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Entry for Strong's #4944 - συνωδίνω

Word Origin
from (4862) and (5605)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to feel the pains of travail with, be in travail together
  2. metaph. to undergo agony (like a woman in childbirth) along with
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (3) HCS (1)
Romans 1
Romans 1
Romans 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

συνωδίνω [],

to be in travail together, ς. κακοῖς share in the agony of woes, E. Hel. 727; οἱ συνωδίνοντες ὄρνιθες Arist. EE 1240a36; οἱ ἄρρενες ταῖς θηλείαις ς. Ael. NA 3.45: Pass., στεροπῇσι συνωδίνοντο κεραυνοί Nonn. D. 2.507.

Thayer's Expanded Definition


a. properly, to feel the pains of travail with, be in travail together: οἶδε ἐπί τῶν ζοωον τάς ὠδῖνας σύνοικος καί συνωδίνει γέ τά πολλά ὥσπερ καί ἀλεκτρυονες, Porphyry, de abstin. 3, 10; (cf. Aristotle, eth. Eud. 7, 6, p. 1240a, 36).

b. metaphorically, to undergo agony (like a woman in childbirth) along with: Romans 8:22 (where σύν refers to the several parts of which κτίσις consists, cf. Meyer at the passage); κακοῖς, Euripides, Hel. 727.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* συν -ωδίνω ,

to be in travail together (Arist.): metapb. (Eur.), Romans 8:22.†

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

With this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Timothy 5:10) = ";bring up children,"; cf. Epict. i. 23. 3 διὰ τί ἀποσυμβουλεύεις τῷ σοφῷ τεκνοτροφεῖν;


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
συνωδινει συνωδίνει sunodinei sunōdinei synodinei synodínei synōdinei synōdínei
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