4738. stéthos
Strong's Concordance
stéthos: the breast
Original Word: στῆθος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: stéthos
Phonetic Spelling: (stay'-thos)
Definition: the breast
Usage: the breast, chest.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
the breast
NASB Translation
bosom (2), breast (1), breasts (1), chests (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4738: στῆθος

στῆθος, στήθους, τό (from ἵστημι; that which stands out, is prominent (Etym. Magn. 727, 19 διότι ἕστηκεν ἀσάλευτον)), from Homer down, the breast: John 13:25; John 21:20 (cf. κόλπος, 1); Revelation 15:6. τύπτειν εἰς τό στῆθος or τύπτειν τό στῆθος, of mourners (see κόπτω), Luke 18:13; Luke 23:48.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From histemi (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. Chest -- breast.

see GREEK histemi

Forms and Transliterations
στήθει στήθεων στηθη στήθη στηθος στήθος στῆθος στήθους στηθύνια στηθύνιον στηθυνίου stethe stēthē stḗthe stḗthē stethos stêthos stēthos stē̂thos
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 18:13 N-ANS
GRK: ἔτυπτεν τὸ στῆθος αὐτοῦ λέγων
NAS: but was beating his breast, saying,
KJV: upon his breast, saying, God
INT: was striking the breast of himself saying

Luke 23:48 N-ANP
GRK: τύπτοντες τὰ στήθη ὑπέστρεφον
NAS: beating their breasts.
KJV: smote their breasts, and returned.
INT: beating the breasts returned [home]

John 13:25 N-ANS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸ στῆθος τοῦ Ἰησοῦ
NAS: on Jesus' bosom, said
KJV: lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him,
INT: on the breast of Jesus

John 21:20 N-ANS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸ στῆθος αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: had leaned back on His bosom at the supper
KJV: on his breast at supper,
INT: on the bosom of him and

Revelation 15:6 N-ANP
GRK: περὶ τὰ στήθη ζώνας χρυσᾶς
NAS: around their chests with golden
KJV: and having their breasts girded
INT: about the breasts sashes golden

Strong's Greek 4738
5 Occurrences

στήθη — 2 Occ.
στῆθος — 3 Occ.

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