4710. spoudé
Strong's Concordance
spoudé: haste, diligence
Original Word: σπουδή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: spoudé
Phonetic Spelling: (spoo-day')
Definition: haste, diligence
Usage: (a) speed, haste, (b) diligence, earnestness, enthusiasm.
HELPS Word-studies

4710 spoudḗ (from 4692 /speúdō, "move quickly, speed on") – properly, swiftness to show zealous diligence, i.e. one's "best" (full effort by making haste).

For the believer, 4710 /spoudḗ ("speedy diligence") means quickly obeying what the Lord reveals is His priority. This elevates the better over the good – the more important over the important – and does so with earnest swiftness (intensity).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from speudó
haste, diligence
NASB Translation
diligence (4), earnestness (5), effort (1), hurry (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4710: σπουδή

σπουδή, σπωδης, (σπεύδω (which see)), from Homer down;

1. haste: μετά σπουδῆς, with haste, Mark 6:25; Luke 1:39 (Wis. 19:2; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 9, 7; Herodian, 3, 4, 1; 6, 4, 3).

2. earnestness, diligence: universally, earnestness in accomplishing, promoting, or striving after anything, Romans 12:11; 2 Corinthians 7:11, 12; 2 Corinthians 8:7f; ἐν σπουδή, with diligence, Romans 12:8; σπουδήν ἐνδείκνυσθαι, Hebrews 6:11; πᾶσαν σπουδήν ποιεῖσθαι (see ποιέω, I. 3, p. 525{b} bottom), to give all diligence, interest oneself most earnestly, Jude 1:3; σπουδήν παρεισφέρειν, 2 Peter 1:5; σπουδή ὑπέρ τίνος, earnest care for one, 2 Corinthians 8:16 (περί τίνος (Demosthenes, 90, 10); Diodorus 1, 75).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
haste, diligence, forwardness

From speudo; "speed", i.e. (by implication) despatch, eagerness, earnestness -- business, (earnest) care(-fulness), diligence, forwardness, haste.

see GREEK speudo

Forms and Transliterations
σπουδη σπουδή σπουδῇ σπουδην σπουδήν σπουδὴν σπουδης σπουδής σπουδῆς spoude spoudē spoudêi spoudē̂i spouden spoudēn spoudḗn spoudḕn spoudes spoudês spoudēs spoudē̂s
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 6:25 N-GFS
GRK: εὐθὺς μετὰ σπουδῆς πρὸς τὸν
NAS: she came in a hurry to the king
KJV: straightway with haste unto the king,
INT: immediately with haste to the

Luke 1:39 N-GFS
GRK: ὀρεινὴν μετὰ σπουδῆς εἰς πόλιν
NAS: and went in a hurry to the hill country,
KJV: with haste, into
INT: hill country with haste to a town

Romans 12:8 N-DFS
GRK: προϊστάμενος ἐν σπουδῇ ὁ ἐλεῶν
NAS: he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy,
KJV: with diligence; he that sheweth mercy,
INT: takes the lead with earnestness he that shows mercy

Romans 12:11 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ σπουδῇ μὴ ὀκνηροί
NAS: not lagging behind in diligence, fervent
KJV: slothful in business; fervent
INT: in earnestness not lazy

2 Corinthians 7:11 N-AFS
GRK: κατειργάσατο ὑμῖν σπουδήν ἀλλὰ ἀπολογίαν
NAS: what earnestness this
KJV: what carefulness it wrought
INT: it produced in you earnestness but [what] defense

2 Corinthians 7:12 N-AFS
GRK: φανερωθῆναι τὴν σπουδὴν ὑμῶν τὴν
NAS: of the one offended, but that your earnestness on our behalf
KJV: that our care for you
INT: being revealed the earnestness of you which [is]

2 Corinthians 8:7 N-DFS
GRK: καὶ πάσῃ σπουδῇ καὶ τῇ
NAS: and in all earnestness and in the love
KJV: and [in] all diligence, and [in] your
INT: and all earnestness and in the

2 Corinthians 8:8 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ
NAS: through the earnestness of others
KJV: by occasion of the forwardness of others,
INT: the of others earnestness and the

2 Corinthians 8:16 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν αὐτὴν σπουδὴν ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν
NAS: the same earnestness on your behalf
KJV: the same earnest care into
INT: the same earnestness for you

Hebrews 6:11 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτὴν ἐνδείκνυσθαι σπουδὴν πρὸς τὴν
NAS: the same diligence so
KJV: the same diligence to
INT: same to show earnestness to the

2 Peter 1:5 N-AFS
GRK: τοῦτο δὲ σπουδὴν πᾶσαν παρεισενέγκαντες
NAS: all diligence, in your faith
KJV: giving all diligence, add to
INT: this however earnestness all having brought in besides

Jude 1:3 N-AFS
GRK: Ἀγαπητοί πᾶσαν σπουδὴν ποιούμενος γράφειν
NAS: every effort to write
KJV: all diligence to write
INT: Beloved all earnestness using to write

Strong's Greek 4710
12 Occurrences

σπουδῇ — 3 Occ.
σπουδήν — 6 Occ.
σπουδῆς — 3 Occ.

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