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κόφινος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κόφινος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
kophinos
Simplified transliteration: 
kophinos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2894
GK Number: 
3186
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
basket of various sizes and considered typical of the Jews
Definition: 
a large basket, Mt. 14:20; 16:9; Mk. 6:43; 8:19; Lk. 9:17; Jn. 6:13*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:20 And they all ate and were filled; and they picked up what remained of the broken pieces, twelve baskets (kophinous | κοφίνους | acc pl masc) full.
Matthew 16:9 Do you not yet understand? Do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many baskets (kophinous | κοφίνους | acc pl masc) you gathered?
Mark 6:43 Then they picked up twelve baskets (kophinōn | κοφίνων | gen pl masc) full of broken pieces and what was left of the fish.
Mark 8:19 When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets (kophinous | κοφίνους | acc pl masc) full of broken pieces did you pick up?” They said “Twelve.”
Luke 9:17 They ate and all were satisfied. What was left over was gathered up by them, twelve baskets (kophinoi | κόφινοι | nom pl masc) of broken pieces.
John 6:13 So they gathered them up and filled twelve baskets (kophinous | κοφίνους | acc pl masc) with broken pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.