Infirmity


Greek: ασθενεια [astheneia] (Noun feminine). Feebleness. Disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.

ασθενεια [astheneia] appears 24 times in the NT:


(1) Matthew 8: 17
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare [our] sicknesses. - τας ασθενειας [tas astheneias] Accus. pl. ("our infirmities" - τας ασθενειας ημων [tas astheneias hêmôn] Lit: "the infirmities of us").

(2) Luke 5: 15
But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by him of their infirmities. - των ασθενειων [tôn astheneiôn] Gen. pl. ("of their infirmities" - απο των ασθενειων αυτων [apo tôn astheneiôn autôn]).

(3) Luke 8: 2
And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils, - ασθενειων [astheneiôn] Gen. pl ("of... infirmities" - απο... ασθενειων [apo... astheneiôn]).

(4) Luke 13: 11
And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up [herself]. - ασθενειας [astheneias] Gen. sing.

(5) Luke 13: 12
And when Jesus saw her, he called [her to him], and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. - της ασθενειας [tês astheneias] Gen. sing. ("from thine infirmity" - της ασθενειας σου [tês astheneias sou] Lit: "of the infirmity of you").

(6) John 5: 5
And a certain man was there, which had an infirmity thirty and eight years. - τη ασθενεια [tê astheneia] Dat. sing. ("which had an infirmity" - εχων εν τη ασθενεια [echôn en tê astheneia] Lit: "having in the infirmity").

(7) John 11: 4
When Jesus heard [that], he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. - η ασθενεια [hê astheneia] Nom. sing.

(8) Acts 28: 9
So when this was done, others also, which had diseases in the island, came, and were healed: - ασθενειας [astheneias] Accus. pl.

(9) Romans 6: 19
I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness. - την ασθενειαν [tên astheneian] Accus. sing. ("because of the infirmity" - δια την ασθενειαν [dia tên astheneian]).

(10) Romans 8: 26
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. - ταις ασθενειαις [tais astheneiais] Dat. pl. ("our infirmities" - ταις ασθενειαις ημων [tais astheneiais hêmôn] Lit: "to the infirmities of us"). / Variant: τη ασθενεια [tê astheneia] Dat. sing.

(11) 1 Corinthians 2: 3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling. - ασθενεια [astheneia] Dat. sing. ("in weakness" - εν ασθενεια [en astheneia]).

(12) 1 Corinthians 15: 43
It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power: - ασθενεια [astheneia] Dat. sing. ("in weakness" - εν ασθενεια [en astheneia]).

(13) 2 Corinthians 11: 30
If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern mine infirmities. - της ασθενειας [tês astheneias] Gen. sing. ("of the things which concern mine infirmities" - τα της ασθενειας μου [ta tês astheneias mou] Lit: "the things of the infirmity of me".

(14) 2 Corinthians 12: 5
Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities. - ταις ασθενειαις [tais astheneiais] Dat. pl. ("in mine infirmities" - εν ταις ασθενειαις μου [en tais astheneiais mou] Lit: in the infirmities of me").

(15, 16) 2 Corinthians 12: 9
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness¹. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities², that the power of Christ may rest upon me. - ¹ασθενεια [astheneia] Dat. sing. ("in weakness" - εν ασθενεια [en astheneia]). / ²ταις ασθενειαις [tais astheneiais] Dat. pl. ("in my infirmities" - εν ταις ασθενειαις μου [en tais astheneiais mou] Lit: in the infirmities of me).

(17) 2 Corinthians 12: 10
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong. - ασθενειαις [astheneiais] Dat. pl. ("in infirmities" - εν ασθενειαις [en astheneiais]).

(18) 2 Corinthians 13: 4
For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you. - ασθενειας [astheneias] Gen. sing. ("through weakness" - εξ ασθενειας [ex astheneias]).

(19) Galatians 4: 13
Ye know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first. - ασθενειαν [astheneian] Accus. sing. ("through infirmity " - δι ασθενειαν [di astheneian] Lit: "because of infirmity").

(20) 1 Timothy 5: 23
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities. - τας ασθενειας [tas astheneias] Accus. pl. ("thine often infirmities" - τας πυκνας σου ασθενειας [tas puknas sou astheneias] Lit: "the frequent of you infirmities").

(21) Hebrews 4: 15
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as [we are, yet] without sin. - ταις ασθενειαις [tais astheneiais] Dat. pl. ("of our infirmities" - ταις ασθενειαις ημων [tais astheneiais hêmôn] Lit: "to the infirmities of us").

(22) Hebrews 5: 2
Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity. - ασθενειαν [astheneian] Accus. sing.

(23) Hebrews 7: 28
For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was since the law, [maketh] the Son, who is consecrated for evermore. - ασθενειαν [astheneian] Accus. sing.

(24) Hebrews 11: 34
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens. - ασθενειας [astheneias] Gen. sing. ("out of weakness" - απο ασθενειας [apo astheneias] Lit: "from infirmity").

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