263. amarantos
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amarantos: unfading
Original Word: ἀμάραντος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: amarantos
Phonetic Spelling: (am-ar'-an-tos)
Short Definition: unfading
Definition: unfading, enduring.

HELPS word-Studies

263 amárantos (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "without" and 3133 /maraínō, "to fade") – properly, what will not fade (imperishable).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and marainó
NASB Translation
fade away (1).

STRONGS NT 263: ἀμάραντος

ἀμάραντος, (from μαραίνω; cf. ἀμίαντος, ἄφαντος, etc.), not fading away, unfading, perennial; Vulg.immarcescibilis: (hence, the name of the flower (Dioscorides (?) 4, 57, others); see ἀμαράντινος): 1 Peter 1:4. Found elsewhere only in Wis. 6:13; (ζωή ἀμάραντος Sibylline 8, 411; Boeckh, Corp. Inscriptions ii., p. 1124, no. 2942 c, 4; Lucian, Dom. c. 9).

unfading, permanent

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of maraino; unfading, i.e. (by implication) perpetual -- that fadeth not away.

see GREEK a

see GREEK maraino

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