4083. péchus
Strong's Concordance
péchus: the forearm, i.e. a cubit
Original Word: πῆχυς, εως, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: péchus
Phonetic Spelling: (pay'-khoos)
Definition: the forearm, a cubit
Usage: a cubit, about a foot and a half.
HELPS Word-studies

4083 pḗxys – "traditionally the distance from the elbow to the end of the fingers, about eighteen inches or one-half meter – 'cubit, eighteen inches, half meter' " (L & N, 1, 81.25).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
the forearm, i.e. a cubit
NASB Translation
hour (2), yards (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4083: πῆχυς

πῆχυς, genitive πηχεως (not found in the N. T.), genitive plural πηχῶν contracted from Ionic πήχεων (John 21:8; Revelation 21:17; 1 Kings 7:3 (15), 39 (2); Esther 7:9; Ezekiel 40:5) according to later usage, for the earlier and Attic πήχεων, which is common in the Sept. (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 245f; (WHs Appendix, p. 157); Winer's Grammar, § 9, 2 e.), , the forearm i. e. that part of the arm between the hand and the elbow-joint (Homer, Odyssey 17, 38; Iliad 21, 166, etc.); hence, a cubit (ell, Latinulna), a measure of length equal to the distance from the joint of the elbow to the tip of the middle finger (i. e. about one foot and a half, but its precise length varied and is disputed; see B. D., under the phrase, Weights and Measures, II. 1): Matthew 6:27; Luke 12:25 (on these passages, cf. ἡλικία, 1 a.); John 21:8; Revelation 21:17. (The Sept. very often for אַמָּה.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of uncertain affinity; the fore-arm, i.e. (as a measure) a cubit -- cubit.

Forms and Transliterations
πήχει πηχεις πήχεις πηχεος πήχεος πηχεών πηχέων πήχεων πήχεως πήχους πηχυν πήχυν πῆχυν πήχυς πηχων πηχών πηχῶν pechon pechôn pēchōn pēchō̂n pechun pēchun pechyn pêchyn pēchyn pē̂chyn
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 6:27 N-AMS
GRK: ἡλικίαν αὐτοῦ πῆχυν ἕνα
NAS: can add a [single] hour to his life?
KJV: add one cubit unto his
INT: life span of him hour one

Luke 12:25 N-AMS
GRK: αὐτοῦ προσθεῖναι πῆχυν
NAS: add a [single] hour to his life's span?
KJV: stature one cubit?
INT: of him to add one hour

John 21:8 N-GMP
GRK: ὡς ἀπὸ πηχῶν διακοσίων σύροντες
NAS: one hundred yards away,
KJV: two hundred cubits,) dragging
INT: about from cubits two hundred dragging

Revelation 21:17 N-GMP
GRK: τεσσεράκοντα τεσσάρων πηχῶν μέτρον ἀνθρώπου
NAS: its wall, seventy-two yards, [according to] human
KJV: [and] four cubits, [according to] the measure
INT: [and] forty four cubits measure of a man

Strong's Greek 4083
4 Occurrences

πηχῶν — 2 Occ.
πῆχυν — 2 Occ.

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