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Lexicon :: Strong's G4501 - rhomphaia

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ῥομφαία
Transliteration
rhomphaia (Key)
Pronunciation
hrom-fah'-yah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign origin
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:993,987

Strong’s Definitions

ῥομφαία rhomphaía, hrom-fah'-yah; probably of foreign origin; a sabre, i.e. a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively):—sword.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G4501 in the following manner: sword (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G4501 in the following manner: sword (7x).
  1. a large sword

  2. properly a long Thracian javelin, also a kind of long sword wont to be worn on the right shoulder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ῥομφαία rhomphaía, hrom-fah'-yah; probably of foreign origin; a sabre, i.e. a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively):—sword.
STRONGS NT 4501: ῤομφαία
ῤομφαία, ῤομφαίας, , a large sword; properly, a long Thracian javelin (cf. Rich, Dict. of Antiq. under the word Rhompaea); also a kind of long sword usually worn on the right shoulder (Hesychius ῤομφαία. Θρακιον ἀμυντηριον, μάχαιρα, ξίφος ἀκόντιον μακρόν; (Suidas 3223 c. (cf. ῥεμβω to revolve, vibrate)); cf. Plutarch, Aemil. 18); (A. V. sword): Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12, 16; Revelation 6:8; Revelation 19:15, 21; σου δέ αὐτῆς τήν ψυχήν διελεύσεται ῤομφαία, a figure for 'extreme anguish shall fill (pierce, as it were) thy soul', Luke 2:35, where cf. Kuinoel. (Josephus, Antiquities 6, 12, 4; 7, 12, 1; in Ev. Nicod. 26 the archangel Michael, keeper of Paradise, is called φλογινη ῤομφαία. Very often in the Sept. for חֶרֶב; often also in the O. T. Apocrypha.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
2:35
Revelation
1:16; 2:12; 2:16; 6:8; 19:15; 19:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4501 matches the Greek ῥομφαία (rhomphaia),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:35 - and a sword G4501 will pierce even your own soul—to the end that thoughts from many hearts may be revealed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; G4501 and His face was like the sun [fn]shining in its strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:12 - “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: The One who has the sharp two-edged sword G4501 says this:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:16 - ‘Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword G4501 of My mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - I looked, and behold, an [fn]ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword G4501 and with famine and with [fn]pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - From His mouth comes a sharp sword, G4501 so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will [fn]rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the [fn]wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:21 - And the rest were killed with the sword G4501 which came from the mouth of Him who sat on the horse, and all the birds were filled with their flesh.

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