119. athlésis
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athlésis: a contest
Original Word: ἄθλησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: athlésis
Phonetic Spelling: (ath'-lay-sis)
Short Definition: a contest
Definition: a struggling (as in an athletic contest).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from athleó
a contest
NASB Translation
conflict (1).

STRONGS NT 119: ἄθλησις

ἄθλησις, (εως, , 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).

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).


From athleo; a struggle (figuratively) -- fight.

see GREEK athleo

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