akris: a locustOriginal Word: ἀκρίς, ίδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-rece')
Short Definition: a locust
Definition: a locust.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 200: ἀκρίς
ἀκρίς, (ίδος, ἡ (from Homer down), a locust, particularly that species which especially infests oriental countries, stripping fields and trees. Numberless swarms of them almost every spring are carried by the wind from Arabia into Palestine, and having devastated that country migrate to regions farther north, until they perish by falling into the sea. The Orientals are accustomed to feed upon locusts, either raw or roasted and seasoned with salt (or prepared in other ways), and the Israelites also (according to Leviticus 11:22) were permitted to eat them; (cf. Winers RWB under the word Heuschrecken; Furrer in Schenkel iii., p. 78f; (BB. DD.,
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancelocust.
Apparently from the same as akron; a locust (as pointed, or as lighting on the top of vegetation) -- locust.
see GREEK akron
Forms and Transliterationsακρίδα ακριδας ακρίδας ἀκρίδας ακριδες ακρίδες ἀκρίδες ακρίδι ακρίδος ακριδων ακρίδων ἀκρίδων ακρίς ακρόασαι ακροάσεως ακρόασιν ακρόασις akridas akrídas akrides akrídes akridon akridōn akrídon akrídōn
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 200
ἀκρίδας — 1 Occ.
ἀκρίδες — 2 Occ.
ἀκρίδων — 1 Occ.
Matthew 3:4 N-NFP
GRK: ἦν αὐτοῦ ἀκρίδες καὶ μέλι
NAS: and his food was locusts and wild
KJV: meat was locusts and wild
INT: was of him locusts and honey