φρέαρ in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a well
2) the pit of the abyss (because the nether world is thought to increase in size the further it extends from the surface of the earth and so resemble a cistern, the orifice of which is narrow)
Part of Speech: noun neuter

Strong

G5421
Of uncertain derivation; a hole in the ground (dug for obtaining or holding water or other purposes), that is, a cistern or well; figuratively an abyss (as a prison): - well, pit.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b deep pit1.58
a well7.57

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)

φρέαρnoun: accusative singular neuter3
φρέαρnoun: nominative singular neuter1
φρέατοςnoun: genitive singular neuter3
Total7

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