Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Search the Greek Dictionary

Forms of the word
λιμός, -οῦ, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
Simplified transliteration: 
Strong's number: 
GK Number: 
Frequency in New Testament: 
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
hunger, famine, starvation
famine, scarcity of food, want of grain, Mt. 24:7; famine, hunger, famishment, Lk. 15:17; Rom. 8:35

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 24:7 For nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines (limoi | λιμοί | nom pl fem) and earthquakes in various places.
Mark 13:8 For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines (limoi | λιμοί | nom pl fem). These are the beginning of birth pains.
Luke 4:25 But in truth I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, as a great famine (limos | λιμός | nom sg masc) spread throughout the whole land;
Luke 15:14 When he had spent everything, there was a severe famine (limos | λιμός | nom sg fem) in that country, and he began to be in need.
Luke 15:17 “Coming to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but here I am, dying from hunger! (limō | λιμῷ | dat sg fem)
Luke 21:11 there will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines (limoi | λιμοί | nom pl masc) and plagues. There will be dreadful portents and great signs from heaven.
Acts 7:11 Now there came a famine (limos | λιμός | nom sg masc) upon all Egypt and Canaan, bringing great affliction, and our fathers could find no food.
Acts 11:28 And one of them stood up, named Agabus, and indicated by the Spirit that there would be a great famine (limon | λιμόν | acc sg fem) over all the world (which took place in the days of Claudius).
Romans 8:35 Who can separate us from the love of Christ? Can tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine (limos | λιμός | nom sg masc), or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
2 Corinthians 11:27 in toil and hard work, often in need of sleep, in hunger (limō | λιμῷ | dat sg masc) and thirst, many times without food, in cold and nakedness.
Revelation 6:8 And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades was following with him. And authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine (limō | λιμῷ | dat sg masc) and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth.
Revelation 18:8 Therefore her plagues will come in a single day — death and mourning and famine (limos | λιμός | nom sg masc). And she will be consumed with fire, for mighty is the Lord God who has judged her.”