3749. ostrakinos
Strong's Concordance
ostrakinos: earthen
Original Word: ὀστράκινος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: ostrakinos
Phonetic Spelling: (os-tra'-kin-os)
Definition: earthen
Usage: made of clay, earthen.
HELPS Word-studies

3749 ostrákinos (the root of the English term, "ostraca," i.e. baked-clay shaped into pottery, etc.) – properly, made of clay (earth). 3749 /ostrákinos ("earthen, made of clay") is used metaphorically in 2 Cor 4:7 of the frail human body of believers – which serves as the temple of the Holy Spirit.

[3749 (ostrákinos) refers to anything made of baked clay, e.g. earthenware (clay vessels). Earthen (clay) jars were used for storage and as "writing pads" (for messages, contracts, wills, etc.).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ostrakon (an earthen vessel)
NASB Translation
earthen (1), earthenware (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3749: ὀστράκινος

ὀστράκινος, ὀστρακινη, ὀστράκινον (ὄστρακον baked clay), made of clay, earthen: σκεύη ὀστράκινα, 2 Timothy 2:20; with the added suggestion of frailty, 2 Corinthians 4:7. (Jeremiah 19:1, 11; Jeremiah 39:14 (); Isaiah 30:14, etc.; Hippocrates, Anthol. (others).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
of earth, earthen.

From ostrakon ("oyster") (a tile, i.e. Terra cotta); earthen-ware, i.e. Clayey; by implication, frail -- of earth, earthen.

Forms and Transliterations
οστρακινα οστράκινα ὀστράκινα οστρακινοις οστρακίνοις ὀστρακίνοις οστράκινον οστρακίνου οστρακίνους οστρακίνω όστρακον οστράκου οστράκω ostrakina ostrákina ostrakinois ostrakínois
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 4:7 Adj-DNP
GRK: τοῦτον ἐν ὀστρακίνοις σκεύεσιν ἵνα
NAS: this treasure in earthen vessels, so
KJV: treasure in earthen vessels, that
INT: this in earthen vessels that

2 Timothy 2:20 Adj-NNP
GRK: ξύλινα καὶ ὀστράκινα καὶ ἃ
NAS: vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some
KJV: of wood and of earth; and some
INT: wooden and earthen and some

Strong's Greek 3749
2 Occurrences

ὀστράκινα — 1 Occ.
ὀστρακίνοις — 1 Occ.

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