August 31, 2009



verb — [ka-ko-pa-theh-oh]

definition: bear hardship patiently; suffer physical pain, trouble, danger, and distress.

example usage:

Σὺ δὲ νῆφε ἐν πᾶσιν, κακοπάθησον, ἔργον ποίησον εὐαγγελιστοῦ, τὴν διακονίαν σου πληροφόρησον. (2 Timothy 4:5)

The imperative is translated: endure hardship” (ESV, NAS, NIV), endure afflictions” (NKJV), endure suffering” (NRSV), bear evils” (DRBY).

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