Strong's Greek: 118. ἀθλέω (athleó) -- to contend, wrestle
118. athleó
Strong's Concordance
athleó: to contend, wrestle
Original Word: ἀθλέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: athleó
Phonetic Spelling: (ath-leh'-o)
Short Definition: I compete
Definition: I engage, compete, in an (athletic) contest.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from athlos (a contest, struggle)
to contend, wrestle
NASB Translation
competes (1), competes as an athlete (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 118: ἀθλέω

ἀθλέω, (ῶ; (1 aorist subjunctive 3 person singular ἀθλήσῃ); (ἆθλος, a contest); to engage in a contest, contend in public games (e. g. Olympian, Pythian, Isthmian), with the poniard(?), gauntlet, quoit, in wrestling, running, or any other way: 2 Timothy 2:5; (often in classic authors who also use the form ἀθλεύω). (Compare: συναθλέω).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From athlos (a contest in the public lists); to contend in the competitive games -- strive.

Forms and Transliterations
αθλη αθλή ἀθλῇ αθληση αθλήση ἀθλήσῃ athle athlē athlêi athlē̂i athlese athlēsē athlḗsei athlḗsēi
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 118
2 Occurrences

ἀθλῇ — 1 Occ.
ἀθλήσῃ — 1 Occ.

2 Timothy 2:5 V-PSA-3S
GRK: δὲ καὶ ἀθλῇ τις οὐ
NAS: anyone competes as an athlete,
KJV: also strive for masteries, [yet] is he
INT: moreover also content [in the games] anyone not

2 Timothy 2:5 V-ASA-3S
GRK: μὴ νομίμως ἀθλήσῃ
NAS: competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize
KJV: crowned, except he strive lawfully.
INT: not lawfully he shall have contended

2 Occurrences

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