Word: macaira

Pronounce: makh'-ahee-rah

Strongs Number: G3162

Orig: probably feminine of a presumed derivative of 3163; a knife, i.e. dirk; figuratively, war, judicial punishment:--sword. G3163

Use: TDNT-4:524,572 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H1270 H2595 H2719 H3979

    1) a large knife, used for killing animals and cutting up flesh
    2) a small sword, as distinguished from a large sword
    2a) curved sword, for a cutting stroke
    2b) a straight sword, for thrusting