Greek Concepts

μέριμνα (merimna)

care, anxiety, worry


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.

The first part of an eight-part study on the Greek word μέριμνα (merimna) (Strong’s 3308) and its verb form μεριμνάω (merimnao) (Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of I Peter 5:5-8 …

Part two in our series on the Greek word μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and its verb form μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of Matthew 6:24-34 …

Part three in our study of μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of Luke 8:4-15 …

The fourth part in our eight part series on the Greek words μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of Luke 10:38-42 …

Part five in our series on the Greek word μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and its verb form μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of I Corinthians 7:29-35 …

Part six in our study of μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of Philippians 4:2-7 …

The seventh part of an eight-part study on the Greek word μέριμνα (merimna) (Strong’s 3308) and its verb form μεριμνάω (merimnao) (Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of Philippians 2:19-24 …

The eighth and final part in our series on the Greek words μέριμνα (merimna, Strong’s 3308) and μεριμνάω (merimnao, Strong’s 3309). Focuses on the text of II Corinthians 11:16-28 …