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στεναγμός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
στεναγμός, οῦ, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
stenagmos
Simplified transliteration: 
stenagmos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4726
GK Number: 
5099
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
groan, sigh
Definition: 
a sighing, groaning, groan, Acts 7:34; an inward sighing, Rom. 8:26*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 7:34 Surely I have seen the oppression of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning (stenagmou | στεναγμοῦ | gen sg masc), and I have come down to deliver them. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.’
Romans 8:26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings (stenagmois | στεναγμοῖς | dat pl masc) too deep for words.