2777. kephalis
Strong's Concordance
kephalis: a little head, a roll
Original Word: κεφαλίς, ίδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kephalis
Phonetic Spelling: (kef-al-is')
Definition: a little head, a roll
Usage: (lit: little head, then: the knob at the end of the wooden core of a roll of papyrus, then) a roll, volume, division (of a book).
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dim. of kephalé
Definition
a little head, a roll
NASB Translation
scroll (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2777: κεφαλίς

κεφαλίς, κεφαλίδος, (diminutive of κεφαλή, formed after the analogy of ἁμαξίς, πινακίς, etc.; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 443; Kühner, § 380 Anm. 5, i., p. 708);

1. a little head (Latincapitellum, capitulum).

2. the highest part, extremity or end of anything; as the capital of a column, 1 Kings 7:9, 31 etc.; Geoponica 14, 6, 6; hence, the tips or knobs (theumbilici of the Romans (or rather the cornua; see Gardthausen, Griech. Palaeogr., p. 52f; Rich, Dictionary, under the word umbilicus)) of the wooden rod around which parchments were rolled seem to have been called κεφαλίδες, because they resembled little heads; so that

3. the Alexandrian writers transferred the name κεφαλίς to the roll or volume itself: ἐν κεφαλίδι βίβλου, Hebrews 10:7 (from the Sept. of Psalm 39:8 () for בִּמְגִלַּת־סֵפֶר, as in Ezekiel 2:9, and without βιβλίου, ; 2 Esdr. 6:2 (cf. Birt, Antikes Buchwesen (Berl. 1882), p. 116)), Itala:in volumine libri, in the roll of the book (cf. Winer's Grammar, 23 (22)). The different opinions are noticed by Bleek at the passage.

STRONGS NT 2777b: κημόωκημόω, κημῷ: future κημώσω; (κημός a muzzle); to stop the mouth by a muzzle, to muzzle: βοῦν, 1 Corinthians 9:9 T Tr WH marginal reading (Xenophon, r. eq. 5, 3); see φιμόω.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
volume, roll of a book

From kephale; properly, a knob, i.e. (by implication) a roll (by extension from the end of a stick on which the manuscript was rolled) -- volume.

see GREEK kephale

Forms and Transliterations
κεκηλίδωσαι κεφαλίδα κεφαλίδας κεφαλιδες κεφαλίδες κεφαλιδι κεφαλίδι κεφαλίδος κεφαλίδων κεφαλίς κεφούροι κεφφουρέ κεφφώρ κημώ kephalidi kephalídi
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Englishman's Concordance
Hebrews 10:7 N-DFS
GRK: ἥκω ἐν κεφαλίδι βιβλίου γέγραπται
NAS: I HAVE COME (IN THE SCROLL OF THE BOOK
KJV: (in the volume of the book
INT: I come in [the] scroll of [the] book it is written

Strong's Greek 2777
1 Occurrence


κεφαλίδι — 1 Occ.











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