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Lexicon :: Strong's G2563 - kalamos

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κάλαμος
Transliteration
kalamos
Pronunciation
kä'-lä-mos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Or uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

κάλαμος kálamos, kal'-am-os; of uncertain affinity; a reed (the plant or its stem, or that of a similar plant); by implication, a pen:—pen, reed.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G2563 in the following manner: reed (11x), pen (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G2563 in the following manner: reed (11x), pen (1x).
  1. a reed

  2. a staff made of a reed, a reed staff

  3. a measuring reed or rod

  4. a writer's reed, a pen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κάλαμος kálamos, kal'-am-os; of uncertain affinity; a reed (the plant or its stem, or that of a similar plant); by implication, a pen:—pen, reed.
STRONGS NT 2563: κάλαμος
κάλαμος, καλάμου, , from Pindar down, Latincalamus, i. e.
a. a reed: Matthew 11:7; Matthew 12:20 (from Isaiah 42:3); Luke 7:24.
b. a staff made of a reed, a reed-staff (as in 2 Kings 18:21): Matthew 27:29f, 48; Mark 15:19, 36.
c. a measuring reed or rod: Revelation 11:1; Revelation 21:15f (Ezekiel 40:3-6; Ezekiel 42:16-19).
d. a writer's reed, a pen: 3 John 1:13; (see Gardthausen, Griech. Palaeogr., p. 71f).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
18:21
Isaiah
42:3
Ezekiel
40:3; 40:4; 40:5; 40:6; 42:16; 42:17; 42:18; 42:19
Matthew
11:7; 12:20; 27:29; 27:48
Mark
15:19; 15:36
Luke
7:24
3 John
1:13
Revelation
11:1; 21:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2563 matches the Greek κάλαμος (kalamos),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed G2563 shaken with the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:20 - A bruised reed G2563 shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed G2563 in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:30 - And they spit upon him, and took the reed, G2563 and smote him on the head.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:48 - And straightway one of them ran, and took a spunge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed, G2563 and gave him to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - And they smote him on the head with a reed, G2563 and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:36 - And one ran and filled a spunge full of vinegar, and put it on a reed, G2563 and gave him to drink, saying, Let alone; let us see whether Elias will come to take him down.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed G2563 shaken with the wind?
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:13 - I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen G2563 write unto thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - And there was given me a reed G2563 like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:15 - And he that talked with me had a golden reed G2563 to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:16 - And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, G2563 twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
 
 
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