G2776 κεφαλή - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
κεφαλή
the head
Dodson:
κεφαλή
the head
(a) the head, (b) met: a corner stone, uniting two walls; head, ruler, lord.
Strong's:
κεφαλή
the head (as the part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively
Derivation: from the primary κάπτω (in the sense of seizing);

KJV Usage: head.

TBESG:
κεφαλή
head
G:N-F
κεφαλή, -ῆς, ἡ
[in LXX nearly always for רֹאשׁ ;]
the head:
Refs Mat.5:35, Mrk.6:24, Rev.1:14 9:7, al.
mult.; fig., ἄνθρακες ἐπὶ τὴν κ., Rom.12:20 (LXX); αἷμι, Act.18:6; metaph., of a husband, with genitive,
Refs 1Co.1:13, Eph.5:23
; of Christ,
Refs 1Co.11:3, Eph.4:15 5:23, Col.1:18 2:10, 19
; of things, κ. γωνίας, Mat.21:42 (LXX)
(AS)
Thayer:
1) the head, both of men and often of animals. Since the loss of the head destroys life, this word is used in the phrases relating to capital and extreme punishment.
2) metaph. anything supreme, chief, prominent
2a) of persons, master lord: of a husband in relation to his wife
2b) of Christ: the Lord of the husband and of the Church
2c) of things: the corner stone


κεφαλή
kephalē
kef-al-ay'
Probably from the primary word κάπτω kaptō (in the sense of seizing); the head (as the part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: head.


View how G2776 κεφαλή is used in the Bible

First 30 of 76 occurrences of G2776 κεφαλή

Matthew 5:36 head,
Matthew 6:17 head,
Matthew 8:20 his head.
Matthew 10:30 head
Matthew 14:8 the head
Matthew 14:11 head
Matthew 21:42 the head
Matthew 26:7 head,
Matthew 27:29 head,
Matthew 27:30 the head.
Matthew 27:37 head
Matthew 27:39 heads,
Mark 6:24 head
Mark 6:25 head
Mark 6:27 head
Mark 6:28 head
Mark 12:10 the head
Mark 14:3 head.
Mark 15:19 on the head
Mark 15:29 heads,
Luke 7:38 head,
Luke 7:44 head.
Luke 7:46 head
Luke 9:58 his head.
Luke 12:7 head
Luke 20:17 the head
Luke 21:18 head
Luke 21:28 heads;
John 13:9 my head.
John 19:2 head,

Distinct usage

14 head
14 the head
9 head,
9 heads
4 heads,
4 head.
2 his head.
2 his head
2 the heads
2 the head,
1 the head.
1 on the head
1 heads;
1 my head.
1 his head,
1 own heads;
1 their heads:
1 with her head
1 head:
1 his head,
1 to be the head
1 heads.
1 her head
1 is the head

Corresponding Hebrew Words

kephale H1538 gulgolet
kephale H4763 meraashot
kephale H5315 nephesh
kephale * H6936 qodqod
kephale H7161 qeren
kephale H7218 rosh


Related words

G2776 κεφαλή

G607 ἀποκεφαλίζω
ἀποκεφαλίζω
apokephalizō
ap-ok-ef-al-id'-zo
From G575 and G2776; to decapitate

KJV Usage: behead.


G2774 κεφάλαιον
κεφάλαιον
kephalaion
kef-al'-ah-yon
Neuter of a derivative of G2776; a principal thing, that is, main point; specifically an amount (of money)

KJV Usage: sum.


G2777 κεφαλίς
κεφαλίς
kephalis
kef-al-is'
From G2776; properly a knob, that is, (by implication) a roll (by extension from the end of a stick on which the manuscript was rolled)

KJV Usage: volume.


G4030 περικεφαλαία
περικεφαλαία
perikephalaia
per-ee-kef-al-ah'-yah
Feminine of a compound of G4012 and G2776; encirclement of the head, that is, a helmet

KJV Usage: helmet.


G4344 προσκεφάλαιον
προσκεφάλαιον
proskephalaion
pros-kef-al'-ahee-on
Neuter of a presumed compound of G4314 and G2776; something for the head, that is, a cushion

KJV Usage: pillow.