4639. skia
Strong's Concordance
skia: shadow
Original Word: σκιά, ᾶς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: skia
Phonetic Spelling: (skee'-ah)
Definition: shadow
Usage: a shadow, shade, thick darkness, an outline.
HELPS Word-studies

4639 skiá – properly, the shadow of a looming presence; (figuratively) a spiritual reality (good or bad) relating to God's light or spiritual darkness.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
NASB Translation
shade (1), shadow (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4639: σκιά

σκιά, σκιᾶς, ((see σκηνή, at the beginning)), from Homer down, the Sept. for צֵל;

a. properly, shadow, i. e. shade caused by the interception of the light: Mark 4:32 (cf. Ezekiel 17:23); Acts 5:15; σκιά θανάτου, shadow of death (like umbra mortis, Ovid. metam. 5, 191, and umbra Erebi, Vergil Aen. 4, 26; 6, 404), 'the densest darkness' (because from of old Hades had been regarded as enveloped in thick darkness), tropically, the thick darkness of error (i. e. spiritual death; see θάνατος, 1): Matthew 4:16; Luke 1:79 (from Isaiah 9:1, where צַלְמָוֶת).

b. a shadow, i. e. an image cast by an object and representing the form of that object: opposed to σῶμα, the thing itself, Colossians 2:17; hence, equivalent to a sketch, outline, adumbration, Hebrews 8:5; opposed to εἰκών, the 'express' likeness, the very image, Hebrews 10:1 (as in Cicero, de off. 3, 17, 69nos veri juris solidam et expresssam effigiem nullam tenemus, umbra et imaginibus utimur).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Apparently a primary word; "shade" or a shadow (literally or figuratively (darkness of error or an adumbration)) -- shadow.

Forms and Transliterations
εσκίασε σκια σκιά σκιὰ σκιᾷ σκιαδίων σκιάζει σκιάζειν σκιάζονται σκιαζόντων σκιάζουσα σκιάζουσαι σκιαζούσης σκιαί σκιαν σκιάν σκιὰν σκιάς σκιάσει σκιάση skia skià skiā̂i skian skiàn
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 4:16 N-DFS
GRK: χώρᾳ καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου φῶς
KJV: the region and shadow of death light
INT: land and shadow of death a light

Mark 4:32 N-AFS
GRK: ὑπὸ τὴν σκιὰν αὐτοῦ τὰ
KJV: lodge under the shadow of it.
INT: under the shadow of it the

Luke 1:79 N-DFS
GRK: σκότει καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου καθημένοις
KJV: and [in] the shadow of death,
INT: darkness and in [the] shadow of death sitting

Acts 5:15 N-NFS
GRK: κἂν ἡ σκιὰ ἐπισκιάσῃ τινὶ
NAS: by at least his shadow might fall
KJV: at the least the shadow of Peter
INT: at least the shadow might overshadow someone

Colossians 2:17 N-NFS
GRK: ἅ ἐστιν σκιὰ τῶν μελλόντων
NAS: things which are a [mere] shadow of what is to come;
KJV: are a shadow of things to come;
INT: which are a shadow the things to come

Hebrews 8:5 N-DFS
GRK: ὑποδείγματι καὶ σκιᾷ λατρεύουσιν τῶν
NAS: a copy and shadow of the heavenly things,
KJV: and shadow of heavenly things,
INT: a copy and shadow serve of the

Hebrews 10:1 N-AFS
GRK: Σκιὰν γὰρ ἔχων
NAS: since it has [only] a shadow of the good things
KJV: having a shadow of good things
INT: a shadow indeed having

Strong's Greek 4639
7 Occurrences

σκιᾷ — 5 Occ.
σκιὰν — 2 Occ.

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