Word Summary
pathēma: that which befalls one, a suffering, a passion
Original Word: πάθημα
Transliteration: pathēma
Phonetic Spelling: (path'-ay-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: that which befalls one, a suffering, a passion
Meaning: that which befalls one, a suffering, a passion
Strong's Concordance
affliction, suffering.

From a presumed derivative of pathos; something undergone, i.e. Hardship or pain; subjectively, an emotion or influence -- affection, affliction, motion, suffering.

see GREEK pathos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3804: πάθημα

πάθημα, παθηματος, τό (from παθεῖν, πάσχω, as μάθημα from μαθεῖν), from (Sophocles) Herodotus down;

1. that which one suffers or has suffered;

a. externally, a suffering, misfortune, calamity, evil, affliction : plural, Romans 8:18; 2 Corinthians 1:6; Colossians 1:24; 2 Timothy 3:11; Hebrews 2:10; Hebrews 10:32; 1 Peter 5:9; τά εἰς Χριστόν, that should subsequently come unto Christ (Winer's Grammar, 193 (182)), 1 Peter 1:11; τοῦ Χριστοῦ, which Christ endured, 1 Peter 5:1; also the afflictions which Christians must undergo in behalf of the same cause for which Christ patiently endured, are called παθήματα τοῦ Χριστοῦ (Winer's Grammar, 189 (178) note), 2 Corinthians 1:5; Philippians 3:10; 1 Peter 4:13.

b. of an inward state, an affection, passion: Galatians 5:24; τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν, that lead to sins, Romans 7:5.

2. equivalent to τό πάσχειν (see καύχημα, 2), an enduring, undergoing, suffering (so the plural in Arstph: thesm. 199): θανάτου, genitive of the object, Hebrews 2:9. (Synonym: cf. πάθος, at the beginning.)