Bill Mounce

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λίθος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
λίθος, -ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
lithos
Simplified transliteration: 
lithos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3037
GK Number: 
3345
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
59
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
stone, boulder; this can refer to stone as a material or substance, and to a stone as a piece of rock. A precious stone is a gem.
Definition: 
a stone, Mt. 3:9; 4:3, 6; used figuratively, of Christ, Eph. 2:20; 1 Pet. 2:6; of believers, 1 Pet. 2:5; meton. a tablet of stone, 2 Cor. 3:7; a precious stone, Rev. 4:3

Greek-English Concordance for

Revelation 18:16 They will lament, “Alas, alas, O great city, clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet, glittering with gold, precious stones (lithō | λίθῳ | dat sg masc), and pearls!
Revelation 18:21 Then a mighty angel picked up a stone (lithon | λίθον | acc sg masc) the size of a huge millstone and hurled it into the sea, saying, “With this kind of violence Babylon the great city will be thrown down, and never again will it be found!
Revelation 21:11 It had the glory of God; its radiance was like that of a very precious jewel (lithō | λίθῳ | dat sg masc), like a jasper stone (lithō | λίθῳ | dat sg masc), clear as crystal.
Revelation 21:19 The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every kind of precious stone: (lithō | λίθῳ | dat sg masc) the first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald,

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