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Forms of the word
ἀποθήκη, ῆς, ἡ
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barn, storehouse
a place where anything is laid up for preservation, repository, granary, storehouse, barn, Mt. 3:12; 6:26; 13:30; Lk. 3:17; 12:18, 24

Greek-English Concordance for ἀποθήκη

Matthew 3:12 His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the barn (apothēkēn | ἀποθήκην | acc sg fem); but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire.”
Matthew 6:26 Look at the birds of the air, they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns (apothēkas | ἀποθήκας | acc pl fem), and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not more valuable than they?
Matthew 13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest; and at harvest time I will tell the harvesters, “First gather the weeds and bind them into bundles to be burned, then gather the wheat into my barn.”’” (apothēkēn | ἀποθήκην | acc sg fem)
Luke 3:17 His winnowing fork is in his hand, to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his granary (apothēkēn | ἀποθήκην | acc sg fem); but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.”
Luke 12:18 Then he said, ‘This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns (apothēkas | ἀποθήκας | acc pl fem) and I will build bigger ones; and I will store there all my grain and my goods.
Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they do not sow, neither do they reap; for them there is neither storehouse nor granary (apothēkē | ἀποθήκη | nom sg fem), yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds!