Word Summary
anesis: a loosening, relaxation
Original Word: ἄνεσις
Transliteration: anesis
Phonetic Spelling: (an'-es-is)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a loosening, relaxation
Meaning: a loosening, relaxation
Strong's Concordance
easing, liberty, rest.

From aniemi; relaxation or (figuratively) relief -- eased, liberty, rest.

see GREEK aniemi

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 425: ἄνεσις

ἄνεσις, ἀνεσεως, (ἀνίημι to let loose, slacken, anything tense, e. g. a bow), a loosening, relaxing; spoken of a more tolerable condition in captivity: ἔχειν ἄνεσιν, to be held in less rigorous confinement (R. V. have indulgence), Acts 24:23 (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 6, 10 φυλακή μέν γάρ καί τήρησις ἦν, μετά μέντοι ἀνεσεως τῆς δίαιταν). relief, rest, from persecutions, 2 Thessalonians 1:7; from the troubles of poverty, 2 Corinthians 8:13; relief from anxiety, quiet, 2 Corinthians 2:13 (); . (the Sept.; in Greek writings from Thucydides (Herodotus 5, 28) down.) (Synonym: see ἀνάπαυσις, at the end.)