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Lexicon :: Strong's G3309 - merimnaō

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merimnaō (Key)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:589,584

Strong’s Definitions

μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).
  1. to be anxious

    1. to be troubled with cares

  2. to care for, look out for (a thing)

    1. to seek to promote one's interests

    2. caring or providing for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.
STRONGS NT 3309: μεριμνάω
μεριμνάω, μερίμνω future μεριμνήσω; 1 aorist subjunctive 2 person plural μεριμνήσητε; (μέριμνα);
a. to be anxious; to be troubled with cares: absolutely, Matthew 6:27, 31; Luke 12:25; μηδέν μεριμνᾶτε, be anxious about nothing, Philippians 4:6; with the dative of the thing for the interests of which one is solicitous (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 31, 1 b.): τῇ ψυχή, about sustaining life, τῷ σώματι, Matthew 6:25; Luke 12:22; περί τίνος, about a thing, Matthew 6:28; Luke 12:26; εἰς τήν αὔριον, for the morrow, i. e. about what may be on the morrow, Matthew 6:34; followed by an indirect question πῶς τί, Matthew 10:19; Luke 12:11 (here Tr marginal reading omits; Tr text WH brackets τί); joined with τυρβάζεσθαι (θορυβάζεσθαι) followed by περί πολλά, Luke 10:41 (WH marginal reading omits)
b. to care for, look out for (a thing); to seek to promote one's interests: τά ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 Rec.; τά τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Corinthians 7:32-34; τά τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 7:34; ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 L T Tr WH (a usage unknown to Greek writers, although they put a genitive after other verbs of caring or providing for, as ἐπιμελεῖσθαι, φροντίζειν, προνόειν, cf. Krüger, § 47, 11; Winers Grammar, 205 (193); Buttmann, § 133, 25); τά περί τίνος, Philippians 2:20; ἵνα τό αὐτό ὑπέρ ἀλλήλων μεριμνῶσι τά μέλη, that the members may have the same care one for another, 1 Corinthians 12:25. (The Sept. for דָּאַג, to be anxious, Psalm 37:19 (Ps. 38:19); רָגַז, to be disturbed, annoyed in spirit, 2 Samuel 7:10; 1 Chronicles 17:9; in Greek writings from Xenophon, and Sophocles down.) (Compare: προμεριμνάω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
1 Chronicles
37:19; 38:19
6:25; 6:27; 6:28; 6:31; 6:34; 6:34; 6:34; 10:19
10:41; 12:11; 12:22; 12:25; 12:26
1 Corinthians
7:32; 7:33; 7:34; 7:34; 12:25
2:20; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3309 matches the Greek μεριμνάω (merimnaō),
which occurs 19 times in 17 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - διὰ τοῦτο λέγω ὑμῖν μὴ μεριμνᾶτε G3309 τῇ ψυχῇ ὑμῶν τί φάγητε τί πίητε μηδὲ τῷ σώματι ὑμῶν τί ἐνδύσησθε οὐχὶ ψυχὴ πλεῖόν ἐστιν τῆς τροφῆς καὶ τὸ σῶμα τοῦ ἐνδύματος
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν G3309 δύναται προσθεῖναι ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ πῆχυν ἕνα
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - καὶ περὶ ἐνδύματος τί μεριμνᾶτε G3309 καταμάθετε τὰ κρίνα τοῦ ἀγροῦ πῶς αὐξάνουσιν οὐ κοπιῶσιν οὐδὲ νήθουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:31 - μὴ οὖν μεριμνήσητε G3309 λέγοντες τί φάγωμεν τί πίωμεν τί περιβαλώμεθα
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:34 - μὴ οὖν μεριμνήσητε G3309 εἰς τὴν αὔριον γὰρ αὔριον μεριμνήσει G3309 ἑαυτῆς ἀρκετὸν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ κακία αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - ὅταν δὲ παραδῶσιν ὑμᾶς μὴ μεριμνήσητε G3309 πῶς τί λαλήσητε δοθήσεται γὰρ ὑμῖν ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ὥρᾳ τί λαλήσητε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ εἶπεν αὐτῇ κύριος Μάρθα Μάρθα μεριμνᾷς G3309 καὶ θορυβάζῃ περὶ πολλά
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - ὅταν δὲ εἰσφέρωσιν ὑμᾶς ἐπὶ τὰς συναγωγὰς καὶ τὰς ἀρχὰς καὶ τὰς ἐξουσίας μὴ μεριμνήσητε G3309 πῶς τί ἀπολογήσησθε τί εἴπητε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:22 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς τοὺς μαθητάς αὐτοῦ διὰ τοῦτο λέγω ὑμῖν μὴ μεριμνᾶτε G3309 τῇ ψυχῇ τί φάγητε μηδὲ τῷ σώματι τί ἐνδύσησθε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν G3309 δύναται ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ προσθεῖναι πῆχυν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:26 - εἰ οὖν οὐδὲ ἐλάχιστον δύνασθε τί περὶ τῶν λοιπῶν μεριμνᾶτε G3309
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:32 - θέλω δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀμερίμνους εἶναι ἄγαμος μεριμνᾷ G3309 τὰ τοῦ κυρίου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῷ κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:33 - δὲ γαμήσας μεριμνᾷ G3309 τὰ τοῦ κόσμου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῇ γυναικί
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:34 - καὶ μεμέρισται καὶ γυνὴ ἄγαμος καὶ παρθένος μεριμνᾷ G3309 τὰ τοῦ κυρίου ἵνα ἁγία καὶ τῷ σώματι καὶ τῷ πνεύματι δὲ γαμήσασα μεριμνᾷ G3309 τὰ τοῦ κόσμου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῷ ἀνδρί
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - ἵνα μὴ σχίσμα ἐν τῷ σώματι ἀλλὰ τὸ αὐτὸ ὑπὲρ ἀλλήλων μεριμνῶσιν G3309 τὰ μέλη
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:20 - οὐδένα γὰρ ἔχω ἰσόψυχον ὅστις γνησίως τὰ περὶ ὑμῶν μεριμνήσει G3309
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:6 - μηδὲν μεριμνᾶτε G3309 ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ δεήσει μετὰ εὐχαριστίας τὰ αἰτήματα ὑμῶν γνωριζέσθω πρὸς τὸν θεόν

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