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Lexicon :: Strong's G2777 - kephalis

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κεφαλίς
Transliteration
kephalis (Key)
Pronunciation
ke-fä-le's (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

κεφαλίς kephalís, kef-al-is'; from G2776; properly, a knob, i.e. (by implication) a roll (by extension from the end of a stick on which the manuscript was rolled):—volume.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G2777 in the following manner: volume (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G2777 in the following manner: volume (1x).
  1. a little head

  2. the highest part, extremity of anything

    1. as the capital of a column

    2. the tips or knobs of the wooden rod around which parchments were rolled were called by this word, because they resembled little heads

  3. the Alexandrian writers transferred the name to the roll or volume itself

    1. in the roll of the book

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κεφαλίς kephalís, kef-al-is'; from G2776; properly, a knob, i.e. (by implication) a roll (by extension from the end of a stick on which the manuscript was rolled):—volume.
STRONGS NT 2777: κεφαλίς
κεφαλίς, κεφαλίδος, (diminutive of κεφαλή, formed after the analogy of ἁμαξίς, πινακίς, etc.; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 443; Kühner, § 380 Anm. 5, i., p. 708);
1. a little head (Latincapitellum, capitulum).
2. the highest part, extremity or end of anything; as the capital of a column, 1 Kings 7:9, 31 etc.; Geoponica 14, 6, 6; hence, the tips or knobs (theumbilici of the Romans (or rather the cornua; see Gardthausen, Griech. Palaeogr., p. 52f; Rich, Dictionary, under the word umbilicus)) of the wooden rod around which parchments were rolled seem to have been called κεφαλίδες, because they resembled little heads; so that
3. the Alexandrian writers transferred the name κεφαλίς to the roll or volume itself: ἐν κεφαλίδι βίβλου, Hebrews 10:7 (from the Sept. of Psalm 39:8 (Ps. 40:8) for בִּמְגִלַּת־סֵפֶר, as in Ezekiel 2:9, and without βιβλίου, Ezekiel 3:1-3; 2 Esdr. 6:2 (cf. Birt, Antikes Buchwesen (Berl. 1882), p. 116)), Itala:in volumine libri, in the roll of the book (cf. Winer's Grammar, 23 (22)). The different opinions are noticed by Bleek at the passage.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
7:9; 7:31
Psalms
39:8; 40:8
Ezekiel
2; 2:9; 3:1; 3:2; 3:3
Hebrews
10:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2777 matches the Greek κεφαλίς (kephalis),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:7 - Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume G2777 of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.
 
 
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