2033. hepta
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hepta: seven
Original Word: ἑπτά, οἱ, αἱ, τά
Part of Speech: Indeclinable Numeral (Adjective)
Transliteration: hepta
Phonetic Spelling: (hep-tah')
Short Definition: seven
Definition: seven.

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2033 heptáseven. The number seven in Scripture often has the figurative meaning, "God's perfect, finished work." Indeed, this symbolic sense is often key to interpreting texts that use the number seven, both in the OT and NT.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
NASB Translation
seven (87), seventh (1).

STRONGS NT 2033: ἑπτά

ἑπτά, οἱ, αἱ, τά, seven: Matthew 12:45; Matthew 15:34; Mark 8:5; Luke 2:36; Acts 6:3, etc.; often in the Apocalypse; οἱ ἑπτά, namely, διάκονοι, Acts 21:8. In Matthew 18:22 it is joined (instead of ἑπτάκις) to the numeral adv. ἑβδομηκοντάκις, in imitation of the Hebrew שֶׁבַע , Psalm 118:164 (); Proverbs 24:16; (see ἑβδομηκοντάκις, and cf. Keil, Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited).


A primary number; seven -- seven.

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