ἅλας

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἅλας, ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
halas
Simplified transliteration: 
halas
Numbers
Strong's number: 
217
GK Number: 
229
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
8
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(6a)
Gloss: 
salt; the impure salt of the ancient could become tasteless in adverse conditions, and its residue useless
Definition: 
variant spellings of ἅλα and ἁλός, salt, Mt. 5:13; Mk. 9:50; met. the salt of wisdom and prudence, Col. 4:6

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:13 “You are the salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut) of the earth, but if salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut) has lost its taste, how will it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled under foot by those who pass by.
Mark 9:50 Salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut) is good, but if the salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut) has become unsalty, with what will you make it savory? Have salt (hala | ἅλα | acc sg neut) in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”
Luke 14:34 “Salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut), then, is good; but if salt (halas | ἅλας | nom sg neut) has become insipid, with what shall it be seasoned?
Colossians 4:6 Your speech Your should always be winsome, seasoned with salt (halati | ἅλατι | dat sg neut), so that you will know how to answer each person.