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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3544 - νομικός

Word Origin:
from (3551)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. pertaining to the law, one learned in the law
  2. in the NT an interpreter and teacher of the Mosaic law
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

νομ-ικός, ή, όν,


1. relating to laws, αἴτια, title of work by Democritus; resting on law, ἤθη Pl. Lg. 625a; conventional, ν. δίκαιον, opp. φυσικόν, Arist. EN 1134b20; ν. φιλία, opp. ἠθική, ib. 1162b23. Adv. -κῶς after the manner of law, i.e. in a broad, general way, Id. Pol. 1341b31.

2. forensic, μάχαι Titus 3:9; ἀγῶνες, opp. λογικοί, ἠθικοί, Philostr. VS 1.22.1; relating to points of law (opp. matters of fact), στάσις, ζήτημα, Hermog. Stat. 2, 3; ν. ὀνόματα law-terms, Id. Meth. 2; τὰ ν. law matters, Phld. Rh. 1.37 S., Plu. Cic. 26. Adv. -κῶς by legal process, Id. 2.533b.


1. learned in the law, Alex. 39, Pl. Min. 317e (Sup.); doctor of the Jewish law, Matthew 22:35,al.

2. lawyer, notary, Plu. Cic. 26, Gal. Libr.Ord. 5, BGU 326ii22 (ii A.D.).

3. legal adviser, assessor of a magistrate, Mitteis Chr. 372 iii 18 (ii A.D.), etc.; ν. ἄριστος CIG 2787 (Aphrodisias), cf. BGU 361 iii 2 (ii A.D.), etc.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 νομικός, νομικη, νομικόν (νόμος), pertaining to (the) law ( Plato, Aristotle, others): μάχαι, Titus 3:9; νομικός, one learned in the law, in the N. T. an interpreter and teacher of the Mosaic law ( A. V. a lawyer; cf. γραμματεύς, 2): Matthew 22:35; Luke 10:25; Titus 3:13; plural, Luke 7:30; Luke 11:45f, 52; Luke 14:3.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** νομικός , - , -όν

(< νόμος ),

[in LXX: *;]

1. relating to law: μάχαι , .

2. learned in the law; as subst., ὁ ν . (EV, lawyer): , , ; pl., ; ; ; (cf. MM, xvii).

SYN.: γραμματεύς G1122, q.v.





Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the assimilation of ε to ο in this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (1 Corinthians 10:10), cf. Moulton Gr. ii. p. 71, and for the same tendency at work in MGr see Dieterich Untersuchungen, p. 274 f.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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