Greek Concepts

Greek Concepts

Learning New Testament Greek is essential to understanding the concepts and truths expressed by the original text.  Truths so often lost in translation.  Our Greek Concepts articles aim to explain those two thousand year old Biblical Greek concepts to the believer of today.

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Originally published as “Greek Thoughts” on

  • μέριμνα (merimna) ~ care, anxiety, worry
    January 6, 2020

    The Greek concept of μέριμνα (merimna) describes a state in which someone is mentally occupied with something.  It manifests as an anxious, troubled, and distracted mind.  The attention consumed with the cares of this life.  The Bible teaches this is Satan’s only weapon against a believer in Christ, one that he employs to hinder spiritual growth.

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