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Lexicon :: Strong's G2788 - kithara

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kithara (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Strong’s Definitions

κιθάρα kithára, kith-ar'-ah; of uncertain affinity; a lyre:—harp.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2788 in the following manner: harp (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2788 in the following manner: harp (4x).
  1. a harp to which praises of God are sung in heaven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κιθάρα kithára, kith-ar'-ah; of uncertain affinity; a lyre:—harp.
κιθάρα, κιθάρας, , a harp (cf. Stainer, Music of the Bible, chapter iv.; B. D., under the word ): 1 Corinthians 14:7; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 14:2; τοῦ Θεοῦ, to which the praises of God are sung in heaven, Revelation 15:2; cf. Winers Grammar, § 36, 3 b. (From Homer h. Merc., Herodotus on.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
5:8; 14:2; 15:2

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Strong's Number G2788 matches the Greek κιθάρα (kithara),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:7 - And even things without life giving sound, whether pipe or harp, G2788 except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:8 - And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, G2788 and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:2 - And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: G2788
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:2 - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps G2788 of God.
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