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Lexicon :: Strong's G4738 - stēthos

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στῆθος
Transliteration
stēthos (Key)
Pronunciation
stay'-thos
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἵστημι (G2476) (as standing prominently)
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Strong’s Definitions

στῆθος stēthos, stay'-thos; from G2476 (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. chest:—breast.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G4738 in the following manner: breast (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G4738 in the following manner: breast (5x).
  1. the breast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στῆθος stēthos, stay'-thos; from G2476 (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. chest:—breast.
STRONGS G4738:
στῆθος, στήθους, τό (from ἵστημι; that which stands out, is prominent (Etym. Magn. 727, 19 διότι ἕστηκεν ἀσάλευτον)), from Homer down, the breast: John 13:25; John 21:20 (cf. κόλπος, 1); Revelation 15:6. τύπτειν εἰς τό στῆθος or τύπτειν τό στῆθος, of mourners (see κόπτω), Luke 18:13; Luke 23:48.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
18:13; 23:48
John
13:25; 21:20
Revelation
15:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4738 matches the Greek στῆθος (stēthos),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:13 - καὶ τελώνης μακρόθεν ἑστὼς οὐκ ἤθελεν οὐδὲ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν ἐπᾶραι ἀλλ᾽ ἔτυπτεν εἰς τὸ στῆθος G4738 αὐτοῦ λέγων, θεός ἱλάσθητί μοι τῷ ἁμαρτωλῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:48 - καὶ πάντες οἱ συμπαραγενόμενοι ὄχλοι ἐπὶ τὴν θεωρίαν ταύτην θεωροῦντες τὰ γενόμενα τύπτοντες ἑαυτῶν τὰ στήθη G4738 ὑπέστρεφον
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:25 - ἐπιπεσὼν δὲ ἐκεῖνος ἐπὶ τὸ στῆθος G4738 τοῦ Ἰησοῦ λέγει αὐτῷ Κύριε τίς ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:20 - Ἐπιστραφεὶς δέ Πέτρος βλέπει τὸν μαθητὴν ὃν ἠγάπα Ἰησοῦς ἀκολουθοῦντα ὃς καὶ ἀνέπεσεν ἐν τῷ δείπνῳ ἐπὶ τὸ στῆθος G4738 αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶπεν Κύριε τίς ἐστιν παραδιδούς σε
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:6 - καὶ ἐξῆλθον οἱ ἑπτὰ ἄγγελοι ἔχοντες τὰς ἑπτὰ πληγὰς ἐκ τοῦ ναοῦ ἐνδεδυμένοι λίνον καθαρὸν καὶ λαμπρὸν καὶ περιεζωσμένοι περὶ τὰ στήθη G4738 ζώνας χρυσᾶς
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