4738. stéthos
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stéthos: the breast
Original Word: στῆθος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: stéthos
Phonetic Spelling: (stay'-thos)
Short Definition: the breast
Definition: the breast, chest.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
the breast
NASB Translation
bosom (2), breast (1), breasts (1), chests (1).

STRONGS NT 4738: στῆθος

στῆθος, στήθους, τό (from ἵστημι; that which stands out, is prominent (Etym. Magn. 727, 19 διότι ἕστηκεν ἀσάλευτον)), from Homer down, the breast: John 13:25; John 21:20 (cf. κόλπος, 1); Revelation 15:6. τύπτειν εἰς τό στῆθος or τύπτειν τό στῆθος, of mourners (see κόπτω), Luke 18:13; Luke 23:48.


From histemi (as standing prominently); the (entire external) bosom, i.e. Chest -- breast.

see GREEK histemi

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