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Lexicon :: Strong's G3087 - lychnia

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λυχνία
Transliteration
lychnia
Pronunciation
lükh-nē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:324,542

Strong’s Definitions

λυχνία lychnía, lookh-nee'-ah; from G3088; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively):—candlestick.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G3087 in the following manner: candlestick (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G3087 in the following manner: candlestick (12x).
  1. a (candlestick) lamp stand, candelabrum

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λυχνία lychnía, lookh-nee'-ah; from G3088; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively):—candlestick.
STRONGS NT 3087: λυχνία
λυχνία, λυχνίας, , a later Greek word for the earlier λυχνίον, see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 313f; (Wetstein (1752) on Matthew 5:15; Winers Grammar, 24); the Sept. for מְנורָה; a (candlestick) lampstand, candelabrum: Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16; (Luke 11:33); Hebrews 9:2; the two eminent prophets who will precede Christ's return from heaven in glory are likened to 'candlesticks,' Revelation 11:4 (Buttmann, 81 (70); Winer's Grammar, 536 (499)); to the seven 'candlesticks' (Exodus 25:37 (A. V. lamps; cf. B. D. (especially the American edition), under the word )) also the seven more conspicuous churches of Asia are compared in Revelation 1:12f, 20; Revelation 2:1; κινεῖν τήν λυχνίαν τίνος (ἐκκλησίας) ἐκ τοῦ τόπου αὐτῆς, to move a church out of the place which it has hitherto held among the churches; to take it out of the number of churches, remove it altogether, Revelation 2:5.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
25:37
Matthew
5:15; 5:15
Mark
4:21
Luke
8:16; 11:33
Hebrews
9:2
Revelation
1:12; 1:20; 2:1; 2:5; 11:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3087 matches the Greek λυχνία (lychnia),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; G3087 and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 - And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick? G3087
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, G3087 that they which enter in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, G3087 that they which come in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:2 - For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, G3087 and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:12 - And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; G3087
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:13 - And in the midst of the seven candlesticks G3087 one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:20 - The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. G3087 The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks G3087 which thou sawest are the seven churches.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:1 - Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; G3087
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick G3087 out of his place, except thou repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:4 - These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks G3087 standing before the God of the earth.
 
 
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