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Lexicon :: Strong's G4221 - potērion

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ποτήριον
Transliteration
potērion (Key)
Pronunciation
pot-ay'-ree-on
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of a derivative of the alternate of πίνω (G4095)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:148,841

Strong’s Definitions

ποτήριον potḗrion, pot-ay'-ree-on; neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095; a drinking-vessel; by extension, the contents thereof, i.e. a cupful (draught); figuratively, a lot or fate:—cup.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's G4221 in the following manner: cup (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's G4221 in the following manner: cup (33x).
  1. a cup, a drinking vessel

  2. metaph. one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favourable or unfavourable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink: so of prosperity and adversity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποτήριον potḗrion, pot-ay'-ree-on; neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095; a drinking-vessel; by extension, the contents thereof, i.e. a cupful (draught); figuratively, a lot or fate:—cup.
STRONGS NT 4221: ποτήριον
ποτήριον, ποτηρίου, τό (diminutive of ποτήρ), a cup, a drinking vessel;
a. properly: Matthew 23:25; Matthew 26:27; Mark 7:4, 8 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Mark 14:23; Luke 11:39; Luke 22:17, 20; 1 Corinthians 11:25; Revelation 17:4; πίνειν ἐκ τοῦ ποτηρίου, 1 Corinthians 11:28; τό ποτήριον τῆς ἐυλογιασς (see εὐλογία, 4), 1 Corinthians 10:16; with a genitive of the thing with which the cup is filled: ψυχροῦ, Matthew 10:42; ὕδατος, Mark 9:41; by metonymy, of the container for the contained, the contents of the cup, what is offered to be drunk, Luke 22:20b ((WH reject the passage) cf. Winer's 635f (589f)); 1 Corinthians 11:25f; τό ποτήριον τίνος, genitive of the person giving the entertainment (cf. Rückert, Abendmahl, p. 217f): πίνειν, 1 Corinthians 10:21 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 189 (178)); 1 Cor. 11:27 (cf. Winers Grammar, 411 (410)).
b. By a figure common to Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and not unknown to Latin writers, one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favorable or unfavorable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink (cf. Winer's Grammar, 32): so of prosperity, Psalm 15:5 (Ps. 16:5); Psalm 22:5 (Ps. 23:5); Psalm 115:13 (Ps. 116:13); of adversity, Psalm 10:6 (Ps. 11:6); Psalm 74:9 (Ps. 75:9); Isaiah 51:17, 22. In the N. T. of the bitter lot (the sufferings) of Christ: Matthew 26:39, 42 Rec.; Mark 14:36; Luke 22:42; John 18:11; πίνειν τό ποτήριον μου or ἐγώ πίνω, to undergo the same calamities which I undergo, Matthew 20:22, 23; Mark 10:38, 39 (Plautus Cas. 5, 2, 53 (50) ut senex hoc eodem poculo quod ego bibi biberet, i. e. that he might be treated as harshly as I was); used of the divine penalties: Revelation 14:10; Revelation 16:19; Revelation 18:6. ((Alcaeus, Sappho), Herodotus, Ctesias (), Aristophanes, Lucian, others; the Sept. for כּוס.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
10:6; 11:6; 15:5; 16:5; 22:5; 23:5; 74:9; 75:9; 115:13; 116:13
Isaiah
51:17; 51:22
Matthew
10:42; 20:22; 20:23; 23:25; 26:27; 26:39; 26:42
Mark
7:4; 7:8; 9:41; 10:38; 10:39; 14:23; 14:36
Luke
11:39; 22:17; 22:20; 22:20; 22:42
John
18:11
1 Corinthians
10:16; 10:21; 11:25; 11:25; 11:27; 11:28
Revelation
14:10; 16:19; 17:4; 18:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4221 matches the Greek ποτήριον (potērion),
which occurs 33 times in 30 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - “And whoever gives one of these [fn]little ones just a cup G4221 of cold water to drink in the name of a disciple, truly I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:22 - But Jesus replied, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup G4221 that I am about to drink?” They *said to Him, “We are able.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:23 - He *said to them, “My cup G4221 you shall drink; but to sit at My right and at My left is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:25 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup G4221 and of the dish, but inside they are full [fn]of robbery and self-indulgence.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:26 - “You blind Pharisee, first clean the inside of the cup G4221 and of the dish, so that the [fn]outside of it may also become clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:27 - And when He had taken a cup G4221 and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:39 - And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup G4221 pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:42 - He went away again a second time and prayed, saying, “My Father, if this cup cannot pass away unless I drink from it, Your will be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:4 - and when they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they [fn]completely cleanse themselves; and there are many other things which they have received as traditions to firmly hold, such as the [fn]washing of cups G4221, pitchers, and copper pots.)
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:8 - “Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition of men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:41 - “For whoever gives you a cup G4221 of water to drink [fn]because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:38 - But Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup G4221 that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:39 - They said to Him, “We are able.” And Jesus said to them, “The cup G4221 that I drink you shall drink; and you shall be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:23 - And when He had taken a cup G4221 and given thanks, He gave it to them, and they all drank from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:36 - And He was saying, “Abba! [fn]Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup G4221 from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:39 - But the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup G4221 and of the dish; but your inside is full of greed and wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - And when He had taken a cup G4221 and given thanks, He said, “Take this and share it among yourselves;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:20 - And in the same way He took the cup G4221 after they had eaten, saying, “This cup G4221, which is poured out for you, is the new covenant in My blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:42 - saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup G4221 from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:11 - So Jesus said to Peter, “Put the sword into the sheath; the cup G4221 which the Father has given Me, am I not to drink it?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:16 - Is the cup G4221 of blessing which we bless not a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is the bread which we break not a sharing in the body of Christ?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:21 - You cannot drink the cup G4221 of the Lord and the cup G4221 of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:25 - In the same way He also took the cup G4221 after supper, saying, “This cup G4221 is the new covenant in My blood; do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:26 - For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup G4221, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:27 - Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup G4221 of the Lord in an unworthy way, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:28 - But a person must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup G4221.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed [fn]in full strength in the cup G4221 of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and [fn]brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:19 - The great city [fn]was split into three parts, and the cities of the [fn]nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered in the sight of God, to give her the cup G4221 of the wine of [fn]His fierce wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and [fn]adorned with gold, precious [fn]stones, and pearls, holding in her hand a gold cup G4221 full of abominations and of the unclean things of her sexual immorality,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:6 - “Pay her back even as she has paid, and [fn]give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup G4221 which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her.

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