skorpios: a scorpionOriginal Word: σκορπίοςTransliteration:
(skor-pee'-os)Part of Speech:
Noun, MasculineShort Definition:
Probably from an obsolete skerpo (perhaps strengthened from the base of skopos and meaning to pierce); a "scorpion" (from its sting) -- scorpion.
see GREEK skopos
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4651: σκορπίοςσκορπίος
((for the derivation see the preceding word); from Aeschylus
down; on its accent, cf. Chandler
§ 246), a scorpion,
, the name of a little animal, somewhat resembling a lobster, which in warm regions lurks especially in stone walls; it has a poisonous sting in its tail (McClintock and Strong's Cyclopaedia and BB. DD.
, under the word): Luke 10:19; Luke 11:12; Revelation 9:3, 5, 10.<1>