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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 - καὶ ἐνδιδύσκουσιν αὐτὸν πορφύραν G4209 καὶ περιτιθέασιν αὐτῷ πλέξαντες ἀκάνθινον στέφανον
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:20 - καὶ ὅτε ἐνέπαιξαν αὐτῷ ἐξέδυσαν αὐτὸν τὴν πορφύραν G4209 καὶ ἐνέδυσαν αὐτὸν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐξάγουσιν αὐτὸν ἵνα σταυρώσωσιν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:19 - ἄνθρωπος δέ τις ἦν πλούσιος καὶ ἐνεδιδύσκετο πορφύραν G4209 καὶ βύσσον εὐφραινόμενος καθ᾽ ἡμέραν λαμπρῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - καὶ γυνὴ ἦν περιβεβλημένη πορφυροῦν καὶ κόκκινον καὶ κεχρυσωμένη χρυσίῳ καὶ λίθῳ τιμίῳ καὶ μαργαρίταις ἔχουσα ποτήριον χρυσοῦν ἐν τῇ χειρὶ αὐτῆς γέμον βδελυγμάτων καὶ τὰ ἀκάθαρτα τῆς πορνείας αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:12 - γόμον χρυσοῦ καὶ ἀργύρου καὶ λίθου τιμίου καὶ μαργαριτῶν καὶ βυσσίνου καὶ πορφύρας G4209 καὶ σιρικοῦ καὶ κοκκίνου καὶ πᾶν ξύλον θύϊνον καὶ πᾶν σκεῦος ἐλεφάντινον καὶ πᾶν σκεῦος ἐκ ξύλου τιμιωτάτου καὶ χαλκοῦ καὶ σιδήρου καὶ μαρμάρου

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