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Strong's #2814 - κλῆμα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G2806)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. a tender and flexible branch
  2. spec. the shoot or branch of a vine, a vine sprout
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1808 ‑ דָּלִית (daw‑lee‑yaw');  2156 ‑ זְמֹר (zem‑o‑raw', zem‑o‑raw', zem‑ore');  5189 ‑ נְטִישׁוֹת (net‑ee‑shaw');  6057 ‑ עָנָף (aw‑nawf');  7105 ‑ קָצִיר (kaw‑tseer');  8299 ‑ שָׂרִיג (saw‑reeg');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κλῆμα, ατος, τό,

Aeol. κλᾶμμα (q.v.),


1. twig or branch, esp. vinetwig, Ar. Ec. 1031, Hp. Epid. 4.50, 6.3.8, Thphr. HP 2.5.5, CP 3.14.6, al.; ἀμπέλου κ. Pl. R. 353a: generally, cutting, slip, ὁ βλαστὸς τοῦ κ. X. Oec. 19.8, cf. Arist. HA 550b8: metaph., ἀνατετμήκασί τινες τὰ κ. τὰ τοῦ δήμου D.ap.Aeschin. 3.166; of the navel string, πεῖσμα καὶ κ. τῷ γεννωμένῳ καρπῷ Democr. 148.

2. vine-switch, cane, carried by Roman centurions, Lat. vitis, Plu. Galb. 26, etc.

II = πιτυοῦσσα, Dsc. 4.165; = πολύγονον, Plin. HN 27.113.

III = ὑπόδημα, Hsch.; cf. κλείματα.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κλῆμα, κληματος, τό (from κλάω, which see), equivalent to κλάδος, a tender and flexible branch; specifically, the shoot or branch of a vine, a vine-sprout: John 15:2-6 (so Aristophanes eccles. 1031; Aeschines in Ctesias (), p. 77, 2; Theophrastus, h. pl. 4, 13, 5; ἀμπέλου κλῆμα, Plato, rep. i., p. 353 a.; the Sept., Ezekiel 15:2; Ezekiel 17:6; Joel 1:7).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κλῆμα , -τος , τό

(< κλάω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H2156, H1808, Ezekiel 15:2; Ezekiel 17:6-7, al.;]

a vine-twig, vine-branch: John 15:2; John 15:4-6.†

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

In P Flor II. 148.9 (A.D. 266–7) in connexion with the operations in a vineyard we have—συλλέξατε δὲ κλήματα Θηβαϊκὰ καὶ λευκά.


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
κλημα κλήμα κλῆμα κληματα κλήματα κλήματά κληματίδας κληματίς κλημάτων klema klêma klēma klē̂ma klemata klēmata klḗmata
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