Bill Mounce

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σῦκον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σῦκον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
sykon
Simplified transliteration: 
sykon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4810
GK Number: 
5192
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
fig
Definition: 
a fig, a ripe fig, Mt. 7:16; Mk. 11:13; Lk. 6:44; Jas. 3:12*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 7:16 By their fruits you will know them. Do people gather grapes from thornbushes, or figs (syka | σῦκα | acc pl neut) from thistles?
Mark 11:13 And seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. And when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs (sykōn | σύκων | gen pl neut).
Luke 6:44 for each tree is known by its own fruit. For they do not gather figs (syka | σῦκα | acc pl neut) from thornbushes, nor do they pick grapes from brambles.
James 3:12 My brothers, can a fig tree produce olives, or a grapevine figs (syka | σῦκα | acc pl neut)? Neither can a salt spring supply fresh water.