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Lexicon :: Strong's G4209 - porphyra

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πορφύρα
Transliteration
porphyra (Key)
Pronunciation
por-foo'-rah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

πορφύρα porphýra, por-foo'-rah; of Latin origin; the "purple" mussel, i.e. (by implication) the red-blue color itself, and finally a garment dyed with it:—purple.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G4209 in the following manner: purple (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G4209 in the following manner: purple (5x).
  1. the purple fish, a species of shell fish or mussel

  2. a fabric coloured with purple dye, a garment made from purple cloth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πορφύρα porphýra, por-foo'-rah; of Latin origin; the "purple" mussel, i.e. (by implication) the red-blue color itself, and finally a garment dyed with it:—purple.
STRONGS NT 4209: πορφύρα
πορφύρα, πορφύρας, , the Sept. for אַרְגָמָן;
1. the purple-fish, a species of shell-fish or mussel: (Aeschylus, Sophocles), Isocrates, Aristotle, others; add 1 Macc. 4:23, on which see Grimm; (cf. B. D., under the word 1).
2. a fabric colored with the purple dye, a garment made from purple cloth (so from Aeschylus down): Mark 15:17, 20; Luke 16:19; Revelation 17:4 Rec.; Revelation 18:12.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
15:17; 15:20
Luke
16:19
Revelation
17:4; 18:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4209 matches the Greek πορφύρα (porphyra),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:17 - And they clothed him with purple, G4209 and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:20 - And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple G4209 from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:19 - There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple G4209 and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - And the woman was arrayed in purple G4209 and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:12 - The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, G4209 and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

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