κεφαλή in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) the head, both of men and often of animals. Since the loss of the head destroys life, this word is used in the phrases relating to capital and extreme punishment.
2) metaphorically anything supreme, chief, prominent
2a) of persons, master lord: of a husband in relation to his wife
2b) of Christ: the Lord of the husband and of the Church
2c) of things: the corner stone
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 3:673, 429

Strong

G2776
Probably from the primary wordκάπτω kaptô (in the sense of seizing); the head (as the part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively: - head.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
(κεφαλὴ γωνίας) cornerstone7.44
a head8.10
(τὴν κεφαλὴν κλίνω) lie down to rest23.83
(ἐπαίρω τὴν κεφαλήν) have courage25.160
(σωρεύω ἄνθρακας πυρὸς ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλήν) cause to be ashamed25.199
(ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλήν) responsibility37.102
(κατὰ κεφαλῆς ἒχω) have one’s head covered49.16
b superior87.51

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

κεφαλαὶnoun: nominative plural feminine3
κεφαλὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine12
κεφαλάςnoun: accusative plural feminine1
κεφαλῇnoun: dative singular feminine4
κεφαλὴnoun: nominative singular feminine10
κεφαλήnoun: nominative singular feminine1
κεφαλὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine23
κεφαλήνnoun: accusative singular feminine6
κεφαλῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine14
κεφαλῶνnoun: genitive plural feminine1
Total75

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