Word Summary
spilos: a spot, stain
Original Word: σπῖλος
Transliteration: spilos
Phonetic Spelling: (spee'-los)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a spot, stain
Meaning: a spot, stain
Strong's Concordance

Of uncertain derivation; a stain or blemish, i.e. (figuratively) defect, disgrace -- spot.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4696: σπίλος

σπίλος (WH σπίλος (so Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 87; Liddell and Scott, under the word); but see Tdf. Proleg., p. 102; Lipsius, Gram. Untersuch., p. 42), σπιλου, (Phryn. rejects this word in favor of the Attic κηλίς; but σπίλος is used by Joseph, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, Lucian, Liban, Artemidor.; see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 28 (cf. Winers Grammar, 25)), a spot: tropically, a fault, moral blemish, Ephesians 5:27; plural of base and gluttonous men, 2 Peter 2:13.