2245. hélikos
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hélikos: how great, how small
Original Word: ἡλίκος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hélikos
Phonetic Spelling: (hay-lee'-kos)
Short Definition: of what size, how much
Definition: of which size, of what size, how small, how much.

HELPS word-Studies

2245 hēlíkos (from hēlix, "adult comrade") – properly, fully grown (adult); (figuratively) "great" by "coming of age," i.e. fully grown ("grown up"). See also 5082 /tēlikoútos ("so great").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
akin to root of hélikia
how great, how small
NASB Translation
how great (2), such a small (1).

STRONGS NT 2245: ἡλίκος

ἡλίκος, ἡλικη, ἡλίκον (ἧλιξ, see ἡλικία), properly, as old as, as tall as; universally, (Latinquantus): how great, Colossians 2:1; James 3:5 (cf. Buttmann, 253 (217)); how small (Lucian, Hermot. 5), ἡλίκον πῦρ, James 3:5 L T Tr WH (Buttmann, the passage cited).

how great.

From helix (a comrade, i.e. One of the same age); as big as, i.e. (interjectively) how much -- how (what) great.

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