Keramos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2766 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
keramoßprobably from the base of (2767) (through the idea of mixing clay and water)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
KeramosNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker'-am-os Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. clay, potter's earth
  2. anything made of clay, earthen ware
  3. a roofing tile
    1. the roof itself
    2. the phrase "through the roof", means through the door in the roof to which a ladder or stairway led up from the street (according to the Rabbis distinguish two ways of entering a house, "the way through the door" and "the way through the roof"
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
tiles 1
NAS Verse Count
Luke1


Total1
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 Keramos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.