2574. kamélos
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kamélos: camel
Original Word: κάμηλος, ου, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: kamélos
Phonetic Spelling: (kam'-ay-los)
Short Definition: a camel
Definition: a camel or dromedary.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin gamal
NASB Translation
camel (4), camel's (2).

STRONGS NT 2574: κάμηλος

κάμηλος, καμήλου, , , Hebrew גָּמָל (from Herodotus down), a camel (BB. DD. under the word; Tristram, Nat. Hist. etc., p. 58ff): Matthew 3:4; Mark 1:6; in proverbs, Matthew 19:24; Mark 10:25; Luke 18:25, (meaning, 'something almost or altogether impossible' (cf. Farrar in The Expositor for 1876 i., p. 369ff; especially Wetzstein in the Sitzungsberichte d. Akad. d. Wissensch. zu München, 1873, pp. 581-596)); Matthew 23:24 (of one who is careful not to sin in trivial matters, but pays no heed to the more important matters).

STRONGS NT 2574: κάμιλοςκάμιλος, καμιλου, , a cable; the reading of certain manuscripts in Matthew 19:24 and Luke 18:25 (see Tdf.s notes). The word is found only in Suidas (1967 c.) and the Schol. on Aristophanes reap. (1030): "κάμιλος τό παχύ σχοινίον διά τοῦ ." Cf. Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; (WH's Appendix, p. 151b).


Of Hebrew origin (gamal); a "camel" -- camel.

see HEBREW gamal

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