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Lexicon :: Strong's G3164 - machomai

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μάχομαι
Transliteration
machomai (Key)
Pronunciation
makh'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of an apparently root word
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:527,573

Strong’s Definitions

μάχομαι máchomai, makh'-om-ahee; middle voice of an apparently primary verb; to war, i.e. (figuratively) to quarrel, dispute:—fight, strive.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G3164 in the following manner: strive (3x), fight (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G3164 in the following manner: strive (3x), fight (1x).
  1. to fight

    1. of armed combatants, or those who engage in a hand to hand struggle

    2. of those who engage in a war of words, to quarrel, wrangle, dispute

    3. of those who contend at law for property and privileges

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μάχομαι máchomai, makh'-om-ahee; middle voice of an apparently primary verb; to war, i.e. (figuratively) to quarrel, dispute:—fight, strive.
STRONGS G3164:
μάχομαι; imperfect 3 person plural Ἐμάχοντο; (allied with μάχαιρα; Curtius, § 459; Vanicek, p. 687; from Homer down); to fight: properly, of armed combatants, or those who engage in a hand-to-hand struggle, Acts 7:26; tropically, of those who engage in a war of words, to quarrel, wrangle, dispute: 2 Timothy 2:24; πρός ἀλλήλους, John 6:52 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 5; Buttmann, § 133, 8); of those who contend at law for property and privileges, James 4:2. (Compare: διαμάχομαι. Synonym: see πόλεμος, b.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
6:52
Acts
7:26
2 Timothy
2:24
James
4:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3164 matches the Greek μάχομαι (machomai),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:52 - ἐμάχοντο G3164 οὖν πρὸς ἀλλήλους οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι λέγοντες πῶς δύναται οὗτος ἡμῖν δοῦναι τὴν σάρκα αὐτοῦ φαγεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:26 - τῇ τε ἐπιούσῃ ἡμέρᾳ ὤφθη αὐτοῖς μαχομένοις G3164 καὶ συνήλλασσεν αὐτοὺς εἰς εἰρήνην εἰπών ἄνδρες ἀδελφοί ἐστε ἱνατί ἀδικεῖτε ἀλλήλους
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:24 - δοῦλον δὲ κυρίου οὐ δεῖ μάχεσθαι G3164 ἀλλὰ ἤπιον εἶναι πρὸς πάντας διδακτικόν ἀνεξίκακον
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - ἐπιθυμεῖτε καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν μάχεσθε G3164 καὶ πολεμεῖτε οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς
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