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αἰχμαλωσία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
αἰχμαλωσία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
aichmalōsia
Simplified transliteration: 
aichmalosia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
161
GK Number: 
168
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
captivity
Definition: 
captivity, state of captivity; captive multitude, Eph. 4:8; Rev. 13:10*

Greek-English Concordance for

Ephesians 4:8 Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high he led a host of prisoners (aichmalōsian | αἰχμαλωσίαν | acc sg fem) captive; he gave gifts to men.”
Revelation 13:10 If anyone is meant for captivity (aichmalōsian | αἰχμαλωσίαν | acc sg fem), into captivity (aichmalōsian | αἰχμαλωσίαν | acc sg fem) he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, by the sword he will be killed. This calls for the endurance and faithfulness of the saints.