But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:
But wee were gentle among you, euen as a nurſe cheriſheth her children:
ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα
ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·
ἀλλά , conjunction, alla — otherwise, on the other hand, but (value 62)
G235, ἀλλά allá, al-lah'; neuter plural of G243; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):—and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
nay, rather, yea, moreover
forms a transition to the cardinal matter
Used in 601 Verses, 27 Books 635  Occurrence Count
ἄν , particle, an — usually untranslatable, but generally denoting supposition, wish, possibility or uncertainty (value 51)
G302, ἄν án, an; a primary particle, denoting a supposition, wish, possibility or uncertainty:—(what-, where-, wither-, who-)soever. Usually unexpressed except by the subjunctive or potential mood. Also contracted for G1437.
has no exact English equivalent, see definitions under AV
Used in 172 Verses, 16 Books 190  Occurrence Count
γίνομαι , verb, ginomai — to come into being, to happen, to become (value 184)
G1096, γίνομαι gínomai, ghin'-om-ahee; a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.):—arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, × soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
to become, i.e. to come into existence, begin to be, receive being
to become, i.e. to come to pass, happen
to arise, appear in history, come upon the stage
of men appearing in public
to be made, finished
of miracles, to be performed, wrought
to become, be made
Used in 636 Verses, 25 Books 675  Occurrence Count
ἑαυτοῦ , pronoun, heautou — of himself, herself, itself (value 1176)
G1438, ἑαυτοῦ heautoû, heh-ow-too'; from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive case (dative case or accusative case) of G846; him- (her-, it-, them-, also (in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons) my-, thy-, our-, your-) self (selves), etc.:—alone, her (own, -self), (he) himself, his (own), itself, one (to) another, our (thine) own(-selves), + that she had, their (own, own selves), (of) them(-selves), they, thyself, you, your (own, own conceits, own selves, -selves).
himself, herself, itself, themselves
Used in 312 Verses, 25 Books 337  Occurrence Count
ἐν , preposition, en — in, on, at, by, with (value 55)
G1722, ἐν en, en; a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:—about, after, against, + almost, × altogether, among, × as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), × mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, × outwardly, one, × quickly, × shortly, (speedi-)ly, × that, × there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Used in 2127 Verses, 27 Books 2799  Occurrence Count
ἤπιος , adjective, ēpios — gentle, mild (value 368)
G2261, ἤπιος ḗpios, ay'-pee-os; probably from G2031; properly, affable, i.e. mild or kind:—gentle.
Used in 2 Verses, 2 Books 2  Occurrence Count
θάλπω , verb, thalpō — to warm, to cherish (value 920)
G2282, θάλπω thálpō, thal'-po; probably akin to θάλλω thállō (to warm); to brood, i.e. (figuratively) to foster:—cherish.
to warm, keep warm
to cherish with tender love, to foster with tender care
Used in 2 Verses, 2 Books 2  Occurrence Count
μέσος , adjective, mesos — middle, in the midst (value 515)
G3319, μέσος mésos, mes'-os; from G3326; middle (as an adjective or (neuter) noun):—among, × before them, between, + forth, mid(-day, -night), midst, way.
in the midst of, amongst
Used in 59 Verses, 13 Books 61  Occurrence Count
ὁ , article, ho — the (value 70)
G3588, ὁ ho, ho; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom):—the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
this, that, these, etc. Only significant renderings other than "the" counted
Used in 7051 Verses, 27 Books 20257  Occurrence Count
σύ , pronoun, sy — you (early mod. Eng. thou) (value 600)
G4771, σύ sý, soo; the personal pronoun of the second person singular; thou:—thou. See also G4571, G4671, G4675; and for the plural G5209, G5210, G5213, G5216.
Used in 163 Verses, 16 Books 178  Occurrence Count
τέκνον , neuter noun, teknon — a child (of either sex) (value 495)
G5043, τέκνον téknon, tek'-non; from the base of G5098; a child (as produced):—child, daughter, son.
a male child, a son
the name transferred to that intimate and reciprocal relationship formed between men by the bonds of love, friendship, trust, just as between parents and children
in affectionate address, such as patrons, helpers, teachers and the like employ: my child
in the NT, pupils or disciples are called children of their teachers, because the latter by their instruction nourish the minds of their pupils and mould their characters
children of God: in the OT of "the people of Israel" as especially dear to God, in the NT, in Paul's writings, all who are led by the Spirit of God and thus closely related to God
children of the devil: those who in thought and action are prompted by the devil, and so reflect his character
of anything who depends upon it, is possessed by a desire or affection for it, is addicted to it
one who is liable to any fate
thus children of a city: it citizens and inhabitants
the votaries of wisdom, those souls who have, as it were, been nurtured and moulded by wisdom
cursed children, exposed to a curse and doomed to God's wrath or penalty
Used in 91 Verses, 23 Books 99  Occurrence Count
τροφός , feminine noun, trophos — a nurse (value 1240)
G5162, τροφός trophós, trof-os'; from G5142; a nourisher, i.e. nurse:—nurse.
Used in 1 Verse, 1 Book 1  Occurrence Count
ὑμῶν , pronoun, hymōn — you (value 1290)
G5216, ὑμῶν humōn, hoo-mone'; genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you:—ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Used in 503 Verses, 25 Books 583  Occurrence Count
ὡς , adverb, hōs — as, like as, even as, when, since, as long as (value 1000)
G5613, ὡς hōs, hoce; probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows):—about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, × with all speed.
Used in 435 Verses, 26 Books 494  Occurrence Count
|1 Thessalonians 2:7Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 6842)
|ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα
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