1) mercy, pity
1a) especially as exhibited in giving alms, charity
2) the benefaction itself, a donation to the poor, alms
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 2:485, 222
From G1656; compassionateness, that is, (as exercised towards the poor) beneficence, or (concretely) a benefaction: - alms (-deeds).
|a acts of charity||57.111|
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