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Lexicon :: Strong's G3308 - merimna

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merimna (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From μερίζω (G3307) (through the idea of distraction)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:589,584

Strong’s Definitions

μέριμνα mérimna, mer'-im-nah; from G3307 (through the idea of distraction); solicitude:—care.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3308 in the following manner: care (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3308 in the following manner: care (6x).
  1. care, anxiety

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μέριμνα mérimna, mer'-im-nah; from G3307 (through the idea of distraction); solicitude:—care.
μέριμνα, μεριμνᾷς, (from μερίζω, μερίζομαι, to be drawn in different directions, cf. (English 'distraction' and 'curae quae meum animum divorse trahunt) Terence, Andr. 1, 5, 25; Vergil Aen. 4, 285f; (but according to others derived from a root meaning to be thoughtful, and akin to μάρτυς, memor, etc.; cf. Vanicek, p. 1201; Curtius, § 466; Fick 4:283; see μάρτυς)), care, anxiety: 1 Peter 5:7 (from Psalm 54:23 (Ps. 55:22)); Luke 8:14; Luke 21:34; with the genitive of the object, care to be taken of, care for a thing, 2 Corinthians 11:28; τοῦ αἰῶνος (τούτου), anxiety about things pertaining to this earthly life, Matthew 13:22; Mark 4:19. ((Homer h. Merc.), Hesiod, Pindar, others)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

8:14; 21:34
2 Corinthians
1 Peter

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Strong's Number G3308 matches the Greek μέριμνα (merimna),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:22 - He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care G3308 of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - And the cares G3308 of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:14 - And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares G3308 and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:34 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares G3308 of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:28 - Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care G3308 of all the churches.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:7 - Casting all your care G3308 upon him; for he careth for you.
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