3628. oiktirmos
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oiktirmos: compassion, pity
Original Word: οἰκτιρμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: oiktirmos
Phonetic Spelling: (oyk-tir-mos')
Short Definition: pity, compassion
Definition: pity, compassion, favor, grace, mercy.

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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 Concordance
Word Origin
from oiktiró
compassion, pity
NASB Translation
compassion (2), mercies (2), mercy (1).

STRONGS NT 3628: οἰκτιρμός

οἰκτιρμός, οἰκτιρμοῦ, (οἰκτείρω), the Sept. for רַחֲמִים) (the viscera, which were thought to be the seat of compassion (see σπλάγχνον, b.)), compassion, pity, mercy: σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ (Rec. οἰκτίρμων), 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 (English compassions) (cf. Fritzsche, Ep. ad Romans, iii., pp. 5ff; (Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 77 (61))), τοῦ Θεοῦ, Romans 12:1; Hebrews 10:28; 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. (Pindar, Pythagoras 1, 164.) (Synonym: see ἐληω, at the end.)


From oikteiro; pity -- mercy.

see GREEK oikteiro

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