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Lexicon :: Strong's G5421 - phrear

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φρέαρ
Transliteration
phrear (Key)
Pronunciation
freh'-ar
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

φρέαρ phréar, freh'-ar; of uncertain derivation; a hole in the ground (dug for obtaining or holding water or other purposes), i.e. a cistern or well; figuratively, an abyss (as a prison):—well, pit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G5421 in the following manner: pit (5x), well (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G5421 in the following manner: pit (5x), well (2x).
  1. a well

  2. the pit of the abyss (because the nether world is thought to increase in size the further it extends from the surface of the earth and so resemble a cistern, the orifice of which is narrow)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
φρέαρ phréar, freh'-ar; of uncertain derivation; a hole in the ground (dug for obtaining or holding water or other purposes), i.e. a cistern or well; figuratively, an abyss (as a prison):—well, pit.
STRONGS NT 5421: φρέαρ
φρέαρ, φρεαρατος, τό, from the Homer hymn Cer. 99 and Herodotus 6, 119 down; the Sept. for בְּאֵר and (in 1 Samuel 19:22; 2 Samuel 3:26; Jeremiah 48:7, 9 (Jer. 41:7,9) בּור (a pit, cistern), a well: Luke 14:5; John 4:11f; φρέαρ τῆς ἀβύσσου, the pit of the abyss (because the nether world is thought to increase in size the further it extends from the surface of the earth and so to resemble a cistern, the orifice of which is narrow), Revelation 9:1f.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
19:22
2 Samuel
3:26
Jeremiah
41:7; 41:9; 48:7; 48:9
Luke
14:5
John
4:11
Revelation
9:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5421 matches the Greek φρέαρ (phrear),
which occurs 7 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:5 - And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, G5421 and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:11 - The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well G5421 is deep: from whence then hast thou that living water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:12 - Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, G5421 and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:1 - And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. G5421
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - And he opened the bottomless pit; G5421 and there arose a smoke out of the pit, G5421 as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit. G5421

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