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Lexicon :: Strong's G2563 - kalamos

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κάλαμος
Transliteration
kalamos (Key)
Pronunciation
kal'-am-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Or uncertain affinity
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:7 - τούτων δὲ πορευομένων ἤρξατο Ἰησοῦς λέγειν τοῖς ὄχλοις περὶ Ἰωάννου τί ἐξήλθατε εἰς τὴν ἔρημον θεάσασθαι κάλαμον G2563 ὑπὸ ἀνέμου σαλευόμενον
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:20 - κάλαμον G2563 συντετριμμένον οὐ κατεάξει καὶ λίνον τυφόμενον οὐ σβέσει ἕως ἂν ἐκβάλῃ εἰς νῖκος τὴν κρίσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - καὶ πλέξαντες στέφανον ἐξ ἀκανθῶν ἐπέθηκαν ἐπὶ τῆς κεφαλῆς αὐτοῦ καὶ κάλαμον G2563 ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ αὐτοῦ καὶ γονυπετήσαντες ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ ἐνέπαιξαν αὐτῷ λέγοντες χαῖρε βασιλεῦ τῶν Ἰουδαίων
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:30 - καὶ ἐμπτύσαντες εἰς αὐτὸν ἔλαβον τὸν κάλαμον G2563 καὶ ἔτυπτον εἰς τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:48 - καὶ εὐθέως δραμὼν εἷς ἐξ αὐτῶν καὶ λαβὼν σπόγγον πλήσας τε ὄξους καὶ περιθεὶς καλάμῳ G2563 ἐπότιζεν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - καὶ ἔτυπτον αὐτοῦ τὴν κεφαλὴν καλάμῳ G2563 καὶ ἐνέπτυον αὐτῷ καὶ τιθέντες τὰ γόνατα προσεκύνουν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:36 - δραμὼν δέ τις καὶ γεμίσας σπόγγον ὄξους περιθεὶς καλάμῳ G2563 ἐπότιζεν αὐτόν λέγων ἄφετε ἴδωμεν εἰ ἔρχεται Ἠλίας καθελεῖν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - ἀπελθόντων δὲ τῶν ἀγγέλων Ἰωάννου ἤρξατο λέγειν πρὸς τοὺς ὄχλους περὶ Ἰωάννου τί ἐξήλθατε εἰς τὴν ἔρημον θεάσασθαι κάλαμον G2563 ὑπὸ ἀνέμου σαλευόμενον
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:13 - πολλὰ εἶχον γράψαι σοι ἀλλ᾽ οὐ θέλω διὰ μέλανος καὶ καλάμου G2563 σοι γράφειν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - καὶ ἐδόθη μοι κάλαμος G2563 ὅμοιος ῥάβδῳ λέγων ἔγειρε καὶ μέτρησον τὸν ναὸν τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τὸ θυσιαστήριον καὶ τοὺς προσκυνοῦντας ἐν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:15 - καὶ λαλῶν μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ εἶχεν μέτρον κάλαμον G2563 χρυσοῦν ἵνα μετρήσῃ τὴν πόλιν καὶ τοὺς πυλῶνας αὐτῆς καὶ τὸ τεῖχος αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:16 - καὶ πόλις τετράγωνος κεῖται καὶ τὸ μῆκος αὐτῆς ὅσον καὶ τὸ πλάτος καὶ ἐμέτρησεν τὴν πόλιν τῷ καλάμῳ G2563 ἐπὶ σταδίων δώδεκα χιλιάδων τὸ μῆκος καὶ τὸ πλάτος καὶ τὸ ὕψος αὐτῆς ἴσα ἐστίν

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