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Lexicon :: Strong's G2463 - iris

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ἶρις
Transliteration
iris (Key)
Pronunciation
e'-res (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from εἶπον (G2046) (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
1x in 1 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:339,369

Strong’s Definitions

ἶρις îris, ee'-ris; perhaps from G2046 (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities); a rainbow ("iris"):—rainbow.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2463 in the following manner: rainbow (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2463 in the following manner: rainbow (2x).
  1. a rainbow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἶρις îris, ee'-ris; perhaps from G2046 (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities); a rainbow ("iris"):—rainbow.
STRONGS NT 2463: ἶρις
ἶρις, -ιδος, , (Iris), a rainbow: Revelation 4:3; Revelation 10:1. (Homer, Aristotle, Theophrastus, others).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Revelation
4:3; 10:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2463 matches the Greek ἶρις (iris),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:3 - And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow G2463 round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:1 - And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow G2463 was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:
 
 
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