257. halón
Strong's Concordance
halón: a threshing floor
Original Word: ἅλων, ωνος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: halón
Phonetic Spelling: (hal'-ohn)
Short Definition: a threshing-floor
Definition: a threshing-floor.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from halós (a threshing floor)
Definition
a threshing floor
NASB Translation
threshing floor (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 257: ἅλων

ἅλων, (ωνος, (in the Sept. also , cf. Ruth 3:2; Job 39:12), equivalent to ἅλως, genitive ἅλω, a ground-plot or threshing-floor, i. e., a place in the field itself, made hard after the harvest by a roller, where the grain was threshed out: Matthew 3:12; Luke 3:17. In both these passages, by metonymy of the container for the thing contained, ἅλων is the heap of grain, the flooring, already indeed threshed out, but still mixed with chaff and straw, like Hebrew גֹּרֶן, Ruth 3:2; Job 39:12 (the Sept. in each place ἅλωνα); (others adhere to the primary meaning. Used by Aristotle, de vent. 3, Works, 2:973{a} 14).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
floor.

Probably from the base of heilisso; a threshing-floor (as rolled hard), i.e. (figuratively) the grain (and chaff, as just threshed) -- floor.

see GREEK heilisso

Forms and Transliterations
άλω άλων αλωνα άλωνα ἅλωνα άλωνας άλωνες άλωνι άλωνος άλωνός alona alōna halona halōna hálona hálōna
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2 Occurrences


ἅλωνα — 2 Occ.

Matthew 3:12 N-AFS
GRK: διακαθαριεῖ τὴν ἅλωνα αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather
KJV: his floor, and
INT: he will clear the threshing floor of him and

Luke 3:17 N-AFS
GRK: διακαθᾶραι τὴν ἅλωνα αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: to thoroughly clear His threshing floor, and to gather
KJV: his floor, and
INT: he will clear the threshing floor of him and

2 Occurrences

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