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Strongs Number: G3120


Greek Word
μαλακός
Transliteration
malakos
Phonetic
mal-ak-os'
Part of Speech
Adjective
Strongs Definition

soft that is fine (clothing); figuratively a catamite

Thayers Definition

1. soft, soft to the touch

2. metaph. in a bad sense

a. effeminate

1. of a catamite

2. of a boy kept for homosexual relations with a man

3. of a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness

4. of a male prostitute

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
effeminate soft.