πέτρα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πέτρα, -ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
petra
Simplified transliteration: 
petra
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4073
GK Number: 
4376
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
15
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
rock, bedrock, rocky crag, or other large rock formation, in contrast to individual stones (cf. {4377}), with a focus that this is a suitable, solid foundation
Definition: 
a rock, Mt. 7:24, 25; met. Rom. 9:33; 1 Pet. 2:8; crags, clefts, Rev. 6:15, 16; stony ground, Lk. 8:6, 13

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine, and does them, is like the wise man, who built his house upon rock (petran | πέτραν | acc sg fem).
Matthew 7:25 When the rain came down, and the waters rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, it did not collapse because it had been founded on rock (petran | πέτραν | acc sg fem).
Matthew 16:18 And I say to you, you are Peter, and on this rock (petra | πέτρᾳ | dat sg fem) I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks (petrai | πέτραι | nom pl fem) were split;
Matthew 27:60 and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had cut in the rock (petra | πέτρᾳ | dat sg fem). Then he rolled a large stone against the door of the tomb and went away.
Mark 15:46 So he brought a linen shroud, and taking him down, he wrapped him in the linen shroud and laid him in a tomb, which had been hewn out of rock (petras | πέτρας | gen sg fem); and he rolled a stone across the entrance of the tomb.
Luke 6:48 he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on bedrock (petran | πέτραν | acc sg fem); when a flood arose, the river broke against that house but could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Luke 8:6 Other seed fell on rock (petran | πέτραν | acc sg fem), and when it came up, it withered away, because it had no moisture.
Luke 8:13 Those that fall on rock (petras | πέτρας | gen sg fem) are the ones who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy; but they have no root — they believe for a while but in a time of testing they fall away.
Romans 9:33 as it is written, “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone that makes them stumble and a rock (petran | πέτραν | acc sg fem) that trips them up; but the one who believes in him will not be put to shame.”
1 Corinthians 10:4 and all drank the same spiritual drink; for they used to drink from the spiritual rock (petras | πέτρας | gen sg fem) that followed them, and that rock (petra | πέτρα | nom sg fem) was Christ.
1 Peter 2:8 and, “A stone that makes people stumble and a rock (petra | πέτρα | nom sg fem) that makes them fall.” They stumble, as they were destined to do, since they do not obey the word.
Revelation 6:15 Then the kings of the earth and the princes and the generals and the rich and the powerful and everyone — slave and free — hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks (petras | πέτρας | acc pl fem) of the mountains.
Revelation 6:16 They said to the mountains and the rocks (petrais | πέτραις | dat pl fem), “Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who is seated on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb,