Word Summary
kolymbēthra: a pool
Original Word: κολυμβήθρα
Transliteration: kolymbēthra
Phonetic Spelling: (kol-oom-bay'-thrah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a pool
Meaning: a pool
Strong's Concordance

A diving-place, i.e. Pond for bathing (or swimming) -- pool.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2861: κολυμβήθρα

κολυμβήθρα, κολυμβήθρας, (κολυμβάω), a place for diving, a swimming-pool (A. V. simply pool): John 9:7, and Rec. in 11; a reservoir or pool used for bathing, John 5:2, 4 ((according to text of R L), 7). (Plato, rep. 5, p. 453 d.; Diodorus, Joseph, others; the Sept., 2 Kings 18:17; Nehemiah 2:14; Nahum 2:8.)