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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #988 - βλασφημία

Transliteration
blasphēmía
Phonetics
blas-fay-me'-ah  
Word Origin
from (989)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
1:621,107
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. slander, detraction, speech injurious, to another's good name
  2. impious and reproachful speech injurious to divine majesty
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5007 ‑ נְאָצָה (neh‑aw‑tsaw', neh‑aw‑tsaw');  7955 ‑ שִׂלָּה (shaw‑law');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (19) NAS (18) HCS (18)
Matthew 3
Mark 4
Luke 1
John 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
1 Timothy 1
Jude 1
Revelation 5
Matthew 3
Mark 3
Luke 1
John 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
1 Timothy 1
Jude 1
Revelation 5
Matthew 4
Mark 3
Luke 1
John 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
1 Timothy 1
Jude 1
Revelation 5
BYZ TIS TR
N-APF 2
N-ASF 5
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 3
N-NSF 4
N-APF 3
N-ASF 3
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 3
N-NSF 4
N-APF 3
N-ASF 4
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 3
N-NSF 4
NA WH
N-APF 3
N-ASF 3
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 3
N-NSF 4
N-APF 3
N-ASF 3
N-GSF 5
N-NPF 3
N-NSF 4


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βλασφημ-ία, ἡ,

1.word of evil omen, profane speech, D. 25.26; βλασφημίαν ἐφθέγξατο, at a sacrifice, E. Ion 1189; εἴ τις παραστὰς τοῖς βωμοῖς βλασφημοῖ β. πᾶσαν Pl. Lg. 800c; πᾶσαν β. ἱερῶν καταχέουσι ib.d.

2. defamation, slander, Democr. 177, D. 10.36, 18.95; β. ποιεῖσθαι εἴς τινα Aeschin. 1.167, cf. Ephesians 4:31; ὅλας ἁμάξας βλασφημιῶν whole cart-loads of abuse, Luc. Eun. 2.

3. irreverent speech against God, blasphemy, ἡ εἰς τὸ θεῖον β. Men. 715: in pl., LXX Ezekiel 35:12, al.; τοῦ Πνεύματος against.., Matthew 12:31; πρὸς τὸν θεόν Revelation 13:6.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 βλασφημία, βλασφημίας, , railing, reviling ( Vulg. blasphemia);

a. universally, slander, detraction, speech injurious to another's good name: Matthew 12:31; Matthew 15:19; Mark 3:28; Mark 7:22; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:8; 1 Timothy 6:4; Jude 1:9 (κρίσις βλασφημίας, equivalent to κρίσις βλάσφημος in 2 Peter 2:11, a judgment pronounced in reproachful terms); Revelation 2:9.

b. specifically, impious and reproachful speech injurious to the divine majesty: Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:7 ( R G); Mark 14:64>; Luke 5:21; John 10:33; Revelation 13:5 (not Lachmann); ὄνομα or ὀνόματα βλασφημίας equivalent to βλάσφημα (cf. Winer s Grammar, § 34,3b.; (Buttmann, § 132,10)): Revelation 13:1; Revelation 17:3 ( R G Tr, see γέμω); τοῦ πνεύματος, genitive of the object, Matthew 12:31; πρός τόν Θεόν, Revelation 13:6. ( Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others; for נֶאָצָה Ezekiel 35:12.) ( BB. DD. under the word ; Campbell, Diss. on the Gospels, diss. ix. part ii.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βλασφημμία , -ας ,

(< βλάσφημος ),

[in LXX: Ezekiel 35:12 (H5007), Da TH Daniel 3:29 (H7955) Tobit 1:18, 1 Maccabees 2:6, 2 Maccabees 8:4; 2 Maccabees 10:35; 2 Maccabees 15:24 *;]

(a) railing, slander: Matthew 12:31; Matthew 15:19, Mark 3:28; Mark 7:22, Ephesians 4:31, Colossians 3:8, 1 Timothy 6:4, Judges 1:9, Revelation 2:9;

(b) spec., impious speech against God, blasphemy: Matthew 26:65, Mark 14:64, Luke 5:21, John 10:33, Revelation 13:5; ὄνομα βλασφημίας , Revelation 13:1; Revelation 17:3; c. gem obj., Matthew 12:31; πρὸς τ . θεόν , Revelation 13:6 (Cremer, 570; DB, i, 305; DCG, ii, 423).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
βλασφημια βλασφημία βλασφημιαι βλασφημίαι βλασφημιαν βλασφημίαν βλασφημιας βλασφημίας βλασφημιών blasphemia blasphemía blasphēmia blasphēmía blasphemiai blasphemíai blasphēmiai blasphēmíai blasphemian blasphemían blasphēmian blasphēmían blasphemias blasphemías blasphēmias blasphēmías

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