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Entry for Strong's #1372 - διψάω

Transliteration
dipsáō
Phonetics
dip-sah'-o  
Word Origin
from a variation of (1373)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:226,177
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to suffer thirst, suffer from thirst
    1. figuratively, those who are said to thirst who painfully feel their want of, and eagerly long for, those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, strengthened
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2721 ‑ חֹרֶב (kho'‑reb);  3452 ‑ יְשִׁימוֹן (yesh‑ee‑mone');  5888 ‑ עִיף (aw‑yafe');  6160 ‑ עֲרָבָה (ar‑aw‑baw');  6723 ‑ צִיָּה (tsee‑yaw');  6770 ‑ צָמֵא (tsaw‑may');  8264 ‑ שָׁקַק (shaw‑kak');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (16) NAS (16) HCS (16)
Matthew 5
John 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 5
John 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 5
John 6
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-1S 2
V-AAS-3S 2
V-FAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3S 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAP-ASM 2
V-PAP-DSM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1S 1
V-PAS-3S 2
V-AAI-1S 2
V-FAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3S 3
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAP-ASM 2
V-PAP-DSM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1S 1
V-PAS-3S 2
V-AAI-1S 2
V-AAS-3S 2
V-FAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3S 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAP-ASM 2
V-PAP-DSM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1S 1
V-PAS-3S 2
NA WH
V-PAI-1S 1
V-AAI-1S 2
V-FAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3S 3
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAI-1S 1
V-PAP-ASM 2
V-PAP-DSM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 1
V-PAS-1S 1
V-PAS-3S 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διψ-άω,

1. late διψ-ώω Tryph. 548, AP 11.57 (Agath.): Ion. διψ-έω Archil. 68; part. διψεῦσα AP 6.21; contr. 3 sg. διψῇ Pi. N. 3.6, Pl. Phlb. 35b; inf. διψῆν Hdt. 2.24, S. Fr. 735, Ar. Nu. 441, etc.: impf. 3 sg. ἐδίψη Hp. Epid. 3.1. β,γ (διψᾷς, -, -ᾶν only in later writers, APl. 4.137 (Phil.), Pl. Ax. 366a, LXX Isaiah 29:8, Gal. 5.837): fut. -ήσω X. Mem. 2.1.17: aor. ἐδίψησα Pl. R. 562c: pf. δεδίψηκα Hp. Cord. 2, Plu. Pomp. 73: Med. (v. infr.): thirst, στεῦτο δὲ διψάων [ ] Od. 11.584, etc.; of the ground, to be thirsty, parched, Hdt. 2.24; δ. ὑπὸ καύματος Alc. 39.2; of trees, Thphr. CP 3.22.5: Med., διψώμεθα Hermipp. 25.

2. metaph., δ. τινός thirst after a thing, Pi. N. 3.6; ἐλευθερίας Pl. R. 562c: later c. acc., δ. Χῖον Teles p.8 H.; φόνον APl. 4.137 (Phil.); δικαιοσύνην Matthew 5:6; αἷμα J. BJ 1.32.2; also δ. πρὸς τὸν θεόν LXX Psalms 41:2(42).2: c. dat., ὕδατι ib. Exodus 17:3 : c. inf., διψῶ χαρίζεσθαι ὑμῖν X. Cyr. 5.1.1; ἀκρατῶς ἐδίψη οἴνου πίνειν Ael. VH 2.41, etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

διψάω, διψῶ, subjunctive present 3 person singular δίψα (John 7:37 Romans 12:20; often so from the Maced. age on for the Attic δίψῃ, cf. Winers Grammar, § 13, 3 b.; (Buttmann, 44 (38)); Lob. ad Phryn., p. 61); future διψήσω; 1 aorist ἐδίψησα; (δίψα, thirst); (from Homer down); to thirst;

1. absolutely, to suffer thirst; suffer from thirst: properly, Matthew 25:35, 37, 42, 44; John 4:15; John 19:28; Romans 12:20; 1 Corinthians 4:11; figuratively, those are said to thirst who painfully feel their want of, and eagerly long for, those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, strengthened: John 4:13; John 6:35; John 7:37; Revelation 7:16; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:17; (Sir. 24:21 (); ).

2. with an accusative of the thing desired: τήν δικαιοσύνην, Matthew 5:6, (Psalm 62:2 () in the better Greek writings with the genitive; cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 10 b.; (Buttmann, 147 (129)); ἐλευθερίας, Plato, rep. 8, p. 562 c.; τιμῆς, Plutarch, Cat. maj. 11; others; cf. Winer's Grammar, 17).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

διψάω ,-

(< δίψα , thirst),

[in LXX chiefly for H6770;]

to thirst: absol., Matthew 25:35; Matthew 25:37; Matthew 25:42; Matthew 25:44, John 4:13; John 4:15; John 19:28, Romans 12:20 (LXX), 1 Corinthians 4:11; fig., John 4:14; John 6:35; John 7:37, Revelation 7:16; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:17; c. acc (= cl. c. gen.), τ . δικαιοσύνην , Matthew 5:6.†


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

The verb is found in no. 3 of the first discovered collection of Λόγια Ἰησοῦ, P Oxy I. p. 3,—λέγει Ἰ (ησοῦ)ς Ἔ [σ ]την ἐν μέσω ̣ τοῦ κόσμου καὶ ἐν σάρκει ὤφθην αὐτοῖς καὶ εὗρον πάντας μεθύοντας καὶ οὐδένα εὗρον δειψῶντα ἐν αὐτοῖς κτλ. See also the late metrical epitaph from Rome, Cagnat I. 317.11 (= IGSI 1890) ψυχῇ διψώσῃ ψυχρὸν ὕδωρ μετάδες (l. -δος).

 

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List of Word Forms
διψα διψά διψᾷ διψησει διψήσει διψήσεις διψήσετε διψήση διψησουσιν διψήσουσιν διψήσωσι διψω διψώ διψῶ διψωμεν διψώμεν διψῶμεν διψων διψών διψῶν διψωντα διψώντα διψῶντα διψώντας διψωντες διψώντες διψῶντες διψωντι διψώντι διψῶντι διψώντων διψώσα διψώσαν διψώσας διψώση εδιψησα εδίψησα ἐδίψησα εδίψησε εδίψησέ εδίψησεν dipsa dipsā̂i dipsesei dipsēsei dipsḗsei dipsesousin dipsēsousin dipsḗsousin dipso dipsô dipsō dipsō̂ dipsomen dipsômen dipsōmen dipsō̂men dipson dipsôn dipsōn dipsō̂n dipsonta dipsônta dipsōnta dipsō̂nta dipsontes dipsôntes dipsōntes dipsō̂ntes dipsonti dipsônti dipsōnti dipsō̂nti edipsesa edipsēsa edípsesa edípsēsa
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