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Lexicon :: Strong's G3521 - nēsteia

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νηστεία
Transliteration
nēsteia (Key)
Pronunciation
nace-ti'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:924,632

Strong’s Definitions

νηστεία nēsteía, nace-ti'-ah; from G3522; abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious); specially, the fast of the Day of Atonement:—fast(-ing).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G3521 in the following manner: fasting (7x), feast (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G3521 in the following manner: fasting (7x), feast (1x).
  1. a fasting, fast

    1. a voluntary, as a religious exercise

      1. of private fasting

      2. the public fast as prescribed by the Mosaic Law and kept yearly on the great day of atonement, the tenth of the month of Tisri (the month Tisri comprises a part of our September and October); the fast accordingly, occurred in the autumn when navigation was usually dangerous on account of storms

    2. a fasting caused by want or poverty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
νηστεία nēsteía, nace-ti'-ah; from G3522; abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious); specially, the fast of the Day of Atonement:—fast(-ing).
STRONGS NT 3521: νηστεία
νηστεία, νηστείας, (νηστεύω, which see), a fasting, fast, i. e. abstinence from food, and
a. voluntary, as a religious exercise: of private fasting, Matthew 17:21 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Mark 9:29 (T WH omit; Tr marginal reading brackets); Luke 2:37; Acts 14:23; 1 Corinthians 7:5 Rec. of the public fast prescribed by the Mosaic Law (Leviticus 16:29ff; 23:27ff (BB. DD. under the word, and for references to Strabo, Philo, Josephus, Plutarch, see Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word, 1)) and kept yearly on the great day of atonement, the tenth of the month Tisri: Acts 27:9 (the month Tisri comprises a part of our September and October (cf. B. D. under the word (at end)); the fast, accordingly, occurred in the autumn, χειμέριος ὥρα, when navigation was usually dangerous on account of storms, as was the case with the voyage referred to).
b. a fasting to which one is driven by want: 2 Corinthians 6:5; 2 Corinthians 11:27; (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Philo, Josephus, Plutarch, Aelian, Athen., others; the Sept. for צום).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
16:29; 23:27
Matthew
17:21
Mark
9:29
Luke
2:37
Acts
14:23; 27:9
1 Corinthians
7:5
2 Corinthians
6:5; 11:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3521 matches the Greek νηστεία (nēsteia),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:29 - And He said to them, “This kind cannot come out by anything except prayer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:37 - and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She did not leave the temple grounds, serving night and day with fasts G3521 and prayers.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:23 - When they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting G3521, they entrusted them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:9 - When considerable time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous, since even the [fn]fast G3521 was already over, Paul started admonishing them,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:5 - [fn]Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and [fn]come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:5 - in beatings, in imprisonments, in [fn]mob attacks, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger G3521,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without G3521 food G3521, in cold and [fn]exposure.

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