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χήρα (chera, 5503)

Meanings

[a] widow, widow, widows

Greek-English Concordance: 52 verses

  Greek (NLG) English (NLT)
Mark.12:40 40οἱ κατεσθίοντες τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν καὶ προφάσει μακρὰ προσευχόμενοι. οὗτοι λήμψονται περισσότερον κρίμα. 40 Yet they shamelessly cheat {NEQ} widows out of their property and then pretend to be pious by making long prayers in public . Because of this , they will be more severely punished .
Mark.12:42 42καὶ ἐλθοῦσα μία χήρα πτωχὴ ἔβαλεν λεπτὰ δύο ἐστιν κοδράντης. 42 Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins {RPT} {NEQ} {RPT} .  * 
Mark.12:43 43καὶ προσκαλεσάμενος τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς, Ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, ὅτι χήρα αὕτη πτωχὴ πλεῖον πάντων ἔβαλεν τῶν βαλλόντων εἰς τὸ γαζοφυλάκιον. 43 {NEQ} Jesus called his {NEQ} disciples to him and said {RPT} , I tell you the truth , {NEQ} this {RPT} poor {RPT} widow has given more than all the others who are making contributions .
Luke.2:37 37καὶ αὐτὴ χήρα ἕως ἐτῶν ὀγδοήκοντα τεσσάρων· οὐκ ἀφίστατο τοῦ ἱεροῦ νηστείαις καὶ δεήσεσιν, λατρεύουσα νύκτα καὶ ἡμέραν. 37 Then she lived as a widow to the age of eighty-four .  *  She never left the Temple but stayed there day and night , worshiping God with fasting and prayer .
Luke.4:25 25ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν πολλαὶ χῆραι ἦσαν ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις Ἠλείου ἐν τῷ Ἰσραήλ, ὅτε ἐκλείσθη οὐρανὸς ἔτη τρία καὶ μῆνας ἕξ, ὡς ἐγένετο λιμὸς μέγας ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν. 25 Certainly there were many needy widows in {NEQ} Israel in Elijah’s {NEQ} time , when the heavens were closed for three and a half years , and a severe famine devastated {NEQ} the land .
Luke.4:26 26καὶ πρὸς οὐδεμίαν αὐτῶν ἐπέμφθη Ἠλείας— εἰ μὴ εἰς Σάρεπτα, τῆς Σιδωνίας, πρὸς γυναῖκα χήραν. 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them . He was sent {NEQ} instead to a foreigner a widow of Zarephath in the land of Sidon .
Luke.7:12 12ὡς δὲ ἤγγισεν τῇ πύλῃ τῆς πόλεως. καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐξεκομίζετο τεθνηκὼς μονογενὴς υἱὸς τῇ μητρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτὴ ἦν χήρα, καὶ ὄχλος τῆς πόλεως ἱκανὸς ἦν σὺν αὐτῇ. 12 {NEQ} {NEQ} {NEQ} A funeral procession was coming out as he approached the {NEQ} village gate . The young man who had died {NEQ} {RPT} was a widow’s only son , and a large crowd from the village was with her .
Luke.18:3 3χήρα δὲ ἦν ἐν τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ καὶ ἤρχετο πρὸς αὐτόν, λέγουσα, Ἐκδίκησόν με ἀπὸ τοῦ ἀντιδίκου μου. 3 {NEQ} A widow of that {NEQ} city {NEQ} came to him repeatedly , saying , Give me justice in this dispute with my {NEQ} enemy .
Luke.18:5 5διά γε τὸ παρέχειν μοι κόπον τὴν χήραν ταύτην. ἐκδικήσω αὐτήν, ἵνα μὴ εἰς τέλος ἐρχομένη ὑπωπιάζῃ με. 5 but this {NEQ} woman is driving me crazy . I’m going to see that she gets justice , because she is wearing me out with her constant requests !
Luke.20:47 47οἳ κατεσθίουσιν τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν καὶ προφάσει μακρὰ προσεύχονται. οὗτοι λήμψονται περισσότερον κρίμα. 47 Yet they shamelessly cheat {NEQ} widows out of their property and then pretend to be pious by making long prayers in public . Because of this , they will be severely punished .
Luke.21:2 2εἶδεν δέ τινα χήραν πενιχρὰν βάλλουσαν ἐκεῖ λεπτὰ δύο. 2 Then a poor widow {NEQ} came by and dropped in two small coins {RPT} .  * 
Luke.21:3 3καὶ εἶπεν, Ἀληθῶς λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι, χήρα αὕτη πτωχὴ πλεῖον πάντων ἔβαλεν. 3 I tell you the truth , {NEQ} Jesus said , this {RPT} poor {RPT} widow has given more than all the rest of them .
Acts.6:1 1ἐν δὲ ταῖς ἡμέραις ταύταις πληθυνόντων τῶν μαθητῶν· ἐγένετο γογγυσμὸς τῶν Ἑλληνιστῶν πρὸς τοὺς Ἑβραίους, ὅτι παρεθεωροῦντο ἐν τῇ διακονίᾳ τῇ καθημερινῇ αἱ χῆραι αὐτῶν. 6:1 But as the believers  *  rapidly multiplied , there were rumblings of discontent . The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers , saying that their {NEQ} widows were being discriminated against in the {RPT} daily distribution of food .
Acts.9:39 39ἀναστὰς δὲ Πέτρος συνῆλθεν αὐτοῖς· ὃν παραγενόμενον, ἀνήγαγον εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον. καὶ παρέστησαν αὐτῷ πᾶσαι αἱ χῆραι κλαίουσαι καὶ ἐπιδεικνύμεναι χιτῶνας καὶ ἱμάτια ὅσα ἐποίει μετ᾽ αὐτῶν οὖσα Δορκάς. 39 So Peter returned with them ; {RPT} and as soon as he arrived , they took him to the upstairs room . {NEQ} The room was filled with {RPT} {NEQ} widows who were weeping and showing him the coats and other clothes {NEQ} Dorcas {RPT} had made for them .
Acts.9:41 41δοὺς δὲ αὐτῇ χεῖρα ἀνέστησεν αὐτήν· φωνήσας δὲ τοὺς ἁγίους καὶ τὰς χήρας, παρέστησεν αὐτὴν ζῶσαν. 41 {NEQ} He gave her his hand and helped her up . Then he called in the widows and all the believers , and he presented her to them alive .
1Cor.7:8 8λέγω δὲ τοῖς ἀγάμοις καὶ ταῖς χήραις— καλὸν αὐτοῖς ἐὰν μείνωσιν, ὡς κἀγώ. 8 So I say to those who aren’t married and to {NEQ} widows it’s better {RPT} to stay unmarried , just as I am .
1Tim.5:3 3χήρας τίμα τὰς ὄντως χήρας. 3 Take care of  *  any widow who has no one else to care for her .
1Tim.5:4 4εἰ δέ τις χήρα τέκνα ἔκγονα ἔχει, μανθανέτωσαν πρῶτον τὸν ἴδιον οἶκον εὐσεβεῖν καὶ ἀμοιβὰς ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις· τοῦτο γάρ ἐστιν ἀπόδεκτον ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ. 4 But if she has children or grandchildren , their first responsibility is to show godliness at home and repay their parents by taking care of them . {NEQ} This is something that pleases {NEQ} God .
1Tim.5:5 5 δὲ ὄντως χήρα, καὶ μεμονωμένη, ἤλπικεν ἐπὶ θεόν· καὶ προσμένει ταῖς δεήσεσιν, καὶ ταῖς προσευχαῖς νυκτὸς καὶ ἡμέρας· 5 Now a true widow , {NEQ} a woman who is truly alone in this world , has placed her hope in God . {NEQ} She prays night and day , {NEQ} asking God for his help .
1Tim.5:9 9χήρα καταλεγέσθω μὴ ἔλαττον ἐτῶν ἑξήκοντα γεγονυῖα ἑνὸς ἀνδρὸς γυνή· 9 A widow who is put on the list for support must be a woman who is at least sixty years old and was faithful to her husband .  * 
1Tim.5:11 11νεωτέρας δὲ χήρας παραιτοῦ, ὅταν γὰρ καταστρηνιάσωσιν τοῦ Χριστοῦ γαμεῖν θέλουσιν· 11 {NEQ} The younger widows should not be on the list , because their physical desires will overpower their devotion to {NEQ} Christ and they will want to remarry .
1Tim.5:16 16εἴ τις πιστὴ ἔχει χήρας, ἐπαρκείτω αὐταῖς καὶ μὴ βαρείσθω ἐκκλησία· ἵνα ταῖς ὄντως χήραις ἐπαρκέσῃ. 16 If a woman who is a believer has relatives who are widows , she must take care of them and not put the responsibility on the church . Then the church can care for the widows who are truly alone .
Jas.1:27 27θρησκεία καθαρὰ καὶ ἀμίαντος παρὰ τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ αὕτη ἐστὶν ἐπισκέπτεσθαι ὀρφανοὺς καὶ χήρας ἐν τῇ θλίψει αὐτῶν ἄσπιλον ἑαυτὸν τηρεῖν ἀπὸ τοῦ κόσμου. 27 Pure and genuine religion in the sight of {NEQ} God {NEQ} the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their {NEQ} distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you .
Rev.18:7 7ὅσα ἐδόξασεν αὑτὴν καὶ ἐστρηνίασεν, τοσοῦτον δότε αὐτῇ βασανισμὸν καὶ πένθος. ὅτι ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτῆς λέγει ὅτι, Κάθημαι βασίλισσα· καὶ χήρα οὐκ εἰμί, καὶ πένθος οὐ μὴ ἴδω· 7 {RPT} She glorified herself and lived in luxury , so match it now with {RPT} torment and sorrow . {NEQ} She boasted in her {NEQ} heart , I am queen on my throne . {NEQ} I am no helpless widow , and I have no reason to mourn .