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Lexicon :: Strong's G75 - agōnizomai

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ἀγωνίζομαι
Transliteration
agōnizomai (Key)
Pronunciation
ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:135,20

Strong’s Definitions

ἀγωνίζομαι agōnízomai, ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee; from G73; to struggle, literally (to compete for a prize), figuratively (to contend with an adversary), or genitive case (to endeavor to accomplish something):—fight, labor fervently, strive.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G75 in the following manner: strive (3x), fight (3x), labour fervently (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G75 in the following manner: strive (3x), fight (3x), labour fervently (1x).
  1. to enter a contest: contend in the gymnastic games

  2. to contend with adversaries, fight

  3. metaph. to contend, struggle, with difficulties and dangers

  4. to endeavour with strenuous zeal, strive: to obtain something

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγωνίζομαι agōnízomai, ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee; from G73; to struggle, literally (to compete for a prize), figuratively (to contend with an adversary), or genitive case (to endeavor to accomplish something):—fight, labor fervently, strive.
STRONGS NT 75: ἀγωνίζομαι
ἀγωνίζομαι; imperfect ἠγωνιζόμην; perfect ἠγώνισμαι; a deponent middle verb [cf. Winer's Grammar, 260 (244)]; (ἀγών);
1. to enter a contest; contend in the gymnastic games: 1 Corinthians 9:25.
2. universally, to contend with adversaries, fight: followed by ἵνα μή, John 18:36.
3. figuratively to contend, struggle, with difficulties and dangers antagonistic to the gospel: Colossians 1:29; 1 Timothy 4:10 (L T Tr text WH text; for Rec. ὀνειδιζόμεθα); ἀγωνίζομαι ἀγῶνα (often used by the Greeks also, especially the Attic), 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 4:7.
4. to endeavor with strenuous zeal, strife, to obtain something; followed by an infinitive, Luke 13:24; ὑπέρ τινος ἐν ταῖς προσευχαῖς, ἵνα, Colossians 4:12.
[Compare: ἀντ-, ἐπ-, κατ-, συν-αγωνίζομαι.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
13:24
John
18:36
1 Corinthians
9:25
Colossians
1:29; 4:12
1 Timothy
4:10; 6:12
2 Timothy
4:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G75 matches the Greek ἀγωνίζομαι (agōnizomai),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - “Strive G75 to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:36 - Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would be fighting G75 so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not [fn]of this realm.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:25 - Everyone who competes G75 in G75 the G75 games G75 exercises self-control in all things. So they do it to obtain a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:29 - For this purpose I also labor, striving G75 according to His [fn]power which [fn]works mightily within me.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:12 - Epaphras, who is one of your own, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings, always striving G75 earnestly G75 for you in his prayers, that you may [fn]stand [fn]mature and [fn]fully assured in all the will of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:12 - Fight G75 the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:7 - I have fought G75 the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

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