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Lexicon :: Strong's G3042 - limos

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limos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from λείπω (G3007) (through the idea of destitution)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:12,820

Strong’s Definitions

λιμός limós, lee-mos'; probably from G3007 (through the idea of destitution); a scarcity of food:—dearth, famine, hunger.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G3042 in the following manner: famine (7x), hunger (3x), dearth (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G3042 in the following manner: famine (7x), hunger (3x), dearth (2x).
  1. scarcity of harvest, famine

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λιμός limós, lee-mos'; probably from G3007 (through the idea of destitution); a scarcity of food:—dearth, famine, hunger.
STRONGS NT 3042: λιμός
λιμός, λιμοῦ, (and in Doric and later writings; so L T Tr WH in Luke 15:14; Acts 11:28; so, too, in Isaiah 8:21; 1 Kings 18:2; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 188; (Liddell and Scott, under the word at the beginning; WHs Appendix, p. 157a); Buttmann, 12 (11); Winers Grammar, 63 (62) (cf. 36), and 526 (490)); the Sept. very often for רָעָב; hunger: Luke 15:17; Romans 8:35; ἐν λιμῷ καί δίψει, 2 Corinthians 11:21; Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 13; equivalent to scarcity of harvest, famine: Luke 4:25; Luke 15:14; Acts 7:11; Acts 11:28 (cf. Buttmann, 81 (71)); Revelation 6:8; Revelation 18:8; λιμοί, famines in divers lands, Mark 13:8; λιμοί καί λοιμοί, Matthew 24:7 (L T Tr text WH omit καί λοιμοί); Luke 21:11; Theophilus ad Autol. 2, 9; the two are joined in the singular in Hesiod, Works, 226; Herodotus 7, 171; Philo, vit. Moys. i. § 19; Plutarch, de Isa. et Osir. 47.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
4:25; 15:14; 15:14; 15:17; 21:11
7:11; 11:28; 11:28
2 Corinthians
6:8; 18:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3042 matches the Greek λιμός (limos),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:7 - ἐγερθήσεται γὰρ ἔθνος ἐπὶ ἔθνος καὶ βασιλεία ἐπὶ βασιλείαν καὶ ἔσονται λιμοὶ G3042 καὶ σεισμοὶ κατὰ τόπους
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:8 - ἐγερθήσεται γὰρ ἔθνος ἐπ᾽ ἔθνος καὶ βασιλεία ἐπὶ βασιλείαν ἔσονται σεισμοὶ κατὰ τόπους ἔσονται λιμοί G3042 ἀρχὴ ὠδίνων ταῦτα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν πολλαὶ χῆραι ἦσαν ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις Ἠλίου ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ ὅτε ἐκλείσθη οὐρανὸς ἐπὶ ἔτη τρία καὶ μῆνας ἕξ ὡς ἐγένετο λιμὸς G3042 μέγας ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:14 - δαπανήσαντος δὲ αὐτοῦ πάντα ἐγένετο λιμὸς G3042 ἰσχυρὰ κατὰ τὴν χώραν ἐκείνην καὶ αὐτὸς ἤρξατο ὑστερεῖσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - εἰς ἑαυτὸν δὲ ἐλθὼν ἔφη πόσοι μίσθιοι τοῦ πατρός μου περισσεύονται ἄρτων ἐγὼ δὲ λιμῷ G3042 ὧδε ἀπόλλυμαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:11 - σεισμοί τε μεγάλοι καὶ κατὰ τόπους λιμοὶ G3042 καὶ λοιμοὶ ἔσονται φόβητρά τε καὶ ἀπ᾽ οὐρανοῦ σημεῖα μεγάλα ἔσται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:11 - ἦλθεν δὲ λιμὸς G3042 ἐφ᾽ ὅλην τὴν Αἴγυπτον καὶ Χανάαν καὶ θλῖψις μεγάλη καὶ οὐχ ηὕρισκον χορτάσματα οἱ πατέρες ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:28 - ἀναστὰς δὲ εἷς ἐξ αὐτῶν ὀνόματι Ἇγαβος ἐσήμανεν διὰ τοῦ πνεύματος λιμὸν G3042 μεγάλην μέλλειν ἔσεσθαι ἐφ᾽ ὅλην τὴν οἰκουμένην ἥτις ἐγένετο ἐπὶ Κλαυδίου
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - τίς ἡμᾶς χωρίσει ἀπὸ τῆς ἀγάπης τοῦ Χριστοῦ θλῖψις στενοχωρία διωγμὸς λιμὸς G3042 γυμνότης κίνδυνος μάχαιρα
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - κόπῳ καὶ μόχθῳ ἐν ἀγρυπνίαις πολλάκις ἐν λιμῷ G3042 καὶ δίψει ἐν νηστείαις πολλάκις ἐν ψύχει καὶ γυμνότητι
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - καὶ εἶδον καὶ ἰδοὺ ἵππος χλωρός καὶ καθήμενος ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ ὄνομα αὐτῷ θάνατος καὶ ᾅδης ἠκολούθει μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτοῖς ἐξουσία ἐπὶ τὸ τέταρτον τῆς γῆς ἀποκτεῖναι ἐν ῥομφαίᾳ καὶ ἐν λιμῷ G3042 καὶ ἐν θανάτῳ καὶ ὑπὸ τῶν θηρίων τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:8 - διὰ τοῦτο ἐν μιᾷ ἡμέρᾳ ἥξουσιν αἱ πληγαὶ αὐτῆς θάνατος καὶ πένθος καὶ λιμός G3042 καὶ ἐν πυρὶ κατακαυθήσεται ὅτι ἰσχυρὸς κύριος θεὸς κρίνας αὐτήν

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