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Strong's #4596 - σηρικός

from Ser (an Indian tribe from whom silk was procured, hence the name of the silk-worm)
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  1. made of silk
  2. silk, i.e. the fabric, silken garments
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σηρῐκός, ή, όν, ( Σήρ ) Seric, silken, ἐσθής Luc. Salt. 63; παραπετάσματα, σκευή, D.C. 43.24, 59.26; νῆμα Gal. 10.942 (pl.), Hld. 2.31; τὰ ς. τῶν ὑφασμάτων Plu. 2.396b; written σειρικός, Gal. 5.46: as Subst., σηρικόν, τό, silken robe, silk, Revelation 18:12 (v.l. σιρικόν ), Peripl.M. Rubr. 49; in pl., Nearch. ap. Str. 15.1.20 .

2. σηρικά, τά, jujubes, Gal. 6.614, Paul.Aeg. 1.81 .

3. σηρικόν (fort. συρικόν ), τό, a red pigment, Olymp.Alch. p.76 B., Zos.Alch. p.248 B.; Syricum pigmentum, quod Syrii Phoenices in Rubri maris litoribus colligunt, Isid. Etym. 19.17.6 (where it is distd. from Sericum ).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σηρικός (Lachmann, the major edition, T WH σιρικός (cf. WH's Appendix, p. 151)), σηρικη, σηρικον (Σήρ, Σηρες, the Seres, a people of India (probably modern China; yet on the name cf. Pape, Eigennamen, under the word; Dict. of Geog., under the word Serica));

1. properly, pertaining to the Seres.

2. silken: τό σηρικον, silk, i. e. the fabric, silken garments. Revelation 18:12. ((Strabo, Plutarch, Arrian, Lucian); ἐσθήσεσι σηρικαις, Josephus, b. j. 7, 5, 4.)

STRONGS NT 4596: σιρικός σιρικός, see σηρικός.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* σιρικός

(by assimilation of vowels, for σηρικός ; v. Mayser, 150; WH, Notes, 151), - , -όν

(< οἱ Σῆρες , a people of India from whom the ancients got the first silk),

silk, silken; as subst., τὸ σ ., silken fabric, silk: Revelation 18:12 (cf. FlJ, B.J., vii, 5, 4).†

σηρικός , see σιρικός .

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

originally ";rock,"; came in late Greek to be used = Attic κῆλις, ";spot,"; ";stain";; hence the metaph. usage in Ephesians 5:27. With the application of σπίλος to persons in 2 Peter 2:13 cf. Dion. Hal. Antt. iv. 24, p. 698 τοὺς δυσεκκαθάρτους σπίλους ἐκ τῆς πόλεως ";the dregs of humanity from the city."; See further Rutherford NP p. 87 f.


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σηρικού σιρικου σιρικοῦ sirikou sirikoû
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