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Strong's #5503 - χήρα

Transliteration
chḗra
Phonetics
khay'-rah
Origin
feminine of a presumed derivative apparently from the base of (G5490) through the idea of deficiency
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TDNT
9:440,1313
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. a widow
  2. metaph. a city stripped of its inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 490 ‑ אַלְמָנָה (al‑maw‑naw');  1565 ‑ גַּלְמוּד (gal‑mood');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χήρ-α,

Ion. χήρη, ἡ,

widow, χῆραι γυναῖκες Il. 2.289; μήτηρ χ. 22.499; μὴ παῖδ' ὀρφανικὸν θήῃς χ. τε γυναῖκα 6.432; λείπειν τινὰ χ. ἐν μεγάροισιν 22.484, 24.725, cf. S. Aj. 653, E. Andr. 348, Tr. 380; χήρας δὲ γυναῖκας ἐποίησαν Lys. 2.71; as a name of Hera, Paus. 8.22.2 (χῆραι· αἱ μὴ ἔχουσαι ἄνδρας, Hsch.; ἡ μονωθεῖσα ἀπ' ἀνδρὸς χ. Poll. 3.47).

2. Com., of a dish, widowed, i.e. without sauce, Sotad.Com. 1.26.

3. later masc. χῆρος, widower, Arist. HA 612b34 (of birds), Call. Epigr. 17, Gramm. post Hdn. Epim. 286.

II χῆρος, α, ον, Adj, metaph., bereaved, χῆρα μέλαθρα E. Alc. 862 (anap.); μάνδραι Call. Cer. 106; βίος Epigr.Gr. 406.13 (Iconium); εὐνή IG 14.1389 i 12; δόμος Call. Epigr. 22; δρυμοὶ χ. bereft of men, AP 9.84 (Antiphan.): c. gen., Il. 6.408; φάρσος.. στελεοῦ χῆρον ἐλαϊνέου AP 6.297 (Phanias), cf. Vett.Val. 117.6; χήρους γυναικῶν οἰκεῖν Str. 7.3.4; τὰ χῆρα φρονήσεως Ph. 1.601; ναῦς ὕδατος χ. Ael. NA 13.28. (Cf. χωρίς, χατίζω, Skt. jáhâti 'abandon, renounce'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χήρα, χήρας, (feminine of the adjective χῆρος, 'bereft'; akin to χέρσος, sterile, barren, and the Latincareo (but cf. Curtius, § 192)), from Homer, Iliad 6, 408 down, the Sept. for אַלְמָנָה, a widow: Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40, 42; Luke 2:37; Luke 4:25; Luke 7:12; Luke 18:3, 5; Luke 20:47; Luke 21:2; Acts 6:1; Acts 9:39, 41; 1 Corinthians 7:8; 1 Timothy 5:3-5, 9, 11, 16; James 1:27; with γυνή added (2 Samuel 14:5, and often in the Greek writings from Homer, Iliad 2, 289 down), Luke 4:26; a city stripped of inhabitants and riches is represented under the figure of a widow, Revelation 18:7.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χήρα , -ας , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H490;]

a widow: Matthew 23:13 (Rec., R, mg.), Mark 12:40-43, Luke 2:37; Luke 4:25; Luke 7:12; Luke 18:3; Luke 18:5; Luke 20:47; Luke 21:2-3, Acts 6:1; Acts 9:39; Acts 9:41, 1 Corinthians 7:8, 1 Timothy 5:3-5; 1 Timothy 5:11; 1 Timothy 5:16, James 1:27; γυνὴ χ ., Luke 4:26; of one of an ordo viduarum (v. CGT, in l), 1 Timothy 5:9; metaph., of a city forsaken, Revelation 18:7.†


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

";a song"; (Eph. 5:19, al.) : cf. the Ephesian tomb inscr. Kaibel Add. 297a.3—

δακρύοις τε καὶ ᾠδαῖς

τειμῶσιν τὸν σόν, Μαρκελλεῖνε, τάφον,

and Syll 615 (=.31024).16 (c. B.C. 200) ἐπὶ ὠιδῆι ὑπὲρ καρποῦ Δήμητρι, with reference to a hymn sung in the course of a sacrifice.

For ᾠδός, ";a singer,"; see OG1S 56.69 (B.C. 238) τούς τε ὠιδοὺς ἄνδρας καὶ τὰς γυναῖκας, ib. 352.44 (B.C. 163–130) διδόναι τῶν ὠιδῶν τῶι νικήσα [ντι. . .

 


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
εχήρευσεν χηρα χήρα χηραι χήραι χήραί χῆραι χηραις χήραις χηραν χήραν χηρας χήρας χηρεία χηρείας χηρεύσεως χηρων χηρών χηρῶν chera chēra chḗra cherai chêrai chērai chē̂rai cherais chērais chḗrais cheran chēran chḗran cheras chēras chḗras cheron cherôn chērōn chērō̂n
 
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