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Pterna

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4418 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
pternaof uncertain derivation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
PternaNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pter'-nah Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. the heel (of the foot)
  2. to lift up the heel against one
    1. to injure one by trickery (figure borrowed either from kicking, or from a wrestler tripping up his antagonist)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
heel 1
NAS Verse Count
John1


Total1
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 Pterna". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.