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Lexicon :: Strong's G4127 - plēgē

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plēgē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

πληγή plēgḗ, play-gay'; from G4141; a stroke; by implication, a wound; figuratively, a calamity:—plague, stripe, wound(-ed).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G4127 in the following manner: plague (12x), stripe (5x), wound (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G4127 in the following manner: plague (12x), stripe (5x), wound (4x).
  1. a blow, stripe, a wound

  2. a public calamity, heavy affliction, plague,

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πληγή plēgḗ, play-gay'; from G4141; a stroke; by implication, a wound; figuratively, a calamity:—plague, stripe, wound(-ed).
πληγή, πληγῆς, (πλήσσω), from Homer down; the Sept. chiefly for מַכָּה, also for מַגֵּפָה;
1. a blow, stripe: plural, Luke 10:30; Luke 10:43; Acts 16:23, 33; 2 Corinthians 6:5; 2 Corinthians 11:23; a wound: πληγή τοῦ θανάτου, deadly wound (R. V. death-stroke), Revelation 13:3, 12; τῆς μαχαίρας, wound made by a sword (sword-stroke), Revelation 13:14. (On its idiomatic omission (Luke 12:47, etc.) cf. Buttmann, 82 (72); Winer's Grammar, § 64, 4.)
2. a public calamity, heavy affliction (cf. English plague) (now tormenting now destroying the bodies of men, and sent by God as a punishment): Revelation 9:18 (Rec. omits), Revelation 9:20; Revelation 11:6; 15:1,6,8; 16:9,(Revelation 16:21); Revelation 18:4,8; 21:9; 22:18. (Cf. πληγή Διός, Sophocles Aj. 137 (cf. 279); others.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:30; 12:47
16:23; 16:33
2 Corinthians
6:5; 11:23
9:18; 9:20; 11:6; 13:3; 13:12; 13:14; 15:1; 15:6; 15:8; 16:9; 16:21; 18:4; 18:8; 21:9; 22:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4127 matches the Greek πληγή (plēgē),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he encountered robbers, and they stripped him and [fn]beat G4127 him, and went away leaving him half dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:48 - but the one who did not know it, and committed acts deserving of [fn]a beating G4127, will receive only a few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:23 - When they had struck them with many blows G4127, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:33 - And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds G4127, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:5 - in beatings G4127, in imprisonments, in [fn]mob attacks, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:23 - Are they servants of Christ?—I am speaking as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, [fn]beaten G4127 times without number, often in danger of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues G4127, did not repent of the works of their hands so as not to worship demons and the idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:6 - These have the power to shut up the sky, so that rain will not fall during the days of their prophesying; and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague G4127, as often as they desire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:3 - I saw one of his heads as if it had been [fn]fatally wounded, and his fatal wound G4127 was healed. And the whole earth was amazed and followed after the beast;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:12 - He exercises all the authority of the first beast [fn]in his presence. And he makes the earth and those who live on it worship the first beast, whose fatal wound G4127 was healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:14 - And he deceives those who live on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform [fn]in the presence of the beast, telling those who live on the earth to make an image to the beast who *had the wound G4127 of the sword and has come to life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:1 - Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels who had seven plagues G4127, which are the last, because in them the wrath of God is finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:6 - and the seven angels who had the seven plagues G4127 came out of the [fn]temple, clothed in [fn]linen, clean and bright, and their chests wrapped with golden sashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:8 - And the [fn]temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from His power; and no one was able to enter the [fn]temple until the seven plagues G4127 of the seven angels were finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - And the people were scorched with [fn]fierce heat; and they blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues G4127, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:21 - And huge [fn]hailstones, weighing about [fn]a talent each, *came down from heaven upon people; and people blasphemed God because of the plague G4127 of the hail, because [fn]the hailstone plague G4127 *was extremely [fn]severe.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:4 - I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive any of her plagues G4127;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:8 - “For this reason in one day her plagues G4127 will come, [fn]plague and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:9 - Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls, [fn]full of the seven last plagues G4127, came and spoke with me, saying, “Come here, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:18 - I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues G4127 that are written in this book;
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