785. aspis
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aspis: an asp
Original Word: ἀσπίς, ίδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: aspis
Phonetic Spelling: (as-pece')
Short Definition: an asp
Definition: an asp (hooded-snake, cobra).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
an asp
NASB Translation
asps (1).

STRONGS NT 785: ἀσπίς

ἀσπίς, ἀσπίδος, , an asp, a small and most venomous serpent, the bite of which is fatal unless the part bitten be immediately cut away: Romans 3:13. (Deuteronomy 32:33; Isaiah 30:6 (etc. Herodotus, Aristotle, others.) Aelian nat. an. 2, 24; 6, 38; Plutarch, mor., p. 380 f. i. e. de Isid. et Osir. § 74; Oppian. cyn. 3, 433.) (Cf. BB. DD. under the word ; Tristram, Nat. Hist. of the Bible, p. 270ff.)


Of uncertain derivation; a buckler (or round shield); used of a serpent (as coiling itself), probably the "asp" -- asp.

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