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Lexicon :: Strong's G1668 - helkos

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ἕλκος
Transliteration
helkos (Key)
Pronunciation
hel'-kos
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from ἕλκω (G1670)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἕλκος hélkos, hel'-kos; probably from G1670; an ulcer (as if drawn together):—sore.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G1668 in the following manner: sore (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G1668 in the following manner: sore (3x).
  1. a wound, esp. a wound producing a discharge pus

  2. a sore, an ulcer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἕλκος hélkos, hel'-kos; probably from G1670; an ulcer (as if drawn together):—sore.
STRONGS NT 1668: ἕλκος
ἕλκος, -εος (-ους), [cf. Latin ulcus, ulcerare; perhaps akin to ἕλκω (Etym. Magn. 331, 3; 641, 3), yet cf. Curtius, § 23], τό;
1. a wound, especially a suppurated wound; so in Homer and earlier writings.
2. from [Thucydides], Theophrastus, Polybius on, a sore, an ulcer: Revelation 16:2; plural, Luke 16:21; Revelation 16:11. (for שְׁחִין, Exodus 9:9; Job 2:7, etc.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
9:9
Job
2:7
Luke
16:21
Revelation
16:2; 16:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1668 matches the Greek ἕλκος (helkos),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:21 - and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man’s table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores. G1668
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:2 - So the first angel went and poured out his bowl [fn]on the earth; and it became a loathsome and malignant sore G1668 on the [fn]people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - and they blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores; G1668 and they did not repent of their deeds.

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