2985. lampas
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lampas: a torch
Original Word: λαμπάς, άδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: lampas
Phonetic Spelling: (lam-pas')
Short Definition: a torch, lamp, lantern
Definition: a torch, lamp, lantern.

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2985 lampás – a hand-held "torch" (sometimes merely a clay vessel); a lamp that uses a wick saturated with oil.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from lampó
a torch
NASB Translation
lamps (7), torch (1), torches (1).

STRONGS NT 2985: λαμπάς

λαμπάς, λαμπάδος, (λάμπω, cf. our lamp) (from Aeschylus and Thucydides down), the Sept. for לַפִּיד;

1. a torch: Revelation 4:5 (where A. V. lamps); .

2. a lamp, the flame of which is fed with oil: Matthew 25:1, 3f, 7; John 18:3; Acts 20:8. (Cf. Trench, Synonyms, § xlvi.; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, ii. 455ff; Becker, Charicles, Sc. ix. (English translation, p. 163).)

lamp, light, torch.

From lampo; a "lamp" or flambeau -- lamp, light, torch.

see GREEK lampo

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