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Strong's #4478 - Ῥαχήλ

of Hebrew origin (H7354)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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Rachel = "ewe or sheep"
  1. the wife of Jacob
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Ραχηλ (רָחֵל, a ewe or a sheep), , Rachel (cf. B. D. under the word), the wife of the patriarch Jacob: Matthew 2:18 (from Jeremiah 38:15 ()).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ῥαχήλ , ,


(Heb. H7354),

Rachel: Matthew 2:18 (LXX).†

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

";earthquake"; (Matthew 24:7, al.) : cf. Syll 744 (= .3 1116).5 (ii/A.D.) τῶν μναμείων τῶν πεσόντων ἐν τῶι σεισμῶι, and P Leid Wxiv. 34 (ii/iii A.D.) (= II. p. 149) ὃ ἐὰν εἰπῶ τέλειον, ἔσται σισμός (";terrae motus,"; Ed.). The word is used metaphorically in Preisigke 5675.13 (B.C. 184–3) τ [οὺ ]ς ̣ δὲ διαφορᾶς ἢ σεισμοῦ χάριν καταπέ [μπετε ] πρὸς ἡμᾶς παρ ̣α ̣χ ̣ρῆμα, and P Par 15.67 (B.C. 120) ὁμολογουμένως δ᾽ ἐπὶ συκοφαντείᾳ καὶ σεισμῷ ἐπαγειοχό [τος. . .] ἔγκλημα : cf. σεῖσμα in P Tebt I. 41.22 (c. B.C. 119) εἰσπραχθέντος τὰ σείσματα, ";being made to refund his extortions"; (Edd.). See also s.v. διασείω.


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List of Word Forms
Ραχηλ Ῥαχὴλ ράχις Rachel Rachēl Rhachel Rhachēl Rhachḕl