mulos: a mill, a millstoneOriginal Word: μύλος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
a millstone, mill.
3458 mýlos – a hand-mill used for grinding grain with a stationary, lower stone, ground against an upper stone that was turned.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as mulikosDefinition
a mill, a millstoneNASB Translation
mill (2), millstone (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3458: μύλοςμύλος
; English mill, meal
)); 1. a mill-stone
etc.)): Revelation 18:21
(L WH μύλινος
, which see); μύλος ὀνικός
, Matthew 18:6
; Mark 9:42 L T Tr WH
; Luke 17:2 Rec.
; a large mill consisted of two stones, an upper and an under one; the nether
stone was stationary, but the upper one was turned by an ass, whence the name μύλος ὀνικός
2. equivalent to μύλη, a mill ((Diodorus, Strabo, Plutarch)): Matthew 24:41 L T Tr WH; φωνή μύλου, the noise made by a mill, Revelation 18:22.<1>
Probably ultimately from the base of molis (through the idea of hardship); a "mill", i.e. (by implication), a grinder (millstone) -- millstone.
see GREEK molis