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Strong's #1023 - βραχίων

Root Word (Etymology)
properly, comparative of (G1024), but apparently in the sense of brasso (to wield)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. the arm
    1. the arm of God is a Hebrew idiom for the might and the power of God
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 248 ‑ אֶזְרוֹעַ (ez‑ro'‑a);  2220 ‑ זְרֹעָה (zer‑o'‑ah (1,2), zer‑o‑aw' (3,4));  3027 ‑ יָד (yawd);  7785 ‑ שׁוֹק (shoke);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βρᾰχ-ίων [ ], ονος, ὁ,

arm (opp. πῆχυς, Pl. Ti. 75a, but = πῆχυς, Arist. MA 698b2), Il. 13.529, Hdt. 5.12, X. Eq. 12.5, Arist. HA 493b26, etc.; πρυμνὸς βραχίων the shoulder, Il. 13.532, 16.323; also, shoulder of beasts, ib. 594b13: Poet. as a symbol of strength, ἐκ βραχιόνων by force of arm, E. Supp. 478.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βραχίων, βραχίονος, (from Homer down), the arm: the βραχίων of God is spoken of Hebraistically for the might, the power of God, Luke 1:51 (cf. Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 5:15; Deuteronomy 26:8); John 12:38 (Isaiah 53:1); Acts 13:17.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βραχίων , -ονος , ,

[in LXX, β . Κυρίου , freq. for H3068 H2220;]

the arm; as in OT, β . Κυρίου , metaph., for the Divine power: Luke 1:51, John 12:38 (LXX), Acts 13:17.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Oxy III. 490.12 (a will—A.D. 124) οὐλὴ βραχείονι δεξιῷ : similarly P Amh II. 112.8 (A.D. 128), P Ryl II. 179.6 A.D. 127), etc. In Syll 615.32 (iii/ii B.C.) τῶι ἱερεῖ τοῦ ταύρου δίδοται γλῶσσα καὶ βραχίων , it means a ";shoulder"; of meat, and so of a ram in l..8



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
βραχιονά βραχίονα βραχίονά βραχίονας βραχίονάς βραχίονες βραχιονι βραχίονι βραχίονί βραχιονος βραχίονος βραχίονός βραχιόνων βραχίοσιν βραχιων βραχίων brachion brachiōn brachíon brachíōn brachioni brachíoni brachionos brachíonos
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