3308. merimna
Strong's Concordance
merimna: care, anxiety
Original Word: μέριμνα, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: merimna
Phonetic Spelling: (mer'-im-nah)
Short Definition: care, worry, anxiety
Definition: care, worry, anxiety.
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Cognate: 3308 mérimna (see 3307 /merízō, "divide") – properly, a part, separated from the whole; (figuratively) worry (anxiety), dividing and fracturing a person's being into parts. See 3309 (merimnaō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Definition
care, anxiety
NASB Translation
anxiety (1), concern (1), worries (3), worry (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3308: μέριμνα

μέριμνα, μεριμνᾷς, (from μερίζω, μερίζομαι, to be drawn in different directions, cf. (English 'distraction' and 'curae quae meum animum divorse trahunt) Terence, Andr. 1, 5, 25; Vergil Aen. 4, 285f; (but according to others derived from a root meaning to be thoughtful, and akin to μάρτυς, memor, etc.; cf. Vanicek, p. 1201; Curtius, § 466; Fick 4:283; see μάρτυς)), care, anxiety: 1 Peter 5:7 (from Psalm 54:23 ()); Luke 8:14; Luke 21:34; with the genitive of the object, care to be taken of, care for a thing, 2 Corinthians 11:28; τοῦ αἰῶνος (τούτου), anxiety about things pertaining to this earthly life, Matthew 13:22; Mark 4:19. ((Homer h. Merc.), Hesiod, Pindar, others)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
care.

From merizo (through the idea of distraction); solicitude -- care.

see GREEK merizo

Forms and Transliterations
μεριμνα μέριμνα μεριμναι μέριμναι μεριμναις μερίμναις μεριμναν μέριμναν μέριμνάν μερίμνης μεριμνων μεριμνών μεριμνῶν merimna mérimna merimnai mérimnai merimnais merímnais merimnan mérimnan merimnon merimnôn merimnōn merimnō̂n
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6 Occurrences


μέριμνα — 2 Occ.
μέριμναι — 1 Occ.
μερίμναις — 1 Occ.
μέριμναν — 1 Occ.
μεριμνῶν — 1 Occ.

Matthew 13:22 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ μέριμνα τοῦ αἰῶνος
NAS: the word, and the worry of the world
KJV: the word; and the care of this world,
INT: and the care the age

Mark 4:19 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ μέριμναι τοῦ αἰῶνος
NAS: but the worries of the world,
KJV: And the cares of this world,
INT: and the cares the of this life

Luke 8:14 N-GFP
GRK: καὶ ὑπὸ μεριμνῶν καὶ πλούτου
NAS: they are choked with worries and riches
KJV: are choked with cares and riches
INT: and under cares and riches

Luke 21:34 N-DFP
GRK: μέθῃ καὶ μερίμναις βιωτικαῖς καὶ
NAS: and drunkenness and the worries of life,
KJV: and cares of this life,
INT: drunkenness and cares of life and

2 Corinthians 11:28 N-NFS
GRK: ἡμέραν ἡ μέριμνα πασῶν τῶν
NAS: pressure on me [of] concern for all
KJV: daily, the care of all the churches.
INT: day the care concering all the

1 Peter 5:7 N-AFS
GRK: πᾶσαν τὴν μέριμναν ὑμῶν ἐπιρίψαντες
NAS: all your anxiety on Him, because
KJV: all your care upon him;
INT: all the anxiety of you having cast

6 Occurrences

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