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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Thirst, Thirsty, Athrist

1: δίψος

(Strong's #1373 — Noun Neuter — dipsos — dip'-sos )

"thirst" (cp. Eng., "dipsomania"), occurs in 2 Corinthians 11:27 .

2: διψάω

(Strong's #1372 — Verb — dipsao — dip-sah'-o )

is used (a) in the natural sense, e.g., Matthew 25:35,37,42; in Matthew 25:44 , "athirst" (lit., "thirsting"); John 4:13,15; 19:28; Romans 12:20; 1 Corinthians 4:11; Revelation 7:16; (b) figuratively, of spiritual "thirst," Matthew 5:6; John 4:14; 6:35; 7:37; in Revelation 21:6; 22:17 , "that is athirst."

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Thirst, Thirsty, Athrist'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/t/thirst-thirsty-athrist.html. 1940.

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