772. asthenés
Strong's Concordance
asthenés: without strength, weak
Original Word: ἀσθενής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: asthenés
Phonetic Spelling: (as-then-ace')
Definition: without strength, weak
Usage: (lit: not strong), (a) weak (physically, or morally), (b) infirm, sick.
HELPS Word-studies

772 asthenḗs (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "without" and sthenos, "vigor, strength") – properly, without vigor, living in a state of weakness (depletion). 722 (arotrióō) refers to a lack of necessary resources ("insufficient") – literally, "without adequate strength" and hence "frail, feeble (sickly)."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and sthenés (strong)
without strength, weak
NASB Translation
helpless (1), sick (6), unimpressive (1), weak (12), weak things (1), weaker (1), weakness (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 772: ἀσθενής

ἀσθενής, ἀσθενές (τό σθένος strength), weak, infirm, feeble; (from Pindar down);

a. universally: Matthew 26:41; Mark 14:38; 1 Peter 3:7; τό ἀσθενές τοῦ Θεοῦ, the act of God in which weakness seems to appear, viz. that the suffering of the cross should be borne by the Messiah, 1 Corinthians 1:25.

b. specifically: contextually, unable to achieve anything great, 1 Corinthians 4:10; destitute of power among men, 1 Corinthians 1:27 (Lachmann brackets); weaker and inferior, μέλος, 1 Corinthians 12:22; sluggish in doing right, Romans 5:6; lacking in manliness and dignity, 2 Corinthians 10:10; used of the religious systems anterior to Christ, as having no power to promote piety and salvation, Galatians 4:9; Hebrews 7:18; lacking in decision about things lawful and unlawful (see ἀσθενέω), 1 Corinthians 8:7, 9 L T Tr WH, ; ; 1 Thessalonians 5:14.

c. of the body, feeble, sick: Matthew 25:39 R G L marginal reading, 43f; Luke 9:2 L Tr brackets; ; Acts 4:9; Acts 5:15; 1 Corinthians 11:30.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
feeble, impotent, sick, weak

From a (as a negative particle) and the base of sthenoo; strengthless (in various applications, literal, figurative and moral) -- more feeble, impotent, sick, without strength, weak(-er, -ness, thing).

see GREEK a

see GREEK sthenoo

Forms and Transliterations
ασθενεις ασθενείς ἀσθενεῖς ασθενες ασθενές ἀσθενὲς ασθενεσιν ασθενέσιν ἀσθενέσιν ασθενεστερα ασθενέστερα ἀσθενέστερα ασθενεστερω ασθενεστέρω ἀσθενεστέρῳ ασθενη ασθενή ἀσθενῆ ασθενης ασθενής ἀσθενής ἀσθενὴς ασθενους ασθενούς ἀσθενοῦς ασθενων ασθενών ἀσθενῶν asthene asthenê asthenē asthenē̂ astheneis astheneîs asthenes asthenès asthenēs asthenḗs asthenḕs asthenesin asthenésin asthenestera asthenéstera asthenestero asthenesterō asthenestéroi asthenestérōi asthenon asthenôn asthenōn asthenō̂n asthenous asthenoûs
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 25:43 Adj-NMS
GRK: περιεβάλετέ με ἀσθενὴς καὶ ἐν
NAS: and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison,
KJV: me not: sick, and in
INT: you did clothe me sick and in

Matthew 25:44 Adj-AMS
GRK: γυμνὸν ἢ ἀσθενῆ ἢ ἐν
NAS: naked, or sick, or in prison,
KJV: naked, or sick, or in
INT: naked or sick or in

Matthew 26:41 Adj-NFS
GRK: δὲ σὰρξ ἀσθενής
NAS: is willing, but the flesh is weak.
KJV: but the flesh [is] weak.
INT: but [the] flesh weak

Mark 14:38 Adj-NFS
GRK: δὲ σὰρξ ἀσθενής
NAS: is willing, but the flesh is weak.
KJV: but the flesh [is] weak.
INT: but [the] flesh weak

Luke 9:2 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἰᾶσθαι τοὺς ἀσθενεῖς
INT: to heal the sick

Luke 10:9 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἐν αὐτῇ ἀσθενεῖς καὶ λέγετε
NAS: those in it who are sick, and say
KJV: heal the sick that are therein,
INT: in it [the] sick and say

Acts 4:9 Adj-GMS
GRK: εὐεργεσίᾳ ἀνθρώπου ἀσθενοῦς ἐν τίνι
NAS: for a benefit done to a sick man,
KJV: the good deed done to the impotent man,
INT: a good work [to the] man crippled by what

Acts 5:15 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἐκφέρειν τοὺς ἀσθενεῖς καὶ τιθέναι
NAS: carried the sick out into the streets
KJV: that they brought forth the sick into
INT: to bring out the sick and to put [them]

Acts 5:16 Adj-AMP
GRK: Ἰερουσαλήμ φέροντες ἀσθενεῖς καὶ ὀχλουμένους
NAS: bringing people who were sick or
KJV: bringing sick folks, and
INT: Jerusalem bringing sick ones also those troubled

Romans 5:6 Adj-GMP
GRK: ὄντων ἡμῶν ἀσθενῶν ἔτι κατὰ
NAS: For while we were still helpless, at the right time
KJV: were yet without strength, in due time
INT: being of us without strength still according to

1 Corinthians 1:25 Adj-NNS
GRK: καὶ τὸ ἀσθενὲς τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: than men, and the weakness of God
KJV: men; and the weakness of God is
INT: and the weakness of God

1 Corinthians 1:27 Adj-ANP
GRK: καὶ τὰ ἀσθενῆ τοῦ κόσμου
NAS: has chosen the weak things of the world
KJV: hath chosen the weak things of the world
INT: and the weak things of the world

1 Corinthians 4:10 Adj-NMP
GRK: Χριστῷ ἡμεῖς ἀσθενεῖς ὑμεῖς δὲ
NAS: in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong;
KJV: Christ; we [are] weak, but ye
INT: Christ we weak you however

1 Corinthians 8:7 Adj-NFS
GRK: συνείδησις αὐτῶν ἀσθενὴς οὖσα μολύνεται
NAS: being weak is defiled.
KJV: conscience being weak is defiled.
INT: conscience of them weak being is defiled

1 Corinthians 8:9 Adj-DMP
GRK: γένηται τοῖς ἀσθενέσιν
NAS: become a stumbling block to the weak.
INT: become to those being weak

1 Corinthians 8:10 Adj-GMS
GRK: συνείδησις αὐτοῦ ἀσθενοῦς ὄντος οἰκοδομηθήσεται
NAS: will not his conscience, if he is weak, be strengthened
KJV: which is weak be emboldened
INT: conscience of him weak being will be built up

1 Corinthians 9:22 Adj-DMP
GRK: ἐγενόμην τοῖς ἀσθενέσιν ἀσθενής ἵνα
NAS: To the weak I became weak,
KJV: To the weak became I as
INT: I became to the weak weak that

1 Corinthians 9:22 Adj-NMS
GRK: τοῖς ἀσθενέσιν ἀσθενής ἵνα τοὺς
NAS: I became weak, that I might win
KJV: became I as weak, that I might gain
INT: to the weak weak that the

1 Corinthians 9:22 Adj-AMP
GRK: ἵνα τοὺς ἀσθενεῖς κερδήσω τοῖς
NAS: that I might win the weak; I have become
KJV: I might gain the weak: I am made
INT: that the weak I might gain these things

1 Corinthians 11:30 Adj-NMP
GRK: ὑμῖν πολλοὶ ἀσθενεῖς καὶ ἄρρωστοι
NAS: among you are weak and sick,
KJV: cause many [are] weak and sickly
INT: you many [are] weak and sick

1 Corinthians 12:22 Adj-NNP-C
GRK: τοῦ σώματος ἀσθενέστερα ὑπάρχειν ἀναγκαῖά
NAS: which seem to be weaker are necessary;
KJV: to be more feeble, are
INT: of the body weaker to be necessary

2 Corinthians 10:10 Adj-NFS
GRK: τοῦ σώματος ἀσθενὴς καὶ ὁ
NAS: presence is unimpressive and his speech
KJV: presence [is] weak, and
INT: of the body weak and the

Galatians 4:9 Adj-ANP
GRK: ἐπὶ τὰ ἀσθενῆ καὶ πτωχὰ
NAS: again to the weak and worthless
KJV: again to the weak and beggarly
INT: to the weak and beggarly

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Adj-GMP
GRK: ἀντέχεσθε τῶν ἀσθενῶν μακροθυμεῖτε πρὸς
NAS: help the weak, be patient
KJV: support the weak, be patient
INT: help the weak be patient toward

Hebrews 7:18 Adj-ANS
GRK: τὸ αὐτῆς ἀσθενὲς καὶ ἀνωφελές
NAS: because of its weakness and uselessness
KJV: for the weakness and
INT: the of it weakness and unprofitableness

Strong's Greek 772
26 Occurrences

ἀσθενῆ — 3 Occ.
ἀσθενὴς — 6 Occ.
ἀσθενεῖς — 7 Occ.
ἀσθενὲς — 2 Occ.
ἀσθενέσιν — 2 Occ.
ἀσθενέστερα — 1 Occ.
ἀσθενεστέρῳ — 1 Occ.
ἀσθενῶν — 2 Occ.
ἀσθενοῦς — 2 Occ.

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