3120. malakos
Strong's Concordance
malakos: soft, effeminate
Original Word: μαλακός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: malakos
Phonetic Spelling: (mal-ak-os')
Short Definition: soft, effeminate
Definition: (a) soft, (b) of persons: soft, delicate, effeminate.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
soft, effeminate
NASB Translation
effeminate (1), soft (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3120: μαλακός

μαλακός, μαλακή, μαλακον, soft; soft to the touch: ἱμάτια, Matthew 11:8 R G L brackets; Luke 7:25 (ἱματίων πολυτελῶν καί μαλακων, Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 1, 78; ἐσθής, Homer, Odyssey 23, 290; Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 3; χιτών, Homer, Iliad 2, 42); and simply τά μαλακά, soft raiment (see λευκός, 1): Matthew 11:8 T Tr WH. Like the Latinmollis, metaphorically, and in a bad sense: effeminate, of a catamite, a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness, 1 Corinthians 6:9 (Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 7, 2 under the end; ((Diogenes Laërtius 7, 173 at the end)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
effeminate, soft.

Of uncertain affinity; soft, i.e. Fine (clothing); figuratively, a catamite -- effeminate, soft.

Forms and Transliterations
εμαλάκυνε μαλακα μαλακά μαλακὰ μαλακή μαλακοι μαλακοί μαλακοὶ μαλακοις μαλακοίς μαλακοῖς μαλακώς malaka malakà malakoi malakoì malakois malakoîs
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Strong's Greek 3120
4 Occurrences


μαλακὰ — 1 Occ.
μαλακοὶ — 1 Occ.
μαλακοῖς — 2 Occ.

Matthew 11:8 Adj-DNP
GRK: ἄνθρωπον ἐν μαλακοῖς ἠμφιεσμένον ἰδοὺ
NAS: dressed in soft [clothing]? Those
KJV: clothed in soft raiment? behold,
INT: a man in fine [clothes] having been dressed Behold

Matthew 11:8 Adj-ANP
GRK: οἱ τὰ μαλακὰ φοροῦντες ἐν
NAS: who wear soft [clothing] are in kings'
KJV: they that wear soft [clothing] are
INT: those who the fine [clothes] wear in

Luke 7:25 Adj-DNP
GRK: ἄνθρωπον ἐν μαλακοῖς ἱματίοις ἠμφιεσμένον
NAS: A man dressed in soft clothing? Those
KJV: clothed in soft raiment? Behold,
INT: a man in fine clothing arrayed

1 Corinthians 6:9 Adj-NMP
GRK: μοιχοὶ οὔτε μαλακοὶ οὔτε ἀρσενοκοῖται
NAS: nor effeminate, nor
KJV: nor effeminate, nor
INT: adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals

4 Occurrences

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