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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 everyone who hears these words of Mine, and does not [fn]act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand G285.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:27 - Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, “THOUGH THE NUMBER OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL MAY BE LIKE THE SAND G285 OF THE SEA, ONLY THE REMNANT WILL BE SAVED;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:12 - Therefore even from one man, and one who was as good as dead [fn]at that, there were born descendants who were just as the stars of heaven in number, and as the innumerable grains of sand G285 along the seashore.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:1 - And the dragon stood on the sand G285 of the [fn]seashore.
Then I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns were ten crowns, and on his heads were blasphemous names.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:8 - and will come out to deceive the nations which are at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand G285 of the [fn]seashore.

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