Word Summary
potamos: a river
Original Word: ποταμός
Transliteration: potamos
Phonetic Spelling: (pot-am-os')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a river
Meaning: a river
Strong's Concordance
flood, river, stream, water.

Probably from a derivative of the alternate of pino (compare potos); a current, brook or freshet (as drinkable), i.e. Running water -- flood, river, stream, water.

see GREEK pino

see GREEK potos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4215: ποταμός

ποταμός, ποταμοῦ, , from Homer down, the Sept. for נָהָר and יְאֹר, a stream, a river: Matthew 3:6 L T Tr WH; Mark 1:5; Acts 16:13; 2 Corinthians 11:26 (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 a.); Revelation 8:10; Revelation 9:14; Revelation 12:15; Revelation 16:4, 12; Revelation 22:1f; equivalent to a torrent, Matthew 7:25, 27; Luke 6:48; Revelation 12:15f; plural figuratively equivalent to the greatest abundance (cf. colloquial English streams, floods), John 7:38.