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  #4716 σταυρός stauros {stow-ros'}

 from the base of G2476; TDNT - 7:572,1071; n m

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) an upright stake, esp. a pointed one
 2) a cross
    2a) a well known instrument of most cruel and ignominious
        punishment, borrowed by the Greeks and Romans from the
        Phoenicians; to it were affixed among the Romans, down to the
        time of Constantine the Great, the guiltiest criminals,
        particularly the basest slaves, robbers, the authors and
        abetters of insurrections, and occasionally in the provinces,
        at the arbitrary pleasure of the governors, upright and
        peaceable men also, and even Roman citizens themselves
    2b) the crucifixion which Christ underwent

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From the base of G2476; a stake or post (as set upright), that is, (specifically) a pole or cross (as an instrument of capital punishment); figuratively exposure to death, that is, self denial; by implication the atonement of Christ:—cross.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4716.
  • σταυρο´ς
  • stauros; from the same as 2476; an upright stake, hence a cross (the Rom. instrument of crucifixion):—
  • NASB - cross(27).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - cross 28; 28
Matthew 10:38; 16:24; 27:32, 40, 42. Mark 8:34; 10:21; 15:21, 30, 32. Luke 9:23; 14:27; 23:26. John 19:17, 19, 25, 31. 1 Corinthians 1:17, 18. Galatians 5:11; 6:12, 14. Ephesians 2:16. Philippians 2:8; 3:18. Colossians 1:20; 2:14. Hebrews 12:2.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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