opsarion: fishOriginal Word: ὀψάριον, ου, τόPart of Speech:
a little fishDefinition:
a little fish.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
dim. of opson (cooked food)Definition
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3795: ὀψάριονὀψάριον
(diminutive from ὄψον
, § 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
(<330 b.c.="">) 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)).)<1>
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