3691. oxus
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oxus: sharp, swift
Original Word: ὀξύς, εῖα, ύ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: oxus
Phonetic Spelling: (oz-oos')
Short Definition: sharp, swift, eager
Definition: (a) sharp, (b) swift, eager.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
sharp, swift
NASB Translation
sharp (7), swift (1).

STRONGS NT 3691: ὀξύς

ὀξύς, ὀξεῖα, ὀξύ (allied with Latinacer, acus, etc.; cf. Curtius, § 2);

1. sharp (from Homer down): ῤομφαία, δρέπανον, Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12; Revelation 14:14, 17; Revelation 19:15 (Isaiah 5:28; Psalm 56 ()).

2. swift, quick (so from Herodotus 5, 9 down; cf. ὠκύς fleet): Romans 3:15 (Amos 2:15; Proverbs 22:29).

sharp, swift.

Probably akin to the base of akmen ("acid"); keen; by analogy, rapid -- sharp, swift.

see GREEK akmen

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