1121. gramma
Strong's Concordance
gramma: that which is drawn or written, i.e. a letter
Original Word: γράμμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: gramma
Phonetic Spelling: (gram'-mah)
Short Definition: a letter, writings, learning
Definition: a letter of the alphabet; collectively: written (revelation); (a) a written document, a letter, an epistle, (b) writings, literature, learning.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from graphó
Definition
that which is drawn or written, i.e. a letter
NASB Translation
bill (2), learning (1), letter (5), letters (3), writings (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1121: γράμμα

γράμμα, γράμματος, τό (γράφω), that which has been written;

1. a letter i. e. the character: Luke 23:38 (R G L brackets Tr marginal reading brackets); Galatians 6:11.

2. any writing, a document or record;

a. a note of hand, bill, bond, account, written acknowledgment of debt (asscriptio in Varro sat. Men. 8, 1 (cf. Edersheim ii., 268ff)): Luke 16:6f. ((Josephus, Antiquities 18, 6, 3), in L text T Tr WH plural τά γράμματα; so of one document also in Antiph., p. 114 (30); Demosthenes, p. 1034, 16; Vulg.cautio).

b. a letter, an epistle: Acts 28:21; (Herodotus 5, 14; Thucydides 8, 50; Xenophon, Cyril 4, 5, 26, etc.).

c. τά ἱερά γράμματα the sacred writings (of the O. T.; (so Josephus, Antiquities prooem. § 3; 10, 10, 4 at the end; contra Apion 1, 10; Philo, de vit. Moys. 3, 39; de praem. et poen. § 14; leg. ad Gai. § 29, etc. — but always τά ἱερά γράμματα)): 2 Timothy 3:15 (here T WH omit; L Tr brackets τά); γράμμα equivalent to the written law of Moses, Romans 2:27; Μωϋσέως γράμματα, John 5:47. Since the Jews so clave to the letter of the law that it not only became to them a mere letter but also a hindrance to true religion, Paul calls it γράμμα in a disparaging sense, and contrasts it with τό πνεῦμα i. e. the divine Spirit, whether operative in the Mosaic law, Romans 2:29, or in the gospel, by which Christians are governed, Romans 7:6; 2 Corinthians 3:6f (but in 2 Corinthians 3:7 R G T WH read the plural written in letters, so L marginal reading Tr marginal reading).

3. τά γράμματα, like the Latinlitterae, English letters, equivalent to learning: Acts 26:24; εἰδέναι, μεμαθηκέναι γράμματα (cf. German studirthaben), of sacred learning, John 7:15. (μανθάνειν, ἐπίστασθαί, etc., γράμματα are used by the Greeks of the rudiments of learning; cf. Passow, i. p. 571; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. a.).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
letter, scripture, writing.

From grapho; a writing, i.e. A letter, note, epistle, book, etc.; plural learning -- bill, learning, letter, scripture, writing, written.

see GREEK grapho

Forms and Transliterations
γραμμα γράμμα γραμμασιν γράμμασιν γραμματα γράμματα γραμματείας γραμματι γράμματι γραμματος γράμματος γραμμάτων gramma grámma grammasin grámmasin grammata grámmata grammati grámmati grammatos grámmatos
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Strong's Greek 1121
15 Occurrences


γράμμα — 1 Occ.
γράμμασιν — 4 Occ.
γράμματα — 6 Occ.
γράμματι — 1 Occ.
γράμματος — 3 Occ.

Luke 16:6 N-ANP
GRK: σου τὰ γράμματα καὶ καθίσας
NAS: to him, 'Take your bill, and sit down
KJV: Take thy bill, and sit down
INT: your the bill and having sat down

Luke 16:7 N-ANP
GRK: σου τὰ γράμματα καὶ γράψον
NAS: to him, 'Take your bill, and write
KJV: Take thy bill, and write
INT: your bill and write

Luke 23:38 Noun-DNP
GRK: ΙΟΥΔΑΙΩΝ ΟΥΤΟΣ γράμμασιν Ἑλληνικοῖς καὶ
KJV: over him in letters of Greek, and
INT: Jews This in letters Greek and

John 5:47 N-DNP
GRK: τοῖς ἐκείνου γράμμασιν οὐ πιστεύετε
NAS: you do not believe his writings, how
KJV: not his writings, how shall ye believe
INT: his writings not you believe

John 7:15 N-ANP
GRK: Πῶς οὗτος γράμματα οἶδεν μὴ
KJV: knoweth this man letters, having never
INT: How this one writings knows not

Acts 26:24 N-NNP
GRK: πολλά σε γράμματα εἰς μανίαν
NAS: [Your] great learning is driving
KJV: much learning doth make
INT: much you learning to insanity

Acts 28:21 N-ANP
GRK: Ἡμεῖς οὔτε γράμματα περὶ σοῦ
NAS: received letters from Judea
KJV: neither received letters out of Judaea
INT: We neither letters concerning you

Romans 2:27 N-GNS
GRK: τὸν διὰ γράμματος καὶ περιτομῆς
NAS: though having the letter [of the Law] and circumcision
KJV: who by the letter and
INT: who with letter and circumcision

Romans 2:29 N-DNS
GRK: πνεύματι οὐ γράμματι οὗ ὁ
NAS: by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his praise
KJV: [and] not in the letter; whose
INT: spirit not in letter of whom the

Romans 7:6 N-GNS
GRK: οὐ παλαιότητι γράμματος
NAS: and not in oldness of the letter.
KJV: not [in] the oldness of the letter.
INT: not in oldness of letter

2 Corinthians 3:6 N-GNS
GRK: διαθήκης οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος
NAS: covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit;
KJV: not of the letter, but
INT: covenant not of letter but of Spirit

2 Corinthians 3:6 N-NNS
GRK: τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτέννει τὸ
NAS: but of the Spirit; for the letter kills,
KJV: for the letter killeth,
INT: the indeed letter kills

2 Corinthians 3:7 N-DNP
GRK: θανάτου ἐν γράμμασιν ἐντετυπωμένη λίθοις
NAS: of death, in letters engraved
INT: of death in letters having been engraven stones

Galatians 6:11 N-DNP
GRK: πηλίκοις ὑμῖν γράμμασιν ἔγραψα τῇ
NAS: with what large letters I am writing
KJV: how large a letter I have written
INT: in how large to you letters I wrote with

2 Timothy 3:15 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ ἱερὰ γράμματα οἶδας τὰ
NAS: the sacred writings which are able
KJV: the holy scriptures, which
INT: the sacred writings you have known which [are]

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