2785. kétos
Strong's Concordance
kétos: a huge fish
Original Word: κῆτος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kétos
Phonetic Spelling: (kay'-tos)
Short Definition: a sea monster, huge fish
Definition: a sea monster, huge sea fish, whale.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a huge fish
NASB Translation
sea monster (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2785: κῆτος

κῆτος, κητεος (κήτους), τό, a sea-monster, whale, huge fish (Homer, Aristotle, others): Matthew 12:40, from Jonah 2:1 where the Sept., κήτει μεγάλῳ for גָּדול דַּג.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
whale, sea monster

Probably from the base of chasma; a huge fish (as gaping for prey) -- whale.

see GREEK chasma

Forms and Transliterations
κήτει κήτη κήτος κητους κήτους ketous kētous kḗtous
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Strong's Greek 2785
1 Occurrence


κήτους — 1 Occ.

Matthew 12:40 N-GNS
GRK: κοιλίᾳ τοῦ κήτους τρεῖς ἡμέρας
NAS: IN THE BELLY OF THE SEA MONSTER, so
KJV: nights in the whale's belly; so
INT: belly of the great fish three days

1 Occurrence

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