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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 G1668:
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 - καὶ ἐπιθυμῶν χορτασθῆναι ἀπὸ τῶν ψιχίων τῶν πιπτόντων ἀπὸ τῆς τραπέζης τοῦ πλουσίου· ἀλλὰ καὶ οἱ κύνες ἐρχόμενοι ἀπέλειχον τὰ ἕλκη G1668 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:2 - Καὶ ἀπῆλθεν πρῶτος καὶ ἐξέχεεν τὴν φιάλην αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν καὶ ἐγένετο ἕλκος G1668 κακὸν καὶ πονηρὸν εἰς τοὺς ἀνθρώπους τοὺς ἔχοντας τὸ χάραγμα τοῦ θηρίου καὶ τοὺς τῇ εἰκόνι αὐτοῦ προσκυνοῦντας
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - καὶ ἐβλασφήμησαν τὸν θεὸν τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐκ τῶν πόνων αὐτῶν καὶ ἐκ τῶν ἑλκῶν G1668 αὐτῶν καὶ οὐ μετενόησαν ἐκ τῶν ἔργων αὐτῶν
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