926. barus
Strong's Concordance
barus: heavy
Original Word: βαρύς, εῖα, ύ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: barus
Phonetic Spelling: (bar-ooce')
Short Definition: heavy, weighty, burdensome
Definition: heavy, weighty, burdensome, lit. and met; violent, oppressive.
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Cognate: 926 barýs – (an adjective, also used substantively) – properly, heavy (weighty); (figuratively) what is grievous (burdensome), pressing down on a person with oppressive force. Such a grievous burden makes a person unable to function (enjoy free movement). See 922 (baros).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
heavy
NASB Translation
burdensome (1), heavy (1), savage (1), serious (1), weightier provisions (1), weighty (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 926: βαρύς

βαρύς, βαρεῖα, βαρύ, heavy;

1. properly, i. e. heavy in weight: φορτίον, Matthew 23:4 (in 11:30 we have the opposite, ἐλαφρόν).

2. metaphorically,

a. burdensome: ἐντολή, the keeping of which is grievous, 1 John 5:3.

b. severe, stern: ἐπιστολή, 2 Corinthians 10:10 (others, imposing, impressive, cf. Wetstein at the passage).

c. weighty, i. e. of great moment: τά βαρύτερα τοῦ νόμου the weightier precepts of the law, Matthew 23:23; αἰτιάματα (better αἰτιώματα (which see)), Acts 25:7.

d. violent, cruel, unsparing (A. V. grievous): λύκοι, Acts 20:29 (so also Homer, Iliad 1:89; Xenophon, Ages. 11, 12).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
grievous, heavy, burdensome

From the same as baros; weighty, i.e. (fig) burdensome, grave -- grievous, heavy, weightier.

see GREEK baros

Forms and Transliterations
βαρεα βαρέα βαρεί βαρεία βαρειαι βαρείαι βαρεῖαι βαρείαν βαρείας βαρεις βαρείς βαρεῖς βαρέος βαρύ βαρύν βαρύς βαρυτερα βαρυτέρα βαρύτερα βαρύτερος barea baréa bareiai bareîai bareis bareîs barutera barytera barýtera
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Strong's Greek 926
6 Occurrences


βαρέα — 2 Occ.
βαρεῖαι — 2 Occ.
βαρεῖς — 1 Occ.
βαρύτερα — 1 Occ.

Matthew 23:4 Adj-ANP
GRK: δὲ φορτία βαρέα καὶ δυσβάστακτα
NAS: They tie up heavy burdens and lay
KJV: For they bind heavy burdens and
INT: moreover burdens heavy and hard to bear

Matthew 23:23 Adj-ANP-C
GRK: ἀφήκατε τὰ βαρύτερα τοῦ νόμου
NAS: and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law:
KJV: have omitted the weightier [matters] of the law,
INT: you have neglected the weightier [matters] of the law

Acts 20:29 Adj-NMP
GRK: μου λύκοι βαρεῖς εἰς ὑμᾶς
NAS: my departure savage wolves
KJV: departing shall grievous wolves
INT: of me wolves grevious among you

Acts 25:7 Adj-ANP
GRK: πολλὰ καὶ βαρέα αἰτιώματα καταφέροντες
NAS: many and serious charges
KJV: many and grievous complaints
INT: many and weighty charges bringing

2 Corinthians 10:10 Adj-NFP
GRK: μέν φησίν βαρεῖαι καὶ ἰσχυραί
NAS: His letters are weighty and strong,
KJV: say they, [are] weighty and
INT: indeed they say [are] weighty and strong

1 John 5:3 Adj-NFP
GRK: ἐντολαὶ αὐτοῦ βαρεῖαι οὐκ εἰσίν
NAS: and His commandments are not burdensome.
KJV: are not grievous.
INT: commandments of him burdensome not are

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