5404. phoinix
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phoinix: the date palm, a palm
Original Word: φοίνιξ, ικός, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: phoinix
Phonetic Spelling: (foy'-nix)
Short Definition: a palm tree, palm branch
Definition: a palm tree, the date-palm.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
the date palm, a palm
NASB Translation
palm branches (1), palm trees (1).

STRONGS NT 5404: φοῖνιξ

φοῖνιξ (or, as some prefer to write it, φοῖνιξ; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 6, 1 c.; (and references under the word κῆρυξ)), κηρικος, ;

I. as an appellative, a palm-tree (from Homer down; the Sept. for תָּמָר): τά βαΐα τῶν φοιν. (see βάϊον), the branches of the palmtrees, John 12:13; but φοίνικες itself (A. V. palms) is put for the branches in Revelation 7:9 (2 Macc. 10:7 2Macc. 14:4; (so Aristotle, magn. mor. § 34, p. 1196{a}, 36)).

II. a proper name, Phoenix, a city and haven of Crete (B. D. (especially Amos edition) under the word Phenice): Acts 27:12.

palm tree.

Of uncertain derivation; a palm-tree -- palm (tree).

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