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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 - ὅμως τὰ ἄψυχα φωνὴν διδόντα εἴτε αὐλὸς εἴτε κιθάρα G2788 ἐὰν διαστολὴν τοῖς φθόγγοις μὴ δῷ πῶς γνωσθήσεται τὸ αὐλούμενον τὸ κιθαριζόμενον
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:8 - καὶ ὅτε ἔλαβεν τὸ βιβλίον τὰ τέσσαρα ζῷα καὶ οἱ εἴκοσιτέσσαρες πρεσβύτεροι ἔπεσον ἐνώπιον τοῦ ἀρνίου ἔχοντες ἕκαστος κιθάρας, G2788 καὶ φιάλας χρυσᾶς γεμούσας θυμιαμάτων αἵ εἰσιν αἱ προσευχαὶ τῶν ἁγίων
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:2 - καὶ ἤκουσα φωνὴν ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ὡς φωνὴν ὑδάτων πολλῶν καὶ ὡς φωνὴν βροντῆς μεγάλης καὶ φωνὴν ἤκουσα κιθαρῳδῶν κιθαριζόντων ἐν ταῖς κιθάραις G2788 αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:2 - Καὶ εἶδον ὡς θάλασσαν ὑαλίνην μεμιγμένην πυρί καὶ τοὺς νικῶντας ἐκ τοῦ θηρίου καὶ ἐκ τῆς εἰκόνος αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐκ τοῦ χαράγματος αὐτοῦ ἐκ τοῦ ἀριθμοῦ τοῦ ὀνόματος αὐτοῦ ἑστῶτας ἐπὶ τὴν θάλασσαν τὴν ὑαλίνην ἔχοντας κιθάρας G2788 τοῦ θεοῦ
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