Machaira

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3162  
Original WordWord Origin
macairafrom a presumed derivative of (3163)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Machaira4:524,572
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
makh'-ahee-rah   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. a large knife, used for killing animals and cutting up flesh
  2. a small sword, as distinguished from a large sword
    1. curved sword, for a cutting stroke
    2. a straight sword, for thrusting
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 29
sword 23, swords 6
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew5
Mark3
Luke5
John2
Acts2
Romans2
Ephesians1
Hebrews3
Revelation3


Total26
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 Machaira". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.