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Lexicon :: Strong's G118 - athleō

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ἀθλέω
Transliteration
athleō (Key)
Pronunciation
ath-leh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From athlos (a contest in the public lists)
mGNT
2x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:167,25

Strong’s Definitions

ἀθλέω athléō, ath-leh'-o; from ἄθλος áthlos (a contest in the public lists); to contend in the competitive games:—strive.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G118 in the following manner: strive (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G118 in the following manner: strive (2x).
  1. to engage in a contest, contend in public games, contend for a prize

  2. to endure, suffer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀθλέω athléō, ath-leh'-o; from ἄθλος áthlos (a contest in the public lists); to contend in the competitive games:—strive.
STRONGS G118:
ἀθλέω, -ῶ; [1 aorist subjunctive 3 person singular ἀθλήσῃ]; (ἆθλος, a contest); to engage in a contest, contend in public games (e. g. Olympian, Pythian, Isthmian), with the poniard [?], gauntlet, quoit, in wrestling, running, or any other way: 2 Timothy 2:5; (often in classic authors who also use the form ἀθλεύω).
[Compare: συναθλέω].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Timothy
2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G118 matches the Greek ἀθλέω (athleō),
which occurs 2 times in 1 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:5 - And if someone likewise competes G118 as G118 an G118 athlete G118, he is not [fn]crowned as victor unless he competes G118 according to the rules.
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