Bill Mounce

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κεραία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κεραία, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
keraia
Simplified transliteration: 
keraia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2762
GK Number: 
3037
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
least stroke of a pen, projection [a portion of a letter of the alphabet], referring to the smallest detail of the Law
Definition: 
pr. a horn-like projection, a point, extremity; in NT an apex, or fine point; as of letters, used for the minutest part, a tittle, Mt. 5:18; Lk. 16:17*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single iota or one little stroke (keraia | κεραία | nom sg fem) will pass from the law until everything takes place.
Luke 16:17 It is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for the smallest (keraian | κεραίαν | acc sg fem) part (keraian | κεραίαν | acc sg fem) of (keraian | κεραίαν | acc sg fem) a (keraian | κεραίαν | acc sg fem) single letter (keraian | κεραίαν | acc sg fem) in the law to lose its force.