Number 3162

Transliteration:
machaira {makh'-ahee-rah}
Word Origin:
from a presumed derivative of 3163
TDNT:
4:524,572
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
sword 29

Total: 29
Definition:
  1. a large knife, used for killing animals and cutting up flesh
  2. a small sword, as distinguished from a large sword
    1. curved sword, for a cutting stroke
    2. a straight sword, for thrusting