3509. nephos
Strong's Concordance
nephos: a mass of clouds, a cloud
Original Word: νέφος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: nephos
Phonetic Spelling: (nef'-os)
Short Definition: a cloud, multitude, great company
Definition: a cloud; met: a dense crowd, a multitude, great company.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a mass of clouds, a cloud
NASB Translation
cloud (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3509: νέφος

νέφος, νέφους (allied with Latinnubes, nebula, etc.), τό, the Sept. for עָב and עָנָן, a cloud; in the N. T. once tropically, a large, dense multitude, a throng: μαρτύρων, Hebrews 12:1; often so in secular authors, as νεφῶν Τροωον, πεζῶν, ψαρων, κολοιων, Homer, Iliad 4, 274; 16, 66; 17, 755; 23, 133; ἀνθρώπων, Herodotus 8, 109; στρουθῶν, Aristophanes av. 578; ἀκρίδων, Diodorus 3, 29; peditum equitumque nubes, Livy 35, 49. [SYNONYMS: νέφος, νεφέλη: νέφος is general, νεφέλη specific; the former denotes the great, shapeless collection of vapor obscuring the heavens; the latter designates particular and definite masses of the same, suggesting form and limit. Cf. Schmidt vol. i., chapter 36.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cloud.

Apparently a primary word; a cloud -- cloud.

Forms and Transliterations
νεφέλης νέφη νεφος νέφος νέφους νεφών nephos néphos
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Strong's Greek 3509
1 Occurrence


νέφος — 1 Occ.

Hebrews 12:1 N-ANS
GRK: περικείμενον ἡμῖν νέφος μαρτύρων ὄγκον
NAS: so great a cloud of witnesses
KJV: with so great a cloud of witnesses,
INT: encompassing us a cloud of witnesses weight

1 Occurrence

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