Strongs Number: G4690

Greek Word
Part of Speech
Noun Neuter
Strongs Definition

somethng sown that is seed (including the male sperm); by implication offspring; specifically a remnant (figuratively as if kept over for planting)

Thayers Definition

1. from which a plant germinates

a. the seed i.e. the grain or kernel which contains within itself the germ of the future plants

1. of the grains or kernels sown

b. metaph. a seed i.e. a residue, or a few survivors reserved as the germ of the next generation (just as seed is kept from the harvest for the sowing)

2. the semen virile

a. the product of this semen, seed, children, offspring, progeny

b. family, tribe, posterity

c. whatever possesses vital force or life giving power

1. of divine energy of the Holy Spirit operating within the soul by which we are regenerated

From G4687
Bible Usage
issue seed.