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  #3521 νηστεία nesteia {nace-ti'-ah}

 from G3522; TDNT - 4:924,632; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) a fasting, fast
    1a) a voluntary, as a religious exercise
        1a1) of private fasting
        1a2) the public fast as prescribed by the Mosaic Law and kept
             yearly on the great day of atonement, the tenth of the
             month of Tisri (the month Tisri comprises a part of our
             September and October); the fast accordingly, occurred in
             the autumn when navigation was usually dangerous on
             account of storms
    1b) a fasting caused by want or poverty

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G3522; abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious); specifically the fast of the Day of Atonement:—fast (-ing.)

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #3521.
  • νηστει´α
  • nēsteia; from 3522; fasting, a fast:—
  • NASB - fast(1), fasting(2), fastings(1), hunger(1), without food(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - fasting 7, feast 1; 8
Acts 27:9.
Matthew 17:21. Mark 9:29. Acts 14:23. 1 Corinthians 7:5.
Luke 2:37. 2 Corinthians 6:5; 11:27.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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