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Lexicon :: Strong's G285 - ammos

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ἄμμος
Transliteration
ammos (Key)
Pronunciation
am'-mos
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from ἅμα (G260)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἄμμος ámmos, am'-mos; perhaps from G260; sand (as heaped on the beach):—sand.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G285 in the following manner: sand (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G285 in the following manner: sand (5x).
  1. sand, sandy ground

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄμμος ámmos, am'-mos; perhaps from G260; sand (as heaped on the beach):—sand.
STRONGS NT 285: ἄμμος
ἄμμος, -ου, , sand; according to a Hebrew comparison ἄμ. τῆς θαλάσσης and ἄμ. παρὰ τὸ χεῖλος τῆς θαλ. are used for an innumerable multitude, Romans 9:27; Hebrews 11:12; Revelation 20:8, equivalent to Revelation 12:18 (Revelation 13:1). According to the context sandy ground, Matthew 7:26. (Xenophon, Plato, Theophrastus often, Plutarch, the Sept. often.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
7:26
Romans
9:27
Hebrews
11:12
Revelation
12:18; 13:1; 20:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G285 matches the Greek ἄμμος (ammos),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: G285
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:27 - Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand G285 of the sea, a remnant shall be saved:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:12 - Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand G285 which is by the sea shore innumerable.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:1 - And I stood upon the sand G285 of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:8 - And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand G285 of the sea.

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