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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.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 - καὶ σοῦ δὲ αὐτῆς τὴν ψυχὴν διελεύσεται ῥομφαία G4501 ὅπως ἂν ἀποκαλυφθῶσιν ἐκ πολλῶν καρδιῶν διαλογισμοί
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - καὶ ἔχων ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ αὐτοῦ χειρὶ ἀστέρας ἑπτά καὶ ἐκ τοῦ στόματος αὐτοῦ ῥομφαία G4501 δίστομος ὀξεῖα ἐκπορευομένη καὶ ὄψις αὐτοῦ ὡς ἥλιος φαίνει ἐν τῇ δυνάμει αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:12 - Καὶ τῷ ἀγγέλῳ τῆς ἐν Περγάμῳ ἐκκλησίας γράψον· Τάδε λέγει ἔχων τὴν ῥομφαίαν G4501 τὴν δίστομον τὴν ὀξεῖαν·
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:16 - μετανόησον εἰ δὲ μή ἔρχομαί σοι ταχύ καὶ πολεμήσω μετ᾽ αὐτῶν ἐν τῇ ῥομφαίᾳ G4501 τοῦ στόματός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - καὶ εἶδον καὶ ἰδού, ἵππος χλωρός καὶ καθήμενος ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ ὄνομα αὐτῷ θάνατος καὶ ᾅδης ἀκολούθει μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτοῖς ἐξουσία ἀποκτεῖναι ἐπὶ τὸ τέταρτον τῆς γῆς ἐν ῥομφαίᾳ G4501 καὶ ἐν λιμῷ καὶ ἐν θανάτῳ καὶ ὑπὸ τῶν θηρίων τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - καὶ ἐκ τοῦ στόματος αὐτοῦ ἐκπορεύεται ῥομφαία G4501 ὀξεῖα ἵνα ἐν αὐτῇ πατάσσῃ τὰ ἔθνη καὶ αὐτὸς ποιμανεῖ αὐτοὺς ἐν ῥάβδῳ σιδηρᾷ καὶ αὐτὸς πατεῖ τὴν ληνὸν τοῦ οἴνου τοῦ θυμοῦ καὶ τῆς ὀργῆς τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ παντοκράτορος
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:21 - καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ ἀπεκτάνθησαν ἐν τῇ ῥομφαίᾳ G4501 τοῦ καθημένου ἐπὶ τοῦ ἵππου τῇ ἐκπορευομένῃ ἐκ τοῦ στόματος αὐτοῦ καὶ πάντα τὰ ὄρνεα ἐχορτάσθησαν ἐκ τῶν σαρκῶν αὐτῶν

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