5040. teknion
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teknion: a little child
Original Word: τεκνίον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: teknion
Phonetic Spelling: (tek-nee'-on)
Short Definition: a little child
Definition: a little child.

HELPS word-Studies

5040 tekníon(the diminutive form of 5043 /téknon, "child") – a little child; (figuratively) someone deeply loved (endeared).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dim. of teknon
a little child
NASB Translation
little children (8).

STRONGS NT 5040: τεκνίον

τεκνίον, τεκνιου, τό (diminutive of τέκνον, which see; (on the accent, cf. Winers Grammar, 52; Chandler § 347)), a little child; in the N. T. used as a term of kindly address by teachers to their disciples (always in the plural little children: Mark 10:24 Lachmann); John 13:33; Galatians 4:19 (where L text T Tr WH marginal reading τέκνα); 1 John 2:1, 12, 28; 1 John 3:7 (WH marginal reading παιδία),; . (Anthol.)

little child

Diminutive of teknon; an infant, i.e. (plural figuratively) darlings (Christian converts) -- little children.

see GREEK teknon

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