Nesteia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3521  
Original WordWord Origin
nesteiafrom (3522)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Nesteia4:924,632
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
nace-ti'-ah   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. a fasting, fast
    1. a voluntary, as a religious exercise
      1. of private fasting
      2. the public fast as prescribed by the Mosaic Law and kept yearly on the great day of atonement, the tenth of the month of Tisri (the month Tisri comprises a part of our September and October); the fast accordingly, occurred in the autumn when navigation was usually dangerous on account of storms
    2. a fasting caused by want or poverty
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
fast 1, fasting 2, fastings 1, hunger 1, without food 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke1
Acts2
2 Corinthians2


Total6
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Nesteia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.