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Strong's #5027 - ταφή

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  1. burial
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Strong #: 2590 ‑ חָנַט (khaw‑nat');  6912 ‑ קָבַר (kaw‑bar');  6913 ‑ קִבְרָה (keh'‑ber, kib‑raw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ταφ-ή, ἡ,

(v. θάπτω)

burial, ταφῆς τυχεῖν, κυρῆσαι, Hdt. 1.24, 112: in pl., mode of burial, Id. 2.85, 5.8: pl. also of the burials of those who had fallen in battle, δημοσίᾳ ταφὰς ἐποιήσαντο Th. 2.34; νόμοι.., οἷς ἐχρῶντο περὶ τὰς ταφάς ib. 52, cf. OGI 90.32 (Rosetta, ii B.C.).

2. pl. also, burial-place, Hdt. 4.71, 5.63, S. Aj. 1090, 1109: later in sg., Sammelb. 6028.2, al. (i B.C.): but σῆς εἰ στερήσομαι ταφῆς, of the urn supposed to contain the ashes of Orestes, S. El. 1210; so in Egypt, mummy, POxy. 736.13 (i A.D.), Wilcken Chr. 499 (ii/iii A.D.), etc.; also, sarcophagus, δευτέρα τ., of a double sarcophagus, PGiss. 68.7 (ii A.D.), Arch.Pap. 4.133 (ii A.D.).

3. payment for burial, burial-fee, τὸν τὴν τ. τοῦ πατ ρὸς οὐκ ἀπειληφότα D. 25.58; ἐνδεεῖς γενόμενοι εἰς τὴν τ. τὴν Φιλίππου PEnteux. 32.6 (iii B.C.); ὑπὲρ τέλους ταφῆς μιᾶς Ostr.Bodl. ii 45 (ii A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ταφή, ταφῆς, (θάπτω), from Herodotus down; the Sept. several times for קְבוּרָה and קֶבֶר, burial: Matthew 27:7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ταφή , -ῆς , ,

(< θάπτω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6912 and cognate forms;]

burial: Matthew 27:7

(Hdt., al.; for other meanings, v. LS, s.v., Deiss., BS, 355 f., MM xxiv).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ταφή ταφην ταφήν ταφὴν ταφής τάφους taphen taphēn taphḕn
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