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Forms of the word
κόκκινος, η, ον
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scarlet, (bright) red; in some contexts, cloth that is scarlet or (bright) red (Rev 18:12,16)
dyed with coccus, crimson, scarlet, Mt. 27:28; Heb. 9:19; Rev. 17:3, 4; 18:12, 16*

Greek-English Concordance for κόκκινος

Matthew 27:28 They stripped him and put a scarlet (kokkinēn | κοκκίνην | acc sg fem) cloak on him;
Hebrews 9:19 For when every commandment of the law had been declared by Moses to all the people, taking the blood of calves and goats together with water and scarlet (kokkinou | κοκκίνου | gen sg neut) wool and hyssop, he sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,
Revelation 17:3 So he carried me away in the spirit into a wilderness, and there I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet (kokkinon | κόκκινον | acc sg neut) beast covered with blasphemous names. It had seven heads and ten horns.
Revelation 17:4 The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet (kokkinon | κόκκινον | acc sg neut), and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls. In her hand she held a golden cup full of abominations, the impurities of her fornication.
Revelation 18:12 cargo such as gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet cloth (kokkinou | κοκκίνου | gen sg neut); all kinds of things made of citron wood, all kinds of articles made of ivory, and all kinds of articles made of costly wood, bronze, iron, and marble;
Revelation 18:16 They will lament, “Alas, alas, O great city, clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet (kokkinon | κόκκινον | acc sg neut), glittering with gold, precious stones, and pearls!