Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

κύων

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κύων, κυνός, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
kyōn
Simplified transliteration: 
kyon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2965
GK Number: 
3264
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1c)
Gloss: 
dog
Definition: 
a dog, Mt. 7:6; Lk. 16:21; 2 Pet. 2:22; met. a dog, a religious corrupter, Phil. 3:2; miscreant, Rev. 22:15*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 7:6 “Do not give what is holy to dogs (kysin | κυσίν | dat pl masc), and do not throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest the pigs trample them underfoot, and the dogs turn and tear you to pieces.
Luke 16:21 who longed to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. But instead, the dogs (kynes | κύνες | nom pl masc) used to come and lick his sores.
Philippians 3:2 Beware of the dogs (kynas | κύνας | acc pl masc), beware of the evil workers, beware of those who practice mutilation.
2 Peter 2:22 What has happened to them illustrates the true proverb: “A dog (kyōn | κύων | nom sg masc) returns to its own vomit, and a sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.”
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs (kynes | κύνες | nom pl masc), those who practice the occult, the sexually immoral, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.