3042. limos
Strong's Concordance
limos: hunger, famine
Original Word: λιμός, οῦ, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: limos
Phonetic Spelling: (lee-mos')
Definition: hunger, famine
Usage: a famine, hunger.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
hunger, famine
NASB Translation
famine (7), famines (3), hunger (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3042: λιμός

λιμός, λιμοῦ, (and in Doric and later writings; so L T Tr WH in Luke 15:14; Acts 11:28; so, too, in Isaiah 8:21; 1 Kings 18:2; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 188; (Liddell and Scott, under the word at the beginning; WHs Appendix, p. 157a); Buttmann, 12 (11); Winers Grammar, 63 (62) (cf. 36), and 526 (490)); the Sept. very often for רָעָב; hunger: Luke 15:17; Romans 8:35; ἐν λιμῷ καί δίψει, 2 Corinthians 11:21; Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 13; equivalent to scarcity of harvest, famine: Luke 4:25; Luke 15:14; Acts 7:11; Acts 11:28 (cf. Buttmann, 81 (71)); Revelation 6:8; Revelation 18:8; λιμοί, famines in divers lands, Mark 13:8; λιμοί καί λοιμοί, Matthew 24:7 (L T Tr text WH omit καί λοιμοί); Luke 21:11; Theophilus ad Autol. 2, 9; the two are joined in the singular in Hesiod, Works, 226; Herodotus 7, 171; Philo, vit. Moys. i. § 19; Plutarch, de Isa. et Osir. 47.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dearth, famine, hunger.

Probably from leipo (through the idea of destitution); a scarcity of food -- dearth, famine, hunger.

see GREEK leipo

Forms and Transliterations
λιμοι λιμοί λιμοὶ λιμον λιμόν λιμὸν λιμος λιμός λιμὸς λιμού λιμω λιμώ λιμῷ λίμω λιμώξουσιν λινά λινάς λινή λινήν λινοίς λινοκαλάμη λινούν λοιμοὶ limo limō limoi limoí limoì limôi limō̂i limon limòn limos limós limòs loimoi loimoì
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 24:7 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ ἔσονται λιμοὶ καὶ σεισμοὶ
NAS: places there will be famines and earthquakes.
KJV: there shall be famines, and
INT: and there will be famines and earthquakes

Mark 13:8 N-NMP
GRK: τόπους ἔσονται λιμοί ἀρχὴ ὠδίνων
NAS: places; there will [also] be famines. These things
KJV: there shall be famines and
INT: places there will be famines Beginnings of birth pains [are]

Luke 4:25 N-NMS
GRK: ὡς ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ
NAS: when a great famine came over
KJV: when great famine was throughout
INT: when there was a famine great upon

Luke 15:14 N-NMS
GRK: πάντα ἐγένετο λιμὸς ἰσχυρὰ κατὰ
NAS: a severe famine occurred
KJV: there arose a mighty famine in that
INT: all there arose a famine severe throughout

Luke 15:17 N-DMS
GRK: ἐγὼ δὲ λιμῷ ὧδε ἀπόλλυμαι
NAS: but I am dying here with hunger!
KJV: I perish with hunger!
INT: I however with hunger here am perishing

Luke 21:11 N-NMP
GRK: κατὰ τόπους λιμοὶ καὶ λοιμοὶ
NAS: plagues and famines; and there will be terrors
KJV: and famines, and
INT: in different places famines and pestilences

Acts 7:11 N-NMS
GRK: ἦλθεν δὲ λιμὸς ἐφ' ὅλην
NAS: Now a famine came over
KJV: Now there came a dearth over all
INT: came moreover a famine upon whole

Acts 11:28 N-AMS
GRK: τοῦ πνεύματος λιμὸν μεγάλην μέλλειν
NAS: be a great famine all
KJV: great dearth throughout
INT: the Spirit A famine great is about

Romans 8:35 N-NMS
GRK: διωγμὸς ἢ λιμὸς ἢ γυμνότης
NAS: persecution, or famine, or nakedness,
KJV: persecution, or famine, or nakedness,
INT: persecution or famine or nakedness

2 Corinthians 11:27 N-DMS
GRK: πολλάκις ἐν λιμῷ καὶ δίψει
NAS: sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst,
KJV: often, in hunger and thirst,
INT: often in hunger and thirst

Revelation 6:8 N-DMS
GRK: καὶ ἐν λιμῷ καὶ ἐν
NAS: with sword and with famine and with pestilence
KJV: and with hunger, and with
INT: and with famine and with

Revelation 18:8 N-NMS
GRK: πένθος καὶ λιμός καὶ ἐν
NAS: and mourning and famine, and she will be burned
KJV: and famine; and
INT: mourning and famine and with

Strong's Greek 3042
12 Occurrences

λιμῷ — 3 Occ.
λιμοὶ — 3 Occ.
λιμὸν — 1 Occ.
λιμὸς — 5 Occ.

Top of Page
Top of Page