The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2978 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
lailayof uncertain derivation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
lah'-ee-laps Noun Feminine
  1. a whirlwind, a tempestuous wind
  2. a violent attack of wind, a squall
    1. never a single gust nor a steady blowing wind, however violent, but a storm breaking forth from black thunder clouds in furious gusts, with floods of rain, and throwing everything topsy-turvy
NAS Word Usage - Total: 3
fierce gale 1, gale 1, storm 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Peter1

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 Lailaps". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.