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Lexicon :: Strong's G3448 - moschos

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moschos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably strengthened for oschos (a shoot)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:760,610

Strong’s Definitions

μόσχος móschos, mos'-khos; probably strengthened for όσχος óschos (a shoot); a young bullock:—calf.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3448 in the following manner: calf (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3448 in the following manner: calf (6x).
  1. a tender juicy shoot

    1. a sprout, of a plant or tree

  2. offspring

    1. of men: a boy or a girl, esp. if fresh and delicate

    2. of animals: a young one

  3. a calf, a bullock, a heifer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μόσχος móschos, mos'-khos; probably strengthened for όσχος óschos (a shoot); a young bullock:—calf.
STRONGS NT 3448: μόσχος
μόσχος, μόσχου, (cf. Schmidt, chapter 76, 12; Curtius, p. 593);
1. a tender, juicy, shoot; a sprout, of a plant or tree.
2. , , μόσχος offspring;
a. of men ((cf. figurative English scion)), a boy, a girl, especially if fresh and delicate.
b. of animals, a young one.
3. a calf, a bullock, a heifer; so everywhere in the Bible, and always masculine: Luke 15:23, 27, 30; Hebrews 9:12, 19; Revelation 4:7; (the Sept. chiefly for פַּר, a bull, especially a young bull; then for בָּקָר, cattle; for שׁור, an ox or a cow; also for עֵגֶל, a calf). ((Euripides, on.))
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

15:23; 15:27; 15:30
9:12; 9:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3448 matches the Greek μόσχος (moschos),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:23 - and bring the fattened calf G3448, slaughter it, and let’s eat and celebrate;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:27 - “And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has slaughtered the fattened calf G3448 because he has received him back safe and sound.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:30 - but when this son of yours came, who has devoured your [fn]wealth with prostitutes, you slaughtered the fattened calf G3448 for him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:12 - and not through the blood of goats and calves G3448, but through His own blood, He entered the holy place once for all time, [fn]having obtained eternal redemption.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:19 - For when every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the Law, he took the blood of the calves G3448 and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:7 - The first living creature was like a lion, the second creature like a calf G3448, the third creature had a face like that of a man, and the fourth creature was like a flying eagle.

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