3448. moschos
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moschos: a young shoot, a calf
Original Word: μόσχος, ου, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: moschos
Phonetic Spelling: (mos'-khos)
Short Definition: a calf
Definition: a calf, heifer, young bull.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a young shoot, a calf
NASB Translation
calf (4), calves (2).

STRONGS NT 3448: μόσχος

μόσχος, μόσχου, (cf. Schmidt, chapter 76, 12; Curtius, p. 593);

1. a tender, juicy, shoot; a sprout, of a plant or tree.

2. , , 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.))


Probably strengthened for oschos (a shoot); a young bullock -- calf.

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