The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2769 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kerationfrom a presumed derivative of (2768)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker-at'-ee-on Noun Neuter
  1. a little horn
  2. the name of the fruit, Ceratonia silqua or carobtree (called also John's Bread [from the notion that its pods, which resemble those of the "locust", constituted the food of the Baptist]. This fruit was shaped like a horn and has a sweet taste; it was and is used not only for fattening swine, but as an article of food by the lower classes.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
pods 1
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 Keration". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.