malakos <3120>

malakov malakos

Origin:of uncertain affinity
In Greek:malaka 1, malakoi 1, malakoiv 2
In NET:fancy clothes 3, passive homosexual partners 1
In AV:soft 3, effeminate 1
Definition:1) soft, soft to the touch
2) metaph. in a bad sense
2a) effeminate
2a1) of a catamite
2a2) of a boy kept for homosexual relations with a man
2a3) of a male who submits his body to unnatural lewdness
2a4) of a male prostitute
of uncertain affinity; soft, i.e. fine (clothing); figuratively, a
catamite:-effeminate, soft.

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