262. amarantinos
Strong's Concordance
amarantinos: unfading
Original Word: ἀμαράντινος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: amarantinos
Phonetic Spelling: (am-ar-an'-tee-nos)
Short Definition: unfading, fadeless
Definition: unfading, fadeless, enduring.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 262 amarántinos (an adjective, akin to 263 /amárantos, "unfading") – properly, the substance of amaranths (a flower in antiquity which symbolized what could never fade), i.e. unfading and hence imperishable (incorruptible, used only in 1 Pet 5:4). Observe also the -inos suffix which shows this term emphasizes how the substance of the crown of glory given to elders connects them to the unfading glory of God. See 263 (amarantos).

[The amaranth flower has incredible resiliency (ability to endure). It easily revives when moistened, even after it is uprooted.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from amarantos
Definition
unfading
NASB Translation
unfading (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 262: ἀμαράντινος

ἀμαράντινος, (from ἀμάραντος, as ῥόδινος made of roses, from ῤόδον, a rose; cf. ἀκάνθινος), composed of amaranth (a flower, so called because it never withers or fades, and when plucked off revives if moistened with water; hence, it is a symbol of perpetuity and immortality (see Paradise Lost iii., 353ff); Pliny, h. n. 21 (15), 23 (others 47)): στέφανος, 1 Peter 5:4. (Found besides only in Philostr. her. 19, p. 741; (and (conjecturally) in Boeckh, Corp. Inscriptions 155, 39, circa ).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
unfading

From amarantos; "amaranthine", i.e. (by implication) fadeless -- that fadeth not away.

see GREEK amarantos

Forms and Transliterations
αμαραντινον αμαράντινον ἀμαράντινον amarantinon amarántinon
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Strong's Greek 262
1 Occurrence


ἀμαράντινον — 1 Occ.

1 Peter 5:4 Adj-AMS
GRK: κομιεῖσθε τὸν ἀμαράντινον τῆς δόξης
NAS: you will receive the unfading crown
KJV: a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
INT: you will receive the unfading of glory

1 Occurrence

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