2055. eriphion
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eriphion: a little young goat
Original Word: ἐρίφιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: eriphion
Phonetic Spelling: (er-if'-ee-on)
Short Definition: a goat, kid
Definition: a goat, kid.

HELPS word-Studies

2055 eríphion (a neuter noun which is the diminutive form of 2056 /ériphos, "a goat") – a kid (young goat); (figuratively) someone rejecting Christ's Lordship, i.e. who will not follow His will and hence is small (puny) in God's sight.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dim. of eriphos
a little young goat
NASB Translation
goats (1).

STRONGS NT 2055: ἐρίφιον

ἐρίφιον, ἐριφιου, τό, and ἔριθος, ἐριφιου, , a kid, a young goat: Matthew 25:32; Luke 15:29. (Ath. 14, p. 661 b.)


From eriphos; a kidling, i.e. (genitive case) goat (symbolically, wicked person) -- goat.

see GREEK eriphos

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