Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Express image, a graver (the tool or the person), i.e., (by implication) engraving (("character"), the figure stamped, i.e., an exact copy or (figuratively) representation)
Greek: χαρακτήρ, charaktēr (G5481)
1 King James Bible Verses
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Strong's Number: G5481
Greek Base Word: χαρακτήρ
Usage: Express image
Definition: A graver (the tool or the person), i.e., (by implication) engraving (("character"), the figure stamped, i.e., an exact copy or (figuratively) representation).
- The instrument used for engraving or carving.
- The mark stamped upon that instrument or wrought out on it.
- A mark or figure burned in (Leviticus 13:28) or stamped on, an impression.
- The exact expression (the image) of any person or thing, marked likeness, precise reproduction in every respect, i.e., facsimile.
Derived terms: From the same as G5482.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: xɑ.rɑkˈter
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: xɑ.rɑkˈte̞r
- Transliteration: charaktēr
- Biblical Pronunciation: ha-rahk-TARE
- Modern Pronunciation: ha-rahk-TARE
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