5198. hugiainó
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hugiainó: to be sound, healthy
Original Word: ὑγιαίνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hugiainó
Phonetic Spelling: (hoog-ee-ah'-ee-no)
Short Definition: I am well
Definition: I am well, am in good health; I am right, reasonable, sound, pure, uncorrupted.

HELPS word-Studies

5198 hygiaínō (the root of the English term, "hygiene") – properly, in good working order – hence, "healthy," in sound condition (in-balance).

5198 /hygiaínō ("healthy, working well") means to be free from debilitation (incapacity, handicap) – hence, functioning holistically with all parts working together ("sound").

[5198 (hygiaínō) is opposite to having a debilitating sickness. Thus it became the ideal way to open and close personal letters in ancient times – i.e. wishing someone total health (MM).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hugiés
to be sound, healthy
NASB Translation
good health (2), safe and sound (1), sound (8), well (1).

STRONGS NT 5198: ὑγιαίνω

ὑγιαίνω; (ὑγιής); from Herodotus down; to be sound, to be well, to be in good health: properly, Luke 5:31; Luke 7:10; Luke 15:27; (3 John 1:2); metaphorically, the phrase ὑγιαίνειν ἐν τῇ πίστει (Buttmann, § 133, 19) is used of one whose Christian opinions are free from any admixture of error, Titus 1:13; τῇ πίστει, τῇ ἀγάπη, τῇ ὑπομονή, (cf. Buttmann, as above), of one who keeps these graces sound and strong, Titus 2:2; ὑγιαίνουσα διδασκαλία, the sound i. e. true and incorrupt doctrine, 1 Timothy 1:10; 2 Timothy 4:3; Titus 1:9; Titus 2:1; also λόγοι ὑγιαίνοντες (Philo de Abrah. § 38), 1 Timothy 6:3; 2 Timothy 1:13, (ὑγιαινουσαι περί θεῶν δόξαι καί ἀληθεῖς, Plutarch, de aud. poet. c. 4).

to be in good health

From hugies; to have sound health, i.e. Be well (in body); figuratively, to be uncorrupt (true in doctrine) -- be in health, (be safe and) sound, (be) whole(-some).

see GREEK hugies

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