3627. oiktiró
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oiktiró: to pity, to have compassion on
Original Word: οἰκτείρω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: oiktiró
Phonetic Spelling: (oyk-ti'-ro)
Short Definition: I pity, have compassion on
Definition: I pity, have compassion on.

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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 Concordance
Word Origin
from oiktos (pity)
to pity, to have compassion on
NASB Translation
have compassion (2).

STRONGS NT 3627: οἰκτείρω

οἰκτείρω; 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; Winers Grammar, 88 (84); Buttmann, 64 (56)); (from οἶκτος pity, and this from the interjection οἱ, "Oh!); to pity, have compassion on": τινα, Romans 9:15 (from Exodus 33:19. Homer, Tragg., Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, Demosthenes, Lucian, Plutarch, Aelian; the Sept. for חָנַן and רָחַם). (Synonym: see ἐληω, at the end.)

have compassion on.

Also (in certain tenses) prolonged oiktereo oyk-ter-eh'-o from oiktos (pity); to exercise pity -- have compassion on.

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