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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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:17 - This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: “HE HIMSELF TOOK OUR INFIRMITIES G769 AND [fn]CARRIED AWAY OUR DISEASES.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:15 - But the news about Him was spreading even farther, and large crowds were gathering to hear Him and to be healed of their sicknesses. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:2 - and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: G769 Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:11 - And there was a woman who for eighteen years had had a sickness G769 caused by a spirit; and she was bent double, and could not straighten up at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:12 - When Jesus saw her, He called her over and said to her, “Woman, you are freed from your sickness.” G769
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:5 - A man was there who had been [fn]ill G769 for thirty-eight years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:4 - But when Jesus heard this, He said, “This sickness G769 is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:9 - After this had happened, the rest of the people on the island who had diseases G769 were coming to him and getting cured.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:19 - I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness G769 of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, [fn]resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, [fn]resulting in sanctification.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:26 - In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; G769 for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:3 - I was with you in weakness G769 and in fear and in much trembling,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:43 - it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, G769 it is raised in power;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:30 - If I have to boast, I will boast of what G769 pertains to my weakness. G769
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses. G769
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” G769 Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast [fn]about my weaknesses, G769 so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, G769 with [fn]insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:4 - For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, G769 yet He lives because of the power of God. For we also are weak [fn]in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:13 - but you know that it was because of a [fn]bodily illness G769 that I preached the gospel to you the [fn]first time;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:23 - No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments. G769
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:15 - For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, G769 but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:2 - [fn]he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is [fn]beset with weakness; G769
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:28 - For the Law appoints men as high priests who are weak, G769 but the word of the oath, which came after the Law, appoints a Son, made perfect forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:34 - quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness G769 were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.
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