5146. tribolos
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tribolos: a thistle
Original Word: τρίβολος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: tribolos
Phonetic Spelling: (trib'-ol-os)
Short Definition: a thistle
Definition: a thistle.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from treis and belos
a thistle
NASB Translation
thistles (2).

STRONGS NT 5146: τρίβολος

τρίβολος, τριβολου, (τρεῖς and βάλλω ((cf. βέλος), three-pointed)), a thistle, a prickly wild plant, hurtful to other plants: Matthew 7:16; Hebrews 6:8. (Aristophanes, others; the Sept. for דַּרְדַּר, Genesis 3:18; Hosea 10:8; for צְנִינִים thorns, Proverbs 22:5.) (Cf. B. D. under the word, Thorns and Thistles, 4; Löw, Aram. Pflanzennamen, § 302.)

brier, thistle.

From treis and belos; properly, a crow-foot (three-pronged obstruction in war), i.e. (by analogy) a thorny plant (caltrop) -- brier, thistle.

see GREEK treis

see GREEK belos

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