The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2847 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kovkkinoßfrom (2848) (from the kernel-shape of the insect)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kok'-kee-nos Adjective
  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
King James Word Usage - Total: 6
scarlet 4, scarlet colour 1, scarlet coloured 1
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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 KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .