3795. opsarion
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opsarion: fish
Original Word: ὀψάριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: opsarion
Phonetic Spelling: (op-sar'-ee-on)
Short Definition: a little fish
Definition: a little fish.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dim. of opson (cooked food)
NASB Translation
fish (5).

STRONGS NT 3795: ὀψάριον

ὀψάριον, ὀψαριου, τό (diminutive from ὄψον (cf. Curtius, § 630) i. e. whatever is eaten with bread, especially food boiled or roasted; hence, specifically), fish: John 6:9, 11; John 21:9f, 13. (Comicus Philemon () quoted in Athen. 9, c. 35, p. 385 e.; Lucian, Geoponica (cf. Wetstein on John 6:9); see γυναικάριον, at the end (Winer's Grammar, 23 (22)).)


Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of optos; a relish to other food (as if cooked sauce), i.e. (specially), fish (presumably salted and dried as a condiment) -- fish.

see GREEK optos

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