νηστεία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
νηστεία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
nēsteia
Simplified transliteration: 
nesteia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3521
GK Number: 
3763
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
fasting, going without food
Definition: 
fasting, want of food, 2 Cor. 6:5; 11:27; a fast, religious abstinence from food, Mt. 17:21; Lk. 2:37; spc. the annual public fast of the Jews, the great day of atonement, occurring in the month Tisri, corresponding to the new moon of October, Acts 27:9*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 2:37 and then she was a widow until she was eighty-four She did not leave the temple, worshipping night and day with fasting (nēsteiais | νηστείαις | dat pl fem) and prayer.
Acts 14:23 And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, praying with fasting (nēsteiōn | νηστειῶν | gen pl fem), they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
Acts 27:9 Since considerable time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous because the fast (nēsteian | νηστείαν | acc sg fem) had already gone by, Paul advised them,
2 Corinthians 6:5 in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in labors, in times of sleeplessness and hunger (nēsteiais | νηστείαις | dat pl fem);
2 Corinthians 11:27 in toil and hard work, often in need of sleep, in hunger and thirst, many times without food, in cold and nakedness.