poikilos: many coloredOriginal Word: ποικίλος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (poy-kee'-los)
Short Definition: various, of different colors
Definition: various, of different colors, diverse, various.
4164 poikílos – properly, of various kinds, diversified ("manifold").
[This is the same meaning 4164 (poikílos) has in Pindar, Josephus, Philo, etc. cf. BAGD.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
manifold (1), varied (1), various (8).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4164: ποικίλος
ποικίλος, ποικίλη, ποικίλον, from Homer down, various, i. e.
a. of divers colors, variegated: the Sept. b. equivalent to of divers sorts: Matthew 4:24; Mark 1:34; Luke 4:40; 2 Timothy 3:6; Titus 3:3; Hebrews 2:4; Hebrews 13:9; James 1:2; 1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 4:10 ((A. V. in the last two examples manifold)). Of uncertain derivation; motley, i.e. Various in character -- divers, manifold.
Of uncertain derivation; motley, i.e. Various in character -- divers, manifold.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4164
ποικίλαις — 7 Occ.
ποικίλης — 1 Occ.
ποικίλοις — 2 Occ.
Matthew 4:24 Adj-DFP
GRK: κακῶς ἔχοντας ποικίλαις νόσοις καὶ
NAS: those suffering with various diseases
KJV: that were taken with divers diseases
INT: sick who were by various diseases and