Strong's Greek: 4209 πορφύρα  (porphura) - purple







Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

of Latin origin

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: purple (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. the purple fish, a species of shell fish or mussel
2. a fabric coloured with purple dye, a garment made from purple cloth

Strong's Definitions

por-foo'-rah; of Latin origin; the "purple" mussel, i.e. (by implication) the red-blue color itself, and finally a garment dyed with it: — purple.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they clothed him with G4209, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,


And when they had mocked him, they took off the G4209 from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.


There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in G4209 and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:


And the woman was arrayed in G4209 and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:


The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and G4209, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,