Cheir

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5495  
Original WordWord Origin
ceirperhaps from the base of (5494) in the sense of its congener the base of (5490) (through the idea of hollowness for grasping)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Cheir9:424,1309
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khire   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. by the help or agency of any one, by means of any one
  2. fig. applied to God symbolising his might, activity, power
    1. in creating the universe
    2. in upholding and preserving (God is present protecting and aiding one)
    3. in punishing
    4. in determining and controlling the destinies of men
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 174
agency 1, charge* 1, grasp 1, hand 82, hands 88, help 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew22
Mark22
Luke25
John13
Acts43
Romans1
1 Corinthians4
2 Corinthians1
Galatians2
Ephesians1
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy3
2 Timothy1
Philemon1
Hebrews6
James1
1 Peter1
1 John1
Revelation15


Total166
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 Cheir". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.