The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G3984 - peira

Choose a new font size and typeface
πεῖρα
Transliteration
peira
Pronunciation
pā'-rä (Key)
Listen
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of πέραν (G4008) (through the idea of piercing)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
2x in 2 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:23,822

Strong’s Definitions

πεῖρα peîra, pi'-rah; from the base of G4008 (through the idea of piercing); a test, i.e. attempt, experience:—assaying, trial.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G3984 in the following manner: assay (with G2983) (1x), trial (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G3984 in the following manner: assay (with G2983) (1x), trial (1x).
  1. a trial, experience, attempt

  2. to attempt a thing, to make trial of a thing or of a person

  3. to have a trial of a thing

  4. to experience, learn to know by experience

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πεῖρα peîra, pi'-rah; from the base of G4008 (through the idea of piercing); a test, i.e. attempt, experience:—assaying, trial.
STRONGS NT 3984: πεῖρα
πεῖρα, πειρας, (πειράω), from Aeschylus down, a trial, experiment, attempt: πεῖραν λαμβάνειν τίνος, equivalent to to attempt a thing, to make trial of a thing or a person (a phrase common in secular authors; cf. Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 18; Cyril 3, 3, 38; see other examples in Sturz, Lex. Xenoph. iii., p. 488; Plato, Protag., p. 342 a.; Gorgias, p. 448 a.; Josephus, Antiquities 8, 6, 5; Aelian v. h. 12, 22; often in Polybius, cf. Schweighäuser, Lex. Polybius, p. 460; the Sept. Deuteronomy 28:56; (other examples in Bleek on Hebrews, the passage cited; Field, Otium Norv. pars iii., p. 146)), θαλάσσης, to try whether the sea can be crossed dry-shod like the land, Hebrews 11:29; to have trial of a thing, i. e. to experience, learn to know by experience, μαστίγων, Hebrews 11:36 (often in Polybius; τῆς προνοίας, Josephus, Antiquities 2, 5, 1).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
28:56
Hebrews
11:29; 11:36

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3984 matches the Greek πεῖρα (peira),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:29 - By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying G3984 to do were drowned.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:36 - And others had trial G3984 of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1