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Lexicon :: Strong's G941 - bastazō

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bastazō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps remotely derived from the base of βάσις (G939) (through the idea of removal)
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TDNT Reference: 1:596,102

Strong’s Definitions

βαστάζω bastázō, bas-tad'-zo; perhaps remotely derived from the base of G939 (through the idea of removal); to lift, literally or figuratively (endure, declare, sustain, receive, etc.):—bear, carry, take up.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G941 in the following manner: bear (23x), carry (3x), take up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G941 in the following manner: bear (23x), carry (3x), take up (1x).
  1. to take up with the hands

  2. to take up in order to carry or bear, to put upon one's self (something) to be carried

    1. to bear what is burdensome

  3. to bear, to carry

    1. to carry on one's person

    2. to sustain, i.e. uphold, support

  4. to bear away, carry off

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βαστάζω bastázō, bas-tad'-zo; perhaps remotely derived from the base of G939 (through the idea of removal); to lift, literally or figuratively (endure, declare, sustain, receive, etc.):—bear, carry, take up.
βαστάζω; imperfect 3rd person singular ἐβάσταζεν; future βαστάσω; 1 aorist ἐβάστασα; passive present infinitive βαστάζεσθαι; imperfect 3rd person singular ἐβαστάζετο;
1. to take up with the hands: λίθους, John 10:31, (λᾶαν, Homer, Odyssey 11, 594; τὴν μάχαιραν ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 11, 7).
2. to take up in order to carry or bear; to put upon oneself (something) to be carried; to bear what is burdensome: τὸν σταυρόν, John 19:17; Luke 14:27 (see σταυρός 2 a. and b.); Metaphorically: βαστάζειν τι, to be equal to understanding a matter and receiving it calmly, John 16:12 (Epictetus ench. 29, 5); φορτίον, Galatians 6:5; βαστάσει τὸ κρίμα, must take upon himself the condemnation of the judge, Galatians 5:10 (מִשְׁפָּט נָשָׂא, Micah 7:9). Hence, to bear, endure: Matthew 20:12; Acts 15:10 (ζυγόν); Romans 15:1; Galatians 6:2; Revelation 2:2f (Epictetus diss. 1, 3, 2; Anthol. 5, 9, 3; in this sense the Greeks more commonly use φέρειν.)
3. simply to bear, carry: Matthew 3:11; Mark 14:13; Luke 7:14; Luke 22:10; Revelation 17:7; passive, Acts 3:2; Acts 21:35. τὸ ὄνομά μου ἐνώπιον ἐθνῶν, so to bear it that it may be in the presence of Gentiles, i. e. by preaching to carry the knowledge of my name to the Gentiles, Acts 9:15. to carry on one's person: Luke 10:4; Galatians 6:17 [cf. Ellicott at the passage]; of the womb carrying the fœtus, Luke 11:27; to sustain, i. e., uphold, support: Romans 11:18.
4. by a use unknown to Attic writers, to bear away, carry off: νόσους, to take away or remove by curing them, Matthew 8:17 (Galen de compos. medicam. per gen. 2, 14 [339, Bas. edition] ψώρας τε θεραπεύει καὶ ὑπώπια βαστάζει) [others refer the use in Matthew, the passage cited to 2; cf. Meyer]. John 12:6 (ἐβασταζε used to pilfer [R. V. text took away; cf. our 'shoplifting', though perhaps this lift is a different word, see Skeat, under the word]); John 20:15 (Polybius 1, 48, 2 ἄνεμος τοὺς πύργους τῇ βίᾳ βαστάζει, Apollodorus Bibl. 2, 6, 2; 3, 4, 3; Athen. 2, 26, p. 46 f.; 15, 48, p. 693 e.; very many instances from Josephus are given by Krebs, Observations, p. 152ff). [Synonyms: cf. Schmidt, chapter 105.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

3:11; 8:17; 20:12
7:14; 10:4; 11:27; 14:27; 22:10
10:31; 12:6; 16:12; 19:17; 20:15
3:2; 9:15; 15:10; 21:35
11:18; 15:1
5:10; 6:2; 6:5; 6:17
2:2; 17:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G941 matches the Greek βαστάζω (bastazō),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:11 -

“As for me, I baptize you [fn]with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove G941 His sandals; He will baptize you [fn]with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:17 - This happened so that what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet would be fulfilled: “HE HIMSELF TOOK OUR ILLNESSES AND [fn]CARRIED G941 AWAY G941 OUR DISEASES.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:12 - saying, ‘These who were hired last worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne G941 the burden of the day’s work and the scorching heat.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:13 - And He *sent two of His disciples and *said to them, “Go into the city, and a man carrying G941 a pitcher of water will meet you; follow him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:14 - And He came up and touched the coffin; and the bearers G941 came to a halt. And He said, “Young man, I say to you, arise!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:4 - “Carry G941 no money belt, no [fn]bag, no sandals, and greet no one along the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:27 -

While [fn]Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that carried G941 You, and the breasts at which You nursed!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:27 - “Whoever does not carry G941 his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:10 - And He said to them, “When you have entered the city, a man carrying G941 a pitcher of water will meet you; follow him into the house that he enters.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:31 -

The Jews picked G941 up stones again to stone Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:6 - Now he said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he kept the money box, he used to [fn]steal G941 from G941 what was put into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:12 -

“I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear G941 them at the present time.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:17 -

They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, [fn]carrying G941 His own cross, to the place called the Place of a Skull, which in [fn]Hebrew is called, Golgotha.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:15 - Jesus *said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” Thinking that He was the gardener, she *said to Him, “Sir, if you have carried G941 Him away G941, tell me where you put Him, and I will take Him away.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a man who had been unable to walk from [fn]birth was being carried G941, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order for him to beg for charitable gifts from those entering the temple grounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:15 - But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen [fn]instrument of Mine, to bear G941 My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:10 - “Since this is the case, why are you putting God to the test by placing upon the neck of the disciples a yoke which neither our forefathers nor we have been able to bear G941?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:35 - When Paul got to the stairs, it came about that he was carried G941 by the soldiers because of the violence of the [fn]mob;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:18 - do not be arrogant toward the branches; but if you are arrogant, remember that it is not you who supports G941 the root, but the root supports you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:1 -

Now we who are strong ought to bear G941 the weaknesses of those without strength, and not just please ourselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:10 - I have confidence [fn]in you in the Lord, that you will adopt no other view; but the one who is disturbing you will bear G941 the punishment, whoever he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:2 - Bear G941 one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:5 - For each one will bear G941 his own load.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:17 -

From now on let no one cause trouble for me, for I bear G941 on my body the [fn]marks of Jesus.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 -

‘I know your deeds and your labor and [fn]perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate G941 evil people, and you have put those who call themselves apostles to the test, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - and you have [fn]perseverance and have endured G941 on account of My name, and have not become weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:7 - And the angel said to me, “Why [fn]do you wonder? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries G941 her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.
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