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Lexicon :: Strong's G2785 - kētos

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κῆτος
Transliteration
kētos (Key)
Pronunciation
ka'-tos (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from the base of χάσμα (G5490)
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
8x in 4 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

κῆτος kētos, kay'-tos; probably from the base of G5490; a huge fish (as gaping for prey):—whale.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G2785 in the following manner: whale (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G2785 in the following manner: whale (1x).
  1. a sea monster, whale, huge fish

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κῆτος kētos, kay'-tos; probably from the base of G5490; a huge fish (as gaping for prey):—whale.
STRONGS NT 2785: κῆτος
κῆτος, κητεος (κήτους), τό, a sea-monster, whale, huge fish (Homer, Aristotle, others): Matthew 12:40, from Jonah 2:1 where the Sept., κήτει μεγάλῳ for גָּדול דַּג.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Jonah
2:1
Matthew
12:40

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2785 matches the Greek κῆτος (kētos),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:40 - For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's G2785 belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
 
 
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