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Lexicon :: Strong's G770 - astheneō

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astheneō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
33x in 15 unique form(s)
36x in 16 unique form(s)
57x in 20 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 1:490,83

Strong’s Definitions

ἀσθενέω asthenéō, as-then-eh'-o; from G772; to be feeble (in any sense):—be diseased, impotent folk (man), (be) sick, (be, be made) weak.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's G770 in the following manner: be weak (12x), be sick (10x), sick (7x), weak (3x), impotent man (1x), be diseased (1x), be made weak (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's G770 in the following manner: be weak (12x), be sick (10x), sick (7x), weak (3x), impotent man (1x), be diseased (1x), be made weak (1x).
  1. to be weak, feeble, to be without strength, powerless

  2. to be weak in means, needy, poor

  3. to be feeble, sick

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀσθενέω asthenéō, as-then-eh'-o; from G772; to be feeble (in any sense):—be diseased, impotent folk (man), (be) sick, (be, be made) weak.
ἀσθενέω, -ῶ; imperfect ἠσθένουν; perfect ἠσθένηκα (2 Corinthians 11:21 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist ἠσθένησα; (ἀσθενής); [from Euripides down]; to be weak, feeble; universally, to be without strength, powerless: Romans 8:3; rhetorically, of one who purposely abstains from the use of his strength, 2 Corinthians 13:4; and of one who has no occasion to prove his strength, 2 Corinthians 13:9; contextually, to be unable to wield and hold sway over others, 2 Corinthians 11:21; by oxymoron, ὅταν ἀσθενῶ, τότε δυνατός εἰμι when I am weak in human strength, then am I strong in strength divine, 2 Corinthians 12:10; εἴς τινα, to be weak towards one, 2 Corinthians 13:3; with a dative of the respect added: πίστει, to be weak in faith, Romans 4:19; πίστει, to be doubtful about things lawful and unlawful to a Christian, Romans 14:1; simple ἀσθενεῖν with the same idea suggested, Romans 14:2, 21 [T WH omit; Tr marginal reading brackets]; 1 Corinthians 8:9 Rec., 11f; τίς ἀσθενεῖ, καὶ οὐκ ἀσθενῶ; who is weak (in his feelings and conviction about things lawful), and I am not filled with a compassionate sense of the same weakness? 2 Corinthians 11:29. contextually, to be weak in means, needy, poor: Acts 20:35 (so [Aristophanes pax 636]; Euripides, in Stobaeus, 145 vol. 2:168, Gaisf. edition), cf. DeWette [more fully Hackett, per contra Meyer] at the passage. Specially of debility in health: with νόσοις added, Luke 4:40; simply, to be feeble, sick: Luke 7:10 [R G Tr marginal reading brackets]; Matthew 25:36, 39 L text T Tr WH; John 4:46; John 11:1-3, 6; Acts 9:37; Philippians 2:26; 2 Timothy 4:20; James 5:14; οἱ ἀσθενοῦντες, and ἀσθενοῦντες, the sick, sick folks: Matthew 10:8; Mark 6:56; Luke 9:2 Rec.; John 5:3, 7, 13 Tdf.; John 6:2; Acts 19:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:8; 25:36; 25:39
4:40; 7:10; 9:2
4:46; 5:3; 5:7; 5:13; 6:2; 11:1; 11:2; 11:3; 11:6
9:37; 19:12; 20:35
4:19; 8:3; 14:1; 14:2; 14:21
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
11:21; 11:21; 11:29; 12:10; 13:3; 13:4; 13:9
2 Timothy

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G770 matches the Greek ἀσθενέω (astheneō),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:8 - “Heal the sick, G770 raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:36 - naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, G770 and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - Wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick G770 in the market places, and imploring Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:40 - While the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick G770 with various diseases brought them to Him; and laying His hands on each one of them, He was healing them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:10 - When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:2 - And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:46 - Therefore He came again to Cana of Galilee where He had made the water wine. And there was a royal official whose son was sick G770 at Capernaum.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:3 - In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, G770 blind, lame, and withered, [[fn]waiting for the moving of the waters;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:7 - The sick G770 man answered Him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I am coming, another steps down before me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:2 - A large crowd followed Him, because they saw the [fn]signs which He was performing on those who were sick. G770
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:1 - Now a certain man was sick, G770 Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:2 - It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. G770
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:3 - So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, “Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick.” G770
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:6 - So when He heard that he was sick, G770 He then stayed two days longer in the place where He was.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:37 - And it happened [fn]at that time that she fell G770 sick G770 and died; and when they had washed her body, they laid it in an upper room.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:12 - so that handkerchiefs or aprons were even carried from his body to the sick, G770 and the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:35 - “In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak G770 and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:19 - Without becoming G770 weak G770 in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:3 - For what the Law could not do, [fn]weak G770 as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of [fn]sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:1 - Now accept the one who is weak G770 in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:2 - One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak G770 eats vegetables only.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:21 - It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother stumbles.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:9 - But take care that this [fn]liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:11 - For through your knowledge he who is weak G770 is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:12 - And so, by sinning against the brethren and wounding their conscience when it is weak, G770 you sin against Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:21 - To my shame I must say that we have been weak G770 by comparison. But in whatever respect anyone else is bold—I speak in foolishness—I am just as bold myself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:29 - Who is weak G770 without my being weak? G770 Who is [fn]led into sin [fn]without my intense concern?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with [fn]insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am G770 weak, G770 then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:3 - since you are seeking for proof of the Christ who speaks in me, and who is not weak G770 toward you, but mighty in you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:4 - For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God. For we also are weak G770 [fn]in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:9 - For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak G770 but you are strong; this we also pray for, [fn]that you be made complete.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:26 - because he was longing [fn]for you all and was distressed because you had heard that he was sick. G770
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:27 - For indeed he was sick G770 to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, so that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:20 - Erastus remained at Corinth, but Trophimus I left sick G770 at Miletus.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:14 - Is anyone among you sick? G770 Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, [fn]anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
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