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Lexicon :: Strong's G769 - astheneia

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astheneia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:490,83

Strong’s Definitions

ἀσθένεια asthéneia, as-then'-i-ah; from G772; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty:—disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G769 in the following manner: infirmity (17x), weakness (5x), disease (1x), sickness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G769 in the following manner: infirmity (17x), weakness (5x), disease (1x), sickness (1x).
  1. want of strength, weakness, infirmity

    1. of the body

      1. its native weakness and frailty

      2. feebleness of health or sickness

    2. of the soul

      1. want of strength and capacity requisite

        1. to understand a thing

        2. to do things great and glorious

        3. to restrain corrupt desires

        4. to bear trials and troubles

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀσθένεια asthéneia, as-then'-i-ah; from G772; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty:—disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.
ἀσθένεια, -ας, , (ἀσθενής), [from Herodotus down], want of strength, weakness, infirmity;
a. of Body;
α. its native weakness and frailty: 1 Corinthians 15:43; 2 Corinthians 13:4.
β. feebleness of health; sickness: John 5:5; John 11:4; Luke 13:11, 12; Galatians 4:13 (ἀσθένεια τῆς σαρκός); Hebrews 11:34; in plural: Matthew 8:17; Luke 5:15; Luke 8:2; Acts 28:9; 1 Timothy 5:23.
b. of Soul; want of the strength and capacity requisite
α. to understand a thing: Romans 6:19 (where ἀσθ. σαρκός denotes the weakness of human nature).
β. to do things great and glorious, as want of human wisdom, of skill in speaking, in the management of men: 1 Corinthians 2:3.
γ. to restrain corrupt desires; proclivity to sin: Hebrews 5:2; Hebrews 7:28; plural the various kinds of this proclivity, Hebrews 4:15.
δ. to bear trials and troubles: Romans 8:26 (where read τῇ ἀσθενείᾳ for Rec. ταῖς ἀσθενείαις); 2 Corinthians 11:30; 2 Corinthians 12:9; plural the mental [?] states in which this weakness manifests itself: 2 Corinthians 12:5, 9f.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:15; 8:2; 13:11; 13:12
5:5; 11:4
6:19; 8:26
1 Corinthians
2:3; 15:43
2 Corinthians
11:30; 12:5; 12:9; 12:9; 13:4
1 Timothy
4:15; 5:2; 7:28; 11:34

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G769 matches the Greek ἀσθένεια (astheneia),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:17 - That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, G769 and bare our sicknesses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:15 - But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:2 - And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, G769 Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:11 - And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity G769 eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:12 - And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:5 - And a certain man was there, which had an infirmity G769 thirty and eight years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:4 - When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness G769 is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:9 - So when this was done, others also, which had diseases G769 in the island, came, and were healed:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:19 - I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity G769 of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:26 - Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: G769 for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:3 - And I was with you in weakness, G769 and in fear, and in much trembling.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:43 - It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; G769 it is raised in power:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern mine infirmities. G769
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities. G769
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. G769 Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, G769 that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, G769 in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:4 - For though he was crucified through weakness, G769 yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:13 - Ye know how through infirmity G769 of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:23 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:15 - For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; G769 but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:2 - Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:28 - For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; G769 but the word of the oath, which was since the law, maketh the Son, who is consecrated for evermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:34 - Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness G769 were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
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