μάχαιρα in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a large knife, used for killing animals and cutting up flesh
2) a small sword, as distinguished from a large sword
2a) curved sword, for a cutting stroke
2b) a straight sword, for thrusting
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 4:524, 572

Strong

G3162
Probably feminine of a presumed derivative of G3163; a knife, that is, dirk; figuratively war, judicial punishment: - sword.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a sword6.33
c death20.68
(φορέω τὴν μάχαιραν) have power to punish38.3
d discord39.25
b war55.6

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)

μάχαιραnoun: nominative singular feminine2
μάχαιραιnoun: nominative plural feminine1
μάχαιρανnoun: accusative singular feminine11
μάχαιράνnoun: accusative singular feminine1
μαχαίρῃnoun: dative singular feminine5
μαχαίρηςnoun: genitive singular feminine4
μαχαιρῶνnoun: genitive plural feminine5
Total29

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