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Lexicon :: Strong's G2337 - thēlazō

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θηλάζω
Transliteration
thēlazō (Key)
Pronunciation
thay-lad'-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From thele (the nipple)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

θηλάζω thēlázō, thay-lad'-zo; from θηλή thēlḗ (the nipple); to suckle, (by implication) to suck:—(give) suck(-ling).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2337 in the following manner: give suck (4x), suck (1x), suckling (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2337 in the following manner: give suck (4x), suck (1x), suckling (1x).
  1. to give the breast, give suck, to suckle

  2. to suck

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θηλάζω thēlázō, thay-lad'-zo; from θηλή thēlḗ (the nipple); to suckle, (by implication) to suck:—(give) suck(-ling).
STRONGS NT 2337: θηλάζω
θηλάζω; 1 aorist ἐθήλασα; (θηλή a breast, [cf. Peile, Etym., p. 124f]);
1. transitive, to give the breast, give suck, to suckle: Matthew 24:19; Mark 13:17; Luke 21:23, (Lysias, Aristotle, others; Sept. for הֵינִיק); μαστοὶ ἐθήλασαν, Luke 23:29 R G.
2. intransitive, to suck: Matthew 21:16 (Aristotle, Plato, Lucian, others; Sept. for יָנַק); μαστούς, Luke 11:27; Job 3:12; Song of Solomon 8:1; Joel 2:16; Theocritus 3:16.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Job
3:12
Song of Songs
8:1
Joel
2:16
Matthew
21:16; 24:19
Mark
13:17
Luke
11:27; 21:23; 23:29

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2337 matches the Greek θηλάζω (thēlazō),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:16 - and they said to Him, “Do You hear what these children are saying?” And Jesus *said to them, “Yes. Have you never read, ‘FROM THE MOUTHS OF INFANTS AND NURSING G2337 BABIES G2337 YOU HAVE PREPARED PRAISE FOR YOURSELF’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:19 - “But woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing G2337 babies G2337 in those days!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:17 - “But woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing G2337 babies G2337 in those days!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:27 - While [fn]Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that carried You, and the breasts at which You nursed G2337!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - “Woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing G2337 babies G2337 in those days; for there will be great distress upon the [fn]land, and wrath to this people;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - “For behold, days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are those who cannot bear, and the wombs that have not given birth, and the breasts that have not nursed.’

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