1668. helkos
Strong's Concordance
helkos: a wound, a sore, an ulcer
Original Word: ἕλκος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: helkos
Phonetic Spelling: (hel'-kos)
Definition: a wound, a sore, an ulcer
Usage: a (festering) sore, a wound.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from a prim. root
a wound, a sore, an ulcer
NASB Translation
sore (1), sores (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1668: ἕλκος

ἕλκος, ἑλκεος (ἕλκους) (cf. Latinulcus,ulcerare; perhaps akin to ἕλκω (Etym. Magn. 331, 3; 641, 3), yet cf. Curtius, § 23), τό;

1. a wound, especially a suppurated wound; so in Homer and earlier writings.

2. from (Thucydides), Theophrastus, Polybius on, a sore, an ulcer: Revelation 16:2; plural, Luke 16:21; Revelation 16:11. (for שְׁחִין, Exodus 9:9; Job 2:7, etc.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Probably from helkuo; an ulcer (as if drawn together) -- sore.

see GREEK helkuo

Forms and Transliterations
έλκει ελκη έλκη ἕλκη ελκος έλκος ἕλκος έλκους ελκων ελκών ἑλκῶν elke elkē elkon elkōn elkos helke helkē hélke hélkē helkon helkôn helkōn helkō̂n helkos hélkos
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 16:21 N-ANP
GRK: ἐπέλειχον τὰ ἕλκη αὐτοῦ
NAS: were coming and licking his sores.
KJV: and licked his sores.
INT: licked the sores of him

Revelation 16:2 N-NNS
GRK: καὶ ἐγένετο ἕλκος κακὸν καὶ
NAS: and malignant sore on the people
KJV: and grievous sore upon the men
INT: and came a sore evil and

Revelation 16:11 N-GNP
GRK: ἐκ τῶν ἑλκῶν αὐτῶν καὶ
NAS: of their pains and their sores; and they did not repent
KJV: and their sores, and repented
INT: for the sores of them and

Strong's Greek 1668
3 Occurrences

ἕλκη — 1 Occ.
ἑλκῶν — 1 Occ.
ἕλκος — 1 Occ.

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