Bill Mounce

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κόκκος, ου, ὁ
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seed, kernel of grain
a kernel, grain, seed, Mt. 13:31; 17:20; Mk. 4:31; Lk. 13:19; 17:6; Jn. 12:24; 1 Cor. 15:37*

Greek-English Concordance for κόκκος

Matthew 13:31 He gave them another parable, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed (kokkō | κόκκῳ | dat sg masc) that a man took and sowed in his field.
Matthew 17:20 He said to them, “Because of the poverty of your faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed (kokkon | κόκκον | acc sg masc), you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.”
Mark 4:31 It is like a mustard seed (kokkō | κόκκῳ | dat sg masc) mustard that, when it is sown in the ground, is smaller than all of the seeds on earth.
Luke 13:19 It is like a mustard seed (kokkō | κόκκῳ | dat sg masc) that a man took and threw into his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the sky made nests in its branches.”
Luke 17:6 And the Lord said, “If you had faith like a grain (kokkon | κόκκον | acc sg masc) of mustard seed, you could say to this sycamore, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.
John 12:24 I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel (kokkos | κόκκος | nom sg masc) of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains a single kernel; but if it dies it produces a great harvest.
1 Corinthians 15:37 And what you sow is not the body that is to be, but a bare seed (kokkon | κόκκον | acc sg masc), perhaps of wheat or something else.