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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 - As these men were going away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John, “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed G2563 shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:20 - “A BATTERED REED G2563 HE WILL NOT BREAK OFF,
AND A SMOLDERING WICK HE WILL NOT PUT OUT,
UNTIL HE [fn]LEADS [fn]JUSTICE TO VICTORY.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a [fn]reed G2563 in His right hand; and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:30 - They spat on Him, and took the reed G2563 and began to beat Him on the head.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:48 - Immediately one of them ran, and taking a sponge, he filled it with sour wine and put it on a reed, G2563 and gave Him a drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - They kept beating His head with a [fn]reed, G2563 and spitting on Him, and kneeling and bowing before Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:36 - Someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a reed, G2563 and gave Him a drink, saying,[fn]Let us see whether Elijah will come to take Him down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:24 - When the messengers of John had left, He began to speak to the crowds about John, “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed G2563 shaken by the wind?
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:13 - I had many things to write to you, but I am not willing to write them to you with pen G2563 and ink;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - Then there was given me a [fn]measuring G2563 rod G2563 like a staff; [fn]and someone said, “Get up and measure the [fn]temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:15 - The one who spoke with me had a [fn]gold measuring G2563 rod G2563 to measure the city, and its gates and its wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:16 - The city is laid out as a square, and its length is as great as the width; and he measured the city with the [fn]rod, G2563 [fn]fifteen hundred miles; its length and width and height are equal.

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