corner graphic   Hi,    
Facebook image
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3996 - πενθέω

Word Origin:
from (3997)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to mourn
  2. to mourn for, lament one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 56 ‑ אָבַל (aw‑bal');   1058 ‑ בָּכָה (baw‑kaw');   1984 ‑ הָלַל (haw‑lal');   5110 ‑ נוּד (nood);   5999 ‑ עָמָל (aw‑mawl');   6937 ‑ קָדַר (kaw‑dar');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πενθ-έω, Ephesians 3:1-21 dual πενθείετον Il. 23.283; inf. πενθήμεναι Od. 18.174, 19.120: fut. -ήσω A. Fr. 207: aor. ἐπένθησα Id. Ch. 173, Aeschin. 3.211: pf. πεπένθηκα Luc. Demon. 25, (συμ-) D. 60.33: (πένθος):

bewail, lament, esp. for persons, νέκυν πενθῆσαι Il. 19.225, cf. Trag.Adesp. 331; πενθέειν τινα ὡς τεθνεῶτα Hdt. 4.95; π. γόοις A. Pers. 545 (anap.); π. τινὰς δημοσίᾳ Lys. 2.66; π. τινὰ τριχί A. Ch. 173; ἐπί τινι π. καὶ κείρασθαι Aeschin. 3.211: abs., mourn, go into mourning, Pl. Phdr. 258b, etc.: c. acc. cogn., πενθεῖ νέον οἶκτον A. Supp. 64: Pass., to be mourned for, Isoc. 10.27; πένθος ἀμφί τινι πενθεῖται Arr. Tact. 33.4.

2. of things, π. κακά S. OT 1320, Lys. 2.2; πήματα S. OC 739; τύχας E. Med. 268.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 πενθέω, πένθω; future πενθήσω; 1aorist ἐπένθησα (πένθος); from Homer down; the Sept. chiefly for אָבַל; to mourn;

a. intransitive: Matthew 5:4 (Matthew 5:5>); Matthew 9:15>; 1 Corinthians 5:2; πενθεῖν καί κλαίειν, Mark 16:10; Luke 6:25; James 4:9; Revelation 18:15,19; ἐπί τίνι, over one, Revelation 18:11 R G L ( Isaiah 66:10); ἐπί τινα, ibid. T Tr WH ( 2 Samuel 13:37; 2 Chronicles 35:24, etc.).

b. transitive, to mourn for, Lamentations , one: 2 Corinthians 12:21 (cf. Winer s Grammar, 635f (590); Buttmann, § 131,4. Synonym: see θρηνέω, at the end.)

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission.
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πενθέω , - ,

[in LXX chiefly for H56;]

to mourn (for), lament;

(a) intrans. : (5) , ; Papyri καὶ κλαίειν , , , , ; ; seq. ἐπί , c. acc, ;

(b) trans., c. acc, .

SYN.: vs. θρηνέω G2354.





Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";fatness"; (Romans 11:17) : ct. Test. xii. patr. Levi viii. 8 ὁ πέμπτος κλάδον μοι ἐλαίας ἔδωκεν πιότητος.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (10)NAS (10)HCS (10)
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
List of Word Forms
επένθει επενθήθησαν επένθησα επένθησαν επενθησατε επενθήσατε ἐπενθήσατε επένθησε επένθησεν πενθεί πενθειν πενθείν πενθεῖν πενθείς πενθείτε πενθείτω πενθήσαι πενθησατε πενθήσατε πενθήσει πενθησετε πενθήσετε πενθήσης πένθησον πενθήσουσι πενθήσουσιν πενθησω πενθήσω πενθικά πενθικοίς πενθούντας πενθουντες πενθούντες πενθοῦντες πενθούσα πενθουσι πενθούσι πενθοῦσι πενθουσιν πενθούσιν πενθοῦσιν πενθών epenthesate epenthēsate epenthḗsate penthein pentheîn penthesate penthēsate penthḗsate penthesete penthēsete penthḗsete pentheso penthēsō penthḗso penthḗsō penthountes penthoûntes penthousi penthoûsi penthousin penthoûsin

Make A Difference, Today!
Sponsor a child today!
Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
α  β  γ  δ  ε  ζ  η  θ  ι  κ  λ  μ
ν  ξ  ο  π  ρ  σ  τ  υ  φ  χ  ψ  ω
Prev Entry
Next Entry
Download the Language Fonts
Below you will find links to the TrueType font(s) used in this resource. Simply right-mouse click the link and save it to your fonts

Once you have finished you might need to close all open browsers and open your fonts directory to initialized the font(s) you just installed.

SIL Galatia Greek font
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology