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Dictionaries :: Passion

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


Only once found, in Act 1:3, meaning suffering, referring to the sufferings of our Lord.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g3804 Greek: pathema


"a suffering" or "a passive emotion," is translated "passions" in Rom 7:5, RV, "(sinful) passions," AV, "motions," and Gal 5:24, RV; see AFFECTION, A, No. 3, AFFLICT, B, No. 3.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g3806 Greek: pathos


See AFFECTION, A, No. 1.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3958 Greek: pascho


"to suffer," is used as a noun, in the aorist infinitive with the article, and translated "passion" in Act 1:3, of the suffering of Christ at Calvary.

C-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g3663 Greek: homoiopathes


"of like feelings or affections" (homoios, "like," and A, No. 2; Eng., "homeopathy"), is rendered "of like passions" in Act 14:15 (RV marg., "nature"); in Jam 5:17, RV, ditto (AV, "subject to like passions").


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