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Lexicon :: Strong's G4419 - pterygion

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πτερύγιον
Transliteration
pterygion (Key)
Pronunciation
pter-oog'-ee-on
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of πτέρυξ (G4420)
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Strong’s Definitions

πτερύγιον pterýgion, pter-oog'-ee-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of G4420; a winglet, i.e. (figuratively) extremity (top corner):—pinnacle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G4419 in the following manner: pinnacle (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G4419 in the following manner: pinnacle (2x).
  1. a wing, a little wing

  2. any pointed extremity

    1. of fins of fishes

    2. of part of a dress hanging down in the form of a wing

    3. of the top of the temple at Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πτερύγιον pterýgion, pter-oog'-ee-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of G4420; a winglet, i.e. (figuratively) extremity (top corner):—pinnacle.
STRONGS NT 4419: πτερύγιον
πτερύγιον, πτερυγίου, τό (diminutive of πτέρυξ, which see), the Sept. for כָּנָף;
1. a wing, little wing.
2. any pointed extremity (of the fins of fish, סַנְפִּיר, Leviticus 11:9-12; Deuteronomy 14:9, 10; Aristotle, Theophrastus; of a part of the dress hanging down in the form of a wing, Ruth 3:9; 1 Samuel 24:5; (Numbers 15:38); Pollux 7, 14, 62): τό πτερύγιον τοῦ ναοῦ and τοῦ ἱεροῦ, the top of the temple at Jerusalem, Hegesippus (circa ) quoted in Eusebius, h. e. 2, 23, 11; τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Matthew 4:5; Luke 4:9; some understand this of the top or apex of the sanctuary (τοῦ ναοῦ), others of the top of Solomon's porch, and others of the top of the Royal Portico; this last Josephus (Antiquities 15, 11, 5) says was of such great height ὡς εἰ ἀπ' ἄκρου τοῦ ταύτης τέγους ἄμφω συντιθεις τά βάθη διοπτευοι σκοτοδινιαν, οὐκ ἐξικνουμενης τῆς ὄψεως εἰς ἀμέτρητον τόν βυθόν; (cf. Recovery of Jerusalem, especially chapter v.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
11:9; 11:10; 11:11; 11:12
Numbers
15:38
Deuteronomy
14:9; 14:10
Ruth
3:9
1 Samuel
24:5
Matthew
4:5
Luke
4:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4419 matches the Greek πτερύγιον (pterygion),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle G4419 of the temple,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:9 - And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle G4419 of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence:

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