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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #119 - ἄθλησις

Transliteration
áthlēsis
Phonetics
ath'-lay-sis  
Word Origin
from (118)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:167,25
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to contest, to combat, to strive, struggle, hard trial
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄθλησις, (εως, , contest, combat, (frequently from Polybius down); figuratively, ἄθλησις παθημάτων a struggle with sufferings, trials, Hebrews 10:32; (of martyrdom, Ignatius mart. 4; Clement, mart. 25).

STRONGS NT 119a: ἀθροίζω ἀθροίζω: perfect passive participle ἠθροισμένος; (from ἀθρόος, equivalent to θρόος (a noisy crowd, noise), with a copulative (see A, a, 2)); to collect together, assemble; passive to be assembled, to convene: Luke 24:33 L T Tr WH. ((Sophocles) Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, Photius, others; O. T. Apocrypha; sometimes in the Sept. for קָבַץ.) (Compare: ἐπαθροίζω, συναθροίζω).

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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.
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List of Word Forms
αθλησιν άθλησιν ἄθλησιν αθροίσατε άθροισον αθροίσω ήθροισεν ηθροίσθησαν athlesin athlēsin áthlesin áthlēsin
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