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Strong's #4729 - στενοχωρέω

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  1. to be in a narrow place
  2. to straiten, compress, cramp, reduce to straits
    1. to be sorely straitened in spirit
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 213 ‑ אוּץ (oots);  509 ‑ אָלַץ (aw‑lats');  6887 ‑ צָרַר (tsaw‑rar');  7114 ‑ קָצַר (kaw‑tsar');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στενοχωρ-έω, to be straitened, confined, Macho ap. Ath. 13.582b: metaph., to be anxious, in difficulty, ἐπί τινι Hp. Praec. 8; εὶς τὴν ἀκρίβειαν τῆς ἑρμηνείας στενοχωρεῖ ὁ λόγος IPE 12.39.18 (Olbia, not before ii A.D. ).

II trans., crowd, straiten, τοὺς ἀπαντῶντας Luc. Nigr. 13; τὰς πύλας, τὰς ὁδούς, Charito 5.3, 4.7; ταλάντοις τοὺς θησαυρούς Lib. Or. 59.15: Pass., with fut. Med. ( Them. Or. 25.310d ), to be crowded together, D.S. 20.29, Charito 3.2; ἐν ταὐτῷ ς . Luc. Tox. 29; χῶραι -οῦνται ποσὶ μιαιφόνων J. BJ 4.3.10; ἀγορὰ -ουμένη ὄχλῳ D.H. 6.67; of stricture, Heliod. ap. Orib. 50.9.1; to be cramped or confined, ὁ Εὐφράτης -ούμενος Isid.Char. 1, cf. Sch. Il. Oxy. 221 xi 8, Porph. Sent. 27; of a picture, Them. l.c.

2. metaph., press closely, tina LXX Judges 16:16 : Pass., to be straitened, cramped, ib. Isaiah 28:19(20), Procl. Inst. 98; ἐν τοῖς σπλάγχνοις 2 Corinthians 6:12; ὑπὸ τῶν κακῶν Sch. E. Med. 57 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στενοχωρέω, στενοχώρω: (στενόχωρος; and this from στενός, and χῶρος a space);

1. intransitive, to be in a strait place (Machon in Athen. 13, p. 582 b.); to be narrow (Isaiah 49:19).

2. transitive, to straiten, compress, cramp, reduce to straits (Vulg. angustio) (Diodorus, Lucian, Herodian, others; (the Sept. Joshua 17:15; Judges 16:16; Isaiah 28:20; 4 Macc. 11:11)): passive tropically, of one sorely 'straitened' in spirit, 2 Corinthians 4:8; οὐ στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν ἡμῖν, ye are not straitened in us, ample space is granted you in our souls, i. e. we enfold you with large affection, 2 Corinthians 6:12; στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν τοῖς σπλάγχνοις ὑμῶν, ye are straitened your own affections, so that there is no room there for us, i. e. you do not grant a place in your heart for love toward me, ibid.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στενο -χωρέω , -

(< στενός + χῶρος , space),

[in LXX: Joshua 17:15 (H213), Judges 16:16 (H509 pi.), Isaiah 28:19 (20) (H7114) Isaiah 49:19 (H6887), 4 Maccabees 11:11 *;]

1. to be straitened (cf. Isaiah 49:19); metaph., to be anxious (Hipp., al.).

2. In late writers, trans., to straiten, compress (LXX, Diod., al.; Papyri ap. MM, xxiii): pass., trop., 2 Corinthians 4:8; 2 Corinthians 6:12.†

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

";distribute in shares."; The mid. occurs in 1 Corinthians 9:13 in the sense ";have a share in"; : cf. the subst. συμμεριστής, which is read by Preisigke (Wörterb. s.v.) in BGU II. 600.6 (ii/iii A.D.) ἑκάσ ]τοτε αὐτοῖς συνμεριστὶς γένομαι ἀκολούθως [τῇ ] δι [α ]θ [ήκῃ.


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