5498. cheirographon
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cheirographon: a (handwritten) document, legal note, bond
Original Word: χειρόγραφον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: cheirographon
Phonetic Spelling: (khi-rog'-raf-on)
Short Definition: a handwriting, bond
Definition: a handwriting, bond.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from cheir and graphó
a (handwritten) document, legal note, bond
NASB Translation
certificate of debt (1).

STRONGS NT 5498: χειρόγραφον

χειρόγραφον, χειρογραφου, τό (χείρ and γράφω), a handwriting; what one has written with his own hand (Polybius 30, 8, 4; Dionysius Halicarnassus 5, 8; others); specifically, a note of hand, or writing in which one acknowledges that money has either been deposited with him or lent to him by another, to he returned at an appointed time (Tobit 5:3 Tobit 9:5; Plutarch, mor., p. 829 a. de vitand. aere al. 4, 3; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 3, 40); metaphorically, applied in Colossians 2:14 ((where R. V. bond)) to the Mosaic law, which shews men to be chargeable with offences for which they must pay the penalty.

manuscript, record of debts

Neuter of a compound of cheir and grapho; something hand-written ("chirograph"), i.e. A manuscript (specially, a legal document or bond (figuratively)) -- handwriting.

see GREEK cheir

see GREEK grapho

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