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Greek - English Dictionary

G4690 - to

Strong's No.:G4690

Greek:σπέρμα

Transliteration:sperma

Phonetic:sper'-mah

Word Origin:From G4687

Bible Usage:issue seed.

Part of Speech:Noun Neuter

Strongs
Definition:

somethng sown that is seed (including the male sperm); by implication offspring; specifically a remnant (figuratively as if kept over for planting)


Thayers
Definition:

1. from which a plant germinates

a. the seed i.e. the grain or kernel which contains within itself the germ of the future plants

1. of the grains or kernels sown

b. metaph. a seed i.e. a residue, or a few survivors reserved as the germ of the next generation (just as seed is kept from the harvest for the sowing)

2. the semen virile

a. the product of this semen, seed, children, offspring, progeny

b. family, tribe, posterity

c. whatever possesses vital force or life giving power

1. of divine energy of the Holy Spirit operating within the soul by which we are regenerated


Translation
Occurrences:
issue ( 1 )
seed ( 40 )
seeds ( 3 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.