5491: χεῖλος

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G5491 χεῖλος, ους, τό

Transliteration: cheîlos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: a lip, mouth, shore, edge, brink; meton: language, dialect.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5491 χεῖλος

Transliteration: cheîlos

Derivation: from a form of the same as G5490;

Definition: a lip (as a pouring place); figuratively, a margin (of water)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

χεῖλος

G5491 

Occurrences in the NT: 7

χεῖλος, -ους, τό, gen. pl., -εων (v. Bl., § 8, 4; Thackeray, Gr., I, 151),
[in LXX chiefly for שָׂפָה ;]
a lip (as in Heb., of the lip as the organ of speech): Mt 15:8, Mk 7:6, Ro 3:13, I Co 14:21, He 13:15, I Pe 3:10 (LXX). Metaph., of things, an edge, brink, etc. (Hom., Hdt., al.): of the sea­shore, He 11:12.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition