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Lexicon :: Strong's G4083 - pēchys

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πῆχυς
Transliteration
pēchys (Key)
Pronunciation
pay'-khoos
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Strong’s Definitions

πῆχυς pēchys, pay'-khoos; of uncertain affinity; the fore-arm, i.e. (as a measure) a cubit:—cubit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4083 in the following manner: cubit (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4083 in the following manner: cubit (4x).
  1. a cubit

  2. a measure of length equal to distance from the joint of the elbow to the tip of the middle finger (i.e. about 18 inches, (.5 m) but its precise length varied and is disputed)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πῆχυς pēchys, pay'-khoos; of uncertain affinity; the fore-arm, i.e. (as a measure) a cubit:—cubit.
STRONGS NT 4083: πῆχυς
πῆχυς, genitive πηχεως (not found in the N. T.), genitive plural πηχῶν contracted from Ionic πήχεων (John 21:8; Revelation 21:17; 1 Kings 7:3 (15), 39 (2); Esther 7:9; Ezekiel 40:5) according to later usage, for the earlier and Attic πήχεων, which is common in the Sept. (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 245f; (WHs Appendix, p. 157); Winer's Grammar, § 9, 2 e.), , the forearm i. e. that part of the arm between the hand and the elbow-joint (Homer, Odyssey 17, 38; Iliad 21, 166, etc.); hence, a cubit (ell, Latinulna), a measure of length equal to the distance from the joint of the elbow to the tip of the middle finger (i. e. about one foot and a half, but its precise length varied and is disputed; see B. D., under the phrase, Weights and Measures, II. 1): Matthew 6:27; Luke 12:25 (on these passages, cf. ἡλικία, 1 a.); John 21:8; Revelation 21:17. (The Sept. very often for אַמָּה.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
7:3
Esther
7:9
Ezekiel
40:5
Matthew
6:27
Luke
12:25
John
21:8; 21:8
Revelation
21:17; 21:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4083 matches the Greek πῆχυς (pēchys),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν δύναται προσθεῖναι ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ πῆχυν G4083 ἕνα;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - τίς δὲ ἐξ ὑμῶν μεριμνῶν δύναται προσθεῖναι ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ πῆχυν G4083 ἕνα
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:8 - οἱ δὲ ἄλλοι μαθηταὶ τῷ πλοιαρίῳ ἦλθον οὐ γὰρ ἦσαν μακρὰν ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς ἀλλ᾽ ὡς ἀπὸ πηχῶν G4083 διακοσίων σύροντες τὸ δίκτυον τῶν ἰχθύων
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:17 - καὶ ἐμέτρησεν τὸ τεῖχος αὐτῆς ἑκατὸν τεσσαράκοντα τεσσάρων πηχῶν G4083 μέτρον ἀνθρώπου ἐστιν ἀγγέλου

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