choinix: a choenix (a dry measure of less than a quart)Original Word: χοῖνιξ, ικος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (khoy'-nix)
Short Definition: a Greek dry measure
Definition: a Greek dry measure, equivalent to 1.92 pints.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain origin
a choenix (a dry measure of less than a quart)
quart (1), quarts (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5518: χοῖνιξ
χοῖνιξ, χοινικος, ἡ, from Homer, Odyssey 19, 28 down, a choenix, a dry measure, containing four cotylae or two sextarii (i. e. less than our 'quart'; cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word) (or as much as would support a man of moderate appetite for a day; hence, called in Athen. 3 § 20, p. 98 e. ἡμεροτροφις (cf. ἡ χοῖνιξ ἡμερήσιος τροφή, (Diogenes Laërtius 8, 18)): Revelation 6:6 (where A. V. measure (see Amos appendix ad loc.)).
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancemeasure.
Of uncertain derivation; a choenix or certain dry measure -- measure.
Forms and Transliterationsχοινικες χοίνικες Χοινιξ χοίνιξ Χοῖνιξ χοιρογρύλλιοι χοιρογρυλλίοις χοιρογρύλλιον choinikes choínikes Choinix Choînix
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5518
χοίνικες — 1 Occ.
Χοῖνιξ — 1 Occ.
Revelation 6:6 N-NMS
GRK: ζῴων λέγουσαν Χοῖνιξ σίτου δηναρίου
NAS: saying, A quart of wheat
KJV: say, A measure of wheat
INT: living creatures saying A choenix of wheat for a denarius