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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

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
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:440,1313
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');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (26)
Matthew
1
Mark
3
Luke
9
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
7
James
1
Revelation
1
NAS (27)
Matthew
1
Mark
3
Luke
9
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
8
James
1
Revelation
1
HCS (26)
Mark
3
Luke
9
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
8
James
1
Revelation
1
BSB (26)
Mark
3
Luke
9
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
8
James
1
Revelation
1
ESV (25)
Mark
3
Luke
8
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
8
James
1
Revelation
1
WEB (27)
Matthew
1
Mark
3
Luke
9
Acts
3
1 Corinthians
1
1 Timothy
8
James
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
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'.)

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
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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