ἶρις

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἶρις, ιδος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
iris
Simplified transliteration: 
iris
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2463
GK Number: 
2692
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(2)
Gloss: 
rainbow; some translate as a brilliant halo or circle of light
Definition: 
a rainbow, iris, Rev. 4:3; 10:1*

Greek-English Concordance for

Revelation 4:3 And the one sitting there had the appearance of a precious gem — jasper or carnelian — and a rainbow (iris | ἶρις | nom sg fem) encircled the throne, in appearance like an emerald.
Revelation 10:1 Then I saw another powerful angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow (iris | ἶρις | nom sg fem) above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like pillars of fire.