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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
Phonetic Spelling: (mak-roth-oo-mee’-ah)
Quick Definition: patience, long-suffering
Usage: patience, forbearance, longsuffering.
NASB Translation: patience (14)
New Testament Usage
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)
- patience, endurance, constancy, steadfastness, perseverance
- patience, forbearance, longsuffering, slowness in avenging wrongs
Mounce G3115: patience, forbearance, internal and external control in a difficult circumstance, which control could exhibit itself by delaying an action
Precepts Austin: makrothumia
Fruit of the Spirit