kephale <2776>

kefalh kephale

Pronunciation:kef-al-ay'
Origin:from the primary kapto (in the sense of seizing)
Reference:TDNT - 3:673,429
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:kefalai 3, kefalav 13, kefalh 15, kefalhn 29, kefalhv 14, kefalwn 1
In NET:head 49, heads 19, cornerstone 4
In AV:head 76
Count:76
Definition: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
from the primary kapto (in the sense of seizing); the head (as the
part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively:-head.

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