Word Summary
hēlikos: how great, how small
Original Word: ἡλίκος
Transliteration: hēlikos
Phonetic Spelling: (hay-lee'-kos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: how great, how small
Meaning: how great, how small
Strong's Concordance
how great.

From helix (a comrade, i.e. One of the same age); as big as, i.e. (interjectively) how much -- how (what) great.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2245: ἡλίκος

ἡλίκος, ἡλικη, ἡλίκον (ἧλιξ, see ἡλικία), properly, as old as, as tall as; universally, (Latinquantus): how great, Colossians 2:1; James 3:5 (cf. Buttmann, 253 (217)); how small (Lucian, Hermot. 5), ἡλίκον πῦρ, James 3:5 L T Tr WH (Buttmann, the passage cited).