2209. zémia
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zémia: damage
Original Word: ζημία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: zémia
Phonetic Spelling: (dzay-mee'-ah)
Short Definition: damage, loss
Definition: damage, loss, detriment.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2209 zēmía – damage (detriment); a mercantile term for "loss"; a "bad deal" (unsuccessful business transaction) which results in a fine (penalty, forfeiture).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
NASB Translation
loss (4).

STRONGS NT 2209: ζημία

ζημία, ζημίας, , damage, loss (Sophocles, Herodotus down): Acts 27:10, 21; ἡγεῖσθαι ζημίαν (Xenophon, mem. 2, 4, 3; τινα, accusative of person, 2, 3, 2), τί, to regard a thing as a loss: Philippians 3:7 (opposed to κέρδος), 8.

damage, loss.

Probably akin to the base of damazo (through the idea of violence); detriment -- damage, loss.

see GREEK damazo

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