The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2777 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kefalißfrom (2776)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kef-al-is' Noun Feminine
  1. a little head
  2. the highest part, extremity of anything
    1. as the capital of a column
    2. the tips or knobs of the wooden rod around which parchments were rolled were called by this word, because they resembled little heads
  3. the Alexandrian writers transferred the name to the roll or volume itself
    1. in the roll of the book
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
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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 Kephalis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.