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Lexicon :: Strong's G4464 - rhabdos

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rhabdos (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of ῥαπίζω (G4474)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:966,982

Strong’s Definitions

ῥάβδος rhábdos, hrab'-dos; from the base of G4474; a stick or wand (as a cudgel, a cane or a baton of royalty):—rod, sceptre, staff.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G4464 in the following manner: rod (6x), staff (4x), sceptre (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G4464 in the following manner: rod (6x), staff (4x), sceptre (2x).
  1. a staff, a walking stick, a twig, rod, branch

  2. a rod with which one is beaten

  3. a staff

    1. as used on a journey, or to lean upon, or by shepherds

    2. when applied to kings

      1. with a rod of iron, indicates the severest, most rigorous rule

      2. a royal sceptre

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥάβδος rhábdos, hrab'-dos; from the base of G4474; a stick or wand (as a cudgel, a cane or a baton of royalty):—rod, sceptre, staff.
STRONGS NT 4464: ῤάβδος
ῤάβδος, ῤάβδου, (probably akin to ῤαπίς, Latinverber; cf. Curtius, § 513), in various senses from Homer down; the Sept. for מַטֶּה, שֵׁבֶט, מַקֵּל, מִשְׁעֶנֶת, etc., a staff; walking-stick: equivalent to a twig, rod, branch, Hebrews 9:4 (Numbers 17:2ff, Hebrew text Numbers 17:16ff); Revelation 11:1; a rod, with which one is beaten, 1 Corinthians 4:21 (Plato, legg. 3, p. 700 c.; Plutarch, others; πατάσσειν τινα ἐν ῤάβδῳ, Exodus 21:20; Isaiah 10:24); a staff: as used on a journey, Matthew 10:10; Mark 6:8; Luke 9:3; or to lean upon, Hebrews 11:21 (after the Sept. of Genesis 47:31, where the translators read מַטֶּה, for מִטָּה, a bed; (cf. προσκυνέω, a.)); or by shepherds, Revelation 2:27; Revelation 12:5; Revelation 19:15, in which passages as ἐν ῤάβδῳ ποιμαίνειν is figuratively applied to a king, so ῤάβδῳ σιδηρᾷ, with a rod of iron, indicates the severest, most rigorous, rule; hence, ῤάβδος is equivalent to a royal scepter (like שֵׁבֶט, Psalm 2:9; Psalm 45:8; for שַׁרְבִיט, Esther 4:11; Esther 5:2): Hebrews 1:8 (from Psalm 45:8).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

4:11; 5:2
2:9; 45:8; 45:8
1 Corinthians
1:8; 9:4; 11:21
2:27; 11:1; 12:5; 19:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4464 matches the Greek ῥάβδος (rhabdos),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:10 - or a [fn]bag for your journey, or even two [fn]coats, or sandals, or a staff; G4464 for the worker is worthy of his [fn]support.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:8 - and He instructed them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a mere staff G4464—no bread, no [fn]bag, no money in their belt
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:3 - And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, G4464 nor a [fn]bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have [fn]two tunics apiece.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, G4464 or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:8 - But of the Son He says,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:4 - having a golden [fn]altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which was a golden jar holding the manna, and Aaron’s rod G4464 which budded, and the tables of the covenant;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:21 - By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff. G4464
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:27 - AND HE SHALL [fn]RULE THEM WITH A ROD G4464 OF IRON, AS THE VESSELS OF THE POTTER ARE BROKEN TO PIECES, as I also have received authority from My Father;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - Then there was given me a [fn]measuring rod like a staff; G4464 [fn]and someone said, “Get up and measure the [fn]temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:5 - And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to [fn]rule all the [fn]nations with a rod G4464 of iron; and her child was caught up to God and to His throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will [fn]rule them with a rod G4464 of iron; and He treads the [fn]wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.

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