Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
βρέφος, ους, τό
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baby, infant
a child;, whether unborn, an embryo, fetus, Lk. 1:41, 44; or just born, an infant, Lk. 2:12, 16; Acts 7:19; or partly grown, Lk. 18:15; 2 Tim. 3:15; met. a babe in simplicity of faith, 1 Pet. 2:2*

Greek-English Concordance for βρέφος

Luke 1:41 and when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby (brephos | βρέφος | nom sg neut) leaped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,
Luke 1:44 For behold, as the sound of your greeting came into my ear, the baby (brephos | βρέφος | nom sg neut) in my womb leaped for joy.
Luke 2:12 And this is the sign for you: you will find a baby (brephos | βρέφος | acc sg neut) wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”
Luke 2:16 So they came in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby (brephos | βρέφος | acc sg neut) lying in the manger.
Luke 18:15 Now people were bringing to him even little (brephē | βρέφη | acc pl neut) ones so he would touch them. However, when the disciples saw it, they began to rebuke them.
Acts 7:19 He took advantage of our nation and mistreated our fathers, making them expose their infants (brephē | βρέφη | acc pl neut), so that they would not be kept alive.
2 Timothy 3:15 and that from childhood (brephous | βρέφους | gen sg neut) you have known the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith that is in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 2:2 like newborn babes (brephē | βρέφη | nom pl neut), crave the milk that is pure and spiritual, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,