Loading...

King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G4221 - Cup

Strong's No.:G4221

Greek:ποτήριον

Transliteration:potērion

Phonetic:pot-ay'-ree-on

Word Origin:Neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095

Bible Usage:cup.

Part of Speech:Noun Neuter

Strongs
Definition:

a drinking vessel; by extension the contents thereof that is a cupful (draught); figuratively a lot or fate


Thayers
Definition:

1. a cup, a drinking vessel

2. metaph. one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favourable or unfavourable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink: so of prosperity and adversity


Bible References:
Cup

Translation
Occurrences:
cup ( 29 )
cups ( 2 )

 

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