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Lexicon :: Strong's G4972 - sphragizō


sfrä-gē'-zō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:939,1127

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strongs G4972 in the following manner: seal (22x), set to (one's) seal (1x), stop (1x), seal up (1x), set a seal (1x), vr seal (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to set a seal upon, mark with a seal, to seal

    1. for security: from Satan

    2. since things sealed up are concealed (as the contents of a letter), to hide, keep in silence, keep secret

    3. in order to mark a person or a thing

      1. to set a mark upon by the impress of a seal or a stamp

      2. angels are said to be sealed by God

    4. in order to prove, confirm, or attest a thing

      1. to confirm authenticate, place beyond doubt

        1. of a written document

        2. to prove one's testimony to a person that he is what he professes to be

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σφραγίζω sphragízō, sfrag-id'-zo; from G4973; to stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication, to keep secret, to attest:—(set a, set to) seal up, stop.
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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number G4972 matches the Greek σφραγίζω (sphragizō),
which occurs 19 times in 14 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Tools specific to Mat 27:66

Mat 27:66

And they went and made the grave secure, and along with the guard they set G4972 a seal G4972 on the stone.

Tools specific to Jhn 3:33

Jhn 3:33

“He who has received His testimony has set G4972 his seal G4972 to this, that God is true.

Tools specific to Jhn 6:27

Jhn 6:27

“Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set G4972 His seal.” G4972

Tools specific to Rom 15:28

Rom 15:28

Therefore, when I have finished this, and have fnput G4972 my seal G4972 on this fruit of theirs, I will go on by way of you to Spain.

Tools specific to 2Co 1:22

2Co 1:22

who also sealed G4972 us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a fnpledge.

Tools specific to Eph 1:13

Eph 1:13

In fnHim, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also fnbelieved, you were sealed G4972 in fnHim with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Tools specific to Eph 4:30

Eph 4:30

Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, fnby whom you were sealed G4972 for the day of redemption.

Tools specific to Rev 7:3

Rev 7:3

saying, “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees until we have sealed G4972 the bond-servants of our God on their foreheads.”

Tools specific to Rev 7:4

Rev 7:4

And I heard the number of those who were sealed, G4972 one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed G4972 from every tribe of the sons of Israel:

Tools specific to Rev 7:5

Rev 7:5

from the tribe of Judah, twelve thousand were sealed, G4972 from the tribe of Reuben twelve thousand, from the tribe of Gad twelve thousand,

Tools specific to Rev 7:8

Rev 7:8

from the tribe of Zebulun twelve thousand, from the tribe of Joseph twelve thousand, from the tribe of Benjamin, twelve thousand were sealed. G4972

Tools specific to Rev 10:4

Rev 10:4

When the seven peals of thunder had spoken, I was about to write; and I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal G4972 up the things which the seven peals of thunder have spoken and do not write them.”

Tools specific to Rev 20:3

Rev 20:3

and he threw him into the abyss, and shut it and sealed G4972 it over him, so that he would not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short time.

Tools specific to Rev 22:10

Rev 22:10

And he *said to me, “Do not seal G4972 up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.
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