2346. thlibó
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thlibó: to press, afflict
Original Word: θλίβω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: thlibó
Phonetic Spelling: (thlee'-bo)
Short Definition: I make narrow, persecute, press hard
Definition: (a) I make narrow (strictly: by pressure); I press upon, (b) I persecute, press hard.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2346 thlíbō (the root of 2347 /thlípsis, reflecting an original "b"/bēta) – properly, rub together, constrict (compress), i.e. pressed together; (figuratively) oppressively afflict (distress), i.e. like when circumstances "rub us the wrong way" that make us feel confined (hemmed in); restricted to a "narrow" place. See 2347 (thlipsis).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to press, afflict
NASB Translation
afflict (1), afflicted (5), crowd (2), distress (1), narrow (1), suffer affliction (1).

STRONGS NT 2346: θλίβω

θλίβω; passive, present θλίβομαι; perfect participle τεθλιμμενος; (allied with flogrum, affliction; from Homer down); to press (as grapes), press hard upon: properly, τινα (A. V. throng), Mark 3:9; ὁδός τεθλιμμένη a compressed way, i. e. narrow, straitened, contracted, Matthew 7:14; metaphorically, to trouble, afflict, distress (Vulg., tribulo): τινα, 2 Thessalonians 1:6; passive (Vulg. tribulor (also augustior); tribulationem patior): 2 Corinthians 1:6; 2 Corinthians 4:8; 2 Corinthians 7:5; (1 Thessalonians 3:4; 2 Thessalonians 1:7); 1 Timothy 5:10; Hebrews 11:37. (οἱ θλίβοντες for צָרִים in the Sept.) (Compare: ἀποθλίβω, συνθλίβω.)

afflict, suffer tribulation, trouble.

Akin to the base of tribos; to crowd (literally or figuratively) -- afflict, narrow, throng, suffer tribulation, trouble.

see GREEK tribos

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