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Lexicon :: Strong's G3189 - melas

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μέλας
Transliteration
melas
Pronunciation
me'-läs (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a root word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:549,577

Strong’s Definitions

μέλας mélas, mel'-as; apparently a primary word; black:—black.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3189 in the following manner: black (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3189 in the following manner: black (3x).
  1. black

  2. black ink

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μέλας mélas, mel'-as; apparently a primary word; black:—black.
STRONGS NT 3189: μέλας
μέλας, μέλαινα, μέλαν, genitive μέλανος, μελαινης, μέλανος (from Homer down), the Sept. several times for שָׁחֹר, black: Revelation 6:5, 12; opposed to λευκός, Matthew 5:36. Neuter τό μέλαν, substantive black ink (Plato, Phaedr., p. 276 c.; Demosthenes, p. 313, 11; Plutarch, mor., p. 841 e.; others): 2 Corinthians 3:3; 2 John 1:12; 3 John 1:13; (cf. Gardthausen, Palaeographie, Buch i. Kap. 4; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, ii., 270f; B. D. under the word , under the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:36
2 Corinthians
3:3
2 John
1:12
3 John
1:13
Revelation
6:5; 6:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3189 matches the Greek μέλας (melas),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:36 - Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. G3189
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:5 - And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black G3189 horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:12 - And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black G3189 as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
 
 
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