oiktirmos: compassion, pityOriginal Word: οἰκτιρμός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
pity, compassion, favor, grace, mercy.
3628 oiktirmós – properly, compassion (pity), i.e. deep feeling about someone's difficulty or misfortune (TDNT, 1:159).
3628 /oiktirmós ("visceral compassions") is used of the deep feelings God has for all of us, and powerfully shows and shares in those following Him.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
compassion, pityNASB Translation
compassion (2), mercies (2), mercy (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3628: οἰκτιρμόςοἰκτιρμός
), the Sept.
) (the viscera, which were thought to be the seat of compassion (see σπλάγχνον
, b.)), compassion, pity, mercy
: σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ
), bowels in which compassion resides, a heart of compassion, Colossians 3:12
; in the Scriptures mostly plural (conformably to the Hebrew רַחֲמִים
), emotions, longings, manifestations of pity
) (cf. Fritzsche, Ep. ad Romans, iii., pp. 5ff; (Winer
s Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann
, 77 (61))), τοῦ Θεοῦ
, Romans 12:1
; Hebrews 10:28
; ὁ πατήρ τῶν οἰκτίρμων
(genitive of quality (cf. Buttmann
, § 132, 10; Winer
's Grammar, 237 (222))), the father of mercies i. e. most merciful, 2 Corinthians 1:3
; joined with σπλάγχνα
, Philippians 2:1
1, 164.) (Synonym: see ἐληω
, at the end.)<1>