nesteia <3521>

nhsteia nesteia

Pronunciation:nace-ti'-ah
Origin:from 3522
Reference:TDNT - 4:924,632
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:nhsteiaiv 3, nhsteian 1, nhsteiwn 1
In NET:fast 1, fasting 1, hunger 1, with fasting 1, without food 1
In AV:fasting 7, feast 1
Count:8
Definition: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
from 3522; abstinence (from lack of food, or voluntary and religious);
specially, the fast of the Day of Atonement:- fast(-ing).
see GREEK for 3522

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