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χήρα, -ας, ἡ
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a widow,

, Mt. 23:14; Lk. 4:26

Greek-English Concordance for χήρα

Mark 12:40 They devour the property of widows (chērōn | χηρῶν | gen pl fem) and, as a show, offer up long prayers. These men will receive a more severe judgment.”
Mark 12:42 A poor widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) approached and put in two small coins, about a penny.
Mark 12:43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) has put in more than all those who are putting large amounts into the offering box.
Luke 2:37 and then she was a widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) until she was eighty-four She did not leave the temple, worshipping night and day with fasting and prayer.
Luke 4:25 But in truth I tell you, there were many widows (chērai | χῆραι | nom pl fem) in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, as a great famine spread throughout the whole land;
Luke 4:26 and to none of them was Elijah sent, only to Zarephath, in the territory of Sidon, to a widow (chēran | χήραν | acc sg fem) woman.
Luke 7:12 As Jesus approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out — the only son of his mother (she was a widow) (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem). A large crowd was with her.
Luke 18:3 There was a widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘Vindicate me against my adversary.’
Luke 18:5 yet because this widow (chēran | χήραν | acc sg fem) keeps bothering me, I will vindicate her, so that by her coming she will not ultimately wear me out.’”
Luke 20:47 who devour the houses of widows (chērōn | χηρῶν | gen pl fem) and for the sake of appearance make lengthy prayers. These will receive the greater condemnation.”
Luke 21:2 and he saw a poor widow (chēran | χήραν | acc sg fem) put in two small coins.
Luke 21:3 And he said, “I tell you the truth, that this poor widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) has put in more than all the rest.
Acts 6:1 Now in these days when the number of the disciples was increasing, there was a complaint by the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows (chērai | χῆραι | nom pl fem) were being neglected in the daily distribution of food.
Acts 9:39 So Peter got up and went with them; and when he arrived, they took him to the upper room. All the widows (chērai | χῆραι | nom pl fem) stood beside him, weeping and showing the tunics and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was still with them.
Acts 9:41 And he gave her his hand and raised her up; then he called the saints and widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem) and presented her alive.
1 Corinthians 7:8 Now to the unmarried and to the widows (chērais | χήραις | dat pl fem) I say that it is good for them to remain single, as I am.
1 Timothy 5:3 Honor widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem) who are truly widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem).
1 Timothy 5:4 But if a certain widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) has children or grandchildren, let them learn to show godliness first to their own household and to make some return to their parents; for this is pleasing before God.
1 Timothy 5:5 But the true widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem), who has been left totally alone, has set her hope on God and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.
1 Timothy 5:9 Let a widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem) be enrolled if she is not less than sixty years old, a woman of one man,
1 Timothy 5:11 But refuse to enroll younger widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem), for when their passions draw them away from Christ, they desire to marry
1 Timothy 5:16 If any believing woman has widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem), let her care for them, and the church should not be burdened so that it may care for the true widows (chērais | χήραις | dat pl fem).
James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows (chēras | χήρας | acc pl fem) in their time of trouble, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
Revelation 18:7 As she exalted herself and lived in luxury, give her an equal measure of torment and mourning; because in her heart she said, ‘I sit as a queen, I am no widow (chēra | χήρα | nom sg fem), and mourning I will never see.’