, -τος, τό [in LXX chiefly for דָּבָר, also for פֶּה, and Aram. פִּתְגָּם, etc;] 1) prop, of that which is said or spoken, (a) a word
: Mat.27:14, 2Co.12:4; pl, τὰ ῥ, of speech, discourse, Luk.7:1, Jhn.8:20, Act.2:14, Rom.10:18, 2Pe.3:2, al; (b) opposite to ὄνομα (a single word), a saying, statement, word of prophecy, instruction or command
(in cl, phrase): Mat.26:75, Mrk.9:32, Luk.1:38 2:50, Act.11:16, Rom.10:8, Heb.11:3; ῥ. θεοῦ (κυρίου), Luk.3:2, Act.11:16, Eph.6:17, Heb.6:5 11:3, 1Pe.1:25 " (LXX); τὰ ῥ. τ. θεοῦ, Jhn.3:34 8:47; ῥ. ἀργόν, Mat.12:36; ῥ. ἄρρητα, 2Co.12:4. 2) Like Heb.
דָּבָר (but perh. also a Gk. colloquialism, see Kennedy, Sources
, 124; Thackeray, Gr.
, 41), of that which is the subject of speech, a thing, matter (Gen.15:1, Deu.17:8, al.): Luk.1:37 2:15, Act.10:37; pl, Luk.1:65 2:19, 51, Act.5:32 13:42 (AS