2337. thélazó
Strong's Concordance
thélazó: to suckle
Original Word: θηλάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: thélazó
Phonetic Spelling: (thay-lad'-zo)
Definition: to suckle
Usage: (a) I give suck, (b) I suck.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2337 thēlázō – to nurse (suck milk). See 2338 (thēlys).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from thélé (a nipple)
Definition
to suckle
NASB Translation
nursed (1), nursing babies (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2337: θηλάζω

θηλάζω; 1 aorist ἐθήλασα; (θηλή a breast (cf. Peile, Etym., p. 124f));

1. transitive, to give the breast, give suck, to suckle: Matthew 24:19; Mark 13:17; Luke 21:23 (Lysias, Aristotle, others; the Sept. for הֵינִיק); μαστοί ἐθήλασαν, Luke 23:29 R G.

2. intransitive, to suck: Matthew 21:16 (Aristotle, Plato, Lucian, others; the Sept. for יָנַק); μαστούς, Luke 11:27; Job 3:12; Song of Solomon 8:1; Joel 2:16; Theocritus, 3:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to suckle, suck.

From thele (the nipple); to suckle, (by implication) to suck -- (give) suck(-ling).

Forms and Transliterations
εθήλαζεν εθήλασα εθήλασαν εθηλασας εθήλασας ἐθήλασας εθήλασε θηλάζει θηλάζοντα θηλάζοντος θηλαζοντων θηλαζόντων θηλαζουσαις θηλαζούσαις θηλαζούσας θηλάζων θηλάσαι θηλάσει θηλάσειεν θηλάσεις θηλάσητε θήλασόν θηλυκού θηλυμανείς ethelasas ethēlasas ethḗlasas thelazonton thelazónton thēlazontōn thēlazóntōn thelazousais thelazoúsais thēlazousais thēlazoúsais
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 21:16 V-PPA-GMP
GRK: νηπίων καὶ θηλαζόντων κατηρτίσω αἶνον
NAS: OF INFANTS AND NURSING BABIES YOU HAVE PREPARED
KJV: and sucklings thou hast perfected
INT: of little children and infants you have ordained praise

Matthew 24:19 V-PPA-DFP
GRK: καὶ ταῖς θηλαζούσαις ἐν ἐκείναις
NAS: and to those who are nursing babies in those
KJV: and to them that give suck in
INT: and to those that nurse infants in those

Mark 13:17 V-PPA-DFP
GRK: καὶ ταῖς θηλαζούσαις ἐν ἐκείναις
NAS: and to those who are nursing babies in those
KJV: and to them that give suck in
INT: and to those that nurse infants in those

Luke 11:27 V-AIA-2S
GRK: μαστοὶ οὓς ἐθήλασας
NAS: at which You nursed.
KJV: the paps which thou hast sucked.
INT: [the] breasts at which you nursed

Luke 21:23 V-PPA-DFP
GRK: καὶ ταῖς θηλαζούσαις ἐν ἐκείναις
NAS: and to those who are nursing babies in those
KJV: and to them that give suck, in
INT: and to those nursing in those

Strong's Greek 2337
5 Occurrences


ἐθήλασας — 1 Occ.
θηλαζόντων — 1 Occ.
θηλαζούσαις — 3 Occ.











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