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Hiketeria

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2428 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
iketeriafrom a derivative of the base of (2425) (through the idea of approaching for a favour)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Hiketeria3:296,362
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hik-et-ay-ree'-ah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. an olive branch
    1. for suppliants approached the one whose aid they would implore holding an olive branch entwined with white wool and fillets, to signify that they came as suppliants
  2. supplication
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
supplications 1
NAS Verse Count
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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 Hiketeria". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.