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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3309 - μεριμνάω

Word Origin:
from (3308)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to be anxious
    1. to be troubled with cares
  2. to care for, look out for (a thing)
    1. to seek to promote one's interests
    2. caring or providing for
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1672 ‑ דָּאַג (daw‑ag');   3707 ‑ כָּעַס (kaw‑as');   6089 ‑ עֶצֶב (eh'‑tseb);   6213 ‑ עָשָׂה (aw‑saw');   7264 ‑ רָגַז (raw‑gaz');   8159 ‑ שָׁעָה (shaw‑aw');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


care for, be anxious about, meditate upon, ἔργον μεριμνῶν ποῖον..; S. OT 1124; esp. of philosophers, τὰ [μὲν ἀ]φανῆ μ. Ar. Fr. 672; οἱ λεπτῶς μεριμνῶντες Lyr.Adesp. 135, cf. X. Mem. 4.7.6; μ. περὶ τῆς τῶν πάντων φύσεως ib. 1.1.14; πολλὰ μ. to be cumbered with many cares, Id. Cyr. 8.7.12; τοῖς μεριμνῶσίν τε καὶ λυπουμένοις Apollod.Com. 3; μηθὲν τὴν ἀλήθειαν μεριμνᾶν Phld. Rh. 1.135 S., cf. 2.143 S.; μεριμνήσω ὑπὲρ τῆς ἁμαρτίας μου LXX Psalms 37:18(38).18; μ. εἰς τὴν αὔριον Matthew 6:34 : c. inf., to be careful to do, ὁ μεριμνήσας τὰ δίκαια λέγειν D. 21.192: with relat. clause, πολλὰ μ. ὅπως μὴ λάθῃς X. Mem. 3.5.23; μεριμνῶ πῶς κλαύσω AP 9.148; μὴ μεριμνᾶτε τῇ ψυχῇ τί φάγητε Matthew 6:25 : Pass., to be treated with anxious care, AP 10.52 (Pall.); τράπεζαι πολυτελῶς μεμεριμνημέναι Ath. 14.641c; ἔννοια, ἀμφισβήτησις μ., Just. Nov. 22.26 Intr., 44.1.3.

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μεριμνα μεριμνά μεριμνᾷ μερίμνα μεριμνας μεριμνάς μεριμνᾷς μεριμνατε μεριμνάτε μεριμνᾶτε μεριμνάτωσαν μεριμνησει μεριμνήσει μεριμνησητε μεριμνήσητε μεριμνήσω μεριμνων μεριμνών μεριμνῶν μεριμνώντι μεριμνωσι μεριμνώσι μεριμνῶσι μεριμνῶσιν merimna merimnā̂i merimnā̂is merimnas merimnate merimnâte merimnesei merimnēsei merimnḗsei merimnesete merimnēsēte merimnḗsete merimnḗsēte merimnon merimnôn merimnōn merimnō̂n merimnosin merimnôsin merimnōsin merimnō̂sin
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