4491: ῥίζα

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G4491 ῥίζα, ης, ἡ

Transliteration: rhíza

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: a root, shoot, source; that which comes from the root, a descendent.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4491 ῥίζα

Transliteration: rhíza

Derivation: apparently a primary word;

Definition: a "root" (literally or figuratively)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ῥίζα

G4491 

Occurrences in the NT: 17

ῥίζα, -ης, ἡ
[in LXX chiefly for שָׁרַשׁ ;]
a root: Mt 3:10, Lk 3:9; ἐκ ῥιζῶν, Mk 11:20; ῥ. ἔχειν, Mt 13:6, Mk 4:6; id. seq. ἐν ἑαυτῷ, fig., Mt 13:21, Mk 4:17, Lk 8:13. Metaph. (as in various senses in cl.), of cause, origin, source, etc.;
(a) of things, ῥ. πάντων τ. κακῶν (Eur.), I Ti 6:10;
(b) of persons: of ancestors, Ro 11:16-18; ῥ. πικρίας, He 12:15. Of that which springs from a root, a shoot; metaph., of offspring, Ro 15:12 (LXX), Re 5:5 22:16.†

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