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Philippians 2

Phil. 2:26 KJV (With Strong’s)

epeide (Greek #1894)
since now, i.e. (of time) when, or (of cause) whereas
KJV usage: after that, because, for (that, -asmuch as), seeing, since.
Pronounce: ep-i-day'
Origin: from 1893 and 1211
he longed after
epipotheo (Greek #1971)
to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully)
KJV usage: (earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.
Pronounce: ep-ee-poth-eh'-o
Origin: from 1909 and potheo (to yearn)
en (Greek #2258)
I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were)
KJV usage: + agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
Pronounce: ane
Origin: imperfect of 1510
humas (Greek #5209)
you (as the objective of a verb or preposition)
KJV usage: ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Pronounce: hoo-mas'
Origin: accusative case of 5210
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
was full of heaviness
ademoneo (Greek #85)
to be in distress (of mind)
KJV usage: be full of heaviness, be very heavy.
Pronounce: ad-ay-mon-eh'-o
Origin: from a derivative of ἀδέω (to be sated to loathing)
, because that
dioti (Greek #1360)
on the very account that, or inasmuch as
KJV usage: because (that), for, therefore.
Pronounce: dee-ot'-ee
Origin: from 1223 and 3754
ye had heard
akouo (Greek #191)
to hear (in various senses)
KJV usage: give (in the) audience (of), come (to the ears), (shall) hear(-er, -ken), be noised, be reported, understand.
Pronounce: ak-oo'-o
Origin: a primary verb
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
he had been sick
astheneo (Greek #770)
to be feeble (in any sense)
KJV usage: be diseased, impotent folk (man), (be) sick, (be, be made) weak.
Pronounce: as-then-eh'-o
Origin: from 772

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

he longed.
ye had.
 Would it not be thus with an affectionate son, who knew that his mother had heard such tidings of him? He would hasten to inform her of his recovery, in order to tranquilize a heart whose love he knew. Such is Christian affection, tender and simple, confiding, because pure and unsuspicious. (Philippians 2 by J.N. Darby)
 How lovely that this it was that pained him-unselfish love! the love of Christ everywhere! (Philippians 2 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

since he had a longing desire after you all, and was distressed because ye had heard that he was sick;

W. Kelly Translation

since he was longing after you all and uneasy because ye heard that he was sick.