The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2768 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
keraßfrom a primary kar (the hair of the head)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker'-as Noun Neuter
  1. a horn
    1. of animals
    2. since animals (esp. bulls) defend themselves with their horns, the horn with the Hebrews (and other nations) is a symbol of strength and courage, and used as such in a variety of phrases
      1. a mighty and valiant helper, the author of deliverance, of the Messiah
    3. a projecting extremity in a shape like a horn, a point, apex: as of an altar
NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
horn 1, horns 10
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 Keras". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.