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σιδηροῦς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σιδηροῦς, ᾶ, οῦν
Greek transliteration: 
sidērous
Simplified transliteration: 
siderous
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4603
GK Number: 
4971
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1b
Gloss: 
made of iron; same as {4969}
Definition: 
made of iron, Acts 12:10; Rev. 2:27; 9:9; 12:5; 19:15*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 12:10 When they had passed the first guard and the second, they came to the iron (sidēran | σιδηρᾶν | acc sg fem) gate that leads into the city, which of its own accord opened for them, and they went out and went down one street, and immediately the angel left him.
Revelation 2:27 and he will rule them with a rod of iron (sidēra | σιδηρᾷ | dat sg fem), as when earthen pots are broken to pieces,
Revelation 9:9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron (sidērous | σιδηροῦς | acc pl masc), and the sound of their wings was like the sound of many horse-drawn chariots rushing into battle.
Revelation 12:5 So the woman gave birth to a son, a male child, who is going to rule all the nations with an iron (sidēra | σιδηρᾷ | dat sg fem) rod; but her child was taken up to God and to his throne.
Revelation 19:15 From his mouth extends a sharp sword so that with it he can strike down the nations. He will rule them with a rod of iron (sidēra | σιδηρᾷ | dat sg fem). He will tread the winepress of the furious wrath of God the Almighty.