baros: weightOriginal Word: βάρος, ους, τόPart of Speech:
a weight, burdenDefinition:
a weight, burden, lit. or met.
922 báros – properly, a weight; (figuratively) real substance (what has value, significance), i.e. carries personal and eternal significance.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
asserted* (1), authority (1), burden (3), burdens (1), weight (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 922: βάροςβάρος
, heaviness, weight, burden, trouble
: load, ἐπιτιθεναι τίνι
, oec. 17, 9), to impose upon one cult requirements, Acts 15:28
; βάλλειν ἐπί τινα
, Revelation 2:24
(where the meaning is, 'I put upon you no other injunction which it might be difficult to observe'; cf. Düsterdieck at the passage); βαστάζειν τό βάρος τίνος
, i. e. either the burden of a thing, as τό βάρος τῆς ἡμέρας
the wearisome labor of the day Matthew 20:12
, or that which a person bears, as in Galatians 6:2
(where used of troublesome moral faults; the meaning is, 'bear one another's faults'). αἰώνιον βάρος δόξης
a weight of glory never to cease, i. e. vast and transcendent glory (blessedness), 2 Corinthians 4:17
; cf. Winer
's Grammar, § 34, 3; (πλούτου
, Alex. M. 48). weight equivalent to authority
: ἐν βαρεῖ εἶναι
to have authority and influence, 1 Thessalonians 2:7
(6) (so also in Greek writings; cf. Wesseling on Diodorus
Siculus 4, 61; (examples in Suidas
under the word)). (Synonyms: see ὄγκος
Probably from the same as basis (through the notion of going down; compare bathos); weight; in the New Testament only, figuratively, a load, abundance, authority -- burden(-some), weight.
see GREEK basis
see GREEK bathos