Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

ἁφή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἁφή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
haphē
Simplified transliteration: 
haphe
Numbers
Strong's number: 
860
GK Number: 
913
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
ligament, joint
Definition: 
a fastening; a ligament, by which the different members are connected, commissure, joint, Eph. 4:16; Col. 2:19*

Greek-English Concordance for

Ephesians 4:16 from whom the whole body, joined and brought together by every supporting ligament (haphēs | ἁφῆς | gen sg fem), according to the working of each individual part, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.
Colossians 2:19 That person is not holding fast to the head, from whom the whole body, nourished and held together by its joints (haphōn | ἁφῶν | gen pl fem) and ligaments, nourished and held together grows with a growth that is from God.