770. astheneó
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astheneó: to be weak, feeble
Original Word: ἀσθενέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: astheneó
Phonetic Spelling: (as-then-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I am weak, sick
Definition: I am weak (physically: then morally), I am sick.

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Cognate: 770 asthenéō – to be ill, without strength; to languish. See 772 (asthenēs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from asthenés
to be weak, feeble
NASB Translation
am weak (1), becoming weak (1), fell sick (1), sick (18), weak (12).

STRONGS NT 770: ἀσθενέω

ἀσθενέω, ἀσθενῶ; imperfect ἠσθενουν; perfect ἠσθένηκα (2 Corinthians 11:21 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist ἠσθένησα; (ἀσθενής); (from Euripides down); to be weak, feeble; universally, to be without strength, powerless: Romans 8:3; rhetorically, of one who purposely abstains from the use of his strength, 2 Corinthians 13:4; and of one wire has no occasion to prove his strength, 2 Corinthians 13:9; contextually, to be unable to wield and hold sway over others, 2 Corinthians 11:21; by oxymoron, ὅταν ἀσθενῶ, τότε δυνατός εἰμί when I am weak in human strength, then am I strong in strength divine, 2 Corinthians 12:10; εἰς τινα, to be weak toward one, 2 Corinthians 13:3; with a dative of the respect added: πίστει, to be weak in faith, Romans 4:19; πίστει, to be doubtful about things lawful and unlawful to a Christian, Romans 14:1; simple ἀσθένειν with the same idea suggested, Romans 14:2, 21 (T WH omit; Tr marginal reading brackets); 1 Corinthians 8:9 Rec., 11f; τίς ἀσθενεῖ, καί οὐκ ἀσθενῶ; who is weak (in his feelings and conviction about things lawful), and I am not filled with a compassionate sense of the same weakness? 2 Corinthians 11:29. contextually, to be weak in means, needy, poor: Acts 20:35 (so (Aristophanes pax 636); Euripides, in Stobaeus, 145 vol. 2:168, Gaisf. edition), cf. DeWette (more fully Hackett, per contra Meyer) at the passage Specially of debility in health: with νόσοις added, Luke 4:40; simply, to be feeble, sick: Luke 7:10 (R G Tr marginal reading brackets); Matthew 25:36, 39 L text T Tr WH; John 4:46; John 11:1-3, 6; Acts 9:37; Philippians 2:26; 2 Timothy 4:20; James 5:14; οἱ ἀσθενοῦντες, and ἀσθενοῦντες, the sick, sick folks: Matthew 10:8; Mark 6:56; Luke 9:2 Rec.; John 5:3, 7, 13 Tdf.; ; Acts 19:12.

be diseased, impotent, sick, weak.

From asthenes; to be feeble (in any sense) -- be diseased, impotent folk (man), (be) sick, (be, be made) weak.

see GREEK asthenes

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