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Lexicon :: Strong's G5503 - chēra

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χήρα
Transliteration
chēra (Key)
Pronunciation
khay'-rah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of χάσμα (G5490) through the idea of deficiency
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:440,1313

Strong’s Definitions

χήρα chḗra, khay'-rah; feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of G5490 through the idea of deficiency; a widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively:—widow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G5503 in the following manner: widow (27x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G5503 in the following manner: widow (27x).
  1. a widow

  2. metaph. a city stripped of its inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χήρα chḗra, khay'-rah; feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of G5490 through the idea of deficiency; a widow (as lacking a husband), literally or figuratively:—widow.
STRONGS NT 5503: χήρα
χήρα, χήρας, (feminine of the adjective χῆρος, 'bereft'; akin to χέρσος, sterile, barren, and the Latincareo (but cf. Curtius, § 192)), from Homer, Iliad 6, 408 down, the Sept. for אַלְמָנָה, a widow: Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40, 42; Luke 2:37; Luke 4:25; Luke 7:12; Luke 18:3, 5; Luke 20:47; Luke 21:2; Acts 6:1; Acts 9:39, 41; 1 Corinthians 7:8; 1 Timothy 5:3-5, 9, 11, 16; James 1:27; with γυνή added (2 Samuel 14:5, and often in the Greek writings from Homer, Iliad 2, 289 down), Luke 4:26; a city stripped of inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow, Revelation 18:7.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
14:5
Mark
12:40; 12:42
Luke
2:37; 4:25; 4:26; 7:12; 18:3; 18:5; 20:47; 21:2
Acts
6:1; 9:39; 9:41
1 Corinthians
7:8
1 Timothy
5:3; 5:4; 5:5; 5:9; 5:11; 5:16
James
1:27
Revelation
18:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5503 matches the Greek χήρα (chēra),
which occurs 27 times in 25 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:14 - Οὐαὶ δέ ὑμῖν, γραμματεῖς καὶ Φαρισαῖοι ὑποκριταί, ὅτι κατεσθίετε τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν, G5503 καὶ προφάσει μακρὰ προσευχόμενοι· διὰ τοῦτο λήψεσθε περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:40 - οἱ κατεσθίοντες τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν G5503 καὶ προφάσει μακρὰ προσευχόμενοι· οὗτοι λήψονται περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:42 - καὶ ἐλθοῦσα μία χήρα G5503 πτωχὴ ἔβαλεν λεπτὰ δύο ἐστιν κοδράντης
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:43 - καὶ προσκαλεσάμενος τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ λέγει αὐτοῖς Ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι χήρα G5503 αὕτη πτωχὴ πλεῖον πάντων βέβληκεν τῶν βαλόντων εἰς τὸ γαζοφυλάκιον·
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:37 - καὶ αὐτὴ χήρα G5503 ὡς ἐτῶν ὀγδοηκοντατεσσάρων οὐκ ἀφίστατο ἀπὸ τοῦ ἱεροῦ νηστείαις καὶ δεήσεσιν λατρεύουσα νύκτα καὶ ἡμέραν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:25 - ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν πολλαὶ χῆραι G5503 ἦσαν ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις Ἠλίου ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ ὅτε ἐκλείσθη οὐρανὸς ἐπὶ ἔτη τρία καὶ μῆνας ἕξ ὡς ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:26 - καὶ πρὸς οὐδεμίαν αὐτῶν ἐπέμφθη Ἠλίας εἰ μὴ εἰς Σάρεπτα τῆς Σιδῶνος πρὸς γυναῖκα χήραν G5503
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - ὡς δὲ ἤγγισεν τῇ πύλῃ τῆς πόλεως καὶ ἰδού, ἐξεκομίζετο τεθνηκὼς υἱὸς μονογενὴς τῇ μητρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτὴ ἦν χήρα G5503 καὶ ὄχλος τῆς πόλεως ἱκανὸς σὺν αὐτῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:3 - χήρα G5503 δὲ ἦν ἐν τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ καὶ ἤρχετο πρὸς αὐτὸν λέγουσα Ἐκδίκησόν με ἀπὸ τοῦ ἀντιδίκου μου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - διά γε τὸ παρέχειν μοι κόπον τὴν χήραν G5503 ταύτην ἐκδικήσω αὐτήν ἵνα μὴ εἰς τέλος ἐρχομένη ὑπωπιάζῃ με
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - οἳ κατεσθίουσιν τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν G5503 καὶ προφάσει μακρὰ προσεύχονται· οὗτοι λήψονται περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:2 - εἶδεν δέ καὶ τινα χήραν G5503 πενιχρὰν βάλλουσαν ἐκεῖ δύο λεπτὰ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:3 - καὶ εἶπεν Ἀληθῶς λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι χήρα G5503 πτωχὴ αὕτη πλεῖον πάντων ἔβαλεν·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:1 - Ἐν δὲ ταῖς ἡμέραις ταύταις πληθυνόντων τῶν μαθητῶν ἐγένετο γογγυσμὸς τῶν Ἑλληνιστῶν πρὸς τοὺς Ἑβραίους ὅτι παρεθεωροῦντο ἐν τῇ διακονίᾳ τῇ καθημερινῇ αἱ χῆραι G5503 αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:39 - ἀναστὰς δὲ Πέτρος συνῆλθεν αὐτοῖς· ὃν παραγενόμενον ἀνήγαγον εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον καὶ παρέστησαν αὐτῷ πᾶσαι αἱ χῆραι G5503 κλαίουσαι καὶ ἐπιδεικνύμεναι χιτῶνας καὶ ἱμάτια ὅσα ἐποίει μετ᾽ αὐτῶν οὖσα Δορκάς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:41 - δοὺς δὲ αὐτῇ χεῖρα ἀνέστησεν αὐτήν φωνήσας δὲ τοὺς ἁγίους καὶ τὰς χήρας G5503 παρέστησεν αὐτὴν ζῶσαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:8 - Λέγω δὲ τοῖς ἀγάμοις καὶ ταῖς χήραις G5503 καλὸν αὐτοῖς ἐστιν ἐὰν μείνωσιν ὡς κἀγώ·
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:3 - Χήρας G5503 τίμα τὰς ὄντως χήρας G5503
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:4 - εἰ δέ τις χήρα G5503 τέκνα ἔκγονα ἔχει μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν καλὸν καὶ ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:5 - δὲ ὄντως χήρα G5503 καὶ μεμονωμένη ἤλπικεν ἐπὶ τόν θεὸν καὶ προσμένει ταῖς δεήσεσιν καὶ ταῖς προσευχαῖς νυκτὸς καὶ ἡμέρας
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:9 - Χήρα G5503 καταλεγέσθω μὴ ἔλαττον ἐτῶν ἑξήκοντα γεγονυῖα ἑνὸς ἀνδρὸς γυνή
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:11 - νεωτέρας δὲ χήρας G5503 παραιτοῦ· ὅταν γὰρ καταστρηνιάσωσιν τοῦ Χριστοῦ γαμεῖν θέλουσιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:16 - εἴ τις πιστὸς πιστὴ ἔχει χήρας G5503 ἐπαρκείτω αὐταῖς καὶ μὴ βαρείσθω ἐκκλησία ἵνα ταῖς ὄντως χήραις G5503 ἐπαρκέσῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:27 - θρησκεία καθαρὰ καὶ ἀμίαντος παρὰ τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ αὕτη ἐστίν ἐπισκέπτεσθαι ὀρφανοὺς καὶ χήρας G5503 ἐν τῇ θλίψει αὐτῶν ἄσπιλον ἑαυτὸν τηρεῖν ἀπὸ τοῦ κόσμου
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:7 - ὅσα ἐδόξασεν ἑαυτὴν, καὶ ἐστρηνίασεν τοσοῦτον δότε αὐτῇ βασανισμὸν καὶ πένθος ὅτι ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτῆς λέγει Κάθημαι βασίλισσα καὶ χήρα G5503 οὐκ εἰμί καὶ πένθος οὐ μὴ ἴδω

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