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σφραγίς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σφραγίς, -ῖδος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
sphragis
Simplified transliteration: 
sphragis
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4973
GK Number: 
5382
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
16
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(2)
Gloss: 
seal
Definition: 
a seal, a signet ring, Rev. 7:2; an inscription on a seal, motto, 2 Tim. 2:19; a seal, the impression of a seal, Rev. 5:1, 2, 5, 9, 6:1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12; 8:1; a seal, a distinctive mark, Rev. 9:4; a seal, a token, proof, 1 Cor. 9:2; a token of guarantee, Rom. 4:11*

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 4:11 He received the sign of circumcision as a seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem) of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, so that he would be the father of all who believe but have never been circumcised, that they too might have righteousness credited to them.
1 Corinthians 9:2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the proof (sphragis | σφραγίς | nom sg fem) of my apostleship in the Lord.
2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands firm, having this seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), “The Lord knew those who were his,” and, “Let everyone naming the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.”
Revelation 5:1 Then I saw in the right hand of the one who was seated on the throne a scroll written inside and on the back, sealed with seven seals (sphragisin | σφραγῖσιν | dat pl fem).
Revelation 5:2 And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?” (sphragidas | σφραγῖδας | acc pl fem)
Revelation 5:5 Then one of the elders said to me, “Stop weeping! Look, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has won the victory so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.” (sphragidas | σφραγῖδας | acc pl fem)
Revelation 5:9 And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals (sphragidas | σφραγῖδας | acc pl fem), for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation.
Revelation 6:1 Then I watched as the Lamb opened one of the seven seals (sphragidōn | σφραγίδων | gen pl fem), and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, “Come!”
Revelation 6:3 And when he opened the second seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), I heard the second living creature saying, “Come!”
Revelation 6:5 And when he opened the third seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), I heard the third living creature saying, “Come!” And I looked, and behold, a black horse! And its rider had a pair of scales in his hand.
Revelation 6:7 And when he opened the fourth seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come!”
Revelation 6:9 And when he opened the fifth seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the witness they had borne.
Revelation 6:12 And when he opened the sixth seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), I looked, and there was a great earthquake; the sun became as black as sackcloth made of hair, the entire moon became like blood,
Revelation 7:2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem) of the living God. And he called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the earth and the sea,
Revelation 8:1 When the Lamb opened the seventh seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem), there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.
Revelation 9:4 They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who did not have the seal (sphragida | σφραγῖδα | acc sg fem) of God on their foreheads.