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Lexicon :: Strong's G4215 - potamos

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ποταμός
Transliteration
potamos (Key)
Pronunciation
pot-am-os'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from a derivative of the alternate of πίνω (G4095) (cf πότος (G4224))
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:595,921

Strong’s Definitions

ποταμός potamós, pot-am-os'; probably from a derivative of the alternate of G4095 (compare G4224); a current, brook or freshet (as drinkable), i.e. running water:—flood, river, stream, water.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G4215 in the following manner: river (9x), flood (4x), stream (2x), water (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G4215 in the following manner: river (9x), flood (4x), stream (2x), water (1x).
  1. a stream, a river

  2. a torrent

  3. floods

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποταμός potamós, pot-am-os'; probably from a derivative of the alternate of G4095 (compare G4224); a current, brook or freshet (as drinkable), i.e. running water:—flood, river, stream, water.
STRONGS NT 4215: ποταμός
ποταμός, ποταμοῦ, , from Homer down, the Sept. for נָהָר and יְאֹר, a stream, a river: Matthew 3:6 L T Tr WH; Mark 1:5; Acts 16:13; 2 Corinthians 11:26 (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 a.); Revelation 8:10; Revelation 9:14; Revelation 12:15; Revelation 16:4, 12; Revelation 22:1f; equivalent to a torrent, Matthew 7:25, 27; Luke 6:48; Revelation 12:15f; plural figuratively equivalent to the greatest abundance (cf. colloquial English streams, floods), John 7:38.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
3:6; 7:25; 7:27
Mark
1:5
Luke
6:48
John
7:38
Acts
16:13
2 Corinthians
11:26
Revelation
8:10; 9:14; 12:15; 12:15; 16:4; 16:12; 22:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4215 matches the Greek ποταμός (potamos),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:25 - “And the rain fell and the [fn]floods G4215 came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:27 - “And the rain fell and the [fn]floods G4215 came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and its collapse was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:5 - And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River G4215, confessing their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when there was a flood, the river G4215 burst against that house and yet it could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation; and the river G4215 burst against it and it immediately collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:38 - “The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘[fn]From his innermost being will flow rivers G4215 of living water.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:13 - And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside G4215, where we were thinking that there was a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:26 - I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers G4215, dangers from robbers, dangers from my countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers at sea, dangers among false brothers;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 8:10 - The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers G4215 and on the springs of waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:14 - saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great river G4215 Euphrates.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:15 - And the serpent hurled water like a river G4215 out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:16 - [fn]But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and drank up the river G4215 which the dragon had hurled out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:4 - Then the third angel poured out his bowl into the rivers G4215 and the springs of waters; and they became blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:12 - The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river G4215, the Euphrates; and its water was dried up, so that the way would be prepared for the kings from the [fn]east.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:1 - And he showed me a river G4215 of the water of life, [fn]clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of [fn]the Lamb,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:2 - in the middle of its street. On either side of the river G4215 was the tree of life, bearing twelve [fn]kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

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