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ἑρπετόν

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἑρπετόν, οῦ, τό
Greek transliteration: 
herpeton
Simplified transliteration: 
herpeton
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2062
GK Number: 
2260
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
reptile
Definition: 
a creeping animal, a reptile, Acts 10:12; 11:6; Rom. 1:23; Jas. 3:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 10:12 In it were all kinds of four-footed and reptiles (herpeta | ἑρπετά | nom pl neut) and birds of the air.
Acts 11:6 I looked into it closely I saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild animals, reptiles (herpeta | ἑρπετά | acc pl neut), and birds of the air.
Romans 1:23 and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for images resembling corruptible man and birds and four-footed animals and crawling (herpetōn | ἑρπετῶν | gen pl neut) creatures.
James 3:7 For every species of beast and bird, reptile (herpetōn | ἑρπετῶν | gen pl neut) and sea creature, can be tamed, and has been tamed by the human species.