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Α (Aal'-fahnounalpha)
[Grk] Α, α, ἄλφα, Ἄλφα LN: 61.7 GK: G1, G270
Derivation: of Hebrew origin;
Strong's: the first letter of the alphabet; figuratively, only (from its use as a numeral) the first:
KJV: --Alpha. Often used (usually ἄν, before a vowel) also in composition (as a contraction from ἄνευ) in the sense of privation; so, in many words, beginning with this letter; occasionally in the sense of union (as a contraction of ἅμα).
See: ἄνευ
See: ἅμα

Lexicon of Extended Strongs for Greek and Hebrew

Ἀλφα [G:N] alpha Α, α, ἄλφα (which see), τό, indecl.,
alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet. As a numeral, ά = 1, α = 1000. As a prefix, it appears to have at least two and perhaps three distinct senses:
__1. ἀ- (before a vowel, ἀν-) negative, as in ἄ-γνωστος, ἄ-δικος.
__2. ἀ-, ἁ- copulative, indicating community and fellowship, as in ἁ-πλοῦς, ἀ-κολουθέω, ἀ-δελφός.
__3. An intensive force (LS, s. α), as in ἀ-τενίζω is sometimes assumed (but see Boisacq, see word).
(AS)

A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament by George Abbott-Smith

Α, α, ἄλφα

(q.v.), τό, indecl., alpha,

the first letter of the Greek alphabet. As a numeral, = 1, α, = 1000.

As a prefix, it appears to have at least two and perhaps three distinct senses:

1. ἀ- (before a vowel, ἀν-) negative, as in ἄ-γιωστος, ἄ-δικος.

2. ἁ-, ἀ- copulative, indicating community and fellowship, as in ἁ-πλοῦς, ἀ-κολουθέω, ἀ-δελφός.

3. An intensive force (LS, s. a), as in ἀ-τενίζω is sometimes assumed (but v. Boisacq, s.v.).

Ἄλφα, τό, indecl. (see A), Alpha: Rev 1:8; Rev 21:6; Rev 22:13 (v. Swete, in 11.).†

Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries

Α

A

al'-fah

Of Hebrew origin; the first letter of the alphabet: figuratively only (from its use as a numeral) the first. Often used (usually “an”, before a vowel) also in composition (as a contraction from G427) in the sense of privation; so in many words beginning with this letter; occasionally in the sense of union (as a contraction of G260): - Alpha.

A Greek-English Lexicon, Keyed to Strong’s numbers - Liddell, Scott, Jones

Α

Α α, ἄλφα (q.v.), τό, indecl., first letter of the Gr. alphabet: as Numeral, ά = εἷς and πρῶτος, but 'α = 1,000.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions, Thayer's Greek Definitions and Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries Combined

Original: Α

Transliteration: A

Phonetic: al'-fah

Thayer Definition:

  1. first letter of Greek alphabet
  2. Christ is the Alpha to indicate that he is the beginning and the end

Origin: of Hebrew origin

TDNT entry: 1:1,*

Part(s) of speech: Letter

Strong's Definition: Of Hebrew origin; the first letter of the alphabet: figuratively only (from its use as a numeral) the first. Often used (usually " an", before a vowel) also in composition (as a contraction from G427) in the sense of privation ; so in many words beginning with this letter; occasionally in the sense of union (as a contraction of G260): - Alpha.

Total KJV Occurrences: 4

alpha (4)
Rev 1:8; Rev 1:11; Rev 21:6; Rev 22:13

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