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Lexicon :: Strong's G3087 - lychnia

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λυχνία
Transliteration
lychnia (Key)
Pronunciation
lookh-nee'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:324,542

Strong’s Definitions

λυχνία lychnía, lookh-nee'-ah; from G3088; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively):—candlestick.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G3087 in the following manner: candlestick (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G3087 in the following manner: candlestick (12x).
  1. a (candlestick) lamp stand, candelabrum

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λυχνία lychnía, lookh-nee'-ah; from G3088; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively):—candlestick.
STRONGS G3087:
λυχνία, λυχνίας, , a later Greek word for the earlier λυχνίον, see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 313f; (Wetstein (1752) on Matthew 5:15; Winers Grammar, 24); the Sept. for מְנורָה; a (candlestick) lampstand, candelabrum: Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 8:16; (Luke 11:33); Hebrews 9:2; the two eminent prophets who will precede Christ's return from heaven in glory are likened to 'candlesticks,' Revelation 11:4 (Buttmann, 81 (70); Winer's Grammar, 536 (499)); to the seven 'candlesticks' (Exodus 25:37 (A. V. lamps; cf. B. D. (especially the American edition), under the word )) also the seven more conspicuous churches of Asia are compared in Revelation 1:12f, 20; Revelation 2:1; κινεῖν τήν λυχνίαν τίνος (ἐκκλησίας) ἐκ τοῦ τόπου αὐτῆς, to move a church out of the place which it has hitherto held among the churches; to take it out of the number of churches, remove it altogether, Revelation 2:5.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
25:37
Matthew
5:15; 5:15
Mark
4:21
Luke
8:16; 11:33
Hebrews
9:2
Revelation
1:12; 1:20; 2:1; 2:5; 11:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3087 matches the Greek λυχνία (lychnia),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - οὐδὲ καίουσιν λύχνον καὶ τιθέασιν αὐτὸν ὑπὸ τὸν μόδιον ἀλλ᾽ ἐπὶ τὴν λυχνίαν G3087 καὶ λάμπει πᾶσιν τοῖς ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 - καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς μήτι ἔρχεται λύχνος ἵνα ὑπὸ τὸν μόδιον τεθῇ ὑπὸ τὴν κλίνην οὐχ ἵνα ἐπὶ τὴν λυχνίαν G3087 τεθῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - οὐδεὶς δὲ λύχνον ἅψας καλύπτει αὐτὸν σκεύει ὑποκάτω κλίνης τίθησιν ἀλλ᾽ ἐπὶ λυχνίας G3087 τίθησιν ἵνα οἱ εἰσπορευόμενοι βλέπωσιν τὸ φῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - οὐδεὶς λύχνον ἅψας εἰς κρύπτην τίθησιν οὐδὲ ὑπὸ τὸν μόδιον ἀλλ᾽ ἐπὶ τὴν λυχνίαν G3087 ἵνα οἱ εἰσπορευόμενοι τὸ φῶς βλέπωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:2 - σκηνὴ γὰρ κατεσκευάσθη πρώτη ἐν τε λυχνία G3087 καὶ τράπεζα καὶ πρόθεσις τῶν ἄρτων ἥτις λέγεται ἅγια
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:12 - καὶ ἐπέστρεψα βλέπειν τὴν φωνὴν ἥτις ἐλάλει μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ καὶ ἐπιστρέψας εἶδον ἑπτὰ λυχνίας G3087 χρυσᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:13 - καὶ ἐν μέσῳ τῶν λυχνιῶν G3087 ὅμοιον υἱὸν ἀνθρώπου ἐνδεδυμένον ποδήρη καὶ περιεζωσμένον πρὸς τοῖς μαστοῖς ζώνην χρυσᾶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:20 - τὸ μυστήριον τῶν ἑπτὰ ἀστέρων οὓς εἶδες ἐπὶ τῆς δεξιᾶς μου καὶ τὰς ἑπτὰ λυχνίας G3087 τὰς χρυσᾶς οἱ ἑπτὰ ἀστέρες ἄγγελοι τῶν ἑπτὰ ἐκκλησιῶν εἰσιν καὶ αἱ λυχνίαι G3087 αἱ ἑπτὰ ἑπτὰ ἐκκλησίαι εἰσίν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:1 - τῷ ἀγγέλῳ τῆς ἐν Ἐφέσῳ ἐκκλησίας γράψον τάδε λέγει κρατῶν τοὺς ἑπτὰ ἀστέρας ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ αὐτοῦ περιπατῶν ἐν μέσῳ τῶν ἑπτὰ λυχνιῶν G3087 τῶν χρυσῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - μνημόνευε οὖν πόθεν πέπτωκας καὶ μετανόησον καὶ τὰ πρῶτα ἔργα ποίησον εἰ δὲ μή ἔρχομαί σοι καὶ κινήσω τὴν λυχνίαν G3087 σου ἐκ τοῦ τόπου αὐτῆς ἐὰν μὴ μετανοήσῃς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:4 - οὗτοί εἰσιν αἱ δύο ἐλαῖαι καὶ αἱ δύο λυχνίαι G3087 αἱ ἐνώπιον τοῦ κυρίου τῆς γῆς ἑστῶτες
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