Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

The body (properly, its surface or skin)

Greek: χρώς, chrōs (G5559)

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Here is body in the Bible. What does the source Greek word χρώς 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: G5559

Greek Base Word: χρώς

Usage: Body

Definition: The body (properly, its surface or skin).

Detailed definition:

  1. The surface of the body, the skin.

Derived terms: Probably akin to the base of G5530 through the idea of handling.

See also:

  1. G5530


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: xros
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: xrows
  3. Transliteration: chrōs
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hrose
  5. Modern Pronunciation: hrose

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