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Lexicon :: Strong's G721 - arnion

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arnion (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Diminutive from ἀρήν (G704)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:340,*

Strong’s Definitions

ἀρνίον arníon, ar-nee'-on; diminutive from G704; a lambkin:—lamb.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's G721 in the following manner: Lamb i.e. Christ (28x), lamb (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's G721 in the following manner: Lamb i.e. Christ (28x), lamb (2x).
  1. a little lamb, a lamb

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀρνίον arníon, ar-nee'-on; diminutive from G704; a lambkin:—lamb.
ἀρνίον, -ου, τό, (diminutive from ἀρήν, which see) [from Lysias down], a little lamb, a lamb: Revelation 13:11; Jesus calls his followers τὰ ἀρνία μου in John 21:15; τὸ ἀρνίον is used of Christ, innocently suffering and dying to expiate the sins of men, very often in Revelation, as Revelation 5:6, 8, 12, etc. (Jeremiah 11:19; Jeremiah 27:45 (Jer. 50:45); Psalm 113:4, 6 (Ps. 114:4,6); Josephus, Antiquities 3, 8, 10.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

113:4; 113:6; 114:4; 114:6
11:19; 50:45
5:6; 5:8; 5:12; 13:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G721 matches the Greek ἀρνίον (arnion),
which occurs 30 times in 28 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:15 -

Now when they had finished breakfast, Jesus *said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me more than these?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Tend My lambs G721.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:6 -

And I saw [fn]between the throne (with the four living creatures) and the elders a Lamb G721 standing, as if slaughtered, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are [fn]the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:8 - When He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb G721, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the [fn]saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:12 - saying with a loud voice,

“Worthy is the Lamb G721 that was slaughtered to receive power, wealth, wisdom, might, honor, glory, and blessing.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:13 -

And I heard every created thing which is in heaven, or on the earth, or under the earth, or on the sea, and all the things in them, saying,

“To Him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb G721 be the blessing, the honor, the glory, and the dominion forever and ever.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:1 -

Then I saw when the Lamb G721 broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, “Come[fn]!”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:16 - and they *said to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the [fn]sight of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb G721;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:9 -

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all the tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb G721, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - and they *cried out with a loud voice, saying,

“Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb G721.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:14 - I [fn]said to him, “My lord, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb G721.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:17 - for the Lamb G721 in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the [fn]water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:11 - “And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb G721 and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even [fn]when faced with death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - All who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [fn]written since the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb G721 who has been slaughtered.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:11 -

Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb G721, and he spoke as a dragon.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:1 -

Then I looked, and behold, the Lamb G721 was standing on Mount Zion, and with Him 144,000 who had His name and the name of His Father written on their foreheads.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:4 - These are the ones who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are celibate. These are the ones who follow the Lamb G721 wherever He goes. These have been purchased from mankind as first fruits to God and to the Lamb G721.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed [fn]in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and [fn]brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb G721.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:3 - And they *sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb G721, saying,

“Great and marvelous are Your works,

Lord God, the Almighty;

Righteous and true are Your ways,

King of the [fn]nations!

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - “These will wage war against the Lamb G721, and the Lamb G721 will overcome them because He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:7 - “Let’s rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, because the marriage of the Lamb G721 has come, and His [fn]bride has prepared herself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:9 -

Then he *said to me, “Write: ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb G721.’” And he *said to me, “These are the true words of God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:9 -

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls, [fn]full of the seven last plagues, came and spoke with me, saying, “Come here, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb G721.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb G721.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:22 -

I saw no [fn]temple in it, for the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb G721 are its [fn]temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb G721.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those [fn]whose names are written in the Lamb’s G721 book of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:1 -

And he showed me a river of the water of life, [fn]clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of [fn]the Lamb G721,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:3 - There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb G721 will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him;
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