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χείρ

Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
χείρ, χειρός, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
cheir
Simplified transliteration: 
cheir
Principal Parts: 
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5495
GK Number: 
5931
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
177
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(2a)
Gloss: 
hand, area or portion of the hand; power, control
Definition: 
a hand,, Mt. 3:12; 4:6; 8:15 freq.; from the Hebrew, χεὶρ Κυριου, a special operation of God, Acts 11:21; 13:3; ἐν χειρι, by agency, Acts 7:35; Gal. 3:19

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 9:41 And he gave her his hand (cheira | χεῖρα | acc sg fem) and raised her up; then he called the saints and widows and presented her alive.
Acts 11:21 And the hand (cheir | χείρ | nom sg fem) of the Lord was with them, and a great number became believers and turned to the Lord.
Acts 11:30 and they did so, sending it to the elders by the hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem) of Barnabas and Saul.
Acts 12:1 About that time Herod the king set his hand (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) to mistreat some belonging to the church.
Acts 12:7 And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared, and a light shone in the cell. He struck the side of Peter and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell off his hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem).
Acts 12:11 When Peter came to himself, he said, “Now I know for certain that the Lord has sent his angel and rescued me from the hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem) of Herod and from all that the Jewish people were expecting.”
Acts 12:17 But Peter motioned to them with his hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem) to be silent, and he related how the Lord had brought him out of the prison. And he said, “Tell these things to James and to the brothers.” Then he departed and went to another place.
Acts 13:3 Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) on them and sent them off.
Acts 13:11 And now, behold, the hand (cheir | χείρ | nom sg fem) of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind, not seeing the sun for a time.” And immediately fell upon him mist and darkness, and as he went about he sought someone to lead him by the hand.
Acts 13:16 So Paul stood up, and gesturing with his hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem), said, “Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen:
Acts 14:3 So they stayed there for a considerable time, speaking out boldly about the Lord, who witnessed to the message of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done through their hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem).
Acts 15:23 writing by their hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem), “From the apostles and elders, your brothers, to the Gentile brothers in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, Greetings!
Acts 17:25 nor is he served by human hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem), as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all life and breath and everything.
Acts 19:6 And when Paul laid his hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied.
Acts 19:11 They were no ordinary miracles that God was doing by the hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem) of Paul,
Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made by hand (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem) are not gods at all.
Acts 19:33 And some of the crowd prompted Alexander, the Jews pushing him forward. And Alexander motioned with his hand (cheira | χεῖρα | acc sg fem) and wanted to make a defense to the crowd.
Acts 20:34 You yourselves know that these hands (cheires | χεῖρες | nom pl fem) of mine provided for my own needs as well as the needs of those with me.
Acts 21:11 He came to us and, taking Paul’s belt, he tied his own hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) and feet with it and said, “The Holy Spirit says this: ‘This is how the Jews will tie up in Jerusalem the man whose belt this is, and will deliver him into the hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) of the Gentiles.’”
Acts 21:27 When the seven days were about to be completed, the Jews from Asia, upon seeing him in the temple, stirred up the whole crowd and laid hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) on him,
Acts 21:40 And when he had given him permission, Paul stood on the steps and motioned with his hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem) to the people. And when there was a great hush, he addressed them in the Hebrew language, saying:
Acts 23:19 The commanding officer took him by the hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem), drew him aside and asked, “What is it that you have to report to me?”
Acts 26:1 So Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” Then Paul stretched out his hand (cheira | χεῖρα | acc sg fem) and began to make his defense:
Acts 28:3 When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper came out from the heat and fastened onto his hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem).
Acts 28:4 When the native people saw the creature hanging from his hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem), they said to each other, “Certainly this man is a murderer, and though he has escaped from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live.”
Acts 28:8 It happened that the father of Publius lay sick with bouts of fever and with dysentery. Paul visited him, and when he had prayed, he laid his hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) on him and healed him.
Acts 28:17 And it happened that after three days Paul called together the leaders of the Jews. And when they gathered, he said to them: “My brothers, though I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) of the Romans.
Romans 10:21 But concerning Israel he says, “All day long I have held out my hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) to a disobedient and argumentative people.”
1 Corinthians 4:12 We labor, working with our own hands (chersin | χερσίν | dat pl fem). When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;
1 Corinthians 12:15 If the foot should say, “Since I am not a hand (cheir | χείρ | nom sg fem), I am not part of the body,” it would not for that reason cease to be part of the body.
1 Corinthians 12:21 The eye cannot say to the hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem), “I have no need of you”; nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.”
1 Corinthians 16:21 This greeting is in my own hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem), Paul.
2 Corinthians 11:33 but I was lowered in a basket through an opening in the wall and escaped his hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem).
Galatians 3:19 Why then was the law given? It was added because of transgressions, until the descendant should come to whom the promise had been made. It was established through angels by a mediator (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem).
Galatians 6:11 See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand! (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem)
Ephesians 4:28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him work hard, doing good with his own hands (chersin | χερσίν | dat pl fem), so that he may have something to share with the one in need.
Colossians 4:18 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem). Paul, Remember my chains. Grace be with you.
1 Thessalonians 4:11 Make it your aim to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own affairs, and to work with your own hands (chersin | χερσίν | dat pl fem), as we commanded you.
2 Thessalonians 3:17 The greeting is with my own hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem) — Paul’s — which is a mark of genuineness in every letter; so I write.
1 Timothy 2:8 I desire, then, that the men should pray in every place by lifting up holy hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem), without anger and arguing.
1 Timothy 4:14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you through prophecy with the laying on of the hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem) of the body of elders.
1 Timothy 5:22 Do not lay hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) on anyone quickly or share in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.
2 Timothy 1:6 For which reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem),
Philemon 1:19 I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand (cheiri | χειρί | dat sg fem) — I will pay it back. I could also mention that you owe me your very self!
Hebrews 1:10 And, “In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the works of your hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem).
Hebrews 6:2 instruction about cleansing rites and laying on of hands (cheirōn | χειρῶν | gen pl fem), the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
Hebrews 8:9 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand (cheiros | χειρός | gen sg fem) to bring them out of the land of Egypt, because they did not continue in my covenant and I abandoned them, says the Lord.
Hebrews 10:31 It is terrifying to fall into the hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) of the living God.
Hebrews 12:12 Therefore strengthen your drooping hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem) and weakened knees
James 4:8 Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands (cheiras | χεῖρας | acc pl fem), you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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