karphos: a small dry stalkOriginal Word: κάρφος, ους, τόPart of Speech:
a dry stalk, chip of woodDefinition:
a dry stalk, chip of wood, twig, splinter, chaff.
2595 kárphos – properly, a small particle (a splinter of straw or wood); "a dry stalk; a chip of wood" (Souter); something dry and light; a "chip or splinter, of the same material with the beam" (WS, 35).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from karphó (to dry up, wither)Definition
a small dry stalkNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2595: κάρφοςκάρφος
to contract, dry up, wither), a dry stalk or twig, a straw; chaff
(A. V. mote
): Matthew 7:3-5
; Luke 6:41
f, where it figuratively denotes a smaller fault. (Genesis 8:11
; in Greek writings from Aeschylus
From karpho (to wither); a dry twig or straw -- mote.