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Lexicon :: Strong's G3087 - lychnia

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lychnia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
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.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:15; 5:15
8:16; 11:33
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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - nor do people light a lamp and put it under a [fn]basket, but on the lampstand G3087, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 -

And He was saying to them, “A lamp is not brought to be put under a [fn]basket, or under a bed, is it? Is it not brought to be put on the lampstand G3087?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 -

“Now no one lights a lamp and covers it over with a container, or puts it under a bed; but he puts it on a lampstand G3087 so that those who come in may see the light.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 -

“No one lights a lamp and puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand G3087, so that those who enter may see the light.

Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:2 - For a [fn]tabernacle was equipped, the [fn]outer sanctuary, in which were the lampstand G3087, the table, and the [fn]sacred bread; this is called the Holy Place.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:12 -

Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking with me. And after turning I saw seven golden lampstands G3087;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:13 - and in the middle of the lampstands G3087 I saw one like [fn]a son of man, clothed in a robe reaching to the feet, and wrapped around the chest with a golden sash.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:20 - As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands G3087: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands G3087 are the seven churches.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:1 -

“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write:

The One who holds the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks [fn]among the seven golden lampstands G3087, says this:

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - ‘Therefore, remember from where you have fallen, and repent, and do the [fn]deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and I will remove your lampstand G3087 from its place—unless you repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:4 - These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands G3087 that stand before the Lord of the earth.
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