425. anesis
Strong's Concordance
anesis: a loosening, relaxation
Original Word: ἄνεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: anesis
Phonetic Spelling: (an'-es-is)
Definition: a loosening, relaxation
Usage: relief, remission, indulgence, freedom, rest.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aniémi
Definition
a loosening, relaxation
NASB Translation
ease (1), freedom (1), relief (1), rest (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 425: ἄνεσις

ἄνεσις, ἀνεσεως, (ἀνίημι to let loose, slacken, anything tense, e. g. a bow), a loosening, relaxing; spoken of a more tolerable condition in captivity: ἔχειν ἄνεσιν, to be held in less rigorous confinement (R. V. have indulgence), Acts 24:23 (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 6, 10 φυλακή μέν γάρ καί τήρησις ἦν, μετά μέντοι ἀνεσεως τῆς δίαιταν). relief, rest, from persecutions, 2 Thessalonians 1:7; from the troubles of poverty, 2 Corinthians 8:13; relief from anxiety, quiet, 2 Corinthians 2:13 (); . (the Sept.; in Greek writings from Thucydides (Herodotus 5, 28) down.) (Synonym: see ἀνάπαυσις, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
easing, liberty, rest.

From aniemi; relaxation or (figuratively) relief -- eased, liberty, rest.

see GREEK aniemi

Forms and Transliterations
ανεσιν άνεσιν ἄνεσιν ανεσις άνεσις ἄνεσις anesin ánesin anesis ánesis
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 24:23 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχειν τε ἄνεσιν καὶ μηδένα
NAS: and [yet] have [some] freedom, and not to prevent
KJV: to let [him] have liberty, and
INT: to [let him] have moreover ease and not

2 Corinthians 2:13 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ ἔσχηκα ἄνεσιν τῷ πνεύματί
NAS: no rest for my spirit,
KJV: I had no rest in my spirit,
INT: not I had ease in the spirit

2 Corinthians 7:5 N-AFS
GRK: οὐδεμίαν ἔσχηκεν ἄνεσιν ἡ σὰρξ
NAS: no rest, but we were afflicted
KJV: had no rest, but we were troubled
INT: not any had ease the flesh

2 Corinthians 8:13 N-NFS
GRK: ἵνα ἄλλοις ἄνεσις ὑμῖν θλίψις
NAS: For [this] is not for the ease of others
KJV: that other men be eased, and ye
INT: that to others [there may be] ease but for you affliction

2 Thessalonians 1:7 N-AFS
GRK: τοῖς θλιβομένοις ἄνεσιν μεθ' ἡμῶν
NAS: and [to give] relief to you who are afflicted
KJV: to you who are troubled rest with us,
INT: that are oppressed repose with us

Strong's Greek 425
5 Occurrences


ἄνεσιν — 4 Occ.
ἄνεσις — 1 Occ.











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