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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 1 / 2 (Mat 4:4–Act 16:38)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:4 - But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word G4487 that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:11 - Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil G4487 against you falsely, for my sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:36 - But I say unto you, That every idle word G4487 that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:16 - But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word G4487 may be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:75 - And Peter remembered the word G4487 of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:14 - And he answered him to never a word; G4487 insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:32 - But they understood not that saying, G4487 and were afraid to ask him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:72 - And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word G4487 that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:37 - For with God nothing G4487 shall be impossible.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:38 - And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. G4487 And the angel departed from her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:65 - And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayings G4487 were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:15 - And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing G4487 which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:17 - And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying G4487 which was told them concerning this child.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:19 - But Mary kept all these things, G4487 and pondered them in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:29 - Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:50 - And they understood not the saying G4487 which he spake unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:51 - And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings G4487 in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:2 - Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word G4487 of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:4 - And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word G4487 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:5 - And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word G4487 I will let down the net.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:1 - Now when he had ended all his sayings G4487 in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:45 - But they understood not this saying, G4487 and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying. G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:34 - And they understood none of these things: and this saying G4487 was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:26 - And they could not take hold of his words G4487 before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:8 - And they remembered his words, G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - And their words G4487 seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:34 - For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words G4487 of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:47 - But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words? G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:63 - It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words G4487 that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:68 - Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words G4487 of eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:20 - These words G4487 spake Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:47 - He that is of God heareth God's words: G4487 ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:21 - Others said, These are not the words G4487 of him that hath a devil. Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:47 - And if any man hear my words, G4487 and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:48 - He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, G4487 hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:10 - Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words G4487 that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:7 - If ye abide in me, and my words G4487 abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:8 - For I have given unto them the words G4487 which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:14 - But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words: G4487
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:20 - Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words G4487 of this life.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:32 - And we are his witnesses of these things; G4487 and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:11 - Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words G4487 against Moses, and against God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:13 - And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words G4487 against this holy place, and the law:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:22 - And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words G4487 of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:37 - That word, G4487 I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:44 - While Peter yet spake these words, G4487 the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:14 - Who shall tell thee words, G4487 whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:16 - Then remembered I the word G4487 of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:42 - And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words G4487 might be preached to them the next sabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:38 - And the serjeants told these words G4487 unto the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.

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