oiktiró: to pity, to have compassion onOriginal Word: οἰκτείρωPart of Speech:
I pity, have compassion onDefinition:
I pity, have compassion on.
Cognate: 3627 oikteírō properly, to respond with deep sensitivity (compassion, sympathy). This term is only used of the Lord in the NT (both time in Ro 9:15). See 3628 (oiktirmos).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from oiktos (pity)Definition
to pity, to have compassion onNASB Translation
have compassion (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3627: οἰκτείρωοἰκτείρω
; future (as if from οἰκτειρέω
, a form which does not exist) as in the Sept. οἰκτειρήσω
, for the earlier οἰκτείρω
, see Lob. ad Phryn.
, p. 741; (Veitch
, under the word; Winer
s Grammar, 88 (84); Buttmann
, 64 (56)); (from οἶκτος
pity, and this from the interjection οἱ
to pity, have compassion on": τινα
, Romans 9:15
(from Exodus 33:19
, Tragg., Aristophanes
; the Sept.
). (Synonym: see ἐληω
, at the end.)<1>
have compassion on.
Also (in certain tenses) prolonged oiktereo oyk-ter-eh'-o from oiktos (pity); to exercise pity -- have compassion on.