patience, makrothumia, G3115

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Strong’s number: G3115

Greek Lexical Dictionary: Strong’s #3115 – μακροθυμία

Greek Word: μακροθυμία, ας, ἡ

Part of Speech: Noun, feminine

Transliteration: makrothumia

Phonetic Spelling: (mak-roth-oo-mee’-ah)

Quick Definition: patience, long-suffering

Usage: patience, forbearance, longsuffering.

Etymology: from G3117 and G2372

NASB Translation: patience (14)

New Testament Usage

14 verses

Rom 2:4; Rom 9:22; 2Co 6:6; Gal 5:22; Eph 4:2; Col 1:11; Col 3:12; 1Ti 1:16; 2Ti 3:10; 2Ti 4:2; Heb 6:12; Jas 5:10; 1Pe 3:20; 2Pe 3:15.

Septuagint 3 verses: Pro 25:15; Isa 57:15; Jer 15:15.

Englishman’s concordance: μακροθυμία (makrothumia)


Thayers G3115

  1. patience, endurance, constancy, steadfastness, perseverance
  2. patience, forbearance, longsuffering, slowness in avenging wrongs

Strongs G3115 From the same as G3116; longanimity, that is, (objectively) forbearance or (subjectively) fortitude: – longsuffering, patience.

Mounce G3115: patience, forbearance, internal and external control in a difficult circumstance, which control could exhibit itself by delaying an action

Related Words: G3114 (verb); G3116 (adverb);

Hebrew equivalent words: Strong #: 753 ‑ אֹרֶךְ (o’‑rek);  6187 ‑ עֵרֶךְ (eh’‑rek);  

Precepts Austin: makrothumia

Reference works

Fruit of the Spirit

02 Colossians 1:3-12 Life Changing Hope

08 Colossians 3:8-17 Real Gospel Change

20 Matthew 5:7 The merciful

34 Matthew 6:12-15 The Lord’s Prayer: Forgiveness

38 Matthew 7:1-5 The Log in your eye

08 1Thessalonians 5:12-28 Handling community

11 James 5:1-11 Worldliness and Riches

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