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σφαγή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σφαγή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
sphagē
Simplified transliteration: 
sphage
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4967
GK Number: 
5375
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
slaughter
Definition: 
slaughter, Acts 8:32; Rom. 8:36; Jas. 5:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 8:32 Now the passage of scripture the man was reading was this: “As a sheep to the slaughter (sphagēn | σφαγήν | acc sg fem) he was led, and as a lamb dumb before its shearer, so he opens not his mouth.
Romans 8:36 As it is written, “For your sake we face death all day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” (sphagēs | σφαγῆς | gen sg fem)
James 5:5 You have lived on the earth in self-indulgence and luxury. You have fattened your hearts for a day of slaughter (sphagēs | σφαγῆς | gen sg fem).