1) a large sword
2) properly a long Thracian javelin, also a kind of long sword wont to be worn on the right shoulder
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 6:993, 987
Probably of foreign origin; a sabre, that is, a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively): - sword.
|(τὴν ψυχὴν διέρχεται ῥομφαία) feel pain and sorrow||25.279|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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