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Sperma

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4690  
Original WordWord Origin
spevrmafrom (4687)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sperma7:536,1065
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
sper'-mah   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. from which a plant germinates
    1. the seed i.e. the grain or kernel which contains within itself the germ of the future plants
      1. of the grains or kernels sown
    2. metaph. a seed i.e. a residue, or a few survivors reserved as the germ of the next generation (just as seed is kept from the harvest for the sowing)
  2. the semen virile
    1. the product of this semen, seed, children, offspring, progeny
    2. family, tribe, posterity
    3. whatever possesses vital force or life giving power
      1. of divine energy of the Holy Spirit operating within the soul by which we are regenerated
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 44
seed 43, issue 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Matthew7
Mark5
Luke2
John3
Acts4
Romans8
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians2
Galatians3
2 Timothy1
Hebrews3
1 John1
Revelation1


Total41
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Sperma". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .