splagchnizomai: to be moved in the inward parts, i.e. to feel compassionOriginal Word: σπλαγχνίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (splangkh-nid'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I have pity on
Definition: I feel compassion, have pity on, am moved.
Cognate: 4697 splagxnízomai – "from splanxna, 'the inward parts,' especially the nobler entrails – the heart, lungs, liver, and kidneys. These gradually came to denote the seat of the affections" (WS, 111). See 4698 (splangxnon).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to be moved in the inward parts, i.e. to feel compassion
feel compassion (2), felt compassion (7), moved with compassion (2), take pity (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4697: σπλαγχνίζομαι
σπλαγχνίζομαι; 1 aorist ἐσπλαγχνίσθην (cf. Buttmann, 52 (45)); (σπλάγχνον, which see); properly, to be moved as to one's bowels, hence, to be moved with compassion, have compassion (for the bowels were thought to be the seat of love and pity): absolutely, Luke 10:33; Luke 15:20; σπλαγχνισθείς with a finite verb, Matthew 20:34; Mark 1:41; τίνος, to pity one (cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 10 a.; (Buttmann, § 132, 15; but others regard σπλαγχνισθείς in the following example as used absolutely and the genitive as depending on κύριος)), Matthew 18:27; ἐπί with the dative of the person, Matthew 14:14 G L T Tr WH; Mark 6:34 (R G); Luke 7:13 (where Tdf. ἐπί with the accusative); ἐπί τινα, Matthew 14:14 Rec.;
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancehave compassion.
Middle voice from splagchnon; to have the bowels yearn, i.e. (figuratively) feel sympathy, to pity -- have (be moved with) compassion.
see GREEK splagchnon
Forms and Transliterationsεσπλαγχνισθη εσπλαγχνίσθη ἐσπλαγχνίσθη Σπλαγχνιζομαι Σπλαγχνίζομαι σπλαγχνισθεις σπλαγχνισθείς σπλαγχνισθεὶς esplanchnisthe esplanchnisthē esplanchnísthe esplanchnísthē splanchnistheis splanchnistheìs Splanchnizomai Splanchnízomai
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4697
ἐσπλαγχνίσθη — 6 Occ.
σπλαγχνισθεὶς — 4 Occ.
Σπλαγχνίζομαι — 2 Occ.
Matthew 9:36 V-AIP-3S
GRK: τοὺς ὄχλους ἐσπλαγχνίσθη περὶ αὐτῶν
NAS: the people, He felt compassion for them, because
KJV: the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on
INT: the crowds he was moved with compassion for them
Matthew 14:14 V-AIP-3S
Matthew 15:32 V-PIM/P-1S
Mark 1:41 V-APP-NMS
Mark 6:34 V-AIP-3S
Luke 15:20 V-AIP-3S