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Strong's #5604 - ὠδίν

Transliteration
ōdín
Phonetics
o-deen'
Origin
akin to (G3601)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:667,1353
Definition
Thayer's
  1. the pain of childbirth, travail pain, birth pangs
  2. intolerable anguish, in reference to the dire calamities precede the advent of the Messiah
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2256 ‑ חֶבֶל (kheh'‑bel, khay'‑bel);  2256 ‑ חֶבֶל (kheh'‑bel, khay'‑bel);  2342 ‑ חוּל (khool, kheel);  2427 ‑ חִילָה (kheel, khee‑law');  3205 ‑ יָלַד (yaw‑lad');  4856 ‑ מַשּׂא (mas‑so');  6735 ‑ צִיר (tseer);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (4)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
1
NAS (7)
Matthew
2
Mark
2
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
2
HCS (4)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
1
BSB (4)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
1
ESV (4)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
1
WEB (4)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Acts
1
1 Thessalonians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὠδίν, ἡ, v. ὠδίς.

ὠδίς

(A. Ch. 211, Pl. 313a), ῖνος, ἡ: dat. pl. ὠδίνεσσι h.Ap. 92, Theoc. 17.61, etc.: later nom. ὠδίν LXX Isaiah 37:3; :

mostly in pl., pangs or throes of childbirth, πικρὰς ὠδῖνας ἔχουσαι Il. 11.271; τέκε.. ἐν μόναις ὠδῖσιν.. διδύμων σθένος υἱῶν at a single birth, Pi. P. 9.85; πόνους ἐνεγκοῦσ' ἐν ὠδῖσι E. Supp. 920 (lyr.); ἐν ὠδίνων λοχίαις ἀνάγκαισι Id. Ba. 89 (lyr.), cf. Ion 452 (lyr.); αἱ δἰ ὠδίνων γοναί Id. Ph. 355: also in sg., Pi. O. 6.43, N. 1.36, S. OC 533 (lyr.); γυνὴ φεύγει πικρὰν ὠδῖνα παίδων Id. Fr. 932.

2. in sg. also, that which is born amid throes, child, παῖδα, φιλτάτην ἐμοὶ ὠδῖνα A. Ag. 1418, cf. Pi. O. 6.31, E. Ion 45; θαλλὸν ἱερὸν ἐλαίας, Λατοῦς ὠδῖνα (fort. ὠδῖνι) φίλαν Id. IT 1102 (lyr.); ἄπτερον ὠδῖνα τέκνων, of young birds, Id. HF 1040: pl., children, AP 7.549 (Leon. Alex.); ὀρταλίχων ἁπαλὴ ὠδίς, of eggs, Nic. Al. 165; τοῦ ᾠοῦ ἐν ὠδῖνι ὄντος Arist. HA 560b22; ὠ. Θαλάσσας, of Aphrodite, AP 9.386; ὠδὶς μελίσσης, of honey, Nonn. D. 5.228, al.

II metaph., travail, anguish, A. Ch. 211, Supp. 770 (both sg.): also in pl., of love, ἐμοὶ πικρὰς ὠδῖνας αὑτοῦ προσβαλὼν ἀποίχεται S. Tr. 42, cf. Pl. R. 574a, Phdr. 251e: freq. in LXX, Exodus 15:14, al., Matthew 24:8.

2. fruit of the mind's travail, τῆς ἐμῆς ὠ. Luc. Dem.Enc. 25; λόγων ὠδῖνες Him. Or. 18.3; ἐπέων Tryph. 117.

3. ὠδῖνες θανάτου, ᾅδου, the bonds of death, LXX 2 Kings 22:6, Psalms 17:5-6(18).5, 6 (due to confusion of Heb. [hudot ]çbel 'pang' with [hudot ]èbel 'cord'), cf. Acts 2:24.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὠδίν

(late form of ὠδίς ), -ῖνος , ,

[in LXX for חֵבֶל H2256 (and wrongly for חֶבֶל H2256, cf. Ac, l.c.), H2427, etc.;]

a birth pang, travail pain: 1 Thessalonians 5:3; metaph., of extreme suffering, Matthew 24:8, Mark 13:8; ὠδῖνες θανάτου (Psalms 18:4 H4194 H2256), Acts 2:24.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ωδιν ωδίν ὠδὶν ωδινας ωδίνας ὠδῖνας ωδίνες ωδίνι ωδινων ωδίνων ὠδίνων odin odìn ōdin ōdìn odinas odînas ōdinas ōdînas odinon odínon ōdinōn ōdínōn
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