286. amnos
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amnos: a lamb
Original Word: ἀμνός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: amnos
Phonetic Spelling: (am-nos')
Short Definition: a lamb
Definition: a lamb (as a type of innocence, and with sacrificial connotation).

HELPS word-Studies

286 amnós – a sacrificial lamb (used for sacrifice); a young sheep without blemish (especially a one-year old lamb).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a lamb
NASB Translation
Lamb (2), lamb (2).

STRONGS NT 286: ἀμνός

ἀμνός, (οῦ, (from Sophocles and Aristophanes down), a lamb: Acts 8:32; 1 Peter 1:19; τοῦ θεοῦ, consecrated to God, John 1:29, 36. In these passages Christ is likened to a sacrificial lamb on account of his death, innocently and patiently endured, to expiate sin. See ἀρνίον.


Apparently a primary word; a lamb -- lamb.

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