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Lexicon :: Strong's G4729 - stenochōreō

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στενοχωρέω
Transliteration
stenochōreō (Key)
Pronunciation
sten-okh-o-reh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:604,1077

Strong’s Definitions

στενοχωρέω stenochōréō, sten-okh-o-reh'-o; from the same as G4730; to hem in closely, i.e. (figuratively) cramp:—distress, straiten.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G4729 in the following manner: straiten (2x), distress (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G4729 in the following manner: straiten (2x), distress (1x).
  1. to be in a narrow place

  2. to straiten, compress, cramp, reduce to straits

    1. to be sorely straitened in spirit

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στενοχωρέω stenochōréō, sten-okh-o-reh'-o; from the same as G4730; to hem in closely, i.e. (figuratively) cramp:—distress, straiten.
STRONGS NT 4729: στενοχωρέω
στενοχωρέω, στενοχώρω: (στενόχωρος; and this from στενός, and χῶρος a space);
1. intransitive, to be in a strait place (Machon in Athen. 13, p. 582 b.); to be narrow (Isaiah 49:19).
2. transitive, to straiten, compress, cramp, reduce to straits (Vulg.angustio) (Diodorus, Lucian, Herodian, others; (the Sept. Joshua 17:15; Judges 16:16; Isaiah 28:20; 4 Macc. 11:11)): passive tropically, of one sorely 'straitened' in spirit, 2 Corinthians 4:8; οὐ στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν ἡμῖν, ye are not straitened in us, ample space is granted you in our souls, i. e. we enfold you with large affection, 2 Corinthians 6:12; στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν τοῖς σπλάγχνοις ὑμῶν, ye are straitened your own affections, so that there is no room there for us, i. e. you do not grant a place in your heart for love toward me, ibid.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
17:15
Judges
16:16
Isaiah
4; 28:20; 49:19
2 Corinthians
4:8; 6:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4729 matches the Greek στενοχωρέω (stenochōreō),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:8 - We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; G4729 we are perplexed, but not in despair;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:12 - Ye are G4729  not straitened G4729 in us, but ye are straitened G4729 in your own bowels.

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