2915. krithé
Strong's Concordance
krithé: barley
Original Word: κριθή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: krithé
Phonetic Spelling: (kree-thay')
Definition: barley
Usage: barley.
HELPS Word-studies

2915 krithḗbarley, the grain eaten by the common person, i.e. "poor man's bread" as opposed to using the more expensive grain (wheat). Barley was used "principally as food for horses" (Zod, Dict).

(Rev 6:6) – Unlike annual crops, olives and grapes take years to recover once devastated. The destruction of the oil and wine emphatically then conveys ongoing famine.

[A quart of wheat was the usual amount of food a working man ate per day.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
NASB Translation
barley (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2915: κριθή

κριθή, κριθῆς, (in Greek writings (from Homer down) only in plural αἱ κριθαί), the Sept. for שְׂעֹרָה, barley: Revelation 6:6 κριθῆς R G, κριθῶν L T Tr WH.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of uncertain derivation; barley -- barley.

Forms and Transliterations
κριθαί κριθάς κριθή κριθήν κριθής κριθων κριθών κριθῶν krithon krithôn krithōn krithō̂n
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Englishman's Concordance
Revelation 6:6 N-GFP
GRK: τρεῖς χοίνικες κριθῶν δηναρίου καὶ
NAS: quarts of barley for a denarius;
KJV: measures of barley for a penny;
INT: three choenixes of barley for a denarius and

Strong's Greek 2915
1 Occurrence

κριθῶν — 1 Occ.

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