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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 - And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon [fn]Barjona, because flesh and blood G129 did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:30 - and you say, ‘If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood G129 of the prophets.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:35 - so that upon you will fall the guilt of all the righteous blood G129 shed on earth, from the blood G129 of righteous Abel to the blood G129 of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the [fn]temple and the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:28 - for this is My blood G129 of the covenant, which is being poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:4 - saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood G129.” But they said, “What is that to us? You shall see to it yourself!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:6 - The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, “It is not lawful to put them in the temple treasury, since it is money paid for blood G129.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:8 - For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood G129 to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:24 -

Now when Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this Man’s blood G129; you yourselves shall see.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:25 - And all the people replied, “His blood G129 shall be on us and on our children!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:25 -

A woman who had had a hemorrhage G129 for twelve years,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:29 - And immediately the flow of her blood G129 was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:24 - And He said to them, “This is My blood G129 of the covenant, which is being poured out for many.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:43 -

And a woman who had suffered a chronic flow of blood G129 for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:44 - came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His [fn]cloak, and immediately her bleeding G129 stopped.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 - so that the blood G129 of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged [fn]against this generation,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:51 - from the blood G129 of Abel to the blood G129 of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the house of God; yes, I tell you, it shall be charged [fn]against this generation.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:1 -

Now on that very occasion there were some present who reported to Him about the Galileans whose blood G129 Pilate had [fn]mixed with their sacrifices.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 - And in the same way He took the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup, which is poured out for you, is the new covenant in My blood G129.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - And being in agony, He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood G129, falling down upon the ground].
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:13 - who were [fn]born, not of [fn]blood G129, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of a man, but of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:53 - So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood G129, you have no life in yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:54 - “The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood G129 has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:55 - “For My flesh is true food, and My blood G129 is true drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:56 - “The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood G129 remains in Me, and I in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:34 - Yet one of the soldiers pierced His side with a spear, and immediately blood G129 and water came out.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:19 - And it became known to all the residents of Jerusalem; as a result that field was called Hakeldama in their own language, that is, Field of Blood G129.)
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:19 -




Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:20 -




Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:28 - saying, “We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and [fn]yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend to bring this Man’s blood G129 upon us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:20 - but that we write to them that they abstain from [fn]things contaminated by idols, from acts of sexual immorality, from what has been [fn]strangled, and from blood G129.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:29 -

that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols, from blood G129, from things strangled, and from acts of sexual immorality; [fn]if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:6 - But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his garments and said to them, “Your blood G129 is [fn]on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:26 - “Therefore, I [fn]testify to you this day that I am [fn]innocent of the blood G129 of all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:28 - “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you [fn]overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He [fn]purchased [fn]with His own blood G129.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:25 - “But regarding the Gentiles who have believed, we sent a letter, having decided that they should abstain from [fn]meat sacrificed to idols and from blood G129 and what is [fn]strangled, and from sexual immorality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:20 - ‘And when the blood G129 of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing nearby and approving, and watching over the cloaks of those who were killing him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:15 -


Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:25 - whom God displayed publicly as a [fn]propitiation [fn]in His blood G129 through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, [fn]because in God’s merciful restraint He let the sins previously committed go unpunished;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:9 - Much more then, having now been justified [fn]by His blood G129, we shall be saved from the wrath of God through Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - Is the cup of blessing which we bless not a sharing in the blood G129 of Christ? Is the bread which we break not a sharing in the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:25 - In the same way He also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood G129; do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:27 -

Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy way, shall be guilty of the body and the blood G129 of the Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:50 -

Now I say this, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood G129 cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does [fn]the perishable inherit [fn]the imperishable.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:16 - to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with [fn]flesh and blood G129,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 - In [fn]Him we have redemption through His blood G129, the forgiveness of our wrongdoings, according to the riches of His grace
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:13 - But now in Christ Jesus you who previously were far away [fn]have been brought near [fn]by the blood G129 of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:12 - For our struggle is not against [fn]flesh and blood G129, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:20 - and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, whether things on earth or things in [fn]heaven, having made peace through the blood G129 of His cross.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:14 -

Therefore, since the children share in [fn]flesh and blood G129, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, so that through death He might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:7 - but into the second, only the high priest enters once a year, not without taking blood G129 which he offers for himself and for the [fn]sins of the people committed in ignorance.

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