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Lexicon :: Strong's G2438 - himas

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ἱμάς
Transliteration
himas
Pronunciation
hē-mä's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from the same as ἅμα (G260)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἱμάς himás, hee-mas'; perhaps from the same as G260; a strap, i.e. (specially) the tie (of a sandal) or the lash (of a scourge):—latchet, thong.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2438 in the following manner: latchet (3x), thong (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2438 in the following manner: latchet (3x), thong (1x).
  1. a thong of leather, a strap

    1. in the NT of the thongs with which captives or criminals were either bound or beaten

    2. of the thongs or ties by which sandals were fastened to the feet

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἱμάς himás, hee-mas'; perhaps from the same as G260; a strap, i.e. (specially) the tie (of a sandal) or the lash (of a scourge):—latchet, thong.
STRONGS NT 2438: ἱμάς
ἱμάς, ἱμαντος, (from ἵημι to send; namely, a vessel, which was tied to thongs of leather and let down into a well for the purpose of drawing water; hence, ἱμάω also, to draw something made fast to a thong or rope (recent etymol. connect it with Skt. si to bind; cf. Curtius, § 602; Vanicek, p. 1041)); from Homer down; a thong of leather, a strap; in the N. T. of the thongs with which captives or criminals were either bound or beaten (see προτείνω), Acts 22:25 (4 Macc. 9:11; Sir. 30:35); of the thongs or ties by which sandals were fastened to the feet, Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; John 1:27 (so also in Isaiah 5:27; Xenophon, anab. 4, 5, 14; Plutarch, symp. 4, 2, 3; Suidas ἱμάς. σφαιρωτήρ σανδαλιου, ζανιχιον, οἷον τό λωριον τοῦ ὑποδήματος).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
5:27
Mark
1:7
Luke
3:16
John
1:27
Acts
22:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2438 matches the Greek ἱμάς (himas),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:7 - And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet G2438 of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:16 - John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet G2438 of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:27 - He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet G2438 I am not worthy to unloose.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:25 - And as they bound him with thongs, G2438 Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?
 
 
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