arnion: a lambOriginal Word: ἀρνίον, ου, τόPart of Speech:
(originally: a little lamb, but diminutive force was lost), a lamb.
721 arníon (the diminutive of 704 /arḗn, "a sheep") – properly, a young lamb, "a little lamb" (J. Thayer); (figuratively) a person with pure (innocent), virgin-like (gentle) intentions.
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 721: ἀρνίονἀρνίον
(diminutive from ἀρήν
, which see) (from Lysias
down), a little lamb, a lamb
: Revelation 13:11
; Jesus calls his followers τά ἀρνία μου
in John 21:15
; τό ἀρνίον
is used of Christ, innocently suffering and dying to expiate the sins of men, very often in Revelation, as Revelation 5:6, 8, 12
, etc. (Jeremiah 11:19
; Jeremiah 27:45<10> (); Psalm 113:4, 6<10> (); Josephus, Antiquities 3, 8, 10.)<1>
Diminutive from aren; a lambkin -- lamb.
see GREEK aren