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Lexicon :: Strong's G1051 - gala

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gala (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:645,111

Strong’s Definitions

γάλα gála, gal'-ah; of uncertain affinity; milk (figuratively):—milk.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G1051 in the following manner: milk (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G1051 in the following manner: milk (5x).
  1. milk

  2. a metaph. for the less difficult Christian truths

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γάλα gála, gal'-ah; of uncertain affinity; milk (figuratively):—milk.
γάλα, -λακτος [cf. Latin lac; Curtius, § 123], τό, [from Homer down], milk: 1 Corinthians 9:7. Metaphorically, of the less difficult truths of the Christian religion, 1 Corinthians 3:2; Hebrews 5:12f (Quintilian 2, 4, 5 "doctoribus hoc esse curae velim, ut teneras adhuc mentes more nutricum mollius alant et satiari velut quodam jucundioris disciplinae lacte patiantur," [cf. Siegfried, Philo von Alex., p. 329, cf. p. 261]); of the word of God, by which souls newly regenerate are healthfully nourished unto growth in the Christian life, 1 Peter 2:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
3:2; 9:7
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1051 matches the Greek γάλα (gala),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:2 - I have fed you with milk, G1051 and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:7 - Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk G1051 of the flock?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, G1051 and not of strong meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:13 - For every one that useth milk G1051 is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk G1051 of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
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