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κυνάριον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κυνάριον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
kynarion
Simplified transliteration: 
kynarion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2952
GK Number: 
3249
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
(little or domesticated) dog
Definition: 
a little, or worthless dog, Mt. 15:26, 27; Mk. 7:27, 28*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 15:26 And he answered, “It is not right to take bread from the children and toss it to the dogs.” (kynariois | κυναρίοις | dat pl neut)
Matthew 15:27 “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs (kynaria | κυνάρια | nom pl neut) eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.”
Mark 7:27 He said to her, “Let the children first be fed, for it is not right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.” (kynariois | κυναρίοις | dat pl neut)
Mark 7:28 But she answered him, saying, “Lord, even the dogs (kynaria | κυνάρια | nom pl neut) under the table feed from the children’s crumbs.”