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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4973 - σφραγίς

Transliteration
sphragís
Phonetics
sfrag-ece'
Origin
probably strengthened from (G5420)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
7:939,1127
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a seal
    1. the seal placed upon books
    2. a signet ring
    3. the inscription or impression made by a seal
      1. of the name of God and Christ stamped upon their foreheads
    4. that by which anything is confirmed, proved, authenticated, as by a seal (a token or proof)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2368 ‑ חֹתָמ (kho‑thawm', kho‑thawm');  2397 ‑ חָחִי (khawkh, khakh‑ee');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
NAS (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
HCS (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
BSB (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
ESV (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
WEB (16)
Romans
1
1 Corinthians
1
2 Timothy
1
Revelation
13
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σφρᾱγ-ίς, Ion. σφρηγίς, ῖδος, ἡ: Aeol. acc. σφρᾶγιν Choerob. in Theod. 1.327 H. (v.l. σφράγιν), Eust. 265.18: seal, signet, Hdt. 1.195, 3.41, PHib. 1.72.19 (iii B.C.), Numen. ap. Eus. PE 14.7, etc.; distd. from δακτύλιος, Ar. Fr. 320.12, Pl. Hp.Mi. 368c; ς. ἐπιβάλλειν Ar. Av. 560 (anap.), Th. 415; τῶν σφραγῖδας ἐχόντων, i.e. fops, Id. Ec. 632 (anap.); ἔχων.. σφραγῖδα καὶ μεμυρισμένος Antiph. 190.2; of the public seal of a state, [ ὁ ἐπιστάτης] τηρεῖ τὴν δημοσίαν ς. Arist. Ath. 44.1, cf. IG 22.204.40, Str. 9.3.1; τὸν στρατηγὸν καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς ς. keeper of the privy seal, IGRom. 4.1712 (Samos, ii B.C.).

2. gem or stone for a ring, Hdt. 7.69, cf. Arist. Mete. 387b17, Thphr. Lap. 44; τὰς τῶν δακτυλίων ς. Arist. Aud. 801b4; ς. ἴασπις χρυσοῦν δακτύλιον ἔχουσα IG 22.1388.87; ς. ὑάλιναι ib.90.

3. generally, gem, κιθάραν.. σφραγῖσι.. κατακεκοσμημένην Luc. Ind. 8.

II impression of a signet-ring, seal, ς. δακτυλίου Lex Solonis ap. D.L. 1.57; σφραγῖδος ἕρκος S. Tr. 615, cf. El. 1223, E. IA 155 (anap.), Th. 1.129; παρασημήνασθαι σασθαι ς. to counterfeit it, ib. 132; warrant attached to a camel, οἴσομεν ὑμῖν τὴν ς. καὶ οὐδὲν ζητηθήσεται πρὸς ἡμᾶς PBasel 2.11 (ii A.D.): metaph., σφρηγὶς ἐπικείσθω τοῖσδ' ἔπεσιν, as a warrant, Thgn. 19; but ἀρρήτων ἐπέων γλώσσῃ ς. ἐπικείσθω (for secrecy) Luc. Epigr. 11; ς. δ' ἡμετέρης γλώττης ἐπὶ τοῖσδεσι κεῖται Critias 5; διάτορον σφραγῖδα θραύων στόματος Tim. Pers. 160; ἔχεις κόσμου σφρηγῖδα τυπῶτιν, of the Creator, Orph. H. 34.26. cf. 64.2; ὁρκίζω σφραγῖδα (σφρακ- pap.) θεοῦ, ὅπερ ἐστὶν ὅρασις PMag.Berol. 1.306; drawing, γράφε χαλκῷ γραφίῳ τὴν ὑποκειμένην ς. τοῦ ζῳδίου PMag. Osl. 1.39.

2. any mark, as the spots on a leopard, Opp. C. 2.299: v. σφηρός.

3. wound, blow, Lyc. 780.

III tablet of Lemnian medicinal earth certified as such by bearing the impression of the seal of the Lemnian priestess of Artemis, Dsc. 5.97; ς. Λημνία Id. Alex.Prooem., Gal. 12.169, Aret. CA 2.2, so prob. in Archig. ap. Orib. 44.26.11, 51.42.5. governmentally defined and numbered area of land (including plots belonging to different owners) in Egypt, POxy. 918ii 8 (ii A.D.), PFay. 339 (ii A.D.), BGU 831.6 (iii A.D.), PHamb. 12.2 (iii A.D.), Sammelb. 4325 ii 4 (iii A.D.).

2. registered holding of land, PTeb. 105.13, al. (ii B.C.), PLond. 3.880.20 (ii B.C.), PAmh. 2.87, 90 (ii A.D.), etc.

3. numbered area on a worldmap, Eratosth. ap. Str. 2.1.22, al.: pl., 11.12.5. Medic., pastille, ἡ Πολυείδου ς. Gal. 13.834, Paul.Aeg. 7.12, cf. Cels. 5.20.2, al. Πακκίου ς., Paccius's brand, name of an eye-salve, Gal. 12.751; eye-salves were certified by their makers by a seal-impression, e.g. D. Galli Sesti sfragis ad aspritudines, CIL 13.10021.76 (Gaul).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σφραγίς , -ῖδος , ,

[in LXX: Exodus 28:11, al. (H2368) Exodus 35:22 (H2397), Sirach 17:22, al.;]

1. a seal, signet: Revelation 7:2.

2. The impression of a seal or signet, a seal (on its various purposes, v.s. σφραγίζω ): on a book or roll, Revelation 5:1-2; Revelation 5:5; Revelation 5:9; Revelation 6:1; Revelation 6:3; Revelation 6:5; Revelation 6:7; Revelation 6:9; Revelation 6:12; Revelation 8:1; metaph., Romans 4:11, 1 Corinthians 9:2, 2 Timothy 2:19, Revelation 9:4.†


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

";four-fold"; (Luke 19:8) : cf. the form τετραπλάσιος in OGIS 665.30 (i/A.D.) τὸ τετραπλάσιον μέρος, and Syll 932(= .3 880).80 (A.D. 202) πρὸς δὲ δ [ιαλύ ]σωσ [ι ] αὐτὰ τὰ ἐνπόρια εἰς τὸ [τε ]τραπλάσιον τοῦ ἐνδεήσοντος.

 

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Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
εσφυροκόπησε σφραγιδα σφραγίδα σφραγῖδα σφραγιδας σφραγίδας σφραγῖδας σφραγίδες σφραγίδι σφραγίδος σφραγιδων σφραγίδων σφραγις σφραγίς σφραγισιν σφραγίσιν σφραγῖσιν σφύρα σφύραι σφύραις σφύραν σφύρη σφυροκόπος sphragida sphragîda sphragidas sphragîdas sphragidon sphragidōn sphragídon sphragídōn sphragis sphragís sphragisin sphragîsin
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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