440. anthrax
Strong's Concordance
anthrax: coal, charcoal
Original Word: ἄνθραξ, ακος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: anthrax
Phonetic Spelling: (anth'-rax)
Short Definition: a coal
Definition: coal, charcoal, a burning coal.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
coal, charcoal
NASB Translation
coals (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 440: ἄνθραξ

ἄνθραξ, ἄνθρακος, , coal (also, from Thucydides and Aristophanes down, ἄνθραξ πυρός a coal of fire i. e. a burning or a live coal), live coal; Romans 12:20 ἄνθρακας πυρός σωρεύειν ἐπί τήν κεφαλήν τίνος, a proverbial expression, from Proverbs 25:22, signifying to call up, by the favors you confer on your enemy, the memory in him of the wrong he has done you (which shall pain him as if live coals were heaped on his head), that he may the more readily repent. The Arabians call things that cause very acute mental pain burning coals of the heart and fire in the liver; cf. Gesenius in Rosenmüller's Biblical-exeg. Repert. i., p. 140f (or in his Thesaurus i. 280; cf. also BB. DD. under the word ).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
coal of fire.

Of uncertain derivation; a live coal -- coal of fire.

Forms and Transliterations
άνθρακα άνθρακά ανθρακας άνθρακας ἄνθρακας άνθρακες άνθρακος ανθράκων άνθραξ άνθραξι anthrakas ánthrakas
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Strong's Greek 440
1 Occurrence


ἄνθρακας — 1 Occ.

Romans 12:20 N-AMP
GRK: γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις
NAS: BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD.
KJV: doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on
INT: for doing coals of fire you will heap

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