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Lexicon :: Strong's G4491 - rhiza

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ῥίζα
Transliteration
rhiza
Pronunciation
rhē'-zä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:985,985

Strong’s Definitions

ῥίζα rhíza, hrid'-zah; apparently a primary word; a "root" (literally or figuratively):—root.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G4491 in the following manner: root (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G4491 in the following manner: root (17x).
  1. a root

  2. that which like a root springs from a root, a sprout, shoot

  3. metaph. offspring, progeny

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥίζα rhíza, hrid'-zah; apparently a primary word; a "root" (literally or figuratively):—root.
STRONGS NT 4491: ῤίζα
ῤίζα, ῤίζης, (akin to German Reis (cf. Latinradix; English root; see Curtius, § 515; Fick, Part 3:775)), from Homer down; the Sept. for שֹׁרֶשׁ;
1. a root: properly, Matthew 3:10; Luke 3:9; ἐκ ῤιζῶν, from the roots (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 51, 1 d.), Mark 11:20; ῤίζαν ἔχειν, to strike deep root, Matthew 13:6; Mark 4:6; tropically, οὐ ῤίζαν ἔχειν ἐν ἑαυτῷ, spoken of one who has but a superficial experience of divine truth, has not permitted it to make its way into the inmost recesses of his soul, Matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; Luke 8:13; in figurative discourse, ῤίζα πικρίας (see πικρία) of a person disposed to apostatize and induce others to commit the same offence, Hebrews 12:15; the progenitors of a race are called ῤίζα, their descendants κλάδοι (see κλάδος, b.), Romans 11:16-18. Metaphorically, cause, origin, source: πάντων τῶν κακῶν, 1 Timothy 6:10; τῆς σοφίας, Sir. 1:6 (5), 20 (18); τῆς ἀθανασίας, Wis. 15:3; τῆς ἁμαρτίας, of the devil, Ev. Nicod. 23; ἀρχή καί ῤίζα παντός ἀγαθοῦ, Epicur. quoted in Atlmn. 12, 67, p. 546f; πηγή καί ῤίζα καλοκἀγαθίας τό νομίμου τυχεῖν παιδείας, Plutarch, de purr. educ. c. 7 b.
2. after the use of the Hebrew שֹׁרֶשׁ, that which like a root springs from a root, a sprout, shoot; metaphorically, offspring, progeny: Romans 15:12; Revelation 5:5; Revelation 22:16 (Isaiah 11:10).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
11:10
Matthew
3:10; 13:6; 13:21
Mark
4:6; 4:17; 11:20
Luke
3:9; 8:13
Romans
11:16; 11:17; 11:18; 15:12
1 Timothy
6:10
Hebrews
12:15
Revelation
5:5; 22:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4491 matches the Greek ῥίζα (rhiza),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - And now also the axe is laid unto the root G4491 of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:6 - And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, G4491 they withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:21 - Yet hath he not root G4491 in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:6 - But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, G4491 it withered away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:17 - And have no root G4491 in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:20 - And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots. G4491
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - And now also the axe is laid unto the root G4491 of the trees: every tree therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, G4491 which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:16 - For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root G4491 be holy, so are the branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:17 - And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root G4491 and fatness of the olive tree;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:18 - Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, G4491 but the root G4491 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:12 - And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root G4491 of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:10 - For the love of money is the root G4491 of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:15 - Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root G4491 of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root G4491 of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:16 - I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root G4491 and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
 
 
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