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φρέαρ

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φρέαρ, φρέατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
phrear
Simplified transliteration: 
phrear
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5421
GK Number: 
5853
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(6b)
Gloss: 
well, shaft, Abyss
Definition: 
a well, cistern, Lk. 14:5; Jn. 4:11, 12; a pit, Rev. 9:1, 2*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 14:5 And to them, he said, “Which of you, when his son or his ox has fallen into a well (phrear | φρέαρ | acc sg neut), does not immediately pull it up, even though the be a Sabbath?
John 4:11 The woman said to him, “Sir, you have no bucket and the well (phrear | φρέαρ | nom sg neut) is deep. How then are you going to draw the living water?
John 4:12 Surely you are not greater than our father Jacob, are you, who gave us the well (phrear | φρέαρ | acc sg neut) and drank from it himself, as did his sons and his flocks?”
Revelation 9:1 The fifth angel blew his trumpet, and I saw a star fallen from the sky to the earth; and he was given the key to the shaft (phreatos | φρέατος | gen sg neut) of the abyss.
Revelation 9:2 He opened the shaft (phrear | φρέαρ | acc sg neut) of the abyss, and from the shaft (phreatos | φρέατος | gen sg neut) rose smoke like the smoke of a giant furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened with smoke from the shaft (phreatos | φρέατος | gen sg neut).