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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G3983 - Hungry

Strong's No.:G3983

Greek:πεινάω

Transliteration:peinaō

Phonetic:pi-nah'-o

Word Origin:From the same as G3993 (through the idea of pinching toil

Bible Usage:be an hungered.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

pine); to famish (absolutely or comparatively); figuratively to crave


Thayers
Definition:

1. to hunger, be hungry

a. to suffer want

b. to be needy

2. metaph. to crave ardently, to seek with eager desire


Bible References:
Hungry

Translation
Occurrences:
hunger ( 8 )
hungered ( 2 )
hungry ( 13 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.