4807. sukaminos
Strong's Concordance
sukaminos: the mulberry tree, the sycamine
Original Word: συκάμινος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: sukaminos
Phonetic Spelling: (soo-kam'-ee-nos)
Short Definition: a sycamore tree
Definition: a sycamore tree, black mulberry tree.
HELPS Word-studies

4807 sykáminos – a sycamine tree, most likely the black mulberry tree, known for its medicinal properties – hence, distinguished by Luke the physician (see WP at Lk 17:6).

[4807 (sykáminos) then seems to be a distinct species from 4809 (sykomōraía).]

4807 /sykáminos ("mulberry tree") is deciduous, yields black berries, and grows about six meters high (roughly 20 feet).

[Neither the 4809/sykomōraía nor the 4807/sykáminos are the same as the English "sycamore tree."]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin shiqmah
Definition
the mulberry tree, the sycamine
NASB Translation
mulberry tree (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4807: συκάμινος

συκάμινος, συκαμινου, , Hebrew שִׁקְמָה (of which only the plural שִׁקְמִים is found in the O. T., 1 Kings 10:27; Isaiah 9:10; Amos 7:14; once שִׁקְמות), a sycamine, a tree having the form and foliage of the mulberry, but fruit resembling the fig (equivalent to συκομορέα, which see (but Tristram, Nat. Hist. of the Bible, 2nd edition, p. 396f; BB. DD., etc., regard the sycamine as the black-mulberry tree, and the sycomore as the fig-mulberry)): Luke 17:6. (Often in Theophrastus; Strabo 17, p. 823; Diodorus 1, 34; Dioscorid. 1, 22.) (Cf. Vanicek, Fremdwörter, p. 54; especially Löw, Aram. Pflanzennamen, § 332, cf. § 338; BB. DD., as above; 'Bible Educator' 4:343; Pickering, Chron. Hist. of Plants, pp. 106, 258.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sycamine tree, mulberry tree

Of Hebrew origin (shaqam) in imitation of sukomoraia; a sycamore-fig tree -- sycamine tree.

see GREEK sukomoraia

see HEBREW shaqam

Forms and Transliterations
συκαμίνους συκαμινω συκαμίνω συκαμίνῳ συκαμίνων sukamino sukaminō sykamino sykaminō sykamínoi sykamínōi
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Strong's Greek 4807
1 Occurrence


συκαμίνῳ — 1 Occ.

Luke 17:6 Adj-DMS
GRK: ἂν τῇ συκαμίνῳ ταύτῃ Ἐκριζώθητι
NAS: to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted
KJV: unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root,
INT: anyhow to the mulberry tree this Be you rooted up

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