4729. stenochóreó
Strong's Concordance
stenochóreó: to be made narrow, to compress
Original Word: στενοχωρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: stenochóreó
Phonetic Spelling: (sten-okh-o-reh'-o)
Definition: to be made narrow, to compress
Usage: (I keep some one in a tight place), I press upon, cramp, restrain.
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Cognate: 4729 stenoxōréō (from 4728 /stenós, "narrow" and 5566/xōros, "an area, space") – properly, to restrict, keep in a closed space; hem in, severely cramp; (figuratively) holding back affection for someone, like when refusing to respond positively because of a closed heart (cf. L & N, 1, 25.54). In 2 Cor 4:8, Paul states God's grace kept him in difficult circumstances from feeling such. See 4730 (stenoxōria).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from stenos and chóreó
to be made narrow, to compress
NASB Translation
crushed (1), restrained (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4729: στενοχωρέω

στενοχωρέω, στενοχώρω: (στενόχωρος; and this from στενός, and χῶρος a space);

1. intransitive, to be in a strait place (Machon in Athen. 13, p. 582 b.); to be narrow (Isaiah 49:19).

2. transitive, to straiten, compress, cramp, reduce to straits (Vulg.angustio) (Diodorus, Lucian, Herodian, others; (the Sept. Joshua 17:15; Judges 16:16; Isaiah 28:20; 4 Macc. 11:11)): passive tropically, of one sorely 'straitened' in spirit, 2 Corinthians 4:8; οὐ στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν ἡμῖν, ye are not straitened in us, ample space is granted you in our souls, i. e. we enfold you with large affection, 2 Corinthians 6:12; στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν τοῖς σπλάγχνοις ὑμῶν, ye are straitened your own affections, so that there is no room there for us, i. e. you do not grant a place in your heart for love toward me, ibid.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cramp, confine

From the same as stenochoria; to hem in closely, i.e. (figuratively) cramp -- distress, straiten.

see GREEK stenochoria

Forms and Transliterations
στενοχωρεισθε στενοχωρείσθε στενοχωρεῖσθε στενοχωρήση στενοχωρίσαι στενοχωρουμενοι στενοχωρούμενοι stenochoreisthe stenochoreîsthe stenochōreisthe stenochōreîsthe stenochoroumenoi stenochoroúmenoi stenochōroumenoi stenochōroúmenoi
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 4:8 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: ἀλλ' οὐ στενοχωρούμενοι ἀπορούμενοι ἀλλ'
NAS: in every way, but not crushed; perplexed,
KJV: not distressed; [we are] perplexed,
INT: but not crushed perplexed but

2 Corinthians 6:12 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: οὐ στενοχωρεῖσθε ἐν ἡμῖν
NAS: You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained
KJV: Ye are not straitened in us,
INT: not You are restrained by us

2 Corinthians 6:12 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: ἐν ἡμῖν στενοχωρεῖσθε δὲ ἐν
NAS: You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained in your own affections.
KJV: us, but ye are straitened in your own
INT: by us You are restrained moreover in

Strong's Greek 4729
3 Occurrences

στενοχωρεῖσθε — 2 Occ.
στενοχωρούμενοι — 1 Occ.

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