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)

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Here is express image in the Bible. What does the source Greek word χαρακτήρ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

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).

Detailed definition:

  1. The instrument used for engraving or carving.
  2. The mark stamped upon that instrument or wrought out on it.
    1. A mark or figure burned in (Leviticus 13:28) or stamped on, an impression.
    2. 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.

See also:

  1. G5482


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: xɑ.rɑkˈter
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: xɑ.rɑkˈte̞r
  3. Transliteration: charaktēr
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ha-rahk-TARE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-rahk-TARE

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