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Lexicon :: Strong's G5503 - chēra

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χήρα
Transliteration
chēra
Pronunciation
khā'-rä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of χάσμα (G5490) through the idea of deficiency
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:440,1313

Strong’s Definitions

χήρα chḗra, khay'-rah; feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of G5490 through the idea of deficiency; a widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively:—widow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G5503 in the following manner: widow (27x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G5503 in the following manner: widow (27x).
  1. a widow

  2. metaph. a city stripped of its inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χήρα chḗra, khay'-rah; feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of G5490 through the idea of deficiency; a widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively:—widow.
STRONGS NT 5503: χήρα
χήρα, χήρας, (feminine of the adjective χῆρος, 'bereft'; akin to χέρσος, sterile, barren, and the Latincareo (but cf. Curtius, § 192)), from Homer, Iliad 6, 408 down, the Sept. for אַלְמָנָה, a widow: Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40, 42; Luke 2:37; Luke 4:25; Luke 7:12; Luke 18:3, 5; Luke 20:47; Luke 21:2; Acts 6:1; Acts 9:39, 41; 1 Corinthians 7:8; 1 Timothy 5:3-5, 9, 11, 16; James 1:27; with γυνή added (2 Samuel 14:5, and often in the Greek writings from Homer, Iliad 2, 289 down), Luke 4:26; a city stripped of inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow, Revelation 18:7.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
14:5
Mark
12:40; 12:42
Luke
2:37; 4:25; 4:26; 7:12; 18:3; 18:5; 20:47; 21:2
Acts
6:1; 9:39; 9:41
1 Corinthians
7:8
1 Timothy
5:3; 5:4; 5:5; 5:9; 5:11; 5:16
James
1:27
Revelation
18:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5503 matches the Greek χήρα (chēra),
which occurs 27 times in 25 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:14 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' G5503 houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:40 - Which devour widows' G5503 houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:42 - And there came a certain poor widow, G5503 and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:43 - And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow G5503 hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:37 - And she was a widow G5503 of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - But I tell you of a truth, many widows G5503 were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:26 - But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. G5503
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: G5503 and much people of the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:3 - And there was a widow G5503 in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - Yet because this widow G5503 troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - Which devour widows' G5503 houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:2 - And he saw also a certain poor widow G5503 casting in thither two mites.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:3 - And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow G5503 hath cast in more than they all:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:1 - And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows G5503 were neglected in the daily ministration.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:39 - Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows G5503 stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:41 - And he gave her his hand, and lifted her up, and when he had called the saints and widows, G5503 presented her alive.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:8 - I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, G5503 It is good for them if they abide even as I.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:3 - Honour widows G5503 that are widows G5503 indeed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:4 - But if any widow G5503 have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:5 - Now she that is a widow G5503 indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:9 - Let not a widow G5503 be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:11 - But the younger widows G5503 refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:16 - If any man or woman that believeth have widows, G5503 let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows G5503 indeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows G5503 in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:7 - How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, G5503 and shall see no sorrow.
 
 
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