The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   217 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
alaßfrom (251)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hal'-as   Noun Neuter
  1. salt with which food is seasoned and sacrifices are sprinkled
  2. those kinds of saline matter used to fertilise arable land
  3. salt is a symbol of lasting concord, because it protects food from putrefaction and preserves it unchanged. Accordingly, in the solemn ratification of compacts, the orientals were, and are to this day, accustomed to partake of salt together
  4. wisdom and grace exhibited in speech
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 8
salt 8
NAS Verse Count

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 Halas". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.