Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB95
Your Bible Version is the NASB95
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB95
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB95

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G3087 - lychnia

Choose a new font size and typeface
λυχνία
Transliteration
lychnia (Key)
Pronunciation
lookh-nee'-ah
Listen
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 NT 3087: λυχνία
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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - nor does anyone 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, is it, or under a bed? Is it not brought to be put on the lampstand? G3087
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - “Now no one after lighting a lamp 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, after lighting a lamp, 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 there was a [fn]tabernacle prepared, the [fn]outer one, in which were the lampstand G3087 and 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 having turned 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 girded across His 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 will remove your lampstand G3087 out of 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.

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization