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Lexicon :: Strong's G129 - aima

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aima (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
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TDNT Reference: 1:172,26

Strong’s Definitions

αἷμα haîma, hah'-ee-mah; of uncertain derivation; blood, literally (of men or animals), figuratively (the juice of grapes) or specially (the atoning blood of Christ); by implication, bloodshed, also kindred:—blood.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x

The KJV translates Strong's G129 in the following manner: blood (99x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x
The KJV translates Strong's G129 in the following manner: blood (99x).
  1. blood

    1. of man or animals

    2. refers to the seat of life

    3. of those things that resemble blood, grape juice

  2. blood shed, to be shed by violence, slay, murder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αἷμα haîma, hah'-ee-mah; of uncertain derivation; blood, literally (of men or animals), figuratively (the juice of grapes) or specially (the atoning blood of Christ); by implication, bloodshed, also kindred:—blood.
αἷμα, -τος, τό, blood, whether of men or of animals:
a. simply and generally: John 19:34; Revelation 8:7; Revelation 11:6; Revelation 16:3f, 6b (on which passages cf. Exodus 7:20ff); Revelation 19:13; ῥύσις αἵματος, Mark 5:25 [(πηγὴ αἵμ. Mark 5:29)]; Luke 8:43f; θρόμβοι αἵματος, Luke 22:44 [L brackets WH reject the passage]. So also in passages where the eating of blood (and of bloody flesh) is forbidden, Acts 15:20, 29; Acts 21:25; cf. Leviticus 3:17; Leviticus 7:16 (26); Leviticus 17:10; see Knobel on Leviticus 7:26f; [Kalisch on Leviticus, Preliminary Essay § 1]; Rückert, Abendmahl, p. 94.
b. As it was anciently believed that the blood is the seat of the life (Leviticus 17:11; [cf. Delitzsch, Biblical Psychol. pp. 238-247 (English translation, p. 281ff)]), the phrase σὰρξ κ. αἷμα (וְדָם בָּשָׂר, a common phrase in rabbinical writers), or in inverse order αἷμα κ. σάρξ, denotes man's living body compounded of flesh and blood, 1 Corinthians 15:50; Hebrews 2:14, and so hints at the contrast between man and God (or even the more exalted creatures, Ephesians 6:12) as to suggest his feebleness, Ephesians 6:12 (Sir. 14:18), which is conspicuous as respects the knowledge of divine things, Galatians 1:16; Matthew 16:17.
c. Since the first germs of animal life are thought to be in the blood (Wis. 7:2; Eustathius ad Iliad 6, 211 (ii. 104, 2) τὸ δὲ αἵματος ἀντὶ τοῦ σπέρματός φασιν οἱ σοφοὶ, ὡς τοῦ σπέρματος ὕλην τὸ αἷμα ἔχοντος), the word serves to denote generation and origin (in the classics also): John 1:13 (on the plural cf. Winer's Grammar, 177 (166)); Acts 17:26 [R G].
d. It is used of those things which by their redness resemble blood: αἷ. σταφυλῆς the juice of the grape ('the blood of grapes,' Genesis 49:11; Deuteronomy 32:14), Sir. 39:26 Sir. 50:15; 1 Macc. 6:34, etc.; Achilles Tatius 2:2; reference to this is made in Revelation 14:18-20. εἰς αἷμα, of the moon, Acts 2:20 (Joel 2:31 (Joel 3:4)), equivalent to ὡς αἷμα Revelation 6:12.
2. bloodshed or to be shed by violence (very often also in the classics);
a.: Luke 13:1 (the meaning is, whom Pilate had ordered to be massacred while they were sacrificing, so that their blood mingled with the blood [yet cf. Winer's Grammar, 623 (579)] of the victims); αἷ. ἀθῷον [or δίκαιον Tr marginal reading WH text] the blood of an innocent [or righteous] man viz. to be shed, Matthew 27:4; έκχεῖν and ἐκχύνειν αἷμα (דָּם שָׁפַךְ, Genesis 9:6; Isaiah 59:7, etc.) to shed blood, slay, Matthew 23:35; Luke 11:50; Acts 22:20; Romans 3:15; Revelation 16:6 [here Tdf. αἵματα]; hence, αἷμα is used for the bloody death itself: Matthew 23:30, 35; Matthew 27:24; Luke 11:51; Acts (Acts 2:19, yet, cf. i d. above;) Acts 20:26; Revelation 17:6; μέχρις αἵματος unto blood, i. e., so as to undergo a bloody death, Hebrews 12:4 (τὸν αἴτιον τῆς... μέχρις αἵματος στάσεως, Heliodorus 7, 8); τιμὴ αἵματος 'price of blood' i. e. price received for murder, Matthew 27:6; ἀγρὸς αἵματος field bought with the price of blood, Matthew 27:8, equivalent to χωρίον αἵματος, Acts 1:19 — unless in this latter passage we prefer the explanation, which agrees better with the context, 'the field dyed with the blood of Judas'; the guilt and punishment of bloodshed, in the following Hebraistic expressions: ἐν αὐτῇ αἵματα (Rec. αἷμα [so L Tr WH]) ὑρέθη, i. e., it was discovered that she was guilty of murders, Revelation 18:24 (cf. πόλις αἱμάτων, Ezekiel 24:6); τὸ αἷμα αὐτοῦ ἐφ’ ἡμᾶς (namely, ἐλθέτω) let the penalty of the bloodshed fall on us, Matthew 27:25; τὸ αἷμα ὑμῶν ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν ὑμῶν (namely, ἐλθέτω) let the guilt of your destruction be reckoned to your own account, Acts 18:6 (cf. 2 Samuel 1:16; Joshua 2:19, etc.); ἐπάγειν τὸ αἷμά τινος ἐπί τινα, to cause the punishment of a murder to be visited upon anyone, Acts 5:28; ἐκζητεῖν τὸ αἷμά τινος ἀπό τινος (פ׳ מִיַד פ׳ דַּם בִּקֵשׁ, 2 Samuel 4:11; Ezekiel 3:18, 20; Ezekiel 33:8), to exact of anyone the penalty for another's death, Luke 11:50; the same idea is expressed by ἐκδικεῖν τὸ αἷμά τινος, Revelation 6:10; Revelation 19:2.
b. It is used specially of the blood of sacrificial victims having a purifying or expiating power (Leviticus 17:11): Hebrews 9:7, 12f, 18-22, 25; Hebrews 10:4; Hebrews 11:28; Hebrews 13:11.
c. Frequent mention is made in the N. T. of the blood of Christ (αἷμα τοῦ Χριστοῦ, 1 Corinthians 10:16; τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Corinthians 11:27; τοῦ ἀρνίου, Revelation 7:14; Revelation 12:11, cf. Revelation 19:13) shed on the cross (αἷ. τοῦ σταυροῦ, Colossians 1:20) for the salvation of many, Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24, cf. Luke 22:20; the pledge of redemption, Ephesians 1:7 (ἀπολύτρωσις διὰ τοῦ αἵ. αὐτοῦ; so too in Colossians 1:14 Rec.); 1 Peter 1:19 (see ἀγοράζω, 2 b.); having expiatory efficacy, Romans 3:25; Hebrews 9:12; by which believers are purified and are cleansed from the guilt of sin, Hebrews 9:14; Hebrews 12:24; [Hebrews 13:12]; 1 John 1:7 (cf. 1 John 5:6, 8); Revelation 1:5; Revelation 7:14; 1 Peter 1:2; are rendered acceptable to God, Romans 5:9, and find access into the heavenly sanctuary, Hebrews 10:19; by which the Gentiles are brought to God and the blessings of his kingdom, Ephesians 2:13, and in general all rational beings on earth and in heaven are reconciled to God, Colossians 1:20; with which Christ purchased for himself the church, Acts 20:28, and gathered it for God, Revelation 5:9. Moreover, since Christ's dying blood served to establish new religious institutions and a new relationship between men and God, it is likened also to a federative or covenant sacrifice: τό αἷμα τῆς διαθήκης, the blood by the shedding of which the covenant should be ratified, Matthew 26:28; Mark 14:24, or has been ratified, Hebrews 10:29; Hebrews 13:20 (cf. Hebrews 9:20); add, 1 Corinthians 11:25; Luke 22:20 [WH reject this passage] (in both which the meaning is, 'this cup containing wine, an emblem of blood, is rendered by the shedding of my blood an emblem of the new covenant'), 1 Corinthians 11:27; (cf. Cicero, pro Sestio 10, 24 foedus sanguine meo ictum sanciri, Livy 23, 8 sanguine Hannibalis sanciam Romanum foedus). πίνειν τὸ αἷμα αὐτοῦ (i. e. of Christ), to appropriate the saving results of Christ's death, John 6:53f, 56. [Westcott, Epistles of John, p. 34f.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:6; 49:11
3:17; 7:16; 7:26; 17:10; 17:11; 17:11
2 Samuel
1:16; 4:11
3:18; 3:20; 24:6; 33:8
2:31; 3:4
16:17; 23:30; 23:35; 23:35; 26:28; 26:28; 27:4; 27:6; 27:8; 27:24; 27:25
5:25; 5:29; 14:24; 14:24
8:43; 11:50; 11:50; 11:51; 13:1; 22:20; 22:20; 22:44
1:13; 6:53; 6:56; 19:34
1:19; 2:19; 2:20; 5:28; 15:20; 15:29; 17:26; 18:6; 20:26; 20:28; 21:25; 22:20
3:15; 3:25; 5:9
1 Corinthians
10:16; 11:25; 11:27; 11:27; 15:50
1:7; 2:13; 6:12; 6:12
1:14; 1:20; 1:20
2:14; 9; 9:7; 9:12; 9:12; 9:14; 9:20; 9:25; 10:4; 10:19; 10:29; 11:28; 12:4; 12:24; 13:11; 13:12; 13:20
1 Peter
1:2; 1:19
1 John
1:7; 5:6; 5:8
1:5; 5:9; 6:10; 6:12; 7:14; 7:14; 8:7; 11:6; 12:11; 14:18; 14:19; 14:20; 16:3; 16:6; 16:6; 17:6; 18:24; 19:2; 19:13; 19:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G129 matches the Greek αἷμα (aima),
which occurs 97 times in 90 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 16:17–Heb 9:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 -

Jesus responded, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah,[fn] because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but my Father in heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:30 -

“and you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we wouldn’t have taken part with them in shedding the prophets’ blood.’

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:35 -

“So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you,[fn] from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:28 -

“For this is my blood of the covenant,[fn] which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:4 -

“I have sinned by betraying innocent blood,” he said.

“What’s that to us? ” they said. “See to it yourself! ”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:6 -

The chief priests took the silver and said, “It’s not permitted to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:8 -

Therefore that field has been called “Field of Blood” to this day.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:24 -

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood.[fn] See to it yourselves! ”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:25 -

All the people answered, “His blood be on us and on our children! ”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:25 -

Now a woman suffering from bleeding for twelve years

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:29 -

Instantly her flow of blood ceased, and she sensed in her body that she was healed of her affliction.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:24 -

He said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant,[fn] which is poured out for many.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:43 -

A woman suffering from bleeding for twelve years, who had spent all she had on doctors[fn] and yet could not be healed by any,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:44 -

approached from behind and touched the end of his robe. Instantly her bleeding stopped.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 -

“so that this generation may be held responsible for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world[fn] ​— ​

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:51 -

“from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary.

“Yes, I tell you, this generation will be held responsible.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:1 -

At that time, some people came and reported to him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 -

In the same way he also took the cup after supper and said, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 -

Being in anguish, he prayed more fervently, and his sweat became like drops of blood falling to the ground.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:13 -

who were born, not of natural descent,[fn] or of the will of the flesh, or of the will of man,[fn] but of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:53 -

So Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life in yourselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:54 -

“The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day,

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:55 -

“because my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:56 -

“The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:34 -

But one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and at once blood and water came out.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:19 -

This became known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that in their own language that field is called Hakeldama (that is, “Field of Blood”).

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:19 -

“I will display wonders in the heaven above

and signs on the earth below:

blood and fire and a cloud of smoke.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:20 -

“The sun will be turned to darkness

and the moon to blood

before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:28 -

“Didn’t we strictly order you not to teach in this name? Look, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man’s blood.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 -

“but instead we should write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:29 -

“that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. You will do well if you keep yourselves from these things.


Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:6 -

When they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his clothes and told them, “Your blood is on your own heads! I am innocent.[fn] From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:26 -

“Therefore I declare to you this day that I am innocent[fn] of the blood of all of you,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:28 -

“Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of God,[fn] which he purchased with his own blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:25 -

“With regard to the Gentiles who have believed, we have written a letter containing our decision that[fn] they should keep themselves from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from what is strangled, and from sexual immorality.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:20 -

“And when the blood of your witness Stephen was being shed, I stood there giving approval[fn] and guarding the clothes of those who killed him.’

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:15 -

Their feet are swift to shed blood;

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:25 -

God presented him as the mercy seat[fn] by his blood, through faith, to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his restraint God passed over the sins previously committed.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:9 -

How much more then, since we have now been justified by his blood, will we be saved through him from wrath.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 -

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ?

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:25 -

In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, and said, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:27 -

So, then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sin against the body[fn] and blood of the Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:50 -

What I am saying, brothers and sisters, is this: Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor can corruption inherit incorruption.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:16 -

to reveal his Son in me, so that I could preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 -

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:13 -

But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:12 -

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this darkness, against evil, spiritual forces in the heavens.

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:20 -

and through him to reconcile

everything to himself,

whether things on earth or things in heaven,

by making peace

through his blood, shed on the cross.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:14 -

Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, Jesus also shared in these, so that through his death he might destroy the one holding the power of death ​— ​that is, the devil ​— ​

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:7 -

But the high priest alone enters the second room, and he does that only once a year, and never without blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins the people had committed in ignorance.

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