2463. iris
Strong's Concordance
iris: a rainbow
Original Word: ἶρις, ιδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: iris
Phonetic Spelling: (ee'-ris)
Definition: a rainbow
Usage: a rainbow or halo.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
a rainbow
NASB Translation
rainbow (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2463: ἶρις

ἶρις, ἰριδος, (Iris), a rainbow: Revelation 4:3; Revelation 10:1. (Homer, Aristotle, Theophrastus, others).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Perhaps from ereo (as a symbol of the female messenger of the pagan deities); a rainbow ("iris") -- rainbow.

see GREEK ereo

Forms and Transliterations
ίρεως ιρις ίρις ἶρις iris îris
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Englishman's Concordance
Revelation 4:3 N-NFS
GRK: σαρδίῳ καὶ ἶρις κυκλόθεν τοῦ
NAS: in appearance; and [there was] a rainbow around
KJV: and [there was] a rainbow round about
INT: a sardius and a rainbow [was] around the

Revelation 10:1 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ ἶρις ἐπὶ τῆς
NAS: with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head,
KJV: and a rainbow [was] upon
INT: and a rainbow on the

Strong's Greek 2463
2 Occurrences

ἶρις — 2 Occ.

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