2878. korban
Strong's Concordance
korban: a gift, offering
Original Word: κορβᾶν
Part of Speech: Hebrew Noun, Masculin
Transliteration: korban
Phonetic Spelling: (kor-ban')
Definition: an offering
Usage: a gift, offering, anything consecrated to God.
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2878 korbán (see OT 7133/quārbān) – Corban; properly, a gift (offering) dedicated to God, and misused by the Jews as a way to evade their rightful duty to God to care for aged parents (etc.).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2878: κορβᾶν

κορβᾶν (κορβᾶν WH; but see Tdf. Proleg., p. 102), indeclinable, and κορβανᾶς, accusative κορβᾶν (Buttmann, 20 (18)), (Hebrew קָרְבָּן i. e. an offering, the Sept. everywhere δῶρον, a term which comprehends all kinds of sacrifices, the bloody as well as the bloodless);

1. κορβᾶν, a gift offered (or to be offered) to God: Mark 7:11 (Josephus, Antiquities 4, 4, 4, of the Nazarites, οἱ κορβᾶν αὑτούς ὀνομασαντες τῷ Θεῷ, δῶρον δέ τοῦτο σημαίνει κατά Ἑλλήνων γλῶτταν; cf. contracted Apion. 1, 22, 4; (BB. DD. under the word, Corban; Ginsburg in the Bible Educator, 1:155)).

2. κορβανᾶς, κορβανα (see Buttmann, as above), the sacred treasury: Matthew 27:6 (L marginal reading Tr marginal reading κορβᾶν) (τόν ἱερόν θησαυρόν, καλεῖται δέ κορβανᾶς, Josephus, b. j. 2, 9, 4).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gift to God, corban, treasury.

Korbanas (kor-ban-as') of Hebrew and Chaldee origin respectively (qorban); a votive offering and the offering; a consecrated present (to the Temple fund); by extension (the latter term) the Treasury itself, i.e. The room where the contribution boxes stood -- Corban, treasury.

see HEBREW qorban

Forms and Transliterations
Κορβαν Κορβάν Κορβᾶν κορβαναν κορβανάν κορβανᾶν Korban Korbán korbanan korbanân
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 27:6 N-AMS
GRK: εἰς τὸν κορβανᾶν ἐπεὶ τιμὴ
NAS: to put them into the temple treasury, since
KJV: them into the treasury, because it is
INT: into the treasury since [the] price

Mark 7:11 Heb
GRK: τῇ μητρί Κορβάν ὅ ἐστιν
NAS: that would help you is Corban (that is to say, given
KJV: mother, [It is] Corban, that is to say,
INT: the mother [It is] a corban that is

Strong's Greek 2878
2 Occurrences


Κορβάν — 1 Occ.
κορβανᾶν — 1 Occ.











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