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Lexicon :: Strong's G3120 - malakos

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μαλακός
Transliteration
malakos
Pronunciation
mä-lä-ko's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

μαλακός malakós, mal-ak-os'; of uncertain affinity; soft, i.e. fine (clothing); figuratively, a catamite:—effeminate, soft.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G3120 in the following manner: soft (3x), effeminate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G3120 in the following manner: soft (3x), effeminate (1x).
  1. soft, soft to the touch

  2. metaph. in a bad sense

    1. effeminate

      1. of a catamite

      2. of a boy kept for homosexual relations with a man

      3. of a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness

      4. of a male prostitute

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μαλακός malakós, mal-ak-os'; of uncertain affinity; soft, i.e. fine (clothing); figuratively, a catamite:—effeminate, soft.
STRONGS NT 3120: μαλακός
μαλακός, μαλακή, μαλακον, soft; soft to the touch: ἱμάτια, Matthew 11:8 R G L brackets; Luke 7:25 (ἱματίων πολυτελῶν καί μαλακων, Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 1, 78; ἐσθής, Homer, Odyssey 23, 290; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 3; χιτών, Homer, Iliad 2, 42); and simply τά μαλακά, soft raiment (see λευκός, 1): Matthew 11:8 T Tr WH. Like the Latinmollis, metaphorically, and in a bad sense: effeminate, of a catamite, a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness, 1 Corinthians 6:9 (Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 7, 2 under the end; ((Diogenes Laërtius 7, 173 at the end)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
11:8; 11:8
Luke
7:25
1 Corinthians
6:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3120 matches the Greek μαλακός (malakos),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:8 - But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft G3120 raiment? behold, they that wear soft G3120 clothing are in kings' houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:25 - But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft G3120 raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:9 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, G3120 nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
 
 
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