4973. sphragis
Strong's Concordance
sphragis: a seal, a signet
Original Word: σφραγίς, ῖδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: sphragis
Phonetic Spelling: (sfrag-ece')
Short Definition: a signet-ring, impression of a seal, the proof
Definition: a seal, signet ring, the impression of a seal, that which the seal attests, the proof.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4973 sphragís – an etched (engraved) object pressed into soft wax or clay to seal a document (letter); a "seal."

"Seal" is often used metaphorically (Ro 4:11; 1 Cor 9:2; 2 Tim 2:19; Rev 9:4). For more discussion see 4972 (sphragízō), and the HELPS prophecy-guide at "the Great Tribulation."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a seal, a signet
NASB Translation
seal (11), seals (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4973: σφραγίς

σφραγίς, σφραγῖδος, (akin, apparently, to the verb φράσσω or φράγνυμι), from Herodotus down, the Sept. for חותָם, a seal; i. e.

a. the seal placed upon books (cf. B. D., under the word , under the end; Gardthausen, Palaeogr., p. 27): Revelation 5:1; λῦσαι τάς σφραγας, ibid. (Rec.); ἀνοῖξαι, ibid. (5 G L T Tr WH), ; .

b. a signet-ring: Revelation 7:2.

c. the inscription or impression made by a seal: Revelation 9:4 (the name of God and Christ stamped upon their foreheads must be meant here, as is evident from ); 2 Timothy 2:19.

d. that by which anything is confirmed, proved, authenticated, as by a seal (a token or proof): Romans 4:11; 1 Corinthians 9:2. (Cf. BB. DD. under the word .)

STRONGS NT 4973a: σφυδρόνσφυδρόν, σφυδρου, τό, equivalent to σφυρόν, which see: Acts 3:7 T WH. (Hesychius σφυδρά. περιφέρεια τῶν ποδῶν.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
seal.

Probably strengthened from phrasso; a signet (as fencing in or protecting from misappropriation); by implication, the stamp impressed (as a mark of privacy, or genuineness), literally or figuratively -- seal.

see GREEK phrasso

Forms and Transliterations
εσφυροκόπησε σφραγιδα σφραγίδα σφραγῖδα σφραγιδας σφραγίδας σφραγῖδας σφραγίδες σφραγίδι σφραγίδος σφραγιδων σφραγίδων σφραγις σφραγίς σφραγισιν σφραγίσιν σφραγῖσιν σφύρα σφύραι σφύραις σφύραν σφύρη σφυροκόπος sphragida sphragîda sphragidas sphragîdas sphragidon sphragidōn sphragídon sphragídōn sphragis sphragís sphragisin sphragîsin
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Strong's Greek 4973
16 Occurrences


σφραγῖδα — 10 Occ.
σφραγῖδας — 3 Occ.
σφραγίδων — 1 Occ.
σφραγίς — 1 Occ.
σφραγῖσιν — 1 Occ.

Romans 4:11 N-AFS
GRK: ἔλαβεν περιτομῆς σφραγῖδα τῆς δικαιοσύνης
NAS: of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness
KJV: of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness
INT: he received of circumcision [as] a seal of the righteousness

1 Corinthians 9:2 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ γὰρ σφραγίς μου τῆς
NAS: I am to you; for you are the seal of my apostleship
KJV: for the seal of mine
INT: the indeed seal of my the

2 Timothy 2:19 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχων τὴν σφραγῖδα ταύτην Ἔγνω
NAS: having this seal, The Lord knows
KJV: having this seal, The Lord knoweth
INT: having the seal this Knows

Revelation 5:1 N-DFP
GRK: ὄπισθεν κατεσφραγισμένον σφραγῖσιν ἑπτά
NAS: sealed up with seven seals.
KJV: sealed with seven seals.
INT: on [the] back having been sealed with seals seven

Revelation 5:2 N-AFP
GRK: λῦσαι τὰς σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ
NAS: the book and to break its seals?
KJV: and to loose the seals thereof?
INT: to break the seals of it

Revelation 5:5 N-AFP
GRK: τὰς ἑπτὰ σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ
NAS: the book and its seven seals.
KJV: to loose the seven seals thereof.
INT: the seven seals of it

Revelation 5:9 N-AFP
GRK: ἀνοῖξαι τὰς σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ ὅτι
NAS: and to break its seals; for You were slain,
KJV: and to open the seals thereof: for
INT: to open the seals of it because

Revelation 6:1 N-GFP
GRK: τῶν ἑπτὰ σφραγίδων καὶ ἤκουσα
NAS: of the seven seals, and I heard
KJV: one of the seals, and I heard,
INT: of the seven seals and I heard

Revelation 6:3 N-AFS
GRK: ἤνοιξεν τὴν σφραγῖδα τὴν δευτέραν
NAS: the second seal, I heard
KJV: the second seal, I heard
INT: he opened the seal second

Revelation 6:5 N-AFS
GRK: ἤνοιξεν τὴν σφραγῖδα τὴν τρίτην
NAS: the third seal, I heard
KJV: the third seal, I heard
INT: he opened the seal the third

Revelation 6:7 N-AFS
GRK: ἤνοιξεν τὴν σφραγῖδα τὴν τετάρτην
NAS: the fourth seal, I heard
KJV: the fourth seal, I heard
INT: he opened the seal fourth

Revelation 6:9 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν πέμπτην σφραγῖδα εἶδον ὑποκάτω
NAS: the fifth seal, I saw
KJV: the fifth seal, I saw
INT: the fifth seal I saw under

Revelation 6:12 N-AFS
GRK: ἤνοιξεν τὴν σφραγῖδα τὴν ἕκτην
NAS: the sixth seal, and there was a great
KJV: he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo,
INT: he opened the seal sixth

Revelation 7:2 N-AFS
GRK: ἡλίου ἔχοντα σφραγῖδα θεοῦ ζῶντος
NAS: having the seal of the living
KJV: having the seal of the living
INT: of [the] sun having [the] seal of God [the] living

Revelation 8:1 N-AFS
GRK: ἤνοιξεν τὴν σφραγῖδα τὴν ἑβδόμην
NAS: the seventh seal, there was silence
KJV: the seventh seal, there was
INT: he opened the seal seventh

Revelation 9:4 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχουσι τὴν σφραγῖδα τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: do not have the seal of God
KJV: have not the seal of God in
INT: have the seal of God

16 Occurrences

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