5421. phrear
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phrear: a well
Original Word: φρέαρ, φρέατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: phrear
Phonetic Spelling: (freh'-ar)
Short Definition: a pit, well
Definition: a pit, well, cistern.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a well
NASB Translation
pit (4), well (3).

STRONGS NT 5421: φρέαρ

φρέαρ, φρεαρατος, τό, from the Homer hymn Cer. 99 and Herodotus 6, 119 down; the Sept. for בְּאֵר and (in 1 Samuel 19:22; 2 Samuel 3:26; Jeremiah 48:7, 9 () בּור (a pit, cistern), a well: Luke 14:5; John 4:11f; φρέαρ τῆς ἀβύσσου, the pit of the abyss (because the nether world is thought to increase in size the further it extends from the surface of the earth and so to resemble a cistern, the orifice of which is narrow), Revelation 9:1f.

well, pit.

Of uncertain derivation; a hole in the ground (dug for obtaining or holding water or other purposes), i.e. A cistern or well; figuratively, an abyss (as a prison) -- well, pit.

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