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κλῆμα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κλῆμα, ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
klēma
Simplified transliteration: 
klema
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2814
GK Number: 
3097
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(4)
Gloss: 
branch (in context, vine branches)
Definition: 
a branch, shoot, twig, esp. of the vine, Jn. 15:2, 4-6*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 15:2 Every branch (klēma | κλῆμα | acc sg neut) in me that bears no fruit he cuts off, but every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it may bear more fruit.
John 15:4 Abide in me and I will abide in you. Just as the branch (klēma | κλῆμα | nom sg neut) is not able to bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in me.
John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches (klēmata | κλήματα | nom pl neut). The one who abides in me and I in him bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
John 15:6 If anyone does not abide in me, he is like a branch (klēma | κλῆμα | nom sg neut) that is thrown away and withers; men gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.