Word Summary
stenochōria: narrowness of space, difficulty
Original Word: στενοχωρία
Transliteration: stenochōria
Phonetic Spelling: (sten-okh-o-ree'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: narrowness of space, difficulty
Meaning: narrowness of space, difficulty
Strong's Concordance
anguish, distress.

From a compound of stenos and chora; narrowness of room, i.e. (figuratively) calamity -- anguish, distress.

see GREEK stenos

see GREEK chora

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4730: στενοχωρία

στενοχωρία, στενοχωρίας, (στενόχωρος), narrowness of place, a narrow space (Isaiah 8:22 (others take this as metaphorically); Thucydides, Plato, others); metaphorically, dire calamity, extreme affliction, (A. V. distress, anguish): Romans 2:9; Romans 8:35; 2 Corinthians 6:4; 2 Corinthians 12:10. (Deuteronomy 28:53, 55, 57; Sir. 10:26; (Wis. 5:3); 1 Macc. 2:53 1 Macc. 13:3; Polybius 1, 67, 1; (Artemidorus Daldianus, oeir. 3, 14); Aelian v. h. 2, 41; (others).) (Cf. Trench, § lv.)