4663. skóléx
Strong's Concordance
skóléx: a worm
Original Word: σκώληξ, ηκος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: skóléx
Phonetic Spelling: (sko'-lakes)
Short Definition: a gnawing worm
Definition: a gnawing worm; gnawing anguish.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Definition
a worm
NASB Translation
worm (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4663: σκώληξ

σκώληξ, σκωληκος, (perhaps akin to σκολιός), a worm (Homer, Iliad 13, 654); specifically, that kind which preys upon dead bodies (Sir. 10:11 Sir. 19:3; 2 Macc. 9:9; Anthol. 7, 480, 3; 10, 78, 3): σκώληξ αὐτῶν οὐ τελευτᾷ, by a figure borrowed from Isaiah 66:24 (cf. Sir. 7:17; Judith 16:17), 'their punishment after death will never cease' (σκώληξ symbolizing perhaps the loathsomeness of the penalty), Mark 9:44, 46,(T WH omit; Tr brackets these two verses),48.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
worm.

Of uncertain derivation; a grub, maggot or earth-worm -- worm.

Forms and Transliterations
σκώλα σκώληκας σκώληκι σκωλήκων σκωληξ σκώληξ σκώλον skolex skōlēx skṓlex skṓlēx
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3 Occurrences


σκώληξ — 3 Occ.

Mark 9:44 Noun-NMS
GRK: ὅπου ὁ σκώληξ αὐτῶν οὐ
KJV: Where their worm dieth not,
INT: where worm their not

Mark 9:46 Noun-NMS
GRK: ὅπου ὁ σκώληξ αὐτῶν οὐ
KJV: Where their worm dieth not,
INT: where worm their not

Mark 9:48 N-NMS
GRK: ὅπου ὁ σκώληξ αὐτῶν οὐ
NAS: where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE,
KJV: Where their worm dieth not,
INT: where the worm of them not

3 Occurrences

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