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#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
ἀσθενέω 'astheneo' meaning 'weak' or 'sick' Strong's 770

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Introduction 2.2

This is a word study about the meaning of the Greek word ἀσθενέω, 'astheneo' meaning 'weak or sick', Strong's 770, in the New Testament. It gives every verse where the 'astheneo' appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word astheneo appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. If the word is in italics then there is no equivalent word for it in the Greek. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.2 Scriptures for ἀσθενέω 'astheneo' meaning 'weak' or 'sick' Strong's 770

Matthew 10:8 Heal who are sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons: freely you have received, freely give.
25:36 Naked, and you clothed me: I was sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came to me.

Mark 6:56 And wherever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid those who were sick in the streets, and entreated him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Luke 4:40 Now when the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various sicknesses brought them to him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.
7:10 And those who were sent, returning to the house, found the servant who had been sick healthy.
9:2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal those who are sick.

John 4:46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.
5:3 In these lay a great multitude of those who were infirm, of blind, lame, withered, waiting for the moving of the water.
5:7 The infirm man answered him, Sir, I do not have any man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steps down before me.
6:2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on those who were sick.
11:1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.
11:2 (It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)
11:3 Therefore his sisters sent to him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom you love is sick.
11:6 When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

Acts 9:37 And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.
19:12 So that from his body were brought to those who were sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.
20:35 I have showed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support those who are weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Romans 4:19 And not being weak in faith, he did not consider his own body now dead, when he was about a hundred years old, nor yet the deadness of Sarah's womb:
8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of flesh of sin, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
14:1 Receive him who is weak in the faith, but not to doubtful reasoning.
14:2 For one believes that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eats herbs.
14:21 It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor anything whereby your brother stumbles, or is offended, or is made weak.

1 Corinthians 8:9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to those who are weak.
8:10 For if any man sees you who have knowledge sit eating in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him who is weak be emboldened to eat those things which are offered to idols;
8:11 And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
8:12 But when you sin so against the brothers, and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:21 I speak according to dishonor, as though we were weak. But in whatever anyone is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.
11:29 Who is weak, and am I not weak? Who is offended, and I do not burn?
12:10 Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
13:3 Since you seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who is not weak towards you, but is mighty in you.
13:4 For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you.
13:9 For we are glad, when we are weak, and you are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.

Philippians 2:26 For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that you had heard that he had been sick.
2:27 For indeed he was sick near to death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

2 Timothy 4:20 Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus I have left at Miletum sick.

James 5:14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
5:15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

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