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Strong's #987 - βλασφημέω

Transliteration
blasphēméō
Phonetics
blas-fay-meh'-o
Root Word (Etymology)
from (G989)
Parts of Speech
verb
TDNT
1:621,107
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βλασφημία
Definition   
Thayer's
  1. to speak reproachfully, rail at, revile, calumniate, blaspheme
  2. to be evil spoken of, reviled, railed at
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 559 ‑ אָמַר (aw‑mar');  1442 ‑ גָּדַף (gaw‑daf');  3198 ‑ יָכַח (yaw‑kakh');  5006 ‑ נָאַץ (naw‑ats');  
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KJV (39)
Matthew 3
Mark 3
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 4
Romans 4
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 3
Titus 3
James 2
1 Peter 2
2 Peter 3
Jude 2
Revelation 4
NAS (40)
Matthew 4
Mark 5
Luke 4
John 1
Acts 4
Romans 5
1 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 3
Titus 2
James 1
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 3
Jude 2
Revelation 4
CSB (35)
Matthew 3
Mark 4
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 4
Romans 3
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 2
Titus 2
James 1
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 3
Jude 2
Revelation 4
BSB (34)
Matthew 3
Mark 4
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 4
Romans 3
1 Corinthians 1
1 Timothy 2
Titus 2
James 1
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 3
Jude 2
Revelation 4
ESV (31)
Matthew 3
Mark 3
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 3
Romans 3
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 2
Titus 2
James 1
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 3
Revelation 4
WEB (38)
Matthew 3
Mark 2
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 4
Romans 4
1 Corinthians 2
1 Timothy 3
Titus 3
James 2
1 Peter 2
2 Peter 3
Jude 2
Revelation 4
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βλασφημ-έω, pf. βεβλασφήμηκα D. 18.10:

1. speak profanely of sacred things, εἰς θεούς Pl. R. 381e; offer rash prayers, Id. Alc. 2.149c; β. κατά τινος utter imprecations against, Aeschin. 1.180.

2. speak ill or to the prejudice of one, slander, περὶ τῆς ἐμῆς διατριβῆς Isoc. 15.2, cf. D.l.c., ib.82; β. κατά τινος Isoc. 12.65, cf. Arist. Fr. 44; ὅσα εἰς ἡμᾶς ἐβλασφήμησαν D. 51.3; β. τινά Babr. 71.6,.Luke 23:39, etc.: abs., Phld. Lib. p.8 O.: Pass., to have evil spoken of one, βεβλασφημημένους Id. Vit. p.12 J., cf. 1 Corinthians 10:30.

3. speak impiously or irreverently of God, blaspheme, εἰς τὸν Κύριον LXX Daniel 3:29(96); εἰς τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον Mark 3:29; εἰς τὰ θεῖα Vett. Val. 58.12; τοὺς θεούς Id. 67.20: abs., LXX 2 Maccabees 10:34, al.,.Matthew 9:3.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

βλασφημέω, βλασφήμω; imperfect ἐβλασφήμουν; 1 aorist ἐβλασφήμησα; passive (present βλασφημοῦμαι); 1 future βλασφημηθήσομαι; (βλάσφημος, which see); to speak reproachfully, rail at, revile, calumniate (Vulg. blasphemo); absolutely: Luke 22:65; Acts 13:45; Acts 18:6; Acts 26:11; 1 Timothy 1:20; 1 Peter 4:4; with accusative of person or thing (as in later Greek, Joseph, Plutarch, Appian, etc.): Matthew 27:39; Mark 3:28 L T Tr WH; ; Luke 23:39; Titus 3:2; James 2:7; Jude 1:10; with the cognate noun βλασφημίαν, to utter blasphemy (Plato, legg. 7, p. 800 c.; see ἀγαπάω at the end), Mark 3:28 R G (where L T Tr WH ὅσα for ὅσας, see above); (followed by ἐν, 2 Peter 2:12; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) as at end, and see ἀγνοέω, a.). Passive βλασφημοῦμαι to be evil spoken of, reviled, railed at: Romans 3:8; Romans 14:16; 1 Corinthians 4:13 (T WH Tr marginal reading δυσφημούμενοι); 1 Corinthians 10:30; Titus 2:5; 2 Peter 2:2; τό ὄνομα τίνος, Romans 2:24; 1 Timothy 6:1. Specifically, of those who by contemptuous speech intentionally come short of the reverence due to God or to sacred things (for גִּדֵּף, 2 Kings 19:6, 22 cf. 2 Kings 19:4; cf. Grimm on 2 Macc. 10:34); absolutely: Matthew 9:3; Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:7 L T Tr WH; (John 10:36); τόν Θεόν, Revelation 16:11, 21; τήν θεάν, Acts 19:37 (G L T Tr WH τήν Θεόν); τό ὄνομα τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 13:6; Revelation 16:9; τό πνεῦμα τοῦ Θεοῦ (βλασφημεῖται), 1 Peter 4:14 Rec.; δόξας, Jude 1:8; 2 Peter 2:10 (see δόξα, III. 3 b. γ.); εἰς τό πνεῦμα τό ἅγιον, Mark 3:29; Luke 12:10 (εἰς θεούς, Plato, rep. 2, p. 381 e.). The earlier Greeks say βλασφημαν εἰς τινα, περί or κατά τίνος; (on the N. T. constructions cf. Winers Grammar, 222 (208); 629 (584); Buttmann, 146 (128)).


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βλασφημέω , -

(< βλάσφημος ),

[in LXX: 2 Kings 19:4 (H3198 hi.) 2 Kings 19:6; 2 Kings 19:22 (H1442 pi.), Isaiah 52:5 (H5006 hith.), Da LXX Daniel 3:29 (H7955 H559), Tobit 1:18 Da TH Bel 1:9, 2Mac2 *;]

1. to speak lightly or profanely of sacred things (in cl., opp. of εὐφημέω ), esp. to speak impiously of God, to blaspheme, speak blasphemously: absol., Matthew 9:3; Matthew 26:65, Mark 2:7, John 10:36, Acts 26:11, 1 Timothy 1:20, 2 Peter 2:12; τ . θεόν , Acts 19:37, Revelation 16:11; Revelation 16:21; τὸ ὄνομα τ . θεοῦ , Revelation 13:6; Revelation 16:9; δόξας , Judges 1:8, 2 Peter 2:10; εἰς τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον , Mark 3:29, Luke 12:10.

2. to revile, rail at, slander: absol., Luke 22:65, Acts 13:45; Acts 18:6, 1 Peter 4:4; c. acc, Matthew 27:39 Mark 3:28; Mark 15:29, Luke 23:39 Titus 3:2, James 2:7, Judges 1:10. Pass.: Romans 2:24; Romans 3:8; Romans 14:16, 1 Corinthians 10:30, 1 Timothy 6:1, Titus 2:5, 2 Peter 2:2 (Cremer, 570).†


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
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