σάρξ in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) flesh (the soft substance of the living body, which covers the bones and is permeated with blood) of both man and beasts
2) the body
2a) the body of a man
2b) used of natural or physical origin, generation or relationship
2b1) born of natural generation
2c) the sensuous nature of man, "the animal nature"
2c1) without any suggestion of depravity
2c2) the animal nature with cravings which incite to sin
2c3) the physical nature of man as subject to suffering
3) a living creature (because possessed of a body of flesh) whether man or beast
4) the flesh, denotes mere human nature, the earthly nature of man apart from divine influence, and therefore prone to sin and opposed to God
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 7:98, 1000

Strong

G4561
Probably from the base of G4563; flesh (as stripped of the skin), that is, (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred, or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specifically) a human being (as such): - carnal (-ly, + -ly minded), flesh ([-ly]).

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b body8.4
a flesh8.63
c people9.11
d human9.12
(σὰρξ καὶ αἷμα) human being9.14
(κοινωνέω αἵματος καὶ σαρκός) be a person9.15
e nation10.1
(σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί) trouble22.20
h life23.90
(σαρκὸς θέλημα) sexual desire25.29
f human nature26.7
g physical nature58.10
(ἀπέρχομαι ὀπίσω σαρκὸς ἑτέρας) homosexual intercourse88.279

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

σάρκαnoun: accusative singular feminine37
σάρκαςnoun: accusative plural feminine7
σαρκὶnoun: dative singular feminine23
σαρκίnoun: dative singular feminine16
σαρκὸςnoun: genitive singular feminine29
σαρκόςnoun: genitive singular feminine8
σαρκῶνnoun: genitive plural feminine1
σὰρξnoun: nominative singular feminine17
σάρξnoun: nominative singular feminine9
Total147

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