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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #5281 - ὑπομονή

Transliteration:
hypomonḗ
Phonetics:
hoop-om-on-ay'  
Word Origin:
from (5278)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
TDNT:
4:581,581
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. steadfastness, constancy, endurance
    1. in the NT the characteristic of a man who is not swerved from his deliberate purpose and his loyalty to faith and piety by even the greatest trials and sufferings
    2. patiently, and steadfastly
  2. a patient, steadfast waiting for
  3. a patient enduring, sustaining, perseverance
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4723 ‑ מִקְוֵא (mik‑veh', mik‑vay', mik‑vay');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπομονή, ἡ,

remaining behind, Arist. Rh. 1410a4, D.H. 1.44.

II endurance, τῶν ἀκουσίων πόνων Democr. 240; λύπης Pl. Def. 412c; ἡ μὴ ὑ. ἀτιμαζομένων Arist. APo. 97b24, cf. Rh. 1384a21; εὐχερὴς τῆς ἀποτέξεως ὑ. Sor. 1.46; πολέμου Plb. 4.51.1; [ θανάτου ] Plu. Pel. 1; ἡ τῆς μαχαίρας ὑ. τῶν πληγῶν the sword's power to sustain blows, Plb. 15.15.8.

2. in bad sense, obstinacy, Demetr.Lac. Herc. 1012.47.

3. of plants, power to endure, Thphr. CP 5.16.3.

III enduring to do, αἰσχρῶν ἔργων Id. Char. 6.1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ὑπομονή, ὑπομονῆς, (ὑπομένω);

1. steadfastness, constancy, endurance ( Vulg. in 1 Thessalonians 1:3 sustinentia, in James 5:11 sufferentia); in the N. T. the characteristic of a man who is unswerved from his deliberate purpose and his loyalty to faith and piety by even the greatest trials and sufferings: Luke 8:15; Luke 21:19; Romans 5:3; Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 6:4; 2 Corinthians 12:12; Colossians 1:11; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 3:10; Titus 2:2; Hebrews 10:36; James 1:3; James 5:11; 2 Peter 1:6; Revelation 2:2f, 19; Revelation 13:10; Revelation 14:12 (cf. 4 Maccabees 1:11; 9:8,30; 15:30(27); ); with a genitive of the thing persevered in ( Winer's Grammar, § 30,1at the end): τοῦ ἔργου ἀγαθοῦ, Romans 2:7; τῆς ἐλπίδος, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)); δἰ ὑπομονῆς (with patience (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 51,1b.) i. e.) patiently and steadfastly, Romans 8:25; Hebrews 12:1.

2. a patient, steadfast waiting for; (others question this sense in the New Testament, and render the genitive by 'characterizing', 'in respect to', etc.): Χριστοῦ (genitive of the object), the return of Christ from heaven, 2 Thessalonians 3:5; Revelation 1:9 (where L T Tr WH ἐν Ἰησοῦ (which is in Jesus)); Revelation 3:10> (cf. Psalm 38:8 (Psalm 39:8>); for מִקְוֶה, expectation, hope, 2Esdr. 10:2; Jeremiah 14:8; Jeremiah 17:13; for תִּקְוָה, hope, Ps. (Psalm 9:19>); Psalm 61:6> (Psalm 62:6>); Psalm 70:5> (Psalm 71:5>); ( Job 14:19); for תּוחֶלֶת, Proverbs 10:28 Symm.; ὑπομένειν τινα, Xenophon, an. 4,1, 21; Appendix,

b. 104:5,81).

3. a patient enduring, sustaining: τῶν παθημάτων, 2 Corinthians 1:6 (λύπης, Plato, definition, p. 412c.; θανάτου, Plutarch, Pelop. 1). (Synonym: see μακροθυμία, at the end.)

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";love of strangers,"; ";hospitality"; (Rom. 12:13, Heb. 13:2) : cf. the curious P Lond 1917.4 (c. A.D. 330–340) where the writeraddresses his correspondent—ταῦτα τὰ γ [ρά ]μματα ἡ [μῶν ἔγρα ]ψα ἐν τῷ χαρτίῳ τούτῳ ἴ ̣ν α ̣ ̣τὰ ἀνάγνοις μαιτὰ χαρᾶς. . . καὶ [[π ]] μαιτὰ φιλοξε [[ν ]]νίας μακροθυμίας πεπληρωμαίαν (l. πεπληρωμένος) πνεύμ ̣[ατος ἁγίου, ";this our letter I wrote on this papyrus that you might read it with joy, and with entertainment of long-suffering filled with the Holy Ghost"; (Bell), and similarly l..14.. We may also cite the inscr. on a statue to the rhetorician Herodes Atticus, Syll.3 859 A (c. A.D. 150) ἡ πόλις η῾Δελφῶν φιλίας καὶ [θιλο ]ξενίας ἕνεκα

 

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Luke2
Romans6
2 Corinthians3
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
Hebrews2
James3
2 Peter1
Revelation7
Luke2
Romans6
2 Corinthians3
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
Hebrews2
James3
2 Peter1
Revelation7
Luke2
Romans6
2 Corinthians3
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians2
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
Hebrews2
James3
2 Peter2
Revelation7
List of Word Forms
υπομονη υπομονή ὑπομονὴ ὑπομονῇ υπομονην υπομονήν ὑπομονήν ὑπομονὴν υπομονης υπομονής ὑπομονῆς hypomone hypomonē hypomonḕ hypomonêi hypomonē̂i hypomonen hypomonēn hypomonḗn hypomonḕn hypomones hypomonês hypomonēs hypomonē̂s upomone upomonē upomonen upomonēn upomones upomonēs
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