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ἀκάνθινος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀκάνθινος, η, ον
Greek transliteration: 
akanthinos
Simplified transliteration: 
akanthinos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
174
GK Number: 
181
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(2a)
Gloss: 
of thorns, thorny
Definition: 
thorny, made of thorns, Mk. 15:17; Jn. 19:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 15:17 And they clothed him in purple; and twisting some thorns (akanthinon | ἀκάνθινον | acc sg masc) into a crown, they placed it on him.
John 19:5 So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns (akanthinon | ἀκάνθινον | acc sg masc) and the purple robe; and Pilate said to them, “Look, the man!”