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φοῖνιξ

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φοῖνιξ, ικός, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
phoinix
Simplified transliteration: 
phoinix
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5404
GK Number: 
5836
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3b(1)
Gloss: 
palm tree, palm branch
Definition: 
the palm tree, the date palm, Jn. 12:13; Rev. 7:9. Identical in form to the word meaning phoenix, the Egyptian bird.*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 12:13 took branches of palm (phoinikōn | φοινίκων | gen pl masc) trees and went out to meet him. They began to cry out, “Hosanna! Blessed in the name of the Lord is the coming one, even the king of Israel!”
Revelation 7:9 After this I looked, and behold, a vast multitude that no one could count, people from every nation, tribe, cultural group, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm branches (phoinikes | φοίνικες | nom pl masc) in their hands,