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ἀρραβών

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀρραβών, ῶνος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
arrabōn
Simplified transliteration: 
arrabon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
728
GK Number: 
775
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1a)
Gloss: 
deposit which guarantees, downpayment, pledge
Definition: 
a pledge, earnest, 2 Cor. 1:22; 5:5; Eph. 1:14*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 1:22 and who has also sealed us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a pledge (arrabōna | ἀρραβῶνα | acc sg masc).
2 Corinthians 5:5 The one who prepared us for this very thing is God, who gave us the Spirit as a pledge (arrabōna | ἀρραβῶνα | acc sg masc).
Ephesians 1:14 which is the guarantee (arrabōn | ἀρραβών | nom sg masc) of our inheritance vouching for God’s redemption of his possession, to the praise of his glory.