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γράμμα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γράμμα, -ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
gramma
Simplified transliteration: 
gramma
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1121
GK Number: 
1207
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
14
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(4)
Gloss: 
letter (of the alphabet); document, Scriptures, written code; education
Definition: 
pr. that which is written or drawn; a letter, character of the alphabet, a writing, book, Jn. 5:47; an acknowledgment of debt, an account, a bill, note, Lk. 16:6, 7; an epistle, letter, Acts 28:21; Gal. 6:11; ἱερὰ γράμματα, the sacred books of the Old Testament, the Jewish Scriptures, 2 Tim. 3:15; spc. the letter of the law of Moses, the bare literal sense, Rom. 2:27, 29; 7:6; 2 Cor. 3:6, 7; pl. letters, learning, Jn. 7:15; Acts 26:24*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 16:6 He said, ‘A hundred measures of oil.’ So he told him, ‘Take your contract (grammata | γράμματα | acc pl neut), sit down quickly, and write fifty.’
Luke 16:7 Then he said to another, ‘And how much do you owe?’ He answered, ‘A hundred measures of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your contract (grammata | γράμματα | acc pl neut), and write eighty.’
John 5:47 But if you do not believe his writings (grammasin | γράμμασιν | dat pl neut), how will you believe my words?”
John 7:15 The Jews were astonished, and they asked, “How does this man know the sacred letters (grammata | γράμματα | acc pl neut), having never studied?”
Acts 26:24 As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus said in a loud voice, “You are out of your mind, Paul! Much learning (grammata | γράμματα | nom pl neut) is driving you insane!”
Acts 28:21 And they said to him, “We have received no letters (grammata | γράμματα | acc pl neut) from Judea about you, nor have any of the brothers come from there and reported or spoken any bad about you.
Romans 2:27 And will not the one who by nature is uncircumcised yet fulfills the law judge you who have the written (grammatos | γράμματος | gen sg neut) code and circumcision yet are a transgressor of the law?
Romans 2:29 But a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, by the Spirit and not by the written (grammati | γράμματι | dat sg neut) code. That person’s praise comes not from man but from God.
Romans 7:6 But now we have been released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not under the old written (grammatos | γράμματος | gen sg neut) code.
2 Corinthians 3:6 who indeed made us adequate as servants of a new covenant, based not on the letter (grammatos | γράμματος | gen sg neut) but on the Spirit; for the letter (gramma | γράμμα | nom sg neut) kills, but the Spirit imparts life.
2 Corinthians 3:7 Now if the ministry of death, engraved in letters (grammasin | γράμμασιν | dat pl neut) on stones, came with such glory that the Israelites were unable to gaze steadily into the face of Moses due to the glory of his face, fading as it was,
Galatians 6:11 See with what large letters (grammasin | γράμμασιν | dat pl neut) I am writing to you with my own hand!
2 Timothy 3:15 and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings (grammata | γράμματα | acc pl neut), which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith that is in Christ Jesus.