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Lexicon :: Strong's G4738 - stēthos

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στῆθος
Transliteration
stēthos
Pronunciation
stā'-thos (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἵστημι (G2476) (as standing prominently)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

στῆθος stēthos, stay'-thos; from G2476 (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. chest:—breast.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G4738 in the following manner: breast (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G4738 in the following manner: breast (5x).
  1. the breast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στῆθος stēthos, stay'-thos; from G2476 (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. chest:—breast.
STRONGS NT 4738: στῆθος
στῆθος, στήθους, τό (from ἵστημι; that which stands out, is prominent (Etym. Magn. 727, 19 διότι ἕστηκεν ἀσάλευτον)), from Homer down, the breast: John 13:25; John 21:20 (cf. κόλπος, 1); Revelation 15:6. τύπτειν εἰς τό στῆθος or τύπτειν τό στῆθος, of mourners (see κόπτω), Luke 18:13; Luke 23:48.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
18:13; 23:48
John
13:25; 21:20
Revelation
15:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4738 matches the Greek στῆθος (stēthos),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:13 - And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, G4738 saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:48 - And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, G4738 and returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:25 - He then lying on Jesus' breast G4738 saith unto him, Lord, who is it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:20 - Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast G4738 at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:6 - And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts G4738 girded with golden girdles.
 
 
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