G1125 γράφω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to scratch, scrape, graze
I write
I write; pass: it is written, it stands written (in the scriptures).
to "grave", especially to write; figuratively, to describe
Derivation: a primary verb;

KJV Usage: describe, write(-ing, -ten).

to write
γράφω, [in LXX chiefly for כּתב ];
__1. to scrape, graze (Hom.), and later (Hdt.) to sketch, draw.
__2. to write;
__(a) of forming or tracing letters on writing material:
Refs Jhn.8:[6], Gal.6:11, 2Th.3:17
__(b) to express in writing, commit to writing, record:
Refs Luk.1:63, Jhn.19:21, 22 Rev.1:11, 19 al.
; of scripture as a standing authority (Deiss., BS, 112ff.), γέγραπται, it stands written (Luther),
Refs Mat.4:4, Mrk.7:6, Luk.4:8, Rom.1:17, 1Co.1:31, al.
; id. before ἐν,
Refs Mrk.1:2, Act.1:20, al.
; with accusative, to write of:
Refs Jhn.1:46, Rom.10:5
; before περί,
Refs Mat.26:24, Mrk.14:21, Jhn.5:46; al.
; with dative (WM, §31, 4), Luk.18:31; id. before ἵνα (M, Pr., 207f.),
Refs Mrk.12:19, Luk.20:28
; κατὰ τ. γεγραμμένον, 2Co.4:13; γεγραμμένον ἐστί, Jhn.2:17; ἐγράφη, Rom.4:24; ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ γεγραμμένα, Jhn.12:16;
__(with) of writing directions or information, with dative of person(s):
Refs Rom.15:15, 2Co.7:12, al.
__(d) of that which contains the record or message: βιβλίον,
Refs Mrk.10:4, Jhn.21:25, Rev.5:1
; τίτλον, Jhn.19:19; ἐπιστολήν, Act.23:25; ἐντολήν, Mrk.10:5 (cf. ἀπο-, ἐγ-, ἐπι-, κατα-, προ-).
1) to write, with reference to the form of the letters
1a) to delineate (or form) letters on a tablet, parchment, paper, or other material
2) to write, with reference to the contents of the writing
2a) to express in written characters
2b) to commit to writing (things not to be forgotten), write down, record
2c) used of those things which stand written in the sacred books (of the OT)
2d) to write to one, i.e. by writing (in a written epistle) to give information, directions
3) to fill with writing
4) to draw up in writing, compose

A primary verb; to “grave”, especially to write; figuratively to describe

KJV Usage: describe, write (-ing, -ten).

View how G1125 γράφω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 201 occurrences of G1125 γράφω

Matthew 2:5 it is written
Matthew 4:4 It is written,
Matthew 4:6 it is written
Matthew 4:7 It is written
Matthew 4:10 it is written,
Matthew 11:10 it is written,
Matthew 21:13 It is written,
Matthew 26:24 it is written
Matthew 26:31 it is written,
Matthew 27:37 written,
Mark 1:2 it is written
Mark 7:6 it is written,
Mark 9:12 it is written
Mark 9:13 it is written
Mark 10:4 to write
Mark 10:5 he wrote
Mark 11:17 Is it
Mark 11:17 written,
Mark 12:19 wrote
Mark 14:21 it is written
Mark 14:27 it is written,
Luke 1:3 to write
Luke 1:63 and wrote,
Luke 2:23 it is written
Luke 3:4 it is written
Luke 4:4 It is written,
Luke 4:8 it is written,
Luke 4:10 it is written,
Luke 4:17 written,
Luke 7:27 it is written,

Distinct usage

40 it is written,
15 written
12 it is written
12 I write
10 written,
8 to write
7 I have written
7 write;
6 wrote
6 Write
6 I wrote
4 are written
4 It is written,
3 that I write
2 is written
2 that are written
2 that is written,
2 It is
2 wrote,
2 we write
2 have I written
2 Write,
1 It is written
1 he wrote
1 and wrote,
1 and write
1 were written
1 and wrote
1 that is written
1 the writing
1 I have written.
1 they should be written
1 that should be written.
1 And they wrote
1 And he wrote
1 to write.
1 it is written.
1 it was
1 describeth
1 who wrote
1 is written,
1 ye wrote
1 they are written
1 I wrote,
1 hath written
1 I have
1 to write,
1 Write
1 to write:
1 the things which were written
1 Write:
1 which is written
1 I
1 have written it
1 it has been written,
1 are
1 those things which are written
1 this is written:
1 that was written
1 were

Corresponding Hebrew Words

grapho H1881 dat
grapho H2710 chaqaq qal,po
grapho H3789 katav qal,ni,pi
see kata grapho H3789 katav
see kata grapho H5927 alah hoph.
grapho H7049 qala
grapho H7760 sim

Related words

G1125 γράφω

G583 ἀπογράφω
From G575 and G1125; to write off (a copy or list), that is, enrol

KJV Usage: tax, write.

G1121 γράμμα
From G1125; a writing, that is, a letter, note, epistle, book, etc.; plural learning

KJV Usage: bill, learning, letter, scripture, writing, written.

G1123 γραπτός
From G1125; inscribed (figuratively)

KJV Usage: written.

G1124 γραφή
From G1125; a document, that is, holy Writ (or its contents or a statement in it)

KJV Usage: scripture.

G1449 ἐγγράφω
From G1722 and G1125; to “engrave”, that is, inscribe

KJV Usage: write (in).

G1924 ἐπιγράφω
From G1909 and G1125; to inscribe (physically or mentally)

KJV Usage: inscription, write in (over, thereon).

G4270 προγράφω
From G4253 and G1125; to write previously; figuratively to announce, prescribe

KJV Usage: before ordain, evidently set forth, write (afore, aforetime).

G5261 ὑπογραμμός
From a compound of G5259 and G1125; an underwriting, that is, copy for imitation (figuratively)

KJV Usage: example.

G5482 χάραξ
From “charasso” (to sharpen to a point; akin to G1125 through the idea of scratching); a stake, that is, (by implication) a palisade or rampart (millitary mound for circumvallation in a siege)

KJV Usage: trench.

G5498 χειρόγραφον
Neuter of a compound of G5495 and G1125; something hand written (“chirograph” ), that is, a manuscript (specifically a legal document or bond (figuratively))

KJV Usage: handwriting.