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Lexicon :: Strong's G4970 - sphodra

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σφόδρα
Transliteration
sphodra (Key)
Pronunciation
sfod'-rah
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Part of Speech
adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Neuter plural of sphodros (violent, of uncertain derivation) as adverb
mGNT
11x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
11x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
296x in 1 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

σφόδρα sphódra, sfod'-rah; neuter plural of σφοδρός sphodrós (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, i.e. in a high degree, much:—exceeding(-ly), greatly, sore, very.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4970 in the following manner: exceeding (4x), very (3x), greatly (2x), exceedingly (1x), sore (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4970 in the following manner: exceeding (4x), very (3x), greatly (2x), exceedingly (1x), sore (1x).
  1. exceedingly, greatly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σφόδρα sphódra, sfod'-rah; neuter plural of σφοδρός sphodrós (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, i.e. in a high degree, much:—exceeding(-ly), greatly, sore, very.
STRONGS G4970:
σφόδρα (properly neuter plural of σφοδρός, vehement, violent;), from Pindar and Herodotus down, exceedingly, greatly: placed after adjectives, Matthew 2:10; Mark 16:4; Luke 18:23; Revelation 16:21; with verbs, Matthew 17:6, 23; Matthew 18:31; Matthew 19:25; Matthew 26:22; Matthew 27:54; Acts 6:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
2:10; 17:6; 17:23; 18:31; 19:25; 26:22; 27:54
Mark
16:4
Luke
18:23
Acts
6:7
Revelation
16:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4970 matches the Greek σφόδρα (sphodra),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - And when they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly G4970 with great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:6 - And when the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces and were terrified.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:23 - and they will kill Him, and He will be raised on the third day.” And they were deeply G4970 grieved.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:31 - “So, when his fellow slaves saw what had happened, they were deeply G4970 grieved and came and reported to their lord all that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:25 - And when the disciples heard this, they were very G4970 astonished and said, “Then who can be saved?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:22 - And being deeply G4970 grieved, they [fn]each one began to say to Him, “Surely not I, Lord?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:54 - Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very G4970 frightened and said, “Truly this was God’s Son!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:4 - And looking up, they *saw that the stone had been rolled away, [fn]although it was very G4970 large.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:23 - But when he heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely G4970 rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:7 -

And the word of God kept on spreading, and the number of the disciples continued to multiply greatly G4970 in Jerusalem, and a great [fn]many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:21 - And huge [fn]hailstones, about one [fn]talent each, *came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague *was extremely G4970 [fn]severe.
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