charagma: a stamp, impressOriginal Word: χάραγμα, ατος, τόPart of Speech:
sculpture, a stamp, signDefinition:
sculpture; engraving, a stamp, sign.
5480 xáragma – properly, an engraving (etching); (figuratively) a mark providing undeniable identification, like a symbol giving irrefutable connection between parties.
5480 /xáragma ("brand-mark") was originally any impress on a coin or a seal, used by an engraver on a die (stamp, branding iron). 5480 (xáragma) later became "the identification-marker" (like with an owner's unique "brand-mark").
[Ancient documents were validated by such stamps or seals (see Plutarch, Agesilaus, 15:6; De Lysandro 16:2, ala DNTT, 2, 574).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from charassó (to sharpen, to engrave)Definition
a stamp, impressNASB Translation
image formed (1), mark (7).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5480: χάραγμαχάραγμα
a. a stamp, an imprinted mark: of the mark stamped on the forehead or the right hand as the badge of the followers of Antichrist, Revelation 13:16; Revelation 14:9, 11; Revelation 15:2 Rec.; (πυρός, the mark branded upon horses, Anacreon (<530 b.c.="">) 26 (55), 2).
b. thing carved, sculpture, graven work: of idolatrous images, Acts 17:29. (In various other senses in Greek writings from Sophocles down.)<1> 530>
From the same as charax; a scratch or etching, i.e. Stamp (as a badge of servitude), or scupltured figure (statue) -- graven, mark.
see GREEK charax