3691. oxys
Lexical Summary
oxys: sharp, swift
Original Word: ὀξύς
Transliteration: oxys
Phonetic Spelling: (oz-oos')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: sharp, swift
Meaning: sharp, swift
Strong's Concordance
sharp, swift.

Probably akin to the base of akmen ("acid"); keen; by analogy, rapid -- sharp, swift.

see GREEK akmen

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3691: ὀξύς

ὀξύς, ὀξεῖα, ὀξύ (allied with Latinacer, acus, etc.; cf. Curtius, § 2);

1. sharp (from Homer down): ῤομφαία, δρέπανον, Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12; Revelation 14:14, 17; Revelation 19:15 (Isaiah 5:28; Psalm 56 ()).

2. swift, quick (so from Herodotus 5, 9 down; cf. ὠκύς fleet): Romans 3:15 (Amos 2:15; Proverbs 22:29).


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