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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #2574 - κάμηλος

Word Origin:
of Hebrew origin (01581)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. camel
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1070 ‑ בֵּכֶר (beh'‑ker);   1580 ‑ גָּמַל (gaw‑mal');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

(as in Ar. Av. 1563),

1. camel, Camelus bactrianus and C. dromedarius (cf. Arist. HA 499a13), A. Supp. 285, etc.; τοὺς ἔρσενας τῶν κ. Hdt. 3.105; κ. ἀμνός a camel -lamb, i.e. young camel, Ar. Av. 1559 (lyr.); κ. δρομάς Plu. Alex. 31: prov., κάμηλον καταπίνειν Matthew 23:24; cf. κάμιλος.

2. ἡ κ. camelry, Hdt. 1.80. (Semitic word, cf. Hebr. gâmâl.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 κάμηλος, καμήλου, , , Hebrew גָּמָל (from Herodotus down), a camel ( BB. DD. under the word; Tristram, Nat. Hist. etc., p. 58ff): Matthew 3:4; Mark 1:6; in Proverbs , Matthew 19:24; Mark 10:25; Luke 18:25, (meaning, 'something almost or altogether impossible' (cf. Farrar in The Expositor for 1876i., p. 369ff; especially Wetzstein in the Sitzungsberichte d. Akad. d. Wissensch. zu München, 1873, pp. 581-596)); Matthew 23:24 (of one who is careful not to sin in trivial matters, but pays no heed to the more important matters).

κάμιλος, καμιλου, , a cable; the reading of certain manuscripts in Matthew 19:24 and Luke 18:25 (see Tdf. s notes). The word is found only in Suidas (1967c.) and the Schol. on Aristophanes reap. (1030): "κάμιλος τό παχύ σχοινίον διά τοῦ ." Cf. Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; ( WH's Appendix, p. 151 b).

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καμηλοι κάμηλοι καμηλοίς καμήλοις καμηλον κάμηλον καμηλου καμήλου καμήλους καμήλων καμιναίας kamelon kamēlon kámelon kámēlon kamelou kamēlou kamḗlou
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