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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 G5421:
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 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς πρὸς αὐτοὺς εἶπεν Τίνος ὑμῶν ὄνος βοῦς εἰς φρέαρ G5421 ἐμπεσεῖται, καὶ οὐκ εὐθέως ἀνασπάσει αὐτὸν ἐν τὴ ἡμέρᾳ τοῦ σαββάτου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:11 - λέγει αὐτῷ γυνή Κύριε οὔτε ἄντλημα ἔχεις καὶ τὸ φρέαρ G5421 ἐστὶν βαθύ· πόθεν οὖν ἔχεις τὸ ὕδωρ τὸ ζῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:12 - μὴ σὺ μείζων εἶ τοῦ πατρὸς ἡμῶν Ἰακώβ ὃς ἔδωκεν ἡμῖν τὸ φρέαρ G5421 καὶ αὐτὸς ἐξ αὐτοῦ ἔπιεν καὶ οἱ υἱοὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ τὰ θρέμματα αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:1 - Καὶ πέμπτος ἄγγελος ἐσάλπισεν· καὶ εἶδον ἀστέρα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ πεπτωκότα εἰς τὴν γῆν καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ κλεὶς τοῦ φρέατος G5421 τῆς ἀβύσσου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - καὶ ἤνοιξεν τὸ φρέαρ G5421 τῆς ἀβύσσου καὶ ἀνέβη καπνὸς ἐκ τοῦ φρέατος G5421 ὡς καπνὸς καμίνου μεγάλης καὶ ἐσκοτίσθη ἥλιος καὶ ἀὴρ ἐκ τοῦ καπνοῦ τοῦ φρέατος G5421
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