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Kephale

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2776  
Original WordWord Origin
kefalefrom the primary kapto (in the sense of seizing)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Kephale3:673,429
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kef-al-ay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. the head, both of men and often of animals. Since the loss of the head destroys life, this word is used in the phrases relating to capital and extreme punishment.
  2. metaph. anything supreme, chief, prominent
    1. of persons, master lord: of a husband in relation to his wife
    2. of Christ: the Lord of the husband and of the Church
    3. of things: the corner stone
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 75
chief 4, hair 1, head 50, heads 19, very 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew12
Mark8
Luke7
John5
Acts5
Romans1
1 Corinthians6
Ephesians3
Colossians3
1 Peter1
Revelation16


Total67
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 Kephale". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.