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Lexicon :: Strong's G4969 - sphazō

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σφάζω
Transliteration
sphazō (Key)
Pronunciation
sfad'-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:925,1125

Strong’s Definitions

σφάζω spházō, sfad'-zo; a primary verb; to butcher (especially an animal for food or in sacrifice) or (generally) to slaughter, or (specially), to maim (violently):—kill, slay, wound.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G4969 in the following manner: slay (8x), kill (1x), wound (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G4969 in the following manner: slay (8x), kill (1x), wound (1x).
  1. to slay, slaughter, butcher

  2. to put to death by violence

  3. mortally wounded

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σφάζω spházō, sfad'-zo; a primary verb; to butcher (especially an animal for food or in sacrifice) or (generally) to slaughter, or (specially), to maim (violently):—kill, slay, wound.
STRONGS NT 4969: σφάζω
σφάζω, Attic σφάττω: future σφάξω, Revelation 6:4 L T Tr WH; 1 aorist ἐσφαξα; passive, perfect participle ἐσφαγμένος; 2 aorist ἐσφαγην; from Homer down; the Sept. very often for שָׁחַט, to slay, slaughter, butcher: properly, ἀρνίον, Revelation 5:6, 12; Revelation 13:8; τινα, to put to death by violence (often so in Greek writings from Herodotus down), 1 John 3:12; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 6:4, 9; Revelation 18:24. κεφαλή ἐσφαγμενη εἰς θάνατον, mortally wounded (R. V. smitten unto death), Revelation 13:3. (Compare: κατασφάζω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 John
3:12
Revelation
5:6; 5:9; 5:12; 6:4; 6:4; 6:9; 13:3; 13:8; 18:24

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4969 matches the Greek σφάζω (sphazō),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:12 - not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew G4969 his brother. And for what reason did he slay G4969 him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:6 - And I saw [fn]between the throne (with the four living creatures) and the elders a Lamb standing, as if slain, G4969 having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:9 - And they *sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are You to take the [fn]book and to break its seals; for You were slain, G4969 and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:12 - saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain G4969 to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:4 - And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay G4969 one another; and a great sword was given to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:9 - When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain G4969 because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:3 - I saw one of his heads as if it had been [fn]slain, G4969 and his fatal wound was healed. And the whole earth was amazed and followed after the beast;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [fn]written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain. G4969
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:24 - “And in her was found the blood of prophets and of [fn]saints and of all who have been slain G4969 on the earth.”

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