eriphion: a little young goatOriginal Word: ἐρίφιον, ου, τόPart of Speech:
a goat, kidDefinition:
a goat, kid.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
dim. of eriphosDefinition
a little young goatNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2055: ἐρίφιονἐρίφιον
, and ἔριθος
, a kid, a young goat
: Matthew 25:32
; Luke 15:29
14, p. 661 b.)<1>
From eriphos; a kidling, i.e. (genitive case) goat (symbolically, wicked person) -- goat.
see GREEK eriphos