athlésis: a contestOriginal Word: ἄθλησις, εως, ἡPart of Speech:
a struggling (as in an athletic contest).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a contestNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 119: ἄθλησιςἄθλησις
, contest, combat,
(frequently from Polybius
down); figuratively, ἄθλησις παθημάτων
a struggle with sufferings, trials, Hebrews 10:32
; (of martyrdom, Ignatius
mart. 4; Clement, mart. 25).<1>
STRONGS NT 119a: ἀθροίζωἀθροίζω: perfect passive participle ἠθροισμένος; (from ἀθρόος, equivalent to θρόος (a noisy crowd, noise), with a copulative (see A, a, 2)); to collect together, assemble; passive to be assembled, to convene: Luke 24:33 L T Tr WH. ((Sophocles) Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, Photius, others; O. T. Apocrypha; sometimes in the Sept. for קָבַץ.) (Compare: ἐπαθροίζω, συναθροίζω).<1> 1>
From athleo; a struggle (figuratively) -- fight.
see GREEK athleo