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καρδία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καρδία, -ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
kardia
Simplified transliteration: 
kardia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2588
GK Number: 
2840
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
156
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 

heart, mind (seat of thought and emotion)

Definition: 

heart, mind (seat of thought and emotion). The heart was thought to be the seat of the inner self (composed of life, soul, mind, and spirit). Heart is similar in meaning to soul, but often the heart has a focus on thinking and understanding (Mk 2:8; Lk 1:51; 24:38)

the heart, regarded as the seat of feeling, impulse, affection, desire, Mt. 6:21; 22:37; Phil. 1:7; the heart, as the seat of intellect, Mt. 13:15; Rom. 1:21; the heart, as the inner and mental frame, Mt. 5:8; Lk. 16:15; 1 Pet. 3:4; the conscience, 1 Jn. 3:20, 21; the heart, the inner part, middle, center, Mt. 12:40

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), for they will see God.
Matthew 5:28 But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem).
Matthew 6:21 For where your treasure is, there your heart (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) will be also.
Matthew 9:4 And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why are you harboring evil thoughts in your hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem)?
Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), and you will find rest for your souls.
Matthew 12:34 You offspring of snakes! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem) the mouth speaks.
Matthew 12:40 For just as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem) of the earth for three days and three nights.
Matthew 13:15 For the heart (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) of this people has become dull, and with their ears they scarcely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem) and turn, and I would heal them.’
Matthew 13:19 When anyone hears the message of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away that which was sown in his heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem). This is what was sown along the path.
Matthew 15:8 ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) are far from me.
Matthew 15:18 But the things that go out of the mouth come from the heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), and these defile the person.
Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem) come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Matthew 18:35 So also will my heavenly Father do to you, unless you each forgive your brother from your heart.” (kardiōn | καρδιῶν | gen pl fem)
Matthew 22:37 And he said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), with all your soul, and with all your mind.’
Matthew 24:48 But suppose that servant is wicked and says in his heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), ‘My master is slow to return,’
Mark 2:6 were Now some of the scribes there, were sitting there, reasoning in their hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem), their
Mark 2:8 And Jesus, knowing immediately knowing in his spirit his that they were reasoning in that way within themselves, said to them, “Why are you contemplating these things in your hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem)? your
Mark 3:5 And after looking around at them in anger, grieved at the hardness of their heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), their he said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched out his hand and it was restored. hand his
Mark 6:52 for they did not understand about the loaves; but their heart (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) was hardened.
Mark 7:6 And he said to them, “Isaiah prophesied accurately about you hypocrites, as it is written: ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) is far from me.
Mark 7:19 because it does not enter his heart (kardian | καρδίαν | acc sg fem), but his stomach, and goes out into the latrine?” (Thus he declared all foods clean.)
Mark 7:21 For from within, from the heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem) of a person, come evil plots, immoralities, thefts, murders,
Mark 8:17 Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Do you have hardened hearts (kardian | καρδίαν | acc sg fem)?
Mark 11:23 I tell you the truth, that if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ and does not waver in his heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem) but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him.
Mark 12:30 and you shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), and with your whole life, and with your whole mind, and with your whole strength.’
Mark 12:33 And ‘to love him with the whole heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), and with the whole understanding, and with the whole strength,’ and ‘to love one’s neighbor as oneself,’ is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Luke 1:17 He will go on before him, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts (kardias | καρδίας | acc pl fem) of fathers toward their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, in order to establish for the Lord a people who are prepared for him.”
Luke 1:51 “He has displayed might with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in the thoughts of their hearts (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem).
Luke 1:66 All who heard took these things to their heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), saying, “What, then, will this child be?” For the hand of the Lord was with him.
Luke 2:19 Mary remembered all that had been said, pondering them in her heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem).
Luke 2:35 (and a sword will pierce your own soul also), that thoughts of many hearts (kardiōn | καρδιῶν | gen pl fem) may be revealed.”
Luke 2:51 Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was obedient to them. And his mother treasured all that was said in her heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem).
Luke 3:15 Since the people were filled with anticipation and all were questioning in their hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem) about John (“Could he perhaps be the Messiah?”)
Luke 5:22 Jesus, perceiving their thoughts, answered, saying to them, “Why are you questioning in your hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem)?
Luke 6:45 The good person out of the good treasure of his heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem) produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem) his mouth speaks.
Luke 8:12 Those along the path are the ones who hear — then the devil comes and takes away the word from their heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), so that they may not believe and be saved.
Luke 8:15 But as for that in the good soil — these are the ones who, having heard with an honest and good heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), hold firmly onto the word and bear fruit through patient endurance.
Luke 9:47 But Jesus, aware of the reasoning of their heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), took a child, had him stand at his side,
Luke 10:27 In answer he said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart (kardias | καρδίας | gen sg fem), and with all your life, and with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”
Luke 12:34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) be as well.
Luke 12:45 But if that servant says in his heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), ‘My master is delayed in coming,’ and begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk;
Luke 16:15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts (kardias | καρδίας | acc pl fem). For what is exalted among men is an abomination before God.
Luke 21:14 So determine in your hearts (kardiais | καρδίαις | dat pl fem) not to rehearse beforehand how to defend yourself,
Luke 21:34 “But watch yourselves lest your minds (kardiai | καρδίαι | nom pl fem) be dulled by dissipation and drunkenness and the anxieties of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly,
Luke 24:25 So he said to them, “You foolish people, slow of heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem) to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
Luke 24:32 They said to each other, “Were not our hearts (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) burning within us as he spoke to us on the road, as he opened to us the Scriptures?”
Luke 24:38 And he said to them, “Why are you so troubled and why are doubts arising in your hearts (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem)?
John 12:40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart (kardian | καρδίαν | acc sg fem), lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart (kardia | καρδίᾳ | dat sg fem), and turn, and I would heal them.”
John 13:2 The devil had already put into the heart (kardian | καρδίαν | acc sg fem) of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray Jesus. During the evening meal
John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts (kardia | καρδία | nom sg fem) be troubled. You trust in God; trust also in me.

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