5476. chamai
Strong's Concordance
chamai: on or to the ground
Original Word: χαμαί
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: chamai
Phonetic Spelling: (kham-ah'-ee)
Definition: on or to the ground
Usage: on or to the ground.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. adverb
Definition
on or to the ground
NASB Translation
ground (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5476: χαμαί

χαμαί, adverb;

a. on the ground, on the earth.

b. to the ground; in both senses from Homer down; in the latter sense John 9:6 (where, however, English idiom retains on); .

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
on the ground.

Adverb perhaps from the base of chasma through the idea of a fissure in the soil; earthward, i.e. Prostrate -- on (to) the ground.

see GREEK chasma

Forms and Transliterations
χαμαι χαμαί χαμαὶ χαμαιλέοντες χαμαιλέων chamai chamaí chamaì
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Englishman's Concordance
John 9:6 Adv
GRK: εἰπὼν ἔπτυσεν χαμαὶ καὶ ἐποίησεν
NAS: He spat on the ground, and made
KJV: he spat on the ground, and
INT: having said he spat on [the] ground and made

John 18:6 Adv
GRK: καὶ ἔπεσαν χαμαί
NAS: back and fell to the ground.
KJV: and fell to the ground.
INT: and fell to [the] ground

Strong's Greek 5476
2 Occurrences


χαμαὶ — 2 Occ.











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