Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ὠδίνω
Greek transliteration: 
ōdinō
Simplified transliteration: 
odino
Principal Parts: 
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5605
GK Number: 
6048
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1c(2)
Gloss: 
to suffer the pains of childbirth
Definition: 
to be in travail,, Gal. 4:27; Rev. 12:2; met. to travail with, suffer birth pangs, to make effort to bring to spiritual birth, Gal. 4:19*

Greek-English Concordance for

Galatians 4:19 My little children, for whom I (ōdinō | ὠδίνω | pres act ind 1 sg) am (ōdinō | ὠδίνω | pres act ind 1 sg) again in the pain of childbirth (ōdinō | ὠδίνω | pres act ind 1 sg) until Christ is formed in you,
Galatians 4:27 For it is written, “Rejoice, O barren woman, you who bear no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who are (ōdinousa | ὠδίνουσα | pres act ptcp voc sg fem) not in the pain of childbirth! (ōdinousa | ὠδίνουσα | pres act ptcp voc sg fem) For the children of the desolate will be more in number than those of the woman who has a husband.
Revelation 12:2 She was pregnant and was crying out in labor pains (ōdinousa | ὠδίνουσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) as she struggled to give birth.