achuron: chaffOriginal Word: ἄχυρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (akh'-oo-ron)
Short Definition: chaff
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain origin
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 892: ἄχυρον
ἄχυρον, ἀχύρου, τό, "a stalk of grain from which the kernels have been beaten out; straw broken up by a threshing-machine, chaff": Matthew 3:12; Luke 3:17. (In Greek writings from Herodotus 4, 72; Xenophon, oec. 18. 1, 2, 6 down; mostly in plural τά ἄχυρα; in Job 21:18 the Sept. also of the chaff accustomed to being driven away by the wind.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancechaff.
Perhaps remotely from cheo (to shed forth); chaff (as diffusive) -- chaff.
Forms and Transliterationsάχυρα αχύροις αχυρον άχυρον ἄχυρον achuron achyron áchyron
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 892
ἄχυρον — 2 Occ.
Matthew 3:12 N-ANS
GRK: τὸ δὲ ἄχυρον κατακαύσει πυρὶ
NAS: but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable
KJV: he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable
INT: and [the] chaff he will burn up with fire