Bill Mounce

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στῆθος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
στῆθος, ους, τό
Greek transliteration: 
stēthos
Simplified transliteration: 
stethos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4738
GK Number: 
5111
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3d(2b)
Gloss: 
chest, breast
Definition: 
the breast, chest, Lk. 18:13; 23:48; Jn. 13:25; 21:20; Rev. 15:6*

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Luke 18:13 The tax collector, however, standing at a distance, would not even raise his eyes to heaven, but kept beating his breast (stēthos | στῆθος | acc sg neut), saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’
Luke 23:48 And when all who had gathered for this spectacle saw what had happened, they returned home, beating their breasts (stēthē | στήθη | acc pl neut).
John 13:25 So that disciple, leaning back against Jesus, said to him, “Lord, who is it?”
John 21:20 Peter turned and saw following them the disciple whom Jesus loved, the one who at the supper had leaned back against Jesus (stēthos | στῆθος | acc sg neut) and said, “Master, who is it that will betray you?”
Revelation 15:6 and out of the temple came the seven angels who had the seven plagues. They were clothed in linen, clean and bright, wearing golden sashes across their chests (stēthē | στήθη | acc pl neut).