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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

Strive:

striv.

See GAMES

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g75 Greek: agonizomai

Strive:

"to contend" (Eng., "agonize"), is rendered "to strive" in Luk 13:24; 1Cr 9:25; Col 1:29; 4:12, RV (AV, "laboring fervently"). In 1Ti 4:10, the best texts have this verb (RV, "strive") for oneidizomai, "to suffer reproach," AV; see FIGHT, B, No. 1.

2 Strong's Number: g3164 Greek: machomai

Strive:

"to fight, to quarrel, dispute," is rendered "to strive" in Jhn 6:52; Act 7:26; 2Ti 2:24.
See FIGHT, B, No. 3.

3 Strong's Number: g1264 Greek: diamachomai

Strive:

"to struggle against" (dia, intensive, and No. 2), is used of "contending" in an argument, Act 23:9, "strove."

4 Strong's Number: g2051 Greek: erizo

Strive:

"to wrangle, strive" (eris, "strife"), is used in Mat 12:19.

5 Strong's Number: g3054 Greek: logomacheo

Strive:

"to strive about words" (logos, "a word," and No. 2), is used in 2Ti 2:14.

6 Strong's Number: g464 Greek: antagonizomai

Strive:

"to struggle against" (anti), is used in Hbr 12:4, "striving against."

7 Strong's Number: g4865 Greek: sunagonizomai

Strive:

"to strive together with" (sun), is used in Rom 15:30.

8 Strong's Number: g4866 Greek: sunathleo

Strive:

"to strive together," Phl 1:27: see LABOR, B, No. 3.

Notes:

(1) In 2Ti 2:5, AV, athleo, "to contend in games, wrestle" (athlos, "a contest") is rendered "strive."
See CONTEND.

(2) For philotimeomai, Rom 15:20, see AIM.

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