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ῥῆμα 'rhema' meaning 'Word' Strong's 4487

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Introduction 2.2

This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Greek word ῥῆμα, 'rhema' meaning 'Word' Strong's 4487. It includes every verse in the New Testament that contains a translation of the word. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word rhema appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.2 Scriptures for ῥῆμα 'rhema' meaning 'Word' Strong's 4487

Matthew 4:4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.
5:11 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say every evil word against you falsely, for my sake.
12:36 But I say to you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account of it in the day of judgement.
18:16 But if he will not hear you, then take with you one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
26:75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, who said to him, Before the cockerel crows, you shall deny me three times. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
27:14 And he answered him not even one word; so that the governor marvelled greatly.

Mark 9:32 But they did not understand that saying, and were afraid to ask him.
14:72 And the second time the cockerel crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said to him, Before the cockerel crows twice, you shall deny me three times. And when he thought on it, he wept.

Luke 1:37 For with God no word shall be impossible.
1:38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it to me according to your word . And the angel departed from her.
1:65 And fear came on all who dwelt round about them: and all these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea.
2:15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even to Bethlehem, and see this thing which has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us.
2:16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
2:17 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
2:18 And all those who heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds.
2:19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.
2:29 Lord, now let you your servant depart in peace, according to your word:
2:50 And they did not understand the saying which he spoke to them.
2:51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
3:2 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came to John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
4:4 And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
5:5 And Simon answering said to him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at your word I will let down the net.
7:1 Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum.
9:45 But they did not understand this saying, and it was hidden from them, that they did not perceive it: and they feared to ask him of that saying.
18:34 And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hidden from them, nor did they know the things which were spoken.
20:26 And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
24:6 He is not here, but has risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee,
24:7 Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.
24:8 And they remembered his words,
24:11 And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they did not believe them.

John 3:34 For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God: for God does not give the Spirit by measure to him.
5:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how shall you believe my words?
6:63 It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh profits nothing: the words that I speak to you, they are spirit, and they are life.
6:68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.
8:20 These words Jesus spoke in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.
8:47 He who is of God hears God's words: you therefore do not hear them, because you are not of God.
10:21 Others said, These are not the words of him who has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?
12:47 And if any man hears my words, and does not believe, I do not judge him: for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
12:48 He who rejects me, and does not receive my words, has one that judges him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak to you I do not speak of myself: but the Father who dwells in me, he does the works.
15:7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done to you.
17:8 For I have given to them the words which you gave me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from you, and they have believed that you sent me.

Acts 2:14 But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said to them, You men of Judaea, and all you who dwell at Jerusalem, be this known to you, and hear my words:
5:20 Go, stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.
5:32 And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him.
6:11 Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
6:13 And set up false witnesses, who said, This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
10:22 And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a righteous man, and one who fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for you into his house, and to hear words of you.
10:37 That word , I say, you know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;
10:44 While Peter yet spoke these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all those who heard the word.
11:14 Who shall tell you words, by which you and all your house shall be saved.
11:15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
11:16 Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptised with water; but you shall be baptised with the Holy Spirit.
13:42 And when the Jews had gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles entreated that these words might be preached to them the next Sabbath.
16:38 And the sergeants told these words to the magistrates: and they feared, when they heard that they were Romans.
26:25 But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
28:25 And when they did not agree among themselves, they departed, after Paul had spoken one word , Well spoke the Holy Spirit by Isaiah the prophet to our fathers,

Romans 10:8 But what does the scripture say? The word is near you, even in your mouth, and in your heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
10:18 But I say, Have they not heard? Yes indeed, their sound went into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.

2 Corinthians 12:4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
13:1 This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.

Ephesians 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word ,
6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
6:5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
11:3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
12:19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice those who heard entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:

1 Peter 1:25 But the word of the Lord endures for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached to you.

2 Peter 3:2 That you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:

Jude 1:17 But, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;
1:18 How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.

Revelation 17:17 For God has put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.

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