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μάχομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μάχομαι
Greek transliteration: 
machomai
Simplified transliteration: 
machomai
Principal Parts: 
(ἐμαχόμην), -, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3164
GK Number: 
3481
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1b(2)
Gloss: 
to fight, quarrel, argue
Definition: 
to fight; to quarrel, Acts 7:26; 2 Tim. 2:24; to contend, dispute, Jn. 6:52; Jas. 4:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 6:52 Then the Jews began to argue (emachonto | ἐμάχοντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) with one another, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”
Acts 7:26 On the following day he appeared to them as they were quarreling (machomenois | μαχομένοις | pres mid ptcp dat pl masc) and tried to reconcile them to be at peace, saying, ‘Men, you are brothers. Why are you hurting one another?’
2 Timothy 2:24 But it is necessary that a servant of the Lord not be quarrelsome (machesthai | μάχεσθαι | pres mid inf ) but be gentle to all, skilled in teaching, patient even in the midst of evil,
James 4:2 You desire and do not have; you murder and envy and cannot obtain; you fight (machesthe | μάχεσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl) and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.