Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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σπλάγχνον, ου, τό
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inward parts of body: intestines; of emotion: {heart, affection, tenderness, compassion}
the chief intestines, viscera; the entrails, bowels, Acts 1:18; met. the heart, the affections of the heart, the tender affections, Lk. 1:78; 2 Cor. 6:12; 7:15; Phil. 1:8, 2:1; Col. 3:12; Phlm. 7, 20; 1 Jn. 3:17; meton. a cherished one, dear as one's self, Phlm. 12*

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Luke 1:78 because of the tender (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | acc pl neut) mercies of our God, by which the rising sun of heaven will visit us,
Acts 1:18 (Now this man bought a field with the reward of his unjust deed, and falling headfirst he burst open in the middle and all his intestines (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | nom pl neut) gushed out.
2 Corinthians 6:12 We are not withholding our affection (splanchnois | σπλάγχνοις | dat pl neut) from you, but you are withholding yours from us.
2 Corinthians 7:15 And his affection (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | nom pl neut) for you is even greater when he recalls the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you welcomed him.
Philippians 1:8 For God is my witness that I long for all of you with the affection (splanchnois | σπλάγχνοις | dat pl neut) of Christ Jesus.
Philippians 2:1 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, if any comfort from love, if any fellowship in the Spirit, if any affection (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | nom pl neut) and compassion,
Colossians 3:12 clothe yourselves with Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with heartfelt (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | acc pl neut) compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
Philemon 1:7 For I have derived much joy and encouragement from your love, my brother, because the hearts (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | nom pl neut) of the saints have been refreshed by you.
Philemon 1:12 I am sending him back to you, that is, the one who is my own heart (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | acc pl neut).
Philemon 1:20 Yes, brother, I do wish that I may have some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | acc pl neut) in Christ.
1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world’s resources and sees his fellow Christian in need yet closes his heart (splanchna | σπλάγχνα | acc pl neut) against him, how does the love of God abide in him?