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Lexicon :: Strong's G4501 - rhomphaia

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ῥομφαία
Transliteration
rhomphaia (Key)
Pronunciation
hrom-fah'-yah (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign origin
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:993,987

Strong’s Definitions

ῥομφαία rhomphaía, hrom-fah'-yah; probably of foreign origin; a sabre, i.e. a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively):—sword.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G4501 in the following manner: sword (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G4501 in the following manner: sword (7x).
  1. a large sword

  2. properly a long Thracian javelin, also a kind of long sword wont to be worn on the right shoulder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥομφαία rhomphaía, hrom-fah'-yah; probably of foreign origin; a sabre, i.e. a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively):—sword.
STRONGS NT 4501: ῤομφαία
ῤομφαία, ῤομφαίας, , a large sword; properly, a long Thracian javelin (cf. Rich, Dict. of Antiq. under the word Rhompaea); also a kind of long sword usually worn on the right shoulder (Hesychius ῤομφαία. Θρακιον ἀμυντηριον, μάχαιρα, ξίφος ἀκόντιον μακρόν; (Suidas 3223 c. (cf. ῥεμβω to revolve, vibrate)); cf. Plutarch, Aemil. 18); (A. V. sword): Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12, 16; Revelation 6:8; Revelation 19:15, 21; σου δέ αὐτῆς τήν ψυχήν διελεύσεται ῤομφαία, a figure for 'extreme anguish shall fill (pierce, as it were) thy soul', Luke 2:35, where cf. Kuinoel. (Josephus, Antiquities 6, 12, 4; 7, 12, 1; in Ev. Nicod. 26 the archangel Michael, keeper of Paradise, is called φλογινη ῤομφαία. Very often in the Sept. for חֶרֶב; often also in the O. T. Apocrypha.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
2:35
Revelation
1:16; 2:12; 2:16; 6:8; 19:15; 19:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4501 matches the Greek ῥομφαία (rhomphaia),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:35 - (Yea, a sword G4501 shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: G4501 and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:12 - And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword G4501 with two edges;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:16 - Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword G4501 of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, G4501 and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, G4501 that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:21 - And the remnant were slain with the sword G4501 of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
 
 
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