285. ammos
Strong's Concordance
ammos: sand
Original Word: ἄμμος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ammos
Phonetic Spelling: (am'-mos)
Short Definition: sand
Definition: sand, sandy ground.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from psammos (sand)
Definition
sand
NASB Translation
sand (5).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 285: ἄμμος

ἄμμος, , , sand; see. to a Hebrew comparison ἄμμος τῆς θαλάσσης and ἄμμος παρά τό χεῖλος τῆς θαλάσσης are used for an innumerable multitude, Romans 9:27; Hebrews 11:12; Revelation 20:8, equivalent to Revelation 12:18 (Revelation 13:1). According to the context sandy ground, Matthew 7:26. (Xenophon, Plato, Theophrastus often, Plutarch, the Sept. often.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sand.

Perhaps from hama; sand (as heaped on the beach) -- sand.

see GREEK hama

Forms and Transliterations
αμμον άμμον ἄμμον αμμος άμμος ἄμμος άμμου άμμω αμνάδα αμνάδας αμνάδες αμνάδων αμνάς αμνάσιν αμνήστευτον ammon ámmon ammos ámmos
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5 Occurrences


ἄμμον — 2 Occ.
ἄμμος — 3 Occ.

Matthew 7:26 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν ἄμμον
NAS: built his house on the sand.
KJV: house upon the sand:
INT: upon the sand

Romans 9:27 N-NFS
GRK: ὡς ἡ ἄμμος τῆς θαλάσσης
NAS: BE LIKE THE SAND OF THE SEA,
KJV: be as the sand of the sea, a remnant
INT: as the sand of the sea

Hebrews 11:12 N-NFS
GRK: ὡς ἡ ἄμμος ἡ παρὰ
NAS: AND INNUMERABLE AS THE SAND WHICH IS BY THE SEASHORE.
KJV: and as the sand which is by
INT: as the sand which [is] by

Revelation 12:17 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν ἄμμον τῆς θαλάσσης
INT: upon the sand of the sea

Revelation 20:8 N-NFS
GRK: ὡς ἡ ἄμμος τῆς θαλάσσης
NAS: of them is like the sand of the seashore.
KJV: of whom [is] as the sand of the sea.
INT: as the sand of the sea

5 Occurrences

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