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Entry for Strong's #3141 - μαρτυρία

Transliteration
martyría
Phonetics
mar-too-ree'-ah  
Word Origin
from (3144)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
4:474,564
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a testifying
    1. the office committed to the prophets of testifying concerning future events
  2. what one testifies, testimony, i.e. before a judge
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4150 ‑ מוֹעָדָה (mo‑ade', mo‑ade', mo‑aw‑daw');  5707 ‑ עֵד (ayd);  5715 ‑ עֵדוּת (ay‑dooth');  7717 ‑ שָׂהֵד (saw‑hade');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (37) NAS (32) HCS (37)
Mark 3
Luke 1
John 14
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 3
3 John 1
Revelation 8
Mark 3
Luke 1
John 10
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 3
Revelation 8
Mark 3
Luke 1
John 14
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
Titus 1
1 John 6
3 John 1
Revelation 9
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 19
N-GSF 2
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 15
N-ASF 19
N-GSF 2
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 15
N-ASF 19
N-GSF 2
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 15
NA WH
N-ASF 19
N-GSF 2
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 15
N-ASF 19
N-GSF 2
N-NPF 1
N-NSF 15


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μαρτῠρ-ία, ἡ,

I testimony, Διονύσου μαρτυρίῃσι Od. 11.325, cf. Hes. Op. 282 (pl.): freq. both sg. and pl., μ. τινός his evidence, Antipho 2.2.7; μ. παρέχεσθαι Pl. Smp. 179b; εἰς μ. κληθῆναι Id. Lg. 937a; μαρτυριῶν ἀπέχεσθαι to refuse to give evidence, Ar. Eq. 1316; ἐμβάλλεσθαι μ. ψευδῆ D. 54.31; γράφειν μ. τινί serve him with a subpoena, Aeschin. 1.45; μ. ἔχειν παρά τινων ἔκ τινων Arist. Pol. 1338a36: in non-legal sense, commendation, πάσης μ. ἐπιτήδειον (in sense of ἄξιον) SIG 1073.17 (Olympia, ii A.D.): in pl., demonstrations of favour, POxy. 41.18 (iii/iv A.D.).

II Astrol., aspect, Vett. Val.5.5, Gal. 19.532, Man. 1.124, Procl. Par.Ptol. 255.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μαρτυρία, μαρτυρίας, (μαρτυρέω, which see) (from Homer down);

1. a testifying: the office committed to the prophets of testifying concerning future events, Revelation 11:7.

2. what one testifies, testimony: universally, John 5:34; in a legal sense, of testimony before a judge: Luke 22:71; Mark 14:56; with the genitive of the subjunctive, Mark 14:59; John 8:17; 1 John 5:9; κατά τίνος, against one, Mark 14:55; in an historical sense, of the testimony of an historian: John 19:35; John 21:24; in an ethical sense, of testimony concerning one's character: 3 John 1:12; 1 Timothy 3:7; Titus 1:13; in a predominantly dogmatic sense respecting matters relating to the truth of Christianity: of the testimony establishing the Messiahship and the divinity of Jesus (see μαρτυρέω, a.), given by — John the Baptist: John 1:7; John 5:32; μαρτυρία τοῦ Ἰωάννου, John 1:19; Jesus himself, with a genitive of the subjunctive, John 5:31; John 8:13f; God, in the prophecies of Scripture concerning Jesus tile Messiah, in the endowments conferred upon him, in the works done by him, John 5:36; through the Holy Spirit, in the Christian's blessed consciousness of eternal life and of reconciliation with God, obtained by baptism ((cf. references under the word βάπτισμα, 3)) and the expiatory death of Christ, with a subject. genitive τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 John 5:9-11, cf. 1 John 5:6-8; the apostles, σου τήν μαρτυρίαν περί ἐμοῦ, Acts 22:18 (Winer's Grammar, 137 (130)); the other followers of Christ: Revelation 6:9; with a genitive of the subjunctive αὐτῶν, Revelation 12:11; with a genitive of the object Ἰησοῦ, Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10; Revelation 20:4 (ἔχειν this μαρτυρία is to hold the testimony, to persevere steadfastly in bearing it, Revelation 6:9; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10 (see ἔχω, I. 1 d.); others, however, explain it to have the duty of testifying laid upon oneself); elsewhere the testimony of Christ is that which he gives concerning divine things, of which he alone has thorough knowledge, John 3:11, 32f; μαρτυρία Ἰησοῦ, that testimony which he gave concerning future events relating to the consummation of the kingdom of God, Revelation 1:2 (cf. Revelation 22:16, 20); διά τήν μαρτυρίαν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, to receive this testimony, Revelation 1:9.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μαρτυρία , -ας ,

(< μαρτυρέω ),

[in LXX: Genesis 31:47 R (H1567), Exodus 20:16, Deuteronomy 5:20 (17), Proverbs 25:18, Psalms 19:7 (H5707, H5715), Proverbs 12:19, Sirach 31:23-24, 4 Maccabees 6:32*;]

witness, testimony, evidence: Mark 14:56, Luke 22:71, John 5:34; John 19:35; John 21:24, 1 Timothy 3:7, Titus 1:13, 3 John 1:12, Revelation 11:7; c. gen. subj., Mark 14:59, John 8:17 (LXX aliter), 1 John 5:9; seq. κατά , c. gen. pers., Mark 14:55; esp. of witness concerning Christ and divine things, John 1:7; John 3:11; John 3:32-33; John 5:32; John 5:36 Revelation 6:9; c. gen. subj., John 1:19; John 5:31; John 8:13-14, Acts 22:18, 1 John 5:9-11, Revelation 12:11; c. gen. obj., Revelation 1:2; Revelation 1:9; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10; Revelation 20:4; μ . ἔχειν , Revelation 6:9; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10.†


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

P Hal I. 1.24 (mid. iii/B.C.) ὁ μαρτυρίας ἐπιλαμβανόμενος ἐπιλααμβανέσθω (l. ἐπιλαμ -) παραχρῆμα κτλ., P Fay 21.22 (A.D. 134) μαρτυρίαν ποιήσα ̣σ ̣θ ̣αι, ";to give evidence,"; P Ryl II. 116.18 (A.D. 194) ὅθεν ἐπιδίδωμι τόδε τὸ βιβλείδιον ἀξιῶν εἶναι ἐν καταχωρισμῷ πρὸς μαρτυρίαν, ";wherefore I present this petition, requesting that it may be registered as evidence"; (Edd.) : cf. also Syll 686 (= .31073).47 (after A.D. 117), an inscr. in honour of a pancratiast—ἀνδριάντα αὐτῷ ἐπὶ τῆς Ὀλυμπίας ἀναστῆσαι ἐπιγραφὴν ἔχοντα τήν τε τῶν ἄλλων ἀγώνων μαρτυρίαν καὶ δηλοῦσαν κτλ. In connexion with Revelation 1:9 τὴν μαρτυρίαν Ἰησοῦ Hort (ad l.) refers to Epict. iii. 24. 113 and i. 29. 46. A somewhat different sense appears in P Oxy I. 41.18 (iii/iv A.D.), where, in answer to a popular demonstration in his honour, the prytanis at Oxyrhynchus remonstrates—τάς δὲ τοιαύτα [ς ] μαρτυρίας ἀξιῶ εἰς καιρὸν ἔννομον ὑπερτεθῆναι, ";but I beg that these demonstrations be reserved for a statutory occasion.";

 

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List of Word Forms
μαρτυρια μαρτυρία μαρτύρια μαρτυριαι μαρτυρίαι μαρτυριαν μαρτυρίαν μαρτυριας μαρτυρίας marturia marturiai marturian marturias martyria martyría martyriai martyríai martyrian martyrían martyrias martyrías
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