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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Womb

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1: κοιλία
(Strong's #2836 — Noun Feminine — koilia — koy-lee'-ah )

denotes "the womb," Matthew 19:12 ; Luke 1:15,41,42,44 ; 2:21 ; 11:27 ; 23:29 ; John 3:4 ; Acts 3:2 ; 14:8 ; Galatians 1:15 . See BELLY , No. 1.

2: γαστήρ
(Strong's #1064 — Noun Feminine — gaster — gas-tare' )

is rendered "womb" in Luke 1:31 . See BELLY , No. 2.

3: μήτρα
(Strong's #3388 — Noun Feminine — metra — may'-trah )

the matrix (akin to meter, "a mother"), occurs in Luke 2:23 ; Romans 4:19 .


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Womb'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/w/womb.html. 1940.

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