1) by the help or agency of any one, by means of any one
2) fig. applied to God symbolising his might, activity, power
2a) in creating the universe
2b) in upholding and preserving (God is present protecting and aiding one)
2c) in punishing
2d) in determining and controlling the destinies of men
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 9:424, 1309
Perhaps from the base of G5494 in the sense of its congener the base of G5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (literally or figuratively [power]; especially [by Hebraism] a means or instrument): - hand.
|a hand, finger||8.30|
|(χεὶρ ἀνθρωπίνη) person||9.5|
|(παραδίδωμι εἰς χεῖρας) deliver to control of||37.12|
|d be in control of||37.14|
|(ἐπιβάλλω τὰς χεῖρας / τὴν χεῖρα (ἐπί)) arrest||37.110|
|(ἐκτείνω τὰς χεῖρας ἐπί) arrest||37.110|
|(ἐπιβάλλω τὴν χεῖρα ἐπ᾽ ἄροτρον καὶ βλέπω εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω) start to do and then hesitate||68.6|
|(σὺν χειρί) with the help of||90.2|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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