Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
μέριμνα, ης, ἡ
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worry, concern, anxiety
care, Mt. 13:22; Mk. 4:19; Lk. 8:14; 21:34; anxiety, anxious interest, 2 Cor. 11:28; 1 Pet. 5:7*

Greek-English Concordance for μέριμνα

Matthew 13:22 As for the one who was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the message, but worldly anxiety (merimna | μέριμνα | nom sg fem) and the deception of wealth choke the message and it becomes unfruitful.
Mark 4:19 but the cares (merimnai | μέριμναι | nom pl fem) of the world, the deceitfulness of wealth, and the desires for many other things desires come in and choke the word, and it becomes barren. it becomes
Luke 8:14 As for what fell among the thorns — these are the ones who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by the cares (merimnōn | μεριμνῶν | gen pl fem) and riches and pleasures of life, and they do not bring fruit to maturity.
Luke 21:34 “But watch yourselves lest your minds be dulled by dissipation and drunkenness and the anxieties (merimnais | μερίμναις | dat pl fem) of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly,
2 Corinthians 11:28 Apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxious (merimna | μέριμνα | nom sg fem) concern for all the churches.
1 Peter 5:7 casting all your anxieties (merimnan | μέριμναν | acc sg fem) on him, because he cares about you.