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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 - “For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines G3042 and earthquakes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:8 - “For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will also be famines. G3042 These things are merely the beginning of birth pangs.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - “But I say to you in truth, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine G3042 came over all the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:14 - “Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine G3042 occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:17 - “But when he came to [fn]his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger! G3042
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:11 - and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; G3042 and there will be terrors and great [fn]signs from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:11 - “Now a famine G3042 came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, and our fathers [fn]could find no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:28 - One of them named Agabus stood up and began to indicate [fn]by the Spirit that there would certainly be a great famine G3042 all over the [fn]world. [fn]And this took place in the reign of Claudius.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Who will separate us from the love of [fn]Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, G3042 or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - I have been in labor and hardship, [fn]through many sleepless nights, in hunger G3042 and thirst, often without food, in cold and [fn]exposure.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - I looked, and behold, an [fn]ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine G3042 and with [fn]pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:8 - “For this reason in one day her plagues will come, [fn]pestilence and mourning and famine, G3042 and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.

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