3523. néstis
Strong's Concordance
néstis: not eating
Original Word: νῆστις, ιος, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: néstis
Phonetic Spelling: (nace'-tis)
Short Definition: fasting, without food
Definition: fasting, not eating.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from né- (implying negation) and the same as esthió
Definition
not eating
NASB Translation
hungry (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3523: νῆστις

νῆστις, accusative plural νήστεις and (so Tdf. (cf. Proleg., p. 1183) νῆστις (see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 326; Fritzsche, Commentary on Mark, p. 796f; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 157b); Buttmann, 26 (23)), , (from νή and ἐσθίω, see νήπιος), fasting, not having eaten: Matthew 15:32; Mark 8:3. (Homer, Aeschylus, Hippocrates (), Aristophanes, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fasting.

From the inseparable negative particle ne- (not) and esthio; not eating, i.e. Abstinent from food (religiously) -- fasting.

see GREEK esthio

Forms and Transliterations
νηστεις νήστεις νηστόν nesteis nēsteis nḗsteis
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2 Occurrences


νήστεις — 2 Occ.

Matthew 15:32 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀπολῦσαι αὐτοὺς νήστεις οὐ θέλω
NAS: to send them away hungry, for they might faint
KJV: them away fasting, lest they faint
INT: to send away them hungry not I am willing

Mark 8:3 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀπολύσω αὐτοὺς νήστεις εἰς οἶκον
NAS: I send them away hungry to their homes,
KJV: them away fasting to their own
INT: I shall send away them hungry to homes

2 Occurrences

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