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Lexicon :: Strong's G4969 - sphazō

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σφάζω
Transliteration
sphazō
Pronunciation
sfä'-zō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:925,1125

Strong’s Definitions

σφάζω spházō, sfad'-zo; a primary verb; to butcher (especially an animal for food or in sacrifice) or (generally) to slaughter, or (specially), to maim (violently):—kill, slay, wound.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G4969 in the following manner: slay (8x), kill (1x), wound (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G4969 in the following manner: slay (8x), kill (1x), wound (1x).
  1. to slay, slaughter, butcher

  2. to put to death by violence

  3. mortally wounded

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σφάζω spházō, sfad'-zo; a primary verb; to butcher (especially an animal for food or in sacrifice) or (generally) to slaughter, or (specially), to maim (violently):—kill, slay, wound.
STRONGS NT 4969: σφάζω
σφάζω, Attic σφάττω: future σφάξω, Revelation 6:4 L T Tr WH; 1 aorist ἐσφαξα; passive, perfect participle ἐσφαγμένος; 2 aorist ἐσφαγην; from Homer down; the Sept. very often for שָׁחַט, to slay, slaughter, butcher: properly, ἀρνίον, Revelation 5:6, 12; Revelation 13:8; τινα, to put to death by violence (often so in Greek writings from Herodotus down), 1 John 3:12; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 6:4, 9; Revelation 18:24. κεφαλή ἐσφαγμενη εἰς θάνατον, mortally wounded (R. V. smitten unto death), Revelation 13:3. (Compare: κατασφάζω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 John
3:12
Revelation
5:6; 5:9; 5:12; 6:4; 6:4; 6:9; 13:3; 13:8; 18:24

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4969 matches the Greek σφάζω (sphazō),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:12 - Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew G4969 his brother. And wherefore slew G4969 he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:6 - And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, G4969 having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:9 - And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, G4969 and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:12 - Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain G4969 to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:4 - And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill G4969 one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:9 - And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain G4969 for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:3 - And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded G4969 to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain G4969 from the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:24 - And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain G4969 upon the earth.
 
 
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