3629. oiktirmón
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oiktirmón: merciful
Original Word: οἰκτίρμων, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: oiktirmón
Phonetic Spelling: (oyk-tir'-mone)
Short Definition: compassionate, merciful
Definition: compassionate, merciful.

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Cognate: 3629 oiktírmōn (an adjective, derived from 3627 /oikteírō, "express visceral-compassions") – compassionate, experiencing deep pity (lamentation) as God has for people who look to Him for help in their difficult situations. See 3628 (oiktirmos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from oiktiró
NASB Translation
merciful (3).

STRONGS NT 3629: οἰκτίρμων

οἰκτίρμων, οἰκτιρμόν, genitive ὀικτιρμονος (ὀκτείρω), merciful: Luke 6:36; James 5:11. (Theocritus, 15, 75; Anth. 7, 359, 1 (Epigr. Anth. Pal. Append. 223, 5); the Sept. for רַחוּם.) ("In classic Greek only a poetic term for the more common ἐλεήμων." Schmidt iii., p. 580.)

merciful, of tender mercy.

From oikteiro; compassionate -- merciful, of tender mercy.

see GREEK oikteiro

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