1372. dipsaó
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dipsaó: to thirst
Original Word: διψάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: dipsaó
Phonetic Spelling: (dip-sah'-o)
Short Definition: I thirst for, desire earnestly
Definition: I thirst for, desire earnestly.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dipsa (thirst)
to thirst
NASB Translation
am thirsty (1), thirst (5), thirsts (1), thirsty (9).

STRONGS NT 1372: διψάω

διψάω, διψῶ, subjunctive present 3 person singular δίψα (John 7:37 Romans 12:20; often so from the Maced. age on for the Attic δίψῃ, cf. Winers Grammar, § 13, 3 b.; (Buttmann, 44 (38)); Lob. ad Phryn., p. 61); future διψήσω; 1 aorist ἐδίψησα; (δίψα, thirst); (from Homer down); to thirst;

1. absolutely, to suffer thirst; suffer from thirst: properly, Matthew 25:35, 37, 42, 44; John 4:15; John 19:28; Romans 12:20; 1 Corinthians 4:11; figuratively, those are said to thirst who painfully feel their want of, and eagerly long for, those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, strengthened: John 4:13; John 6:35; John 7:37; Revelation 7:16; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:17; (Sir. 24:21 (); ).

2. with an accusative of the thing desired: τήν δικαιοσύνην, Matthew 5:6, (Psalm 62:2 () in the better Greek writings with the genitive; cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 10 b.; (Buttmann, 147 (129)); ἐλευθερίας, Plato, rep. 8, p. 562 c.; τιμῆς, Plutarch, Cat. maj. 11; others; cf. Winer's Grammar, 17).

be thirsty.

From a variation of dipsos; to thirst for (literally or figuratively) -- (be, be a-)thirst(-y).

see GREEK dipsos

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