moschos: a young shoot, a calfOriginal Word: μόσχος, ου, ὁ, ἡPart of Speech:
a calf, heifer, young bull.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
a young shoot, a calfNASB Translation
calf (4), calves (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3448: μόσχοςμόσχος
, chapter 76, 12; Curtius
, p. 593);
1. a tender, juicy, shoot; a sprout, of a plant or tree.
2. ὁ, ἡ, μόσχος offspring;
a. of men ((cf. figurative English scion)), a boy, a girl, especially if fresh and delicate.
b. of animals, a young one.
3. a calf, a bullock, a heifer; so everywhere in the Bible, and always masculine: Luke 15:23, 27, 30; Hebrews 9:12, 19; Revelation 4:7; (the Sept. chiefly for פַּר, a bull, especially a young bull; then for בָּקָר, cattle; for שׁור, an ox or a cow; also for עֵגֶל, a calf). ((Euripides, on.))<1>
Probably strengthened for oschos (a shoot); a young bullock -- calf.