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Lexicon :: Strong's G4221 - potērion

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ποτήριον
Transliteration
potērion
Pronunciation
po-tā'-rē-on (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of a derivative of the alternate of πίνω (G4095)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:148,841

Strong’s Definitions

ποτήριον potḗrion, pot-ay'-ree-on; neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095; a drinking-vessel; by extension, the contents thereof, i.e. a cupful (draught); figuratively, a lot or fate:—cup.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's G4221 in the following manner: cup (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's G4221 in the following manner: cup (33x).
  1. a cup, a drinking vessel

  2. metaph. one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favourable or unfavourable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink: so of prosperity and adversity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποτήριον potḗrion, pot-ay'-ree-on; neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095; a drinking-vessel; by extension, the contents thereof, i.e. a cupful (draught); figuratively, a lot or fate:—cup.
STRONGS NT 4221: ποτήριον
ποτήριον, ποτηρίου, τό (diminutive of ποτήρ), a cup, a drinking vessel;
a. properly: Matthew 23:25; Matthew 26:27; Mark 7:4, 8 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Mark 14:23; Luke 11:39; Luke 22:17, 20; 1 Corinthians 11:25; Revelation 17:4; πίνειν ἐκ τοῦ ποτηρίου, 1 Corinthians 11:28; τό ποτήριον τῆς ἐυλογιασς (see εὐλογία, 4), 1 Corinthians 10:16; with a genitive of the thing with which the cup is filled: ψυχροῦ, Matthew 10:42; ὕδατος, Mark 9:41; by metonymy, of the container for the contained, the contents of the cup, what is offered to be drunk, Luke 22:20b ((WH reject the passage) cf. Winer's 635f (589f)); 1 Corinthians 11:25f; τό ποτήριον τίνος, genitive of the person giving the entertainment (cf. Rückert, Abendmahl, p. 217f): πίνειν, 1 Corinthians 10:21 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 189 (178)); 1 Cor. 11:27 (cf. Winers Grammar, 411 (410)).
b. By a figure common to Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and not unknown to Latin writers, one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favorable or unfavorable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink (cf. Winer's Grammar, 32): so of prosperity, Psalm 15:5 (Ps. 16:5); Psalm 22:5 (Ps. 23:5); Psalm 115:13 (Ps. 116:13); of adversity, Psalm 10:6 (Ps. 11:6); Psalm 74:9 (Ps. 75:9); Isaiah 51:17, 22. In the N. T. of the bitter lot (the sufferings) of Christ: Matthew 26:39, 42 Rec.; Mark 14:36; Luke 22:42; John 18:11; πίνειν τό ποτήριον μου or ἐγώ πίνω, to undergo the same calamities which I undergo, Matthew 20:22, 23; Mark 10:38, 39 (Plautus Cas. 5, 2, 53 (50) ut senex hoc eodem poculo quod ego bibi biberet, i. e. that he might be treated as harshly as I was); used of the divine penalties: Revelation 14:10; Revelation 16:19; Revelation 18:6. ((Alcaeus, Sappho), Herodotus, Ctesias (), Aristophanes, Lucian, others; the Sept. for כּוס.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
10:6; 11:6; 15:5; 16:5; 22:5; 23:5; 74:9; 75:9; 115:13; 116:13
Isaiah
51:17; 51:22
Matthew
10:42; 20:22; 20:23; 23:25; 26:27; 26:39; 26:42
Mark
7:4; 7:8; 9:41; 10:38; 10:39; 14:23; 14:36
Luke
11:39; 22:17; 22:20; 22:20; 22:42
John
18:11
1 Corinthians
10:16; 10:21; 11:25; 11:25; 11:27; 11:28
Revelation
14:10; 16:19; 17:4; 18:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4221 matches the Greek ποτήριον (potērion),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:22 - “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said to them. “Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?” “We can,” they answered.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:23 - Jesus said to them, “You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:25 - “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:26 - Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:27 - Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:39 - Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:4 - When they come from the marketplace they do not eat unless they wash. And they observe many other traditions, such as the washing of cups, pitchers and kettles.[fn])
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:41 - Truly I tell you, anyone who gives you a cup of water in my name because you belong to the Messiah will certainly not lose their reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:38 - “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said. “Can you drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:39 - “We can,” they answered. Jesus said to them, “You will drink the cup I drink and be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:23 - Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, and they all drank from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:36 - “Abba,[fn] Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:39 - Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, “Take this and divide it among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 - In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:42 - “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:11 - Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:21 - You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot have a part in both the Lord’s table and the table of demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:25 - In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:26 - For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:27 - So then, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:28 - Everyone ought to examine themselves before they eat of the bread and drink from the cup.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - they, too, will drink the wine of God’s fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of his wrath. They will be tormented with burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:19 - The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations collapsed. God remembered Babylon the Great and gave her the cup filled with the wine of the fury of his wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and was glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls. She held a golden cup in her hand, filled with abominable things and the filth of her adulteries.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:6 - Give back to her as she has given; pay her back double for what she has done. Pour her a double portion from her own cup.
 
 
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