2515. kathedra
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kathedra: a seat
Original Word: καθέδρα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kathedra
Phonetic Spelling: (kath-ed'-rah)
Short Definition: a seat, chair
Definition: a seat, chair.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and the same as hedraios
a seat
NASB Translation
chair (1), seats (2).

STRONGS NT 2515: καθέδρα

καθέδρα, καθέδρας, (κατά and ἕδρα), a chair, seat: Matthew 21:12; Mark 11:15 (Sir. 12:12; Herodian, 2, 3, 17 (7 edition, Bekker)); of the exalted seat occupied by men of eminent rank or influence, as teachers and judges: ἐπί τῆς Μωϋσέως καθέδρας ἐκάθισαν, sit on the seat which Moses formerly occupied, i. e. bear themselves as Moses' successors in explaining and defending his law, Matthew 23:2. (the Sept. for מושָׁב and שֶׁבֶת. (Xenophon, Aristotle, others.))


From kata and the same as hedraios; a bench (literally or figuratively) -- seat.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK hedraios

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