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Akris

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   200  
Original WordWord Origin
akrißapparently from the same as (206)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
AkrisNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ak-rece'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. a locust, particularly that species which especially infests oriental countries, stripping fields and trees. Numberless swarms of them almost every spring are carried by the wind from Arabia into Palestine, and having devastated that country, migrate to regions farther north, until they perish by falling into the sea. The Orientals accustomed to feed upon locusts, either raw or roasted and seasoned with salt (or prepared in other ways), and the Israelites also were permitted to eat them.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
locusts 4
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark1
Revelation2


Total4
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 Akris". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.