Malakos

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3120 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
malakovßof uncertain affinity
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
MalakosNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mal-ak-os' Adjective
Definition
  1. soft, soft to the touch
  2. metaph. in a bad sense
    1. effeminate
      1. of a catamite
      2. of a boy kept for homosexual relations with a man
      3. of a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness
      4. of a male prostitute
King James Word Usage - Total: 4
soft 3, effeminate 1
KJV Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke1
1 Corinthians1


Total3
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Malakos". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .