1121: γράμμα

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G1121 γράμμα, ατος, τό

Transliteration: grámma

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: a letter of the alphabet; collectively: written (revelation); (a) a written document, a letter, an epistle, (b) writings, literature, learning.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G1121 γράμμα

Transliteration: grámma

Derivation: from G1125;

Definition: a writing, i.e. a letter, note, epistle, book, etc.; plural learning

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

γράμμα

G1121 

Occurrences in the NT: 14

γράμμα, -τος, τό
(< γράφω), [in LXX for סֵפֶר, etc. ;]
1. that which is traced or drawn, a picture.
2. that which is written;
(1) a character, letter: Ga 6:11;
(2) a writing, a written document;
(a) a bill or account: Lk 16:6, 7;
(b) a letter: Ac 28:21;
(c) τὰ ἱερὰ γ., the sacred writings, i.e. the OT: II Ti 3:15 (so in Philo, Vit. Mos., iii, 39) ;
(d) τὸ γ., the letter, the written word as an external authority in contrast with the direct influence of the Spirit as manifested in the new Covenant: Ro 2:27, 29 7:6, II Co 3:6, 7;
(3) τὰ γ., letters, i.e. learning: Jo 7:15, Ac 26:24. (In π. an illiterate person is very frequently referred to as γράμματα μὴ εἰδότης, and this "never means anything else than inability to write": MM, Exp., x; but v. also Cremer, 166; DCG, i, 202; ii, 584.)

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