John 3:17 (on which see κλείω); 2 Corinthians 6:12; Philippians 2:1 (here G L T Tr WH εἰ τίς σπλάγχνα; Buttmann, 81 (71), cf. Green 109; Lightfoot at the passage); σπλάγχνα ἐλέους (genitive of quality (cf. Winers Grammar, 611 (568); so Test xii. Patr., test. Zab. §§ 7, 8)), a heart in which mercy resides (heart of mercy), Luke 1:78; also σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ (Rec. οἰκτίρμων), Colossians 3:12; τά σπλάγχνα αὐτοῦ περισσοτέρως εἰς ὑμᾶς ἐστιν, his heart is the more abundantly devoted to you, 2 Corinthians 7:15; ἐπιποθῶ ὑμᾶς ἐν σπλάγχνοις Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ, in the heart (R. V. tender mercies) of Christ, i. e. prompted by the same love as Christ Jesus, Philippians 1:8; ἀναπαύειν τά σπλάγχνα τίνος, to refresh one's soul or heart, Philemon 1:7, 20; τά σπλάγχνα ἡμῶν, my very heart, i. e. whom I dearly love, Philemon 1:12 (so Darius calls his mother and children his own bowels in Curt. 4, 14, 22. meum corculum, Plautus Cas. 4, 4, 14; meum cor, id. Poen. 1, 2, 154; (cf. Lightfoot on Philemon, at the passage cited)). The Hebrew רַחֲמִים is translated by the Sept. now ὀικιρμοι, Psalm 24:6 (Ps. 25:6); Psalm 39:12 (Ps. 40:12), now ἔλεος, Isaiah 47:6; once σπλάγχνα, Proverbs 12:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
24:6; 25:6; 39:12; 40:12
Proverbs
12:10
Isaiah
47:6
Luke
1:78
Acts
1:18
2 Corinthians
6:12; 7:15
Philippians
1:8; 1:8; 2:1
Colossians
3:12
Philemon
1:7; 1:12; 1:20
1 John
3:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4698 matches the Greek σπλάγχνον (splagchnon),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:78 - Through the tender G4698 mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:18 - Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels G4698 gushed out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:12 - Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels. G4698
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:15 - And his inward affection G4698 is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels G4698 of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:1 - If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels G4698 and mercies,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels G4698 of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels G4698 of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:12 - Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels: G4698
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:20 - Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my bowels G4698 in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:17 - But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels G4698 of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
 
 
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