Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

ὗς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ὗς, ὑός, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
hys
Simplified transliteration: 
hys
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5300
GK Number: 
5725
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3e(1)
Gloss: 
female pig, sow
Definition: 
a hog, swine, boar, sow, 2 Pet. 2:22*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Peter 2:22 What has happened to them illustrates the true proverb: “A dog returns to its own vomit, and a sow (hys | ὗς | nom sg fem), after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.”