astheneó: to be weak, feebleOriginal Word: ἀσθενέωPart of Speech:
I am weak, sickDefinition:
I am weak (physically: then morally), I am sick.
Cognate: 770 asthenéō – to be ill, without strength; to languish. See 772 (asthenēs).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to be weak, feebleNASB Translation
am weak (1), becoming weak (1), fell sick (1), sick (18), weak (12).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 770: ἀσθενέωἀσθενέω
; imperfect ἠσθενουν
; perfect ἠσθένηκα
(2 Corinthians 11:21 L T Tr WH
); 1 aorist ἠσθένησα
); (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
, 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
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
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.<1>
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