Word Summary
poikilos: many colored
Original Word: ποικίλος
Transliteration: poikilos
Phonetic Spelling: (poy-kee'-los)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: many colored
Meaning: many colored
Strong's Concordance
diverse, manifold.

Of uncertain derivation; motley, i.e. Various in character -- divers, manifold.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4164: ποικίλος

ποικίλος, ποικίλη, ποικίλον, from Homer down, various, i. e.

a. of divers colors, variegated: the Sept. b. equivalent to of divers sorts: Matthew 4:24; Mark 1:34; Luke 4:40; 2 Timothy 3:6; Titus 3:3; Hebrews 2:4; Hebrews 13:9; James 1:2; 1 Peter 1:6; 1 Peter 4:10 ((A. V. in the last two examples manifold)).