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ῥομφαία, ας, ἡ
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(long) sword
pr. a Thracian broad-sword; a sword, Rev. 1:16; 2:12; by meton. war, Rev. 6:8; met. a thrill of anguish, Lk. 2:35

Greek-English Concordance for ῥομφαία

Luke 2:35 (and a sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαία | nom sg fem) will pierce your own soul also), that thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”
Revelation 1:16 In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαία | nom sg fem), and his face was shining like the sun at full strength.
Revelation 2:12 “To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: The one who has the sharp two-edged sword (rhomphaian | ῥομφαίαν | acc sg fem) has this to say:
Revelation 2:16 Therefore repent! Otherwise, I will come to you without delay and will fight against them with the sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαίᾳ | dat sg fem) of my mouth.
Revelation 6:8 And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades was following with him. And authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαίᾳ | dat sg fem) and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth.
Revelation 19:15 From his mouth extends a sharp sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαία | nom sg fem) so that with it he can strike down the nations. He will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the furious wrath of God the Almighty.
Revelation 19:21 And the rest were killed by the sword (rhomphaia | ῥομφαίᾳ | dat sg fem) that extended from the mouth of the one who rode the horse; and all the birds gorged themselves with their flesh.