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Lexicon :: Strong's G4491 - rhiza

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ῥίζα
Transliteration
rhiza
Pronunciation
rhē'-zä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:985,985

Strong’s Definitions

ῥίζα rhíza, hrid'-zah; apparently a primary word; a "root" (literally or figuratively):—root.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G4491 in the following manner: root (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G4491 in the following manner: root (17x).
  1. a root

  2. that which like a root springs from a root, a sprout, shoot

  3. metaph. offspring, progeny

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥίζα rhíza, hrid'-zah; apparently a primary word; a "root" (literally or figuratively):—root.
STRONGS NT 4491: ῤίζα
ῤίζα, ῤίζης, (akin to German Reis (cf. Latinradix; English root; see Curtius, § 515; Fick, Part 3:775)), from Homer down; the Sept. for שֹׁרֶשׁ;
1. a root: properly, Matthew 3:10; Luke 3:9; ἐκ ῤιζῶν, from the roots (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 51, 1 d.), Mark 11:20; ῤίζαν ἔχειν, to strike deep root, Matthew 13:6; Mark 4:6; tropically, οὐ ῤίζαν ἔχειν ἐν ἑαυτῷ, spoken of one who has but a superficial experience of divine truth, has not permitted it to make its way into the inmost recesses of his soul, Matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; Luke 8:13; in figurative discourse, ῤίζα πικρίας (see πικρία) of a person disposed to apostatize and induce others to commit the same offence, Hebrews 12:15; the progenitors of a race are called ῤίζα, their descendants κλάδοι (see κλάδος, b.), Romans 11:16-18. Metaphorically, cause, origin, source: πάντων τῶν κακῶν, 1 Timothy 6:10; τῆς σοφίας, Sir. 1:6 (5), 20 (18); τῆς ἀθανασίας, Wis. 15:3; τῆς ἁμαρτίας, of the devil, Ev. Nicod. 23; ἀρχή καί ῤίζα παντός ἀγαθοῦ, Epicur. quoted in Atlmn. 12, 67, p. 546f; πηγή καί ῤίζα καλοκἀγαθίας τό νομίμου τυχεῖν παιδείας, Plutarch, de purr. educ. c. 7 b.
2. after the use of the Hebrew שֹׁרֶשׁ, that which like a root springs from a root, a sprout, shoot; metaphorically, offspring, progeny: Romans 15:12; Revelation 5:5; Revelation 22:16 (Isaiah 11:10).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
11:10
Matthew
3:10; 13:6; 13:21
Mark
4:6; 4:17; 11:20
Luke
3:9; 8:13
Romans
11:16; 11:17; 11:18; 15:12
1 Timothy
6:10
Hebrews
12:15
Revelation
5:5; 22:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4491 matches the Greek ῥίζα (rhiza),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - “The axe is already laid at the root G4491 of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:6 - “But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, G4491 they withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:21 - yet he has no firm root G4491 in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the [fn]word, immediately he [fn]falls away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:6 - “And after the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, G4491 it withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:17 - and they have no firm root G4491 in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they [fn]fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:20 - As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots G4491 up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - “Indeed the axe is already laid at the root G4491 of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - “Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; G4491 [fn]they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:16 - If the first piece of dough is holy, the lump is also; and if the root G4491 is holy, the branches are too.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:17 - But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the [fn]rich root G4491 of the olive tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:18 - do not be arrogant toward the branches; but if you are arrogant, remember that it is not you who supports the root, G4491 but the root G4491 supports you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:12 - Again Isaiah says,
“THERE SHALL COME THE ROOT G4491 OF JESSE,
AND HE WHO ARISES TO RULE OVER THE GENTILES,
IN HIM SHALL THE GENTILES HOPE.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:10 - For the love of money is a root G4491 of all [fn]sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:15 - See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root G4491 of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - and one of the elders *said to me, “Stop weeping; behold, the Lion that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root G4491 of David, has overcome so as to open the [fn]book and its seven seals.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:16 - “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things [fn]for the churches. I am the root G4491 and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.”
 
 
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