3163. maché
Strong's Concordance
maché: a fight
Original Word: μάχη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: maché
Phonetic Spelling: (makh'-ay)
Definition: a fight
Usage: (earlier: a battle, conflict, hence) in the sphere of words, etc: strife, contention, quarrel.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from machomai
a fight
NASB Translation
conflicts (2), disputes (1), quarrels (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3163: μάχη

μάχη, μάχης, (μάχομαι; from Homer down), the Sept. several times for רִיב, מָדון, etc.; a flight, combat;

1. of those in arms, a battle.

2. of persons at variance disputants, etc., strife, contention; a quarrel: 2 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Timothy 2:23; James 4:1; μάχαι νομικαι, contentions about the law, Titus 3:9.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fighting, strive, striving.

From machomai; a battle, i.e. (figuratively) controversy -- fighting, strive, striving.

see GREEK machomai

Forms and Transliterations
μαχαι μάχαι μάχαις μαχας μάχας μάχη μαχήλ μάχην μάχης μαχηταί μαχηταίς μαχητάς μαχητήν μαχητής μαχήτης μαχητού μαχητών μάχιμοι μαχίμου μαχίμων machai máchai machas máchas
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 7:5 N-NFP
GRK: θλιβόμενοι ἔξωθεν μάχαι ἔσωθεν φόβοι
NAS: on every side: conflicts without,
KJV: without [were] fightings, within
INT: being oppressed on the outside contentions within fears

2 Timothy 2:23 N-AFP
GRK: ὅτι γεννῶσιν μάχας
NAS: knowing that they produce quarrels.
KJV: that they do gender strifes.
INT: that they breed quarrels

Titus 3:9 N-AFP
GRK: ἔρεις καὶ μάχας νομικὰς περιίστασο
NAS: and strife and disputes about the Law,
KJV: and strivings about the law;
INT: quarrels and contentions about [the] law stand aloof from

James 4:1 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ πόθεν μάχαι ἐν ὑμῖν
NAS: of quarrels and conflicts among
KJV: [come] wars and fightings among you?
INT: and from where fightings among you

Strong's Greek 3163
4 Occurrences

μάχαι — 2 Occ.
μάχας — 2 Occ.

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