Keraia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2762 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
keraiafrom a presumed derivative of the base of (2768)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
KeraiaNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker-ah'-yah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. a little horn
  2. extremity, apex, point
    1. used by grammarians of the accents and diacritical points. Jesus used it of the little lines or projections, by which the Hebrew letters in other respects similar differ from one another; the meaning is, "not even the minutest part of the law shall perish".
NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
stroke 1, stroke of a letter 1
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke1


Total2
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 Keraia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.