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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

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 - δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας σπαρείς οὗτός ἐστιν τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ μέριμνα G3308 τοῦ αἰῶνος καὶ ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου συμπνίγει τὸν λόγον καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - καὶ αἱ μέριμναι G3308 τοῦ αἰῶνος καὶ ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου καὶ αἱ περὶ τὰ λοιπὰ ἐπιθυμίαι εἰσπορευόμεναι συμπνίγουσιν τὸν λόγον καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:14 - τὸ δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας πεσόν οὗτοί εἰσιν οἱ ἀκούσαντες καὶ ὑπὸ μεριμνῶν G3308 καὶ πλούτου καὶ ἡδονῶν τοῦ βίου πορευόμενοι συμπνίγονται καὶ οὐ τελεσφοροῦσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:34 - προσέχετε δὲ ἑαυτοῖς μήποτε βαρηθῶσιν ὑμῶν αἱ καρδίαι ἐν κραιπάλῃ καὶ μέθῃ καὶ μερίμναις G3308 βιωτικαῖς καὶ ἐπιστῇ ἐφ᾽ ὑμᾶς αἰφνίδιος ἡμέρα ἐκείνη (MGNT 21:35)ὡς παγὶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:28 - χωρὶς τῶν παρεκτὸς ἐπίστασίς μοι καθ᾽ ἡμέραν μέριμνα G3308 πασῶν τῶν ἐκκλησιῶν
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:7 - πᾶσαν τὴν μέριμναν G3308 ὑμῶν ἐπιρίψαντες ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν ὅτι αὐτῷ μέλει περὶ ὑμῶν
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