2934. kténos
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kténos: a beast of burden
Original Word: κτῆνος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kténos
Phonetic Spelling: (ktay'-nos)
Short Definition: a beast of burden
Definition: a beast of burden (generally, a horse or mule) either for riding or for carrying loads on its back, or for yoking to a cart or carriage.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ktaomai
a beast of burden
NASB Translation
beast (1), beasts (1), cattle (1), mounts (1).

STRONGS NT 2934: κτῆνος

κτῆνος, κτήνους, τό (from κτάομαι; hence, properly, a possession, property, especially in cattle); a beast, especially a beast of burden: Luke 10:34; plural, Acts 23:24; Revelation 18:13; it seems to be used for quadrupeds as opposed to fishes and birds in 1 Corinthians 15:39; so for בְּהֵמָה, Genesis 1:25; Genesis 2:20. (Cf. Homer hymn. 30, 10; of swine in Polybius 12, 4, 14.)


From ktaomai; property, i.e. (specially) a domestic animal -- beast.

see GREEK ktaomai

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