4164. poikilos
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poikilos: many colored
Original Word: ποικίλος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: poikilos
Phonetic Spelling: (poy-kee'-los)
Short Definition: various, of different colors
Definition: various, of different colors, diverse, various.

HELPS word-Studies

4164 poikílos – properly, of various kinds, diversified ("manifold").

[This is the same meaning 4164 (poikílos) has in Pindar, Josephus, Philo, etc. cf. BAGD.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
many colored
NASB Translation
manifold (1), varied (1), various (8).

STRONGS NT 4164: ποικίλος

ποικίλος, ποικίλη, ποικίλον, from Homer down, various, i. e.

a. of divers colors, variegated: the Sept. b. equivalent to of divers sorts: Matthew 4:24; Mark 1:34; Luke 4:40; 2 Timothy 3:6; Titus 3:3; Hebrews 2:4; Hebrews 13:9; James 1:2; 1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 4:10 ((A. V. in the last two examples manifold)).

diverse, manifold.

Of uncertain derivation; motley, i.e. Various in character -- divers, manifold.

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