hugiainó: to be sound, healthyOriginal Word: ὑγιαίνωPart of Speech:
I am wellDefinition:
I am well, am in good health; I am right, reasonable, sound, pure, uncorrupted.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
to be sound, healthyNASB Translation
good health (2), safe and sound (1), sound (8), well (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5198: ὑγιαίνωὑγιαίνω
); 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
, § 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
; ἡ 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
de Abrah. § 38), 1 Timothy 6:3
; 2 Timothy 1:13
, (ὑγιαινουσαι περί θεῶν δόξαι καί ἀληθεῖς
, de aud. poet. c. 4).<1>
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