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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #119 - ἄθλησις

Transliteration
áthlēsis
Phonetics
ath'-lay-sis
Origin
from (G118)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:167,25
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to contest, to combat, to strive, struggle, hard trial
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Hebrews
1
NAS (1)
Hebrews
1
HCS (1)
Hebrews
1
BSB (1)
Hebrews
1
ESV (1)
Hebrews
1
WEB (2)
Hebrews
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄθλ-ησις, ἡ,

1. contest, combat, esp. of athletes, Plb. 5.64.6, SIG 1073.24 (Olympia), IG 14.1102: pl., Phld. Mus. p.14 K.; κατὰ τὴν ἄ. 'in the athletic world', CPHerm. 119[*]iii 13 (iii A. D.); training, practice, D.S. 3.33.

2. generally, struggle, trial, ἄ. ὑπομένειν Hebrews 10:32.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† ἄθλησις , -εως ,

(<ἀθλέω ),

a contest, combat, esp. of athletes; fig., a struggle: Hebrews 10:32 (for exx., v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†


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

IG XIV. 1102 (Rome, ii/A.D.). CP Herm 119 verso iii. 13 (a rescript of Gallienus), εὐδοκίμων κατὰ τὴν ἄθλησ [ιν ] γενομένων. Syll 686.24 (ii/A.D.) ἀξίως καὶ τοῦ Διὸς τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου καὶ τῆς ἀθλήσεως. Other words of this family are well evidenced. Thus OGIS 339.79 (Sestos, ii/B.C.) τιθεὶς ἆθλα πάντων τῶν ἀθλημάτων, with ἀθλητής, ἀθλόφορος, etc.

 

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.
List of Word Forms
αθλησιν άθλησιν ἄθλησιν αθροίσατε άθροισον αθροίσω ήθροισεν ηθροίσθησαν athlesin athlēsin áthlesin áthlēsin
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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