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Lexicon :: Strong's G5522 - chous

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χοῦς
Transliteration
chous (Key)
Pronunciation
kho'-os
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of χειμών (G5494)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
49x in 5 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

χόος chóos, kho'-os; from the base of G5494; a heap (as poured out), i.e. rubbish; loose dirt:—dust.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G5522 in the following manner: dust (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G5522 in the following manner: dust (2x).
  1. earth dug out, an earth heap

  2. dust

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χόος chóos, kho'-os; from the base of G5494; a heap (as poured out), i.e. rubbish; loose dirt:—dust.
STRONGS NT 5522: χὠς
χὠς, see χοῦς.

Related entry:
STRONGS NT 5529a: χοῦς
χοῦς, χὠς, accusative χοῦν, (contracted for χὠς, from χέω, to pour), from Herodotus down;
1. properly, earth dug out, an earth-heap (German Schutt): χοῦς ἐξορυχθεις, Herodotus 2, 150.
2. dust (the Sept. for עָפָר): Mark 6:11; Revelation 18:19 ((Joshua 7:11; Wis. 5:15; Sir. 44:21, etc.); Plutarch, mor., p. 1096 b. (i. e. non posse suaviter etc. 13, 7)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
7:11
Mark
6:11
Revelation
18:19

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
7:11
Mark
6:11
Revelation
18:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5522 matches the Greek χοῦς (chous),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - “Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust G5522 [fn]off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:19 - “And they threw dust G5522 on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her [fn]wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!’

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