Longanimity


Greek: μακροθυμια [makrothumia] (Noun feminine). Longanimity, long-suffering, patience.

μακροθυμια [makrothumia] appears 14 times in the NT:


(1) Romans 2: 4
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance? - της μακροθυμιας [tês makrothumias] Gen. sing.

(2) Romans 9: 22
[What] if God, willing to shew [his] wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction: - μακροθυμια [makrothumia] Dat. sing. ("with... longsuffering" - εν... μακροθυμια [en... makrothumia] Lit: "in... longanimity").

(3) 2 Corinthians 6: 6
By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, - μακροθυμια [makrothumia] Dat. sing. ("by longsuffering" - εν μακροθυμια [en makrothumia] Lit: "in longanimity").

(4) Galatians 5: 22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, - μακροθυμια [makrothumia] Nom. sing.

(5) Ephesians 4: 2
With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; - μακροθυμιας [makrothumias] Gen. sing. ("with longsuffering" - μετα μακροθυμιας [meta makrothumias]).

(6) Colossians 1: 11
Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; - μακροθυμιαν [makrothumian] Accus. sing.

(7) Colossians 3: 12
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; - μακροθυμιαν [makrothumian] Accus. sing.

(8) 1 Timothy 1: 16
Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. - την μακροθυμιαν [tên makrothumian] Accus. sing.

(9) 2 Timothy 3: 10
But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, - τη μακροθυμια [tê makrothumia] Dat sing.

(10) 2 Timothy 4: 2
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. - μακροθυμια [makrothumia] Dat. sing. ("with... longsuffering" - εν... μακροθυμια [en... makrothumia] Lit: "in... longanimity").

(11) Hebrews 6: 12
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises. - μακροθυμιας [makrothumias] Gen. sing. ("through... patience " - δια... μακροθυμιας [dia... makrothumias]).

(12) James 5: 10
Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. - της μακροθυμιας [tês makrothumias] Gen. sing.

(13) 1 Peter 3: 20
Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. - η μακροθυμια [hê makrothumia] Nom. sing.

(14) 2 Peter 3: 15
And account [that] the longsuffering of our Lord [is] salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; - την μακροθυμιαν [tên makrothumian] Accus. sing.

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