996. boétheia
Strong's Concordance
boétheia: help
Original Word: βοήθεια, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: boétheia
Phonetic Spelling: (bo-ay'-thi-ah)
Short Definition: assistance, a help
Definition: (a) abstr: assistance, (b) concr: (a technical term of nautical language), a help.
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Cognate: 996 boḗtheia (a feminine noun derived from 997 /boēthéō) – a brand of help, especially critical assistance that meets an urgent situation (delivering very needed aid). See 997 (boētheō).

[996 (boḗtheia) is used of auxiliary aid (remedy), critically needed for rescue (as in Herodotus and Xenophon). 996 (boḗtheia) is also used of the help provided by ropes (tackle, etc.).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from boétheó
Definition
help
NASB Translation
help (1), supporting cables (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 996: βοήθεια

βοήθεια, βοηθείας, (see βοηθέω), help: Hebrews 4:16 (often in the Sept., chiefly for עֶזְרָה and עֵזֶר; in Greek writings from Thucydides and Xenophon down); plural helps: Acts 27:17 (see Hackett at the passage; B. D. under the word Ship 4; Smith, Voyage and Shipwr. of St. Paul, pp. 106f, 204f; cf. ὑποζώννυμι).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
help.

From boethos; aid; specially, a rope or chain for frapping a vessel -- help.

see GREEK boethos

Forms and Transliterations
βοηθεία βοήθεια βοήθειά βοηθειαις βοηθείαις βοηθειαν βοήθειαν βοήθειάν βοήθείαν βοηθείας boetheiais boetheíais boētheiais boētheíais boetheian boētheian boḗtheian
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Strong's Greek 996
2 Occurrences


βοηθείαις — 1 Occ.
βοήθειαν — 1 Occ.

Acts 27:17 N-DFP
GRK: ἣν ἄραντες βοηθείαις ἐχρῶντο ὑποζωννύντες
NAS: it up, they used supporting cables in undergirding
KJV: they used helps, undergirding
INT: which having taken up supports they used undergirding

Hebrews 4:16 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς εὔκαιρον βοήθειαν
NAS: grace to help in time of need.
KJV: find grace to help in time of need.
INT: for opportune help

2 Occurrences

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