néstis: not eatingOriginal Word: νῆστις, ιος, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (nace'-tis)
Short Definition: fasting, without food
Definition: fasting, not eating.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from né- (implying negation) and the same as esthió
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3523: νῆστις
νῆστις, accusative plural νήστεις and (so Tdf. (cf. Proleg., p. 1183) νῆστις (see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 326; Fritzsche, Commentary on Mark, p. 796f; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 157b); Buttmann, 26 (23)), ὁ, ἡ (from νή and ἐσθίω, see νήπιος), fasting, not having eaten: Matthew 15:32; Mark 8:3. (Homer, Aeschylus, Hippocrates (
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancefasting.
From the inseparable negative particle ne- (not) and esthio; not eating, i.e. Abstinent from food (religiously) -- fasting.
see GREEK esthio
Forms and Transliterationsνηστεις νήστεις νηστόν nesteis nēsteis nḗsteis
LinksInterlinear Greek • Interlinear Hebrew • Strong's Numbers • Englishman's Greek Concordance • Englishman's Hebrew Concordance • Parallel Texts
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3523
νήστεις — 2 Occ.
Matthew 15:32 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἀπολῦσαι αὐτοὺς νήστεις οὐ θέλω
NAS: to send them away hungry, for they might faint
KJV: them away fasting, lest they faint
INT: to send away them hungry not I am willing