5522. choos
Strong's Concordance
choos: dust.
Original Word: χοῦς, χοός, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: choos
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-os)
Short Definition: dust
Definition: earth, soil, dust.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
see chous.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5522: χὠς

χὠς, see χοῦς.

STRONGS NT 5522: χοῦςχοῦς, χὠς, accusative χοῦν, (contracted for χὠς, from χέω, to pour), from Herodotus down;

1. properly, earth dug out, an earth-heap (German Schutt): χοῦς ἐξορυχθεις, Herodotus 2, 150.

2. dust (the Sept. for עָפָר): Mark 6:11; Revelation 18:19 ((Joshua 7:11; Wis. 5:15; Sir. 44:21, etc.); Plutarch, mor., p. 1096 b. (i. e. non posse suaviter etc. 13, 7)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dust.

From the base of cheimon; a heap (as poured out), i.e. Rubbish; loose dirt -- dust.

see GREEK cheimon

Forms and Transliterations
χνους χοϊ χοός χουν χούν χοῦν χους χούς χρυσήν choun choûn
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2 Occurrences


χοῦν — 2 Occ.

Mark 6:11 N-AMS
GRK: ἐκτινάξατε τὸν χοῦν τὸν ὑποκάτω
KJV: thence, shake off the dust under your
INT: shake off the dust which [is] under

Revelation 18:19 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ ἔβαλον χοῦν ἐπὶ τὰς
KJV: And they cast dust on their
INT: And they cast dust upon the

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