4491. rhiza
Strong's Concordance
rhiza: a root
Original Word: ῥίζα, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: rhiza
Phonetic Spelling: (hrid'-zah)
Definition: a root
Usage: a root, shoot, source; that which comes from the root, a descendent.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a root
NASB Translation
root (16), roots (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4491: ῤίζα

ῤίζα, ῤίζης, (akin to German Reis (cf. Latinradix; English root; see Curtius, § 515; Fick, Part 3:775)), from Homer down; the Sept. for שֹׁרֶשׁ;

1. a root: properly, Matthew 3:10; Luke 3:9; ἐκ ῤιζῶν, from the roots (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 51, 1 d.), Mark 11:20; ῤίζαν ἔχειν, to strike deep root, Matthew 13:6; Mark 4:6; tropically, οὐ ῤίζαν ἔχειν ἐν ἑαυτῷ, spoken of one who has but a superficial experience of divine truth, has not permitted it to make its way into the inmost recesses of his soul, Matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; Luke 8:13; in figurative discourse, ῤίζα πικρίας (see πικρία) of a person disposed to apostatize and induce others to commit the same offence, Hebrews 12:15; the progenitors of a race are called ῤίζα, their descendants κλάδοι (see κλάδος, b.), Romans 11:16-18. Metaphorically, cause, origin, source: πάντων τῶν κακῶν, 1 Timothy 6:10; τῆς σοφίας, Sir. 1:6 (5), 20 (18); τῆς ἀθανασίας, Wis. 15:3; τῆς ἁμαρτίας, of the devil, Ev. Nicod. 23; ἀρχή καί ῤίζα παντός ἀγαθοῦ, Epicur. quoted in Atlmn. 12, 67, p. 546f; πηγή καί ῤίζα καλοκἀγαθίας τό νομίμου τυχεῖν παιδείας, Plutarch, de purr. educ. c. 7 b.

2. after the use of the Hebrew שֹׁרֶשׁ, that which like a root springs from a root, a sprout, shoot; metaphorically, offspring, progeny: Romans 15:12; Revelation 5:5; Revelation 22:16 (Isaiah 11:10).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Apparently a primary word; a "root" (literally or figuratively) -- root.

Forms and Transliterations
ριζα ρίζα ῥίζα ρίζαι ριζαν ρίζαν ῥίζαν ριζας ρίζας ριζης ρίζης ῥίζης ριζων ριζών ῥιζῶν rhiza rhíza rhizan rhízan rhizes rhizēs rhízes rhízēs rhizon rhizôn rhizōn rhizō̂n riza rizan rizes rizēs rizon rizōn
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 3:10 N-AFS
GRK: πρὸς τὴν ῥίζαν τῶν δένδρων
NAS: laid at the root of the trees;
KJV: unto the root of the trees:
INT: to the root of the trees

Matthew 13:6 N-AFS
GRK: μὴ ἔχειν ῥίζαν ἐξηράνθη
NAS: they had no root, they withered away.
KJV: they had no root, they withered away.
INT: not having root were dried up

Matthew 13:21 N-AFS
GRK: ἔχει δὲ ῥίζαν ἐν ἑαυτῷ
NAS: no [firm] root in himself,
KJV: hath he not root in himself,
INT: he has moreover root in himself

Mark 4:6 N-AFS
GRK: μὴ ἔχειν ῥίζαν ἐξηράνθη
NAS: it had no root, it withered away.
KJV: it had no root, it withered away.
INT: no having root it withered away

Mark 4:17 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ ἔχουσιν ῥίζαν ἐν ἑαυτοῖς
NAS: no [firm] root in themselves,
KJV: have no root in themselves,
INT: not have root in themselves

Mark 11:20 N-GFP
GRK: ἐξηραμμένην ἐκ ῥιζῶν
NAS: withered from the roots [up].
KJV: dried up from the roots.
INT: dried up from [the] roots

Luke 3:9 N-AFS
GRK: πρὸς τὴν ῥίζαν τῶν δένδρων
NAS: laid at the root of the trees;
KJV: unto the root of the trees:
INT: to the root of the trees

Luke 8:13 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ οὗτοι ῥίζαν οὐκ ἔχουσιν
NAS: no [firm] root; they believe
KJV: have no root, which for
INT: and these a root not have

Romans 11:16 N-NFS
GRK: εἰ ἡ ῥίζα ἁγία καὶ
NAS: and if the root is holy,
KJV: [holy]: and if the root [be] holy, so
INT: if the root [be] holy also

Romans 11:17 N-GFS
GRK: συνκοινωνὸς τῆς ῥίζης τῆς πιότητος
NAS: with them of the rich root of the olive tree,
KJV: them partakest of the root and fatness
INT: a fellow-partaker of the root of the fatness

Romans 11:18 N-AFS
GRK: σὺ τὴν ῥίζαν βαστάζεις ἀλλὰ
NAS: [remember that] it is not you who supports the root, but the root
KJV: bearest not the root, but the root
INT: you the root support but

Romans 11:18 N-NFS
GRK: ἀλλὰ ἡ ῥίζα σέ
NAS: the root, but the root [supports] you.
KJV: the root, but the root thee.
INT: but the root you

Romans 15:12 N-NFS
GRK: Ἔσται ἡ ῥίζα τοῦ Ἰεσσαί
KJV: There shall be a root of Jesse,
INT: There will be the root of Jesse

1 Timothy 6:10 N-NFS
GRK: ῥίζα γὰρ πάντων
NAS: For the love of money is a root of all
KJV: is the root of all
INT: a root indeed of all

Hebrews 12:15 N-NFS
GRK: μή τις ῥίζα πικρίας ἄνω
NAS: that no root of bitterness
KJV: lest any root of bitterness springing
INT: lest any root of bitterness up

Revelation 5:5 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰούδα ἡ ῥίζα Δαυίδ ἀνοῖξαι
NAS: of Judah, the Root of David,
KJV: of Juda, the Root of David,
INT: of Judah the root of David [so as] to open

Revelation 22:16 N-NFS
GRK: εἰμι ἡ ῥίζα καὶ τὸ
NAS: I am the root and the descendant
KJV: I am the root and the offspring
INT: am the root and the

Strong's Greek 4491
17 Occurrences

ῥίζα — 7 Occ.
ῥίζαν — 8 Occ.
ῥίζης — 1 Occ.
ῥιζῶν — 1 Occ.

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