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κάρφος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κάρφος, ους, τό
Greek transliteration: 
karphos
Simplified transliteration: 
karphos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2595
GK Number: 
2847
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3d(2b)
Gloss: 
speck, chip, particle
Definition: 
any small dry thing, as chaff, stubble, splinter; Mt. 7:3, 4, 5; Lk. 6:41, 42*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 7:3 And why do you look at the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) in your brother’s eye but pay no attention to the log in your own eye?
Matthew 7:4 Or how dare you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) from your eye,’ and look, there is a log in your own eye?
Matthew 7:5 You hypocrite! First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will be able to see clearly to remove the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) out of your brother’s eye.
Luke 6:41 “Why do you look at the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) in the eye of your brother, but do not notice the beam in your own eye?
Luke 6:42 How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) that is in your eye,’ when you yourself don’t see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck (karphos | κάρφος | acc sg neut) that is in your brother’s eye.