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γλυκύς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γλυκύς, εῖα, ύ
Greek transliteration: 
glykys
Simplified transliteration: 
glykys
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1099
GK Number: 
1184
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-2b
Gloss: 
sweet, fresh (water)
Definition: 
sweet, Jas. 3:11-12; Rev. 10:9, 10*

Greek-English Concordance for

James 3:11 Does a spring pour forth water from the same opening that is both fresh (glyky | γλυκύ | acc sg neut) and brackish?
James 3:12 My brothers, can a fig tree produce olives, or a grapevine figs? Neither can a salt spring supply fresh (glyky | γλυκύ | acc sg neut) water.
Revelation 10:9 So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll. And he said to me, “Take it and eat it; it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet (glyky | γλυκύ | nom sg neut) as honey.”
Revelation 10:10 So I took the little scroll from the hand of the angel and ate it. In my mouth it was as sweet (glyky | γλυκύ | nom sg neut) as honey, but when I had eaten it, my stomach became bitter.