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Strong's #5028 - τάφος

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  1. burial
  2. a grave, a sepulchre
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Strong #: 6913 ‑ קִבְרָה (keh'‑ber, kib‑raw');  
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KJV (7)
Matthew 6
Romans 1
NAS (7)
Matthew 6
Romans 1
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Matthew 6
Romans 1
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Matthew 6
Romans 1
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Matthew 6
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Matthew 6
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τάφος []

(A), , (θάπτω)

funeral-rites, Il. 23.619, Od. 4.547; δαινύναι τάφον to give a funeral-feast, Il. 23.29, Od. 3.309; τελέσαι τάφον Ἕκτορι δίῳ to perform the funeral-rites, Il. 24.660; so ὃν πόλις στυγεῖ, σὺ τιμήσεις τάφῳ; A. Th. 1051; τάφῳ κτερίζειν S. Ant. 203; τάφον τινὸς θέσθαι Id. OT 1447; τ. περιστέλλειν νεκροῦ Id. Aj. 1170; τάφου τυχεῖν obtain the rites of burial, E. Hec. 47; τοιόσδε ὁ τ. ἐγένετο Th. 2.47: pl. of a single funeral, Pl. R. 414a; so of cremation, Clitarch. 32 J.

2. the act of performing the funeral-rites, τοῦδε τοῦ τ. φήσεις μετασχεῖν S. Ant. 534.

II grave, tomb, Hes. Sc. 477, Pi. I. 8(7).63, A. Pers. 686, Ch. 168, S. El. 1218 sq., Hdt. 2.136, Th. 1.26, etc. (never in Hom.): pl. of a single grave, S. OC 411; ὄντες ἐν τάφοις dead and buried, A. Eu. 767; μέγας γ' ὀφθαλμὸς οἱ πατρὸς τάφοι his being dead and buried, S. OT 987: — γῦπες ἔμψυχοι τάφοι Gorg. 5a.

2. ἔμψυχός τις τ. a 'living skeleton', Luc. DMort. 6.2.

3. = βωμός, Duris 34 J.

4. Cypr. for φόνος, Sch. Il. 23.29.

τάφος []

(B), εος, τό,


astonishment, amazement, τ. δ' ἕλε πάντας Od. 21.122, cf. 24.441; τ. δέ οἱ ἦτορ ἵκανεν 23.93; dat. τάφει Ibyc. 21.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τάφος, τάφου, (θάπτω);

1. burial (so from Homer down).

2. a grave, sepulchre (so from Hesiod down): Matthew 23:27, 29; Matthew 27:61, 64, 66; Matthew 28:1; in a comparison: τάφος ἀνεῳγμένος λάρυγξ αὐτῶν, their speech threatens destruction to others, it is death to someone whenever they open their mouth, Romans 3:13. The Sept. for קֶבֶר; and sometimes for קְבוּרָה.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τάφος , -ου ,

(< θάντω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6913;]

1. a burial (Hom., al.).

2. a grave, tomb (Res., Hdt., al.): Matthew 23:27; Matthew 23:29; Matthew 27:61; Matthew 27:64; Matthew 27:66; Matthew 28:1, Romans 3:13 (LXX).†

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
τάφοι ταφοις τάφοις ταφον τάφον ταφος τάφος ταφου τάφου ταφους τάφους τάφρον τάφρω τάφω τάφων taphois táphois taphon táphon taphos táphos taphou táphou taphous táphous
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