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Sarx

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4561  
Original WordWord Origin
sarxprobably from the base of (4563)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sarx7:98,1000
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
sarx   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. flesh (the soft substance of the living body, which covers the bones and is permeated with blood) of both man and beasts
  2. the body
    1. the body of a man
    2. used of natural or physical origin, generation or relationship
      1. born of natural generation
    3. the sensuous nature of man, "the animal nature"
      1. without any suggestion of depravity
      2. the animal nature with cravings which incite to sin
      3. the physical nature of man as subject to suffering
  3. a living creature (because possessed of a body of flesh) whether man or beast
  4. the flesh, denotes mere human nature, the earthly nature of man apart from divine influence, and therefore prone to sin and opposed to God
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 147
bodily 1, bodily condition 1, body 2, earth 1, earthly 1, fellow countrymen 1, flesh 129, fleshly 4, life 3, man 1, mankind 1, nation 1, personally 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark3
Luke2
John12
Acts3
Romans22
1 Corinthians8
2 Corinthians9
Galatians16
Ephesians7
Philippians4
Colossians9
1 Timothy1
Philemon1
Hebrews6
James1
1 Peter6
2 Peter2
1 John2
2 John1
Jude3
Revelation3


Total126
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 Sarx". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.