Kokkinos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2847 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kokkinoßfrom (2848) (from the kernel-shape of the insect)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Kokkinos3:812,450
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kok'-kee-nos Adjective
Definition
  1. crimson, scarlet coloured. A kernel, the grain or berry of the "ilex coccifera"; these berries are the clusters of the eggs of a female insect, the "kermes" (resembling the cochineal), and when collected and pulverised produces a red which was used in dyeing (Pliny)
  2. scarlet cloth or clothing
NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
scarlet 6
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Hebrews1
Revelation4


Total6
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 Kokkinos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.