The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3521 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
nhsteivafrom (3522)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
nace-ti'-ah Noun Feminine
  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
King James Word Usage - Total: 8
fasting 7, feast 1
KJV Verse Count
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians2

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 KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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