769. astheneia
Strong's Concordance
astheneia: weakness, frailty
Original Word: ἀσθένεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: astheneia
Phonetic Spelling: (as-then'-i-ah)
Definition: weakness, frailty
Usage: want of strength, weakness, illness, suffering, calamity, frailty.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 769 asthéneia – properly, without strength (negating the root sthenos, "strength"). See 772 (asthenēs).

769 /asthéneia ("weakness, sickness") refers to an ailment that deprives someone of enjoying or accomplishing what they would like to do. 769 (asthéneia) focuses on the handicaps that go with the weakness.

[769 (asthéneia) expresses the weakening influences of the illness or a particular problem, especially as someone becomes wrongly (overly) dependent.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from asthenés
weakness, frailty
NASB Translation
ailments (1), diseases (1), ill (1), illness (1), infirmities (1), sickness (3), sicknesses (2), weak (1), weakness (9), weaknesses (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 769: ἀσθένεια

ἀσθένεια, ἀσθενείας, (ἀσθενής) (from Herodotus down), want of strength, weakness, infirmity;

a. of Body; α. its native weakness and frailty: 1 Corinthians 15:43; 2 Corinthians 13:4. β. feebleness of health; sickness: John 5:5; John 11:4; Luke 13:11, 12; Galatians 4:13 (ἀσθένεια τῆς σαρκός); Hebrews 11:34; in plural: Matthew 8:17; Luke 5:15; Luke 8:2; Acts 28:9; 1 Timothy 5:23.

b. of Soul; want of the strength and capacity requisite α. to understand a thing: Romans 6:19 (where ἀσθένειαν τῆς σαρκός denotes the weakness of human nature). β. to do things great and glorious, as want of human wisdom, of skill in speaking, in the management of men: 1 Corinthians 2:3. γ. to restrain corrupt desires; proclivity to sin: Hebrews 5:2; Hebrews 7:28; plural the various kinds of this proclivity, Hebrews 4:15. δ. to bear trials and troubles: Romans 8:26 (where read τῇ ἀσθένεια for Rec. ταῖς ἀσθενείαις); 2 Corinthians 11:30; 2 Corinthians 12:9; plural the mental (?) states in which this weakness manifests itself: 2 Corinthians 12:5, 9f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.

From asthenes; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty -- disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.

see GREEK asthenes

Forms and Transliterations
ασθενεια ασθενεία ασθένεια ἀσθενείᾳ ἀσθένεια ασθένειαι ασθενειαις ασθενείαις ἀσθενείαις ασθενειαν ασθένειαν ἀσθένειαν ασθενειας ασθενείας ἀσθενείας ασθενειων ασθενειών ἀσθενειῶν astheneia asthéneia astheneíāi astheneiais astheneíais astheneian asthéneian astheneias astheneías astheneion astheneiôn astheneiōn astheneiō̂n
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 8:17 N-AFP
GRK: Αὐτὸς τὰς ἀσθενείας ἡμῶν ἔλαβεν
KJV: took our infirmities, and bare
INT: Himself the infirmities of us he took

Luke 5:15 N-GFP
GRK: ἀπὸ τῶν ἀσθενειῶν αὐτῶν
NAS: [Him] and to be healed of their sicknesses.
KJV: of their infirmities.
INT: from the sicknesses of them

Luke 8:2 N-GFP
GRK: πονηρῶν καὶ ἀσθενειῶν Μαρία ἡ
NAS: spirits and sicknesses: Mary
KJV: spirits and infirmities, Mary called
INT: evil and infirmities Mary who

Luke 13:11 N-GFS
GRK: πνεῦμα ἔχουσα ἀσθενείας ἔτη δέκα
NAS: had had a sickness caused by a spirit;
KJV: a spirit of infirmity eighteen
INT: a spirit having of infirmity years ten [and]

Luke 13:12 N-GFS
GRK: ἀπολέλυσαι τῆς ἀσθενείας σου
NAS: you are freed from your sickness.
KJV: thou art loosed from thine infirmity.
INT: you have been freed from the sickness of you

John 5:5 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ ἀσθενείᾳ αὐτοῦ
NAS: who had been ill for thirty-eight
INT: in the ill himself

John 11:4 N-NFS
GRK: Αὕτη ἡ ἀσθένεια οὐκ ἔστιν
NAS: This sickness is not to end
KJV: [that], he said, This sickness is not
INT: This sickness not is

Acts 28:9 N-AFP
GRK: νήσῳ ἔχοντες ἀσθενείας προσήρχοντο καὶ
NAS: who had diseases were coming
KJV: which had diseases in the island,
INT: island had infirmities came and

Romans 6:19 N-AFS
GRK: διὰ τὴν ἀσθένειαν τῆς σαρκὸς
NAS: because of the weakness of your flesh.
KJV: because of the infirmity of your
INT: on account of the weakness of the flesh

Romans 8:26 N-DFS
GRK: συναντιλαμβάνεται τῇ ἀσθενείᾳ ἡμῶν τὸ
NAS: helps our weakness; for we do not know
KJV: helpeth our infirmities: for we know
INT: jointly helps the weakness of us the

1 Corinthians 2:3 N-DFS
GRK: κἀγὼ ἐν ἀσθενείᾳ καὶ ἐν
NAS: I was with you in weakness and in fear
KJV: you in weakness, and in
INT: And I in weakness and in

1 Corinthians 15:43 N-DFS
GRK: σπείρεται ἐν ἀσθενείᾳ ἐγείρεται ἐν
NAS: it is sown in weakness, it is raised
KJV: in weakness; it is raised
INT: It is sown in weakness it is raised in

2 Corinthians 11:30 N-GFS
GRK: τὰ τῆς ἀσθενείας μου καυχήσομαι
NAS: I will boast of what pertains to my weakness.
KJV: mine infirmities.
INT: [in] the things of the weakness of me I will boast

2 Corinthians 12:5 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς ἀσθενείαις
NAS: except in regard to [my] weaknesses.
KJV: in mine infirmities.
INT: in the weaknesses

2 Corinthians 12:9 N-DFS
GRK: δύναμις ἐν ἀσθενείᾳ τελεῖται Ἥδιστα
NAS: is perfected in weakness. Most gladly,
KJV: in weakness. Most gladly
INT: power in weakness is perfected Most gladly

2 Corinthians 12:9 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς ἀσθενείαις μου ἵνα
NAS: about my weaknesses, so
KJV: in my infirmities, that the power
INT: in the weaknesses of me that

2 Corinthians 12:10 N-DFP
GRK: εὐδοκῶ ἐν ἀσθενείαις ἐν ὕβρεσιν
NAS: I am well content with weaknesses, with insults,
KJV: in infirmities, in
INT: I take pleasure in weaknesses in insults

2 Corinthians 13:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἐσταυρώθη ἐξ ἀσθενείας ἀλλὰ ζῇ
NAS: because of weakness, yet
KJV: through weakness, yet
INT: he was crucified in weakness yet he lives

Galatians 4:13 N-AFS
GRK: ὅτι δι' ἀσθένειαν τῆς σαρκὸς
NAS: of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel
KJV: through infirmity of the flesh
INT: that in weakness of the flesh

1 Timothy 5:23 N-AFP
GRK: πυκνάς σου ἀσθενείας
NAS: and your frequent ailments.
KJV: thine often infirmities.
INT: frequent of you ailments

Hebrews 4:15 N-DFP
GRK: συμπαθῆσαι ταῖς ἀσθενείαις ἡμῶν πεπειρασμένον
NAS: sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who
KJV: of our infirmities; but
INT: to sympathize with the weaknesses of us has been tempted

Hebrews 5:2 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτὸς περίκειται ἀσθένειαν
NAS: also is beset with weakness;
KJV: also is compassed with infirmity.
INT: himself is encompassed with weakness

Hebrews 7:28 N-AFS
GRK: ἀρχιερεῖς ἔχοντας ἀσθένειαν ὁ λόγος
NAS: as high priests who are weak, but the word
KJV: which have infirmity; but
INT: high priests [who] have weakness the word

Hebrews 11:34 N-GFS
GRK: ἐδυναμώθησαν ἀπὸ ἀσθενείας ἐγενήθησαν ἰσχυροὶ
NAS: of the sword, from weakness were made strong,
KJV: out of weakness were made strong,
INT: acquired strength out of weakness became mighty

Strong's Greek 769
24 Occurrences

ἀσθενείᾳ — 6 Occ.
ἀσθενείαις — 4 Occ.
ἀσθένειαν — 4 Occ.
ἀσθενείας — 8 Occ.
ἀσθενειῶν — 2 Occ.

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