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Entry for Strong's #120 - ἀθυμέω

Word Origin
from a compound of (1) (as a negative particle) and (2372)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to be disheartened, dispirited, broken in spirit
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 34 ‑ אֶבְיוֹן (eb‑yone');  2734 ‑ חָרָה (khaw‑raw');  3707 ‑ כָּעַס (kaw‑as');  7268 ‑ רַגָּז (rag‑gawz');  7481 ‑ רָעַם (raw‑am');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Colossians 1
Colossians 1
Colossians 1
V-PAS-3P 1
V-PAS-3P 1
V-PAS-3P 1
V-PAS-3P 1
V-PAS-3P 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


to be disheartened, despond, ἐς νόσον πεσὼν ἀθυμεῖς A. Pr. 474; οἴμ' ὡς ἀθυμῶ S. Aj. 587; ἀ τινι. at or for a thing, Id. El. 769, etc.; ἐπί τινι Isoc. 4.3; εἴς τι Pl. Sph. 264b; πρὸς τὴν παροῦσαν ὄψιν Th. 2.88; τὴν τελευτήν Id. 5.91; τοῦτο, ὡς.. X. Oec. 8.21; ἕνεκά τινος Id. An. 5.4.19: to be sore afraid lest, ἀθυμῶ δ' εἰ φανήσομαι S. Tr. 666; δεινῶς ἀθυμῶ μὴ βλέπων ὁ μάντις ᾖ Id. OT 747.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀθυμέω, (ῶ; common among the Greeks from (Aeschylus) Thucydides down; to be ἄθυμος (θυμός, spirit, courage), to be disheartened, dispirited, broken in spirit: Colossians 3:21. (the Sept. 1 Samuel 1:6f, etc.; Judith 7:22; 1 Macc. 4:27).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀθυμέω , -

( -θυμος , without heart),

[in LXX for H2734, etc.;]

to be disheartened: Colossians 3:21.†

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

P Amh II. 37.7, cf. .10 (B.C. 196 or 172) μὴ ἀθύμει. P Giss I. 79iii. 11 (ii/A.D.) οὗ σ ̣[άρι ]ν ̣ οὐδ [εὶ ]ς ἀθυμεῖ πωλεῖν κτῆμα. The substantive is found P Par 22.14 f. (ii/B.C.) τῷ δὲ μὴ ἡμᾶς εἶναι σὺν αὐτῷ ὑπὸ τῆς ἀθυμίας μετήλλαχεν τὸν βίον. The adverb ἀθύμως occurs in Syll 226.109 (iii/B.C.) πολλῶν ἐχόντων ἀ. καὶ παρεσκεασμένων ἐγλείπειν τὴν πόλιν.


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
αθυμήσασι αθυμία αθυμίας αθυμούσαν αθυμωσιν αθυμώσιν ἀθυμῶσιν άθυτόν ηθύμει ηθύμησε μὴ athumosin athumōsin athymosin athymôsin athymōsin athymō̂sin me mē
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