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Lexicon :: Strong's G4687 - speirō

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σπείρω
Transliteration
speirō (Key)
Pronunciation
spi'-ro
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably strengthened from σπάω (G4685) (through the idea of extending)
mGNT
53x in 22 unique form(s)
TR
53x in 20 unique form(s)
LXX
55x in 25 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:536,1065

Strong’s Definitions

σπείρω speírō, spi'-ro; probably strengthened from G4685 (through the idea of extending); to scatter, i.e. sow (literally or figuratively):—sow(- er), receive seed.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's G4687 in the following manner: sow (43x), sower (6x), receive seed (4x), variations of 'sow' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's G4687 in the following manner: sow (43x), sower (6x), receive seed (4x), variations of 'sow' (1x).
  1. to sow, scatter, seed

  2. metaph. of proverbial sayings

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σπείρω speírō, spi'-ro; probably strengthened from G4685 (through the idea of extending); to scatter, i.e. sow (literally or figuratively):—sow(- er), receive seed.
STRONGS NT 4687: σπείρω
σπείρω; (imperfect 2 person singular ἐσπειρες, Matthew 13:27 Tr); 1 aorist ἔσπειρα; passive, present σπείρομαι; perfect passive participle ἐσπαρμενος; 2 aorist ἐσπάρην; (derived from the quick, jerky, motion of the hand; cf. our spurn (of the foot); Curtius, § 389); from Hesiod down; the Sept. for זָרַע; to sow, scatter seed;
a. properly: absolutely, Matthew 6:26; Matthew 13:3f, 18; Mark 4:3f, 14; Luke 8:5; Luke 12:24; (John 5:36f (see in b.)); 2 Corinthians 9:10; with an accusative of the thing, as σπέρμα ζιζάνια, κόκκον (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 5): Matthew 13:24f (but in 25 L T Tr WH have ἐπέσπειρεν), 27,37,39; Mark 4:32: Luke 8:5; 1 Corinthians 15:36f; with specifications of place: εἰς τάς ἀκάνθας, Matthew 13:22; Mark 4:18; ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ, Matthew 13:24 (31); ἐπί τῆς γῆς. Mark 4:31; ἐπί with an accusative of place, Matthew 13:20, 23; Mark 4:16, 20; παρά τήν ὁδόν, Matthew 13:19.
b. in proverbial sayings: absolutely, Matthew 25:24, 26; Luke 19:21; John 4:37; 2 Corinthians 9:6; τί, Galatians 6:7 (on these sayings see θερίζω, b.). in comparisons: σπρίειν εἰς τήν σάρκα, εἰς τό πνεῦμα (σάρξ and πνεῦμα are likened to fields to be sown), to do those things which satisfy the nature and promptings of the σάρξ or of the πνεῦμα, Galatians 6:8; τόν λόγον, to scatter the seeds of instruction, i. e. to impart instruction, Mark 4:14f; λόγος, ἐσπαρμενος ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις αὐτῶν, the ideas and precepts that have been implanted like seed in their hearts, i. e. received in their hearts, Mark 14:15 (here Tr text WH εἰς αὐτούς into their hearts T L marginal reading ἐν αὐτοῖς); οὗτος ἐστιν παρά τήν ὁδόν σπαρείς, this one experiences the fate of the seed sown by the wayside, Matthew 13:19; add, 20-23; Mark 4:16, 18, 20. τό σῶμα, the body, which after death is committed like seed to the earth, 1 Corinthians 15:42-44; καρπόν δικαιοσύνης, i. e. that seed which produces καρπόν δικαιοσύνης (see καρπός, 2 b.), James 3:18; σπείρειν τίνι τί, to give, manifest, something to one, from whom we may subsequently receive something else akin to a harvest (θερίζομεν), 1 Corinthians 9:11. (Compare: διασπείρω, ἐπισπείρω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:26; 13:3; 13:18; 13:19; 13:19; 13:20; 13:22; 13:23; 13:24; 13:24; 13:27; 25:24; 25:26
Mark
4:3; 4:14; 4:14; 4:16; 4:16; 4:18; 4:18; 4:20; 4:20; 4:31; 4:32; 14:15
Luke
8:5; 8:5; 12:24; 19:21
John
4:37; 5:36
1 Corinthians
9:11; 15:36; 15:42; 15:43; 15:44
2 Corinthians
9:6; 9:10
Galatians
6:7; 6:8
James
3:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4687 matches the Greek σπείρω (speirō),
which occurs 53 times in 42 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:26 - ἐμβλέψατε εἰς τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ὅτι οὐ σπείρουσιν G4687 οὐδὲ θερίζουσιν οὐδὲ συνάγουσιν εἰς ἀποθήκας καὶ πατὴρ ὑμῶν οὐράνιος τρέφει αὐτά· οὐχ ὑμεῖς μᾶλλον διαφέρετε αὐτῶν;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:3 - καὶ ἐλάλησεν αὐτοῖς πολλὰ ἐν παραβολαῖς λέγων, Ἰδού, ἐξῆλθεν σπείρων G4687 τοῦ σπείρειν G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:4 - καὶ ἐν τῷ σπείρειν G4687 αὐτὸν μὲν ἔπεσεν παρὰ τὴν ὁδόν, καὶ ἦλθεν τὰ πετεινὰ καὶ κατέφαγεν αὐτά
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:18 - Ὑμεῖς οὖν ἀκούσατε τὴν παραβολὴν τοῦ σπείροντος G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:19 - παντὸς ἀκούοντος τὸν λόγον τῆς βασιλείας καὶ μὴ συνιέντος ἔρχεται πονηρὸς καὶ ἁρπάζει τὸ ἐσπαρμένον G4687 ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ οὗτός ἐστιν παρὰ τὴν ὁδὸν σπαρείς G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:20 - δὲ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπαρείς, G4687 οὗτός ἐστιν τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ εὐθὺς μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνων αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:22 - δὲ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας σπαρείς, G4687 οὗτός ἐστιν τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ μέριμνα τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου καὶ ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου συμπνίγει τὸν λόγον καὶ ἄκαρπος γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:23 - δὲ ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν τὴν καλὴν σπαρείς, G4687 οὗτός ἐστιν τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ συνιών· ὃς δὴ καρποφορεῖ καὶ ποιεῖ μὲν ἑκατόν, δὲ ἑξήκοντα, δὲ τριάκοντα
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:24 - Ἄλλην παραβολὴν παρέθηκεν αὐτοῖς λέγων, Ὡμοιώθη βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν ἀνθρώπῳ σπείροντι G4687 καλὸν σπέρμα ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:25 - ἐν δὲ τῷ καθεύδειν τοὺς ἀνθρώπους ἦλθεν αὐτοῦ ἐχθρὸς καὶ ἔσπειρεν G4687 ζιζάνια ἀνὰ μέσον τοῦ σίτου καὶ ἀπῆλθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - προσελθόντες δὲ οἱ δοῦλοι τοῦ οἰκοδεσπότου εἶπον αὐτῷ Κύριε οὐχὶ καλὸν σπέρμα ἔσπειρας G4687 ἐν τῷ σῷ ἀγρῷ πόθεν οὖν ἔχει τὰ ζιζάνια
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:31 - Ἄλλην παραβολὴν παρέθηκεν αὐτοῖς λέγων, Ὁμοία ἐστὶν βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν κόκκῳ σινάπεως ὃν λαβὼν ἄνθρωπος ἔσπειρεν G4687 ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ αὐτοῦ·
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:37 - δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς, σπείρων G4687 τὸ καλὸν σπέρμα ἐστὶν υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:39 - δὲ ἐχθρὸς σπείρας G4687 αὐτά ἐστιν διάβολος δὲ θερισμὸς συντέλεια τοῦ αἰῶνός ἐστιν οἱ δὲ θερισταὶ ἄγγελοί εἰσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:24 - προσελθὼν δὲ καὶ τὸ ἓν τάλαντον εἰληφὼς εἶπεν Κύριε ἔγνων σε ὅτι σκληρὸς εἶ ἄνθρωπος θερίζων ὅπου οὐκ ἔσπειρας G4687 καὶ συνάγων ὅθεν οὐ διεσκόρπισας
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:26 - ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ κύριος αὐτοῦ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Πονηρὲ δοῦλε καὶ ὀκνηρέ ᾔδεις ὅτι θερίζω ὅπου οὐκ ἔσπειρα G4687 καὶ συνάγω ὅθεν οὐ διεσκόρπισα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:3 - Ἀκούετε ἰδού, ἐξῆλθεν σπείρων G4687 τοῦ σπεῖραι G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:4 - καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ σπείρειν G4687 μὲν ἔπεσεν παρὰ τὴν ὁδόν καὶ ἦλθεν τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ κατέφαγεν αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:14 - σπείρων G4687 τὸν λόγον σπείρει G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:15 - οὗτοι δέ εἰσιν οἱ παρὰ τὴν ὁδὸν· ὅπου σπείρεται G4687 λόγος καὶ ὅταν ἀκούσωσιν εὐθὲως ἔρχεται Σατανᾶς καὶ αἴρει τὸν λόγον τὸν ἐσπαρμένον G4687 ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:16 - καὶ οὗτοί εἰσιν ὁμοίως οἱ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπειρόμενοι G4687 οἳ ὅταν ἀκούσωσιν τὸν λόγον εὐθὲως μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνουσιν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:18 - καὶ οὗτοί εἰσὶν οἱ εἰς τὰς ἀκάνθας σπειρόμενοι· G4687 οὑτοί εἰσιν οἱ τὸν λόγον ἀκούοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:20 - καὶ οὗτοί εἰσιν οἱ ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν τὴν καλὴν σπαρέντες G4687 οἵτινες ἀκούουσιν τὸν λόγον καὶ παραδέχονται καὶ καρποφοροῦσιν ἓν τριάκοντα καὶ ἓν ἑξήκοντα καὶ ἓν ἑκατόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:31 - ὡς κόκκῳ σινάπεως ὃς ὅταν σπαρῇ G4687 ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς μικρότερος πάντων τῶν σπερμάτων ἐστὶν τῶν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:32 - καὶ ὅταν σπαρῇ G4687 ἀναβαίνει καὶ γίνεται πάντων τῶν λαχάνων μείζων καὶ ποιεῖ κλάδους μεγάλους ὥστε δύνασθαι ὑπὸ τὴν σκιὰν αὐτοῦ τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ κατασκηνοῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:5 - Ἐξῆλθεν σπείρων G4687 τοῦ σπεῖραι G4687 τὸν σπόρον αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐν τῷ σπείρειν G4687 αὐτὸν μὲν ἔπεσεν παρὰ τὴν ὁδόν καὶ κατεπατήθη καὶ τὰ πετεινὰ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ κατέφαγεν αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:24 - κατανοήσατε τοὺς κόρακας ὅτι οὐ σπείρουσιν G4687 οὐδὲ θερίζουσιν οἷς οὐκ ἔστιν ταμεῖον οὐδὲ ἀποθήκη καὶ θεὸς τρέφει αὐτούς· πόσῳ μᾶλλον ὑμεῖς διαφέρετε τῶν πετεινῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:21 - ἐφοβούμην γάρ σε ὅτι ἄνθρωπος αὐστηρὸς εἶ αἴρεις οὐκ ἔθηκας καὶ θερίζεις οὐκ ἔσπειρας G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:22 - λέγει δὲ αὐτῷ Ἐκ τοῦ στόματός σου κρινῶ σε πονηρὲ δοῦλε ᾔδεις ὅτι ἐγὼ ἄνθρωπος αὐστηρός εἰμι αἴρων οὐκ ἔθηκα καὶ θερίζων οὐκ ἔσπειρα G4687
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:36 - καὶ θερίζων μισθὸν λαμβάνει καὶ συνάγει καρπὸν εἰς ζωὴν αἰώνιον ἵνα καὶ σπείρων G4687 ὁμοῦ χαίρῃ καὶ θερίζων
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:37 - ἐν γὰρ τούτῳ λόγος ἐστὶν ἀληθινὸς ὅτι Ἄλλος ἐστὶν σπείρων G4687 καὶ ἄλλος θερίζων
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:11 - εἰ ἡμεῖς ὑμῖν τὰ πνευματικὰ ἐσπείραμεν G4687 μέγα εἰ ἡμεῖς ὑμῶν τὰ σαρκικὰ θερίσομεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:36 - Ἄφρον σὺ σπείρεις G4687 οὐ ζῳοποιεῖται ἐὰν μὴ ἀποθάνῃ·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:37 - καὶ σπείρεις G4687 οὐ τὸ σῶμα τὸ γενησόμενον σπείρεις G4687 ἀλλὰ γυμνὸν κόκκον εἰ τύχοι σίτου τινος τῶν λοιπῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:42 - Οὕτως καὶ ἀνάστασις τῶν νεκρῶν σπείρεται G4687 ἐν φθορᾷ ἐγείρεται ἐν ἀφθαρσίᾳ·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:43 - σπείρεται G4687 ἐν ἀτιμίᾳ ἐγείρεται ἐν δόξῃ· σπείρεται G4687 ἐν ἀσθενείᾳ ἐγείρεται ἐν δυνάμει·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:44 - σπείρεται G4687 σῶμα ψυχικόν ἐγείρεται σῶμα πνευματικόν ἔστιν σῶμα ψυχικόν καὶ ἔστιν σῶμα πνευματικόν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:6 - Τοῦτο δέ σπείρων G4687 φειδομένως φειδομένως καὶ θερίσει καὶ σπείρων G4687 ἐπ᾽ εὐλογίαις ἐπ᾽ εὐλογίαις καὶ θερίσει
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:10 - δὲ ἐπιχορηγῶν σπέρμα τῷ σπείροντι G4687 καὶ ἄρτον εἰς βρῶσιν χορηγήσαι καὶ πληθυναῖ τὸν σπόρον ὑμῶν καὶ αὐξήσαι τὰ γεννήματα τῆς δικαιοσύνης ὑμῶν·
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:7 - Μὴ πλανᾶσθε θεὸς οὐ μυκτηρίζεται γὰρ ἐὰν σπείρῃ G4687 ἄνθρωπος τοῦτο καὶ θερίσει·
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:8 - ὅτι σπείρων G4687 εἰς τὴν σάρκα ἑαυτοῦ ἐκ τῆς σαρκὸς θερίσει φθοράν δὲ σπείρων G4687 εἰς τὸ πνεῦμα ἐκ τοῦ πνεύματος θερίσει ζωὴν αἰώνιον
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:18 - καρπὸς δὲ τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἐν εἰρήνῃ σπείρεται G4687 τοῖς ποιοῦσιν εἰρήνην

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