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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 - Then the Jews began to argue G3164 with one another, saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:26 - “And on the following day he appeared to them as they were fighting G3164 each G3164 other G3164, and he tried to reconcile them to peace, by saying, ‘Men, you are brothers, why are you injuring each other?’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:24 - The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome G3164, but be kind to all, skillful in teaching, patient when wronged,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - You lust and do not have, so you commit murder. And you are envious and cannot obtain, so you fight G3164 and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.
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