corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
1: σκώληξ
(Strong's #4663 — Noun Masculine — skolex — sko'-lakes )

"a worm which preys upon dead bodies," is used metaphorically by the Lord in Mark 9:48 ; in some mss. vv. 44,46, cp. Isaiah 66:24 . The statement signifies the exclusion of the hope of restoration, the punishment being eternal.

2: σκωληκόβρωτος
(Strong's #4662 — Adjective — skolekobrotos — sko-lay-kob'-ro-tos )

denotes "devored by worms" (skolex, and bibrosko, "to eat"), Acts 12:23 .

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Worm'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Prev Entry
Next Entry
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology