2062. herpeton
Strong's Concordance
herpeton: a creeping thing
Original Word: ἑρπετόν, οῦ, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: herpeton
Phonetic Spelling: (her-pet-on')
Short Definition: a creeping creature, reptile
Definition: a creeping creature, reptile, especially a serpent.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from herpó (to crawl)
Definition
a creeping thing
NASB Translation
crawling creatures (3), reptiles (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2062: ἑρπετόν

ἑρπετόν, ἑρπετοῦ, τό (from ἕρπω to creep, crawl, (Latinserpo; hence, serpent, and from same root, reptile; Vanicek, p. 1030f)), a creeping thing, reptile; by secular writings used chiefly of serpents; in Homer, Odyssey 4, 418; Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 11 an animal of any sort; in Biblical Greek opposed to quadrupeds and birds, Acts 10:12; Acts 11:6; Romans 1:23; and to marine animals also, James 3:7; on this last passage cf. Genesis 9:3. (the Sept. for רֶמֶשׂ and שֶׁרֶץ.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
creeping thing, serpent.

Neuter of a derivative of herpo (to creep); a reptile, i.e. (by Hebraism (compare remes)) a small animal -- creeping thing, serpent.

see HEBREW remes

Forms and Transliterations
έρπει ερπετα ερπετά ἑρπετὰ ερπετοίς ερπετόν ερπετού ερπετώ ερπετων ερπετών ἑρπετῶν έρποντα έρποντι ερπόντων ερπούσης έρπουσιν ερύθημα ηρυθροδανωμένα erpeta erpeton erpetōn herpeta herpetà herpeton herpetôn herpetōn herpetō̂n
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4 Occurrences


ἑρπετὰ — 2 Occ.
ἑρπετῶν — 2 Occ.

Acts 10:12 N-NNP
GRK: τετράποδα καὶ ἑρπετὰ τῆς γῆς
NAS: [kinds of] four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth
KJV: and creeping things, and
INT: quadrupeds and creeping things of the earth

Acts 11:6 N-ANP
GRK: καὶ τὰ ἑρπετὰ καὶ τὰ
NAS: and the wild beasts and the crawling creatures and the birds
KJV: and creeping things, and
INT: and the creeping things and the

Romans 1:23 N-GNP
GRK: τετραπόδων καὶ ἑρπετῶν
NAS: and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.
KJV: and creeping things.
INT: quadrapeds and creeping things

James 3:7 N-GNP
GRK: καὶ πετεινῶν ἑρπετῶν τε καὶ
NAS: and birds, of reptiles and creatures of the sea,
KJV: and of serpents, and
INT: and of birds of creeping things both and

4 Occurrences

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