Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Stony, rock-like, i.e., rocky, Greek: πετρώδης, petrōdēs (G4075)

4 King James Bible Verses

Here is stony in the Bible. What does the source Greek word πετρώδης mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G4075

Greek Base Word: πετρώδης

Usage: Stony

Definition: Rock-like, i.e., rocky.

Detailed definition:

  1. Rocky, stony.
    1. Of a ground full of rocks.

Derived terms: From G4073 and G1491.

See also:

  1. G1491
  2. G4073


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pɛˈtro.ðes
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pe̞ˈtrow.ðe̞s
  3. Transliteration: petrōdēs
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: peh-TROH-thase
  5. Modern Pronunciation: pay-TROH-thase

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