The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4651 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
skorpioßprobably from an obsolete skerpo (perhaps strengthened from the base of (4649) and meaning to pierce)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
skor-pee'-os   Noun Masculine
  1. a scorpion, the name of a little animal, somewhat resembling a lobster, which in warm regions lurk, esp. in stone walls; it has a poisonous sting in its tail
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
scorpion 2, scorpions 3
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 Skorpios". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.