león: a lionOriginal Word: λέων, οντος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (leh-ohn')
Short Definition: a lion
Definition: a lion.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
lion (5), lion's (1), lions (3).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3023: λέων
λέων, λέοντος, ὁ (from Homer down), the Sept. for אֲרִי, אַריֵה, כְּפִיר (a young lion), etc.; a lion;
b. metaphorically ἐρρύσθην ἐκ στόματος λέοντος, I was rescued out of the most imminent peril of death, 2 Timothy 4:17 (the figure does not lie in the word lion alone, but in the whole phrase); equivalent to a brave and mighty hero: Revelation 5:5, where there is allusion to Genesis 49:9; cf. Nahum 2:13. A primary word; a "lion" -- lion.
A primary word; a "lion" -- lion.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3023
λέων — 3 Occ.
λέοντι — 1 Occ.
λεόντων — 3 Occ.
λέοντος — 2 Occ.
2 Timothy 4:17 N-GMS
GRK: ἐκ στόματος λέοντος
NAS: and I was rescued out of the lion's mouth.
KJV: out of the mouth of the lion.
INT: out of [the] mouth of the lion