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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #4835 - συμπαθής

Word Origin:
from (4841)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. suffering or feeling the like with another, sympathetic
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 57 ‑ אָבֵל (aw‑bale');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συμπαθ-ής, ές, affected by like feelings, sympathetic, οὐδεὶς ὁμαίμου -έστερος φίλος Pl.Com. 192; ς. ἐστιν ὁ ἀκροατὴς τῷ ᾄδοντι Arist. Pr. 921a36, cf. Pol. 1340a13; πρὸς τὰ γεννηθέντα συμπαθέστεραι μᾶλλον αἱ μητέρες γίνονται [τῶν τιτθῶν ] Sor. 1.87, cf. 88.

2. exerting mutual influence, interacting, ἡ ψυχὴ καὶ τὸ σῶμα συμπαθῆ Arist. Phgn. 808b19, cf. Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.20U.; νεῦρα ἀλλήλοις ς. AP 11.352 (Agath.); sensitive to influence, τὸ ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ θερμόν.. -έστατον Arist. PA 653b6, cf. Thphr. CP 1.7.4; of the members of an organism, Hp. Alim. 23, Plot. 4.5.8; ὁ κόσμος σύμπνους καὶ ς. αὐτὸς αὑτῷ Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.264; exciting sympathy, χερῶν ς. ὑπτιασμός Phld. Rh. 1.52 S., cf. D.H. 2.45: Sup., PHerc. 176p.39V.

3. of planets, in concord, Vett.Val. 37.14; defined by Serapio in Cat.Cod.Astr. 8(4).226.

II Adv. -θῶς sympathetically, Phld. Lib. p.37 O., Cic. Att. 12.44.1; τῇ σελήνῃ Str. 3.5.8; ς. ἔχειν πρός τινα J. AJ 7.10.5; -έστερον ἐρᾶσθαι Arist. Mir. 846b9, cf. Plu. 2.3c; -έστατα IG 12(2).58b33 (Mytil., 1 B.C.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 συμπαθής, συμπαθες (σύν and πάσχω), suffering or feeling the like with another, sympathetic: 1 Peter 3:8, cf. Romans 12:15. ( Aristotle, Theophrastus, others.)

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