hélikos: how great, how smallOriginal Word: ἡλίκος, η, ονPart of Speech:
of what size, how muchDefinition:
of which size, of what size, how small, how much.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
akin to root of hélikiaDefinition
how great, how smallNASB Translation
how great (2), such a small (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2245: ἡλίκοςἡλίκος
, see ἡλικία
), properly, as old as, as tall as
; universally, (Latinquantus
): how great, Colossians 2:1
; James 3:5
, 253 (217)); how small
, Hermot. 5), ἡλίκον πῦρ
, James 3:5 L T Tr WH
, the passage cited).<1>
From helix (a comrade, i.e. One of the same age); as big as, i.e. (interjectively) how much -- how (what) great.