G2588 καρδία - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
the heart
the heart, inner life, intention
lit: the heart; mind, character, inner self, will, intention, center.
the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle
Derivation: prolonged from a primary κάρ (Latin cor, "heart");

KJV Usage: (+ broken-)heart(-ed).

καρδία, -ας, ἡ,
[in LXX chiefly for לֵבָב ,לֵב ;]
the heart,
__1. the bodily organ which is regarded as the seat of life (
Refs 2Ki.18:14, 4Ki.9:24, al.
__2. In a psychological sense, the seat of man's collective energies, the focus of personal life, the seat of the rational as well as the emotional and volitional elements in human life, hence that wherein lies the moral and religious condition of the man (DB, ii, 317f.; DGG, ii, 344a);
__(a) of the seat of physical life (
Refs Jdg.19:5, Psa.101 (102):5 103 (104):15): Act.14:17, Jas.5:5
__(b) of the seat of spiritual life:
Refs Mat.5:8, Mrk.7:19, Luk.1:51, Act.5:3, Rom.10:9, 10 Eph.6:5, al.
; pl.,
Refs Mat.9:4, Mrk.2:6, al.
; opp. to στόμα, χείλεα, πρόσωπον,
Refs Mat.15:8, Mrk.7:6, Rom.10:8, 9 2Co.5:12
; περιτομὴ καρδίας, Rom.2:29; ἐκ κ.,
Refs Rom.6:17, 1Pe.1:22
; ἀπὸ τῶν κ., Mat.18:35; ἐν ὅλῃ (ἐξ ὅλης),
Refs Mat.22:37, Mrk.12:30" (LXX)>Refs ; γινώσκειν (ἐρευνᾶν, δοκιμάζειν) τὰς κ.,
1) the heart
1a) that organ in the animal body which is the centre of the circulation of the blood, and hence was regarded as the seat of physical life
1b) denotes the centre of all physical and spiritual life
2a) the vigour and sense of physical life
2b) the centre and seat of spiritual life
2b1) the soul or mind, as it is the fountain and seat of the thoughts, passions, desires, appetites, affections, purposes, endeavours
2b2) of the understanding, the faculty and seat of the intelligence
2b3) of the will and character
2b4) of the soul so far as it is affected and stirred in a bad way or good, or of the soul as the seat of the sensibilities, affections, emotions, desires, appetites, passions
1c) of the middle or central or inmost part of anything, even though inanimate

Prolonged from a primary κάρ kar (Latin cor , “heart”); the heart, that is, (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle

KJV Usage: (+ broken-) heart (-ed).

View how G2588 καρδία is used in the Bible

First 30 of 159 occurrences of G2588 καρδία

Matthew 5:8 in heart:
Matthew 5:28 heart.
Matthew 6:21 heart
Matthew 9:4 hearts?
Matthew 11:29 in heart:
Matthew 12:34 of the heart
Matthew 12:35 of the heart
Matthew 12:40 the heart
Matthew 13:15 heart
Matthew 13:15 with their heart,
Matthew 13:19 heart.
Matthew 15:8 heart
Matthew 15:18 the heart;
Matthew 15:19 the heart
Matthew 18:35 hearts
Matthew 22:37 heart,
Matthew 24:48 heart,
Mark 2:6 hearts,
Mark 2:8 hearts?
Mark 3:5 hearts,
Mark 4:15 hearts.
Mark 6:52 heart
Mark 7:6 heart
Mark 7:19 heart,
Mark 7:21 the heart
Mark 8:17 heart
Mark 11:23 heart,
Mark 12:30 heart,
Mark 12:33 heart,
Luke 1:17 the hearts

Distinct usage

32 heart
18 hearts,
18 heart,
17 hearts
8 heart.
7 the heart
6 hearts.
6 hearts:
4 hearts?
3 of the heart
3 with their heart,
3 the hearts
2 of heart
2 heart?
2 in heart:
2 of the heart.
2 of heart,
2 heart:
2 heart;
1 in their heart,
1 in heart
1 heart's
1 with the heart
1 his heart,
1 hearts;
1 of the heart,
1 in his heart,
1 an heart
1 of one heart
1 your hearts,
1 is that of the heart,
1 in heart.
1 the heart;
1 our hearts
1 that the heart
1 of the hearts:
1 in heart,
1 the brokenhearted,
1 in their heart;

Corresponding Hebrew Words

kardia H990 beten
kardia H995 bin hi.
kardia H2403 chattat
kardia H3820 lev
kardia H3824 levav
kardia H4596 mei
kardia H5315 nephesh
kardia H6203 oreph
kardia H7130 qerev

Related words

G2588 καρδία

G2589 καρδιογνώστης
From G2588 and G1097; a heart knower

KJV Usage: which knowest the hearts.

G4641 σκληροκαρδία
Feminine of a compound of G4642 and G2588; hard heartedness, that is, (specifically) destitution of (spiritual) perception

KJV Usage: hardness of heart.