tachus: quick, swiftOriginal Word: ταχύς, εῖα, ύ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (takh-oos')
Short Definition: quick, swift
Definition: quick, swift, speedy, ready, prompt.
Cognate: 5036 taxýs (an adjective) – swift (speedy), without unnecessary delay. See 5035 (taxy).
[This root (tax-) emphasizes the idea "promptly" (without unjustified time-lapse). Immediacy is conveyed by 2112 /euthéōs ("straightway, right away").
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
faster (1), quick (1), quickly (1), soon (2), sooner (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5036: ταχύς
ταχύς, ταχεῖα, ταχύ, from Homer down, quick, fleet, speedy: opposed to βραδύς (as in Xenophon, mem. 4, 2, 25), εἰς τό ἀκοῦσαι (A. V. swift to hear), James 1:19.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceswift.
Of uncertain affinity; fleet, i.e. (figuratively) prompt or ready -- swift.
Forms and Transliterationsταχεία ταχείς ταχύ ταχύν ταχυς ταχύς ταχὺς tachus tachys tachỳs
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