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ἀκρίς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀκρίς, ίδος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
akris
Simplified transliteration: 
akris
Numbers
Strong's number: 
200
GK Number: 
210
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(2)
Gloss: 
locust (in some cultures distinguished from a grasshopper and used as a food source)
Definition: 
a locust, Mt. 3:4; Mk. 1:6; Rev. 9:3, 7*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 3:4 Now John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts (akrides | ἀκρίδες | nom pl fem) and wild honey.
Mark 1:6 Now John was clothed with hair camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, his and he fed on locusts (akridas | ἀκρίδας | acc pl fem) and wild honey.
Revelation 9:3 Then out of the smoke came locusts (akrides | ἀκρίδες | nom pl fem) onto the earth, and they were given power like the power of scorpions of the earth.
Revelation 9:7 In appearance the locusts (akridōn | ἀκρίδων | gen pl fem) were like horses prepared for battle. On their heads were something like crowns of gold, and their faces were like human faces.