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Lexicon :: Strong's G4487 - rhēma

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ῥῆμα
Transliteration
rhēma
Pronunciation
rhā'-mä (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:69,505

Strong’s Definitions

ῥῆμα rhēma, hray'-mah; from G4483; an utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever:—+ evil, + nothing, saying, word.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x

The KJV translates Strong's G4487 in the following manner: word (56x), saying (9x), thing (3x), no thing (with G3756) (1x), not translated (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x
The KJV translates Strong's G4487 in the following manner: word (56x), saying (9x), thing (3x), no thing (with G3756) (1x), not translated (1x).
  1. that which is or has been uttered by the living voice, thing spoken, word

    1. any sound produced by the voice and having definite meaning

    2. speech, discourse

      1. what one has said

    3. a series of words joined together into a sentence (a declaration of one's mind made in words)

      1. an utterance

      2. a saying of any sort as a message, a narrative

        1. concerning some occurrence

  2. subject matter of speech, thing spoken of

    1. so far forth as it is a matter of narration

    2. so far as it is a matter of command

    3. a matter of dispute, case at law

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥῆμα rhēma, hray'-mah; from G4483; an utterance (individually, collectively or specially),; by implication, a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever:—+ evil, + nothing, saying, word.
STRONGS NT 4487: ῤῆμα
ῤῆμα, ῤήματος, τό (from Ρ᾽ΑΩ, perfect passive ἐίρημαι), from Theognis, Herodotus, Pindar down; the Sept. chiefly for דָּבָר; also for אֹמֶר, מִלָּה, פֶּה, אִמְרָה, etc.;
1. properly, that which is or has been uttered by the living voice, thing spoken, word (cf. ἔπος, also λόγος, I. 1); i. e.
a. any sound produced by the voice and having a definite meaning: Matthew 27:14; ῤῆμα γλώσσης, Sir. 4:24; φωνή ῤημάτων, a sound of words, Hebrews 12:19; ῤήματα ἄρρητα (unspeakable words), 2 Corinthians 12:4.
b. Plural, τά ῤήματα, speech, discourse (because it consists of words either few or many (cf. Philo, leg. alleg. 3, 61 τό δέ ῤῆμα μέρος λόγου)): Luke 7:1; Acts 2:14; words, sayings, John 8:20; John 10:21; Acts (Acts 10:44); Acts 16:38; τῶν ῤημάτων τίνος, what one has said, Luke 24:8, 11, or taught, Romans 10:18; τοῖς ἐμοῖς ῥηματοις, my teachings, John 5:47; John 12:47; John 15:7; τά ῥημαψα ἐγώ λελάληκα, John 6:63; John 14:10; (ἀληθείας καί σωφροσύνης ῤήματα ἀποφθέγγομαι, Acts 26:25); ῤήματα ζωῆς αἰωνίου ἔχεις, thy teaching begets eternal life, John 6:68; τά ῤήματα τοῦ Θεοῦ, utterances in which God through someone declares his mind, John 8:47; λαλεῖ τίς τά ῤήματα τοῦ Θεοῦ, speaks what God bids him, John 3:34; λαλεῖν πάντα τά ῤήματα τῆς ζωῆς ταύτης, to deliver the whole doctrine concerning this life, i. e. the life eternal, Acts 5:20; τά ῤήματα ἔδωκας μοι, what thou hast bidden me to speak, John 17:8; ῤήματα λαλεῖν πρός τινα, ἐν οἷς etc. to teach one the things by which etc. Acts 11:14; τά ῤήματα τά προειρημενα ὑπό τίνος, what one has foretold, 2 Peter 3:2; Jude 1:17; λαλεῖν ῤήματα βλάσφημα εἰς τινα, to speak abusively in reference to one (see εἰς, B. II. 2 c. β.), Acts 6:11; κατά τίνος, against a thing, Acts 6:13 (G L T Tr WH omit βλάσφημα).
c. a series of words joined together into a sentence (a declaration of one's mind made in words);
α. universally, an utterance, declaration (German eine Aeusserung).: Matthew 26:75; Mark 9:32; Mark 14:72; Luke 2:50; Luke 9:45; Luke 18:34; Luke 20:26; Acts 11:16; Acts 28:25; with adjectives, ῤῆμα ἀργόν, Matthew 12:36; εἰπεῖν πονηρόν ῤῆμα κατά τίνος, to assail one with abuse, Matthew 5:11 (R G; others omit ῤῆμα).
β. a saying of any sort, as a message, a narrative: concerning some occurrence, λαλεῖν τό ῤῆμα περί τίνος, Luke 2:17; ῤῆμα τῆς πίστεως, the word of faith, i. e. concerning the necessity of putting faith in Christ, Romans 10:8; a promise, Luke 1:38; Luke 2:29; καλόν Θεοῦ ῤῆμα, God's gracious, comforting promise (of salvation), Hebrews 6:5 (see καλός, c.); καθαρίσας... ἐν ῤήματι, according to promise (properly, on the ground of his word of promise, viz. the promise of the pardon of sins; cf. Mark 16:16), Ephesians 5:26 (others take ῤήματι here as equivalent to 'the gospel,' cf. Ephesians 6:17, Romans 10:8; (see Meyer at the passage)); the word by which something is commanded, directed, enjoined: Matthew 4:4 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 389 (364) n.); Luke 4:4 R G L Tr in brackets; Hebrews 11:3; a command, Luke 5:5; ἐγένετο ῤῆμα Θεοῦ ἐπί τινα, Luke 3:2 (Jeremiah 1:1; πρός τινα, Genesis 15:1; 1 Kings 18:1); plural ῤήματα παρά σου, words from thee, i. e. to be spoken by time, Acts 10:22; ῤῆμα τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ, his omnipotent command, Hebrews 1:3. doctrine, instruction (cf. Winer's Grammar, 123 (117)): (τό) ῤῆμα (τοῦ) Θεοῦ, divine instruction by the preachers of the gospel, Romans 10:17 (R G; but L T Tr WH ῤήματος Χριστοῦ; others give ῤήματος here the sense of command, commission; (cf. Meyer)); saving truth which has God for its author, Ephesians 6:17; also τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Peter 1:25; words of prophecy, prophetic announcement, τά ῤήματα τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 17:17, Rec. (others, οἱ λόγοι τοῦ Θεοῦ).
2. In imitation of the Hebrew דָּבָר, the subject matter of speech, thing spoken of, thing; and that
a. so far forth as it is a matter of narration: Luke 2:15; Acts 10:37; plural, Luke 1:65; Luke 2:19, 51; Acts 5:32; Acts 13:42.
b. in so far as it is matter of command: Luke 1:37 (see ἀδυνατέω, b.) (Genesis 18:14; Deuteronomy 17:8).
c. a matter of dispute, case at law: Matthew 18:16; 2 Corinthians 13:1 (A. V. retains 'word' here and in the preceding passage) (Deuteronomy 19:15).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
15:1; 18:14
Deuteronomy
17:8; 19:15
1 Kings
18:1
Jeremiah
1:1
Matthew
4:4; 5:11; 12:36; 18:16; 26:75; 27:14
Mark
9:32; 14:72; 16:16
Luke
1:37; 1:38; 1:65; 2:15; 2:17; 2:19; 2:29; 2:50; 2:51; 3:2; 4:4; 5:5; 7:1; 9:45; 18:34; 20:26; 24:8; 24:11
John
3:34; 5:47; 6:63; 6:68; 8:20; 8:47; 10:21; 12:47; 14:10; 15:7; 17:8
Acts
2:14; 5:20; 5:32; 6:11; 6:13; 10:22; 10:37; 10:44; 11:14; 11:16; 13:42; 16:38; 26:25; 28:25
Romans
10:8; 10:8; 10:17; 10:18
2 Corinthians
12:4; 13:1
Ephesians
5:26; 6:17; 6:17
Hebrews
1:3; 6:5; 11:3; 12:19
1 Peter
1:25
2 Peter
3:2
Jude
1:17
Revelation
17:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4487 matches the Greek ῥῆμα (rhēma),
which occurs 70 times in 67 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 2 / 2 (Act 26:25–Rev 17:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:25 - But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words G4487 of truth and soberness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:25 - And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, G4487 Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:8 - But what saith it? The word G4487 is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word G4487 of faith, which we preach;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:17 - So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word G4487 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:18 - But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words G4487 unto the ends of the world.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:4 - How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, G4487 which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:1 - This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word G4487 be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:26 - That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:17 - And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word G4487 of God:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:3 - Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word G4487 of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:5 - And have tasted the good word G4487 of God, and the powers of the world to come,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:3 - Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word G4487 of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:19 - And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; G4487 which voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:25 - But the word G4487 of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word G4487 which by the gospel is preached unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:2 - That ye may be mindful of the words G4487 which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:17 - But, beloved, remember ye the words G4487 which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:17 - For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words G4487 of God shall be fulfilled.

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