G4690 σπέρμα - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
σπέρμα
that which is sown
Dodson:
σπέρμα
seed, offspring
(a) seed, commonly of cereals, (b) offspring, descendents.
Strong's:
σπέρμα
something sown, i.e. seed (including the male "sperm"); by implication, offspring; specially, a remnant (figuratively, as if kept over for planting)
Derivation: from G4687;

KJV Usage: issue, seed.

G4687
TBESG:
σπέρμα
seed
G:N-N
σπέρμα, -τος, τό
(< σπείρω) [in LXX chiefly for זֶרַע ;]
seed;
__(a) of plants:
Refs Mat.13:24, 27 13:37-38, 2Co.9:10
; pl.,
Refs Mat.13:32, Mrk.4:31, 1Co.15:33
; metaph., of an escaping remnant (שָׂרִיד, Isa.1:9; cf. Wis.14:6; Plat., Tim., 23c; FlJ, Ant., xi, 5, 3), Rom.9:29;
__(b) of men (as γονή; Lat. semen genitale; so in cl.; cf. in LXX,
Refs Lev.15:16, al.): Heb.11:11
; metaph., of the divine influence, 1Jn.3:9; by meton. (as freq. in poets), seed, offspring, posterity:
Refs Mat.22:24-25, Mrk.12:19-22, Luk.1:55 20:28" (LXX)>Refs
Thayer:
1) from which a plant germinates
1a) the seed i.e. the grain or kernel which contains within itself the germ of the future plants
1a1) of the grains or kernels sown
1b) metaph. a seed i.e. a residue, or a few survivors reserved as the germ of the next generation (just as seed is kept from the harvest for the sowing)
2) the semen virile
2a) the product of this semen, seed, children, offspring, progeny
2b) family, tribe, posterity
2c) whatever possesses vital force or life giving power
2c1) of divine energy of the Holy Spirit operating within the soul by which we are regenerated


σπέρμα
sperma
sper'-mah
From G4687; somethng sown, that is, seed (including the male “sperm”); by implication offspring; specifically a remnant (figuratively as if kept over for planting)

KJV Usage: issue, seed.


View how G4690 σπέρμα is used in the Bible

First 30 of 44 occurrences of G4690 σπέρμα

Matthew 13:24 seed
Matthew 13:27 seed
Matthew 13:32 seeds:
Matthew 13:37 seed
Matthew 13:38 seed
Matthew 22:24 seed
Matthew 22:25 seed,
Mark 4:31 the seeds
Mark 12:19 seed
Mark 12:20 seed.
Mark 12:21 any seed:
Mark 12:22 seed:
Luke 1:55 seed
Luke 20:28 seed
John 7:42 the seed
John 8:33 seed,
John 8:37 seed;
Acts 3:25 seed
Acts 7:5 seed
Acts 7:6 seed
Acts 13:23 seed
Romans 1:3 the seed
Romans 4:13 seed,
Romans 4:16 the seed;
Romans 4:18 seed
Romans 9:7 the seed
Romans 9:7 seed
Romans 9:8 the seed.
Romans 9:29 a seed,
Romans 11:1 the seed

Distinct usage

20 seed
7 seed,
6 the seed
1 seeds:
1 seed.
1 any seed:
1 seed:
1 the seed;
1 the seed.
1 a seed,
1 seed;
1 the seeds
1 him the seed
1 to seeds,

Corresponding Hebrew Words

sperma H319 acharit
sperma H1121 ben
sperma H1320 basar
sperma H2233 zera
sperma H5209 nin
sperma H5220 nekhed


Related words

G4690 σπέρμα

G4691 σπερμολόγος
σπερμολόγος
spermologos
sper-mol-og'-os
From G4690 and G3004; a seed picker (as the crow), that is, (figuratively) a sponger, loafer (specifically a gossip or trifler in talk)

KJV Usage: babbler.


G4687 σπείρω

σπείρω
speirō
spi'-ro
Probably strengthened from G4685 (through the idea of extending); to scatter, that is, sow (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: sow (-er), receive seed.


G1289 διασπείρω
διασπείρω
diaspeirō
dee-as-pi'-ro
From G1223 and G4687; to sow throughout, that is, (figuratively) distribute in foreign lands

KJV Usage: scatter abroad.


G4701 σπορά
σπορά
spora
spor-ah'
From G4687; a sowing, that is, (by implication) parentage

KJV Usage: seed.


G4703 σπόρος
σπόρος
sporos
spor'-os
From G4687; a scattering (of seed), that is, (concretely) seed (as sown)

KJV Usage: seed (X sown).


G4711 σπυρίς
σπυρίς
spuris
spoo-rece'
From G4687 (as woven); a hamper or lunch receptacle

KJV Usage: basket.


Reformed Dating