1385. dokos
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dokos: a beam of timber
Original Word: δοκός, οῦ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: dokos
Phonetic Spelling: (dok-os')
Short Definition: a beam
Definition: a beam or spar of timber.

HELPS word-Studies

1385 dokós – a large beam (joist) of wood; "a beam of timber" (Abbott-Smith); "a log on which planks in the house rest (as in the papyri); joist, rafter, plank (Moffatt); a pole sticking out grotesquely" (WS, 1, 60); (figuratively) a huge log (like a plank used in a house) that completely obstructs someone's vision.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dechomai (through the idea of holding up)
a beam of timber
NASB Translation
log (6).

STRONGS NT 1385: δοκός

δοκός, δοκου, (from δέκομαι for δέχομαι in so far as it has the idea of bearing (cf. Curtius, § 11)); from Homer down; a beam: Matthew 7:3-5; Luke 6:41f.


From dechomai (through the idea of holding up); a stick of timber -- beam.

see GREEK dechomai

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