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Entry for Strong's #3408 - μισθός

Transliteration
misthós
Phonetics
mis-thos'  
Word Origin
apparently a primary word
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
4:695,599
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. dues paid for work
    1. wages, hire
  2. reward: used of the fruit naturally resulting from toils and endeavours
    1. in both senses, rewards and punishments
    2. of the rewards which God bestows, or will bestow, upon good deeds and endeavours
    3. of punishments
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 814 ‑ אֶשְׁכָּר (esh‑cawr');  868 ‑ אֶתְנָן (eth‑nan');  4242 ‑ מְחִיר (mekh‑eer');  5801 ‑ עִזְבוֹנִים (iz‑zaw‑bone');  6467 ‑ פֹּעַל (po'‑al);  7939 ‑ שָׂכָר (saw‑kawr');  7939 ‑ שָׂכָר (saw‑kawr');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (29) NAS (29) HCS (29)
Matthew 9
Mark 1
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 4
1 Timothy 1
James 1
2 Peter 2
2 John 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 9
Mark 1
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 4
1 Timothy 1
James 1
2 Peter 2
2 John 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 10
Mark 1
Luke 3
John 1
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 4
1 Timothy 1
James 1
2 Peter 2
2 John 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASM 18
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7
N-ASM 18
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7
N-ASM 18
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7
NA WH
N-ASM 16
N-GSM 3
N-NSM 7
R-NSM 1
N-ASM 20
N-GSM 4
N-NSM 7


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μισθός, ὁ,

I

1. hire, μισθῷ ἔπι ῥητῷ for fixed wages, Il. 21.445; μισθοῖο τέλος the end of our hired service, ib. 450; μισθὸς.. εἰρημένος ἄρκιος ἔστω Hes. Op. 370; θητεύειν ἐπὶ μισθῷ παρά τινι Hdt. 8.137, cf. 5.65; πείθειν ἐπὶ μ. Id. 8.4; μισθοῦ ἕνεκα ὑπηρετεῖν X. An. 2.5.14: gen. μισθοῦ for hire, S. Tr. 560, Th. 4.124, 7.25, D. 19.94; μ. στρατεύεσθαι Plb. 3.109.6; μισθὸν δοῦναι, διδόναι, πορίζειν, E. Andr. 609, HF 19, Ar. Eq. 1019; ὡς ἐς ἑξήκοντα ναῦς μηνὸς μισθόν as a month's pay, Th. 6.8; μισθοὺς μεγάλους ἔφερον Thgn. 434, cf. Ar. Ach. 66; μ. λαβεῖν Hdt. 8.117, E. IT 593, Th. 8.83; δέχεσθαι X. Revelation 16:1-21; φέρεσθαι Id. Oec. 1.4; μ. πράττεσθαι exact it, Pi. O. 10(11).29, Pl. Prt. 325b; μ. αἰτεῖν Id. R. 345e; hire, μ. ὄνων, πλοίου, PAmh. 2.126.11, 37. esp. at Athens, pay, allowance for public service, μ. δικαστικός Sch. Ar. V. 299; μ. ἐκκλησιαστικός Luc. Dem.Enc. 25; ὁ τῆς πρυτανείας μ. pay received during the prytany, Aeschin. 1.123.

2. physician's fee, μ. ἄρνυσθαι Arist. Pol. 1287a36.

II

1. generally, recompense, reward, Il. 10.304, etc.; ἀρετῆς μ. Pl. R. 363d, cf. Matthew 5:12, etc.

2. in bad sense, requital, A. Ag. 1261, S. Ant. 221; μ. ἀνδρὶ δυσσεβεῖ E. Hipp. 1050. (Cf. Avest. mîŽþda -, Goth. mizdô, OSlav. m[icaron]zda 'pay', O E. meord, méd 'meed'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μισθός, μισθοῦ, (from Homer down), the Sept. for שָׂכָר, also for מַשְׂכֹּרֶת, etc.;

1. dues paid for work; wages, hire: Romans 4:4 (κατά ὀφείλημα); in a prov., Luke 10:7 and 1 Timothy 5:18; Matthew 20:8; James 5:4; Jude 1:11 (on which see ἐκχέω, at the end); μισθός ἀδικίας, wages obtained by iniquity, Acts 1:18; 2 Peter 2:15 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1 a.).

2. reward: used — of the fruit naturally resulting from toils and endeavors, John 4:36; 1 Corinthians 9:18; — of divine recompense:

a. in both senses, rewards and punishments: Revelation 22:12.

b. of the rewards which God bestows, or will bestow, upon good deeds and endeavors (on the correct theory about which cf. Weiss, Die Lehre Christi vom Lohn, in the Deutsche Zeitschr. für christl. Wissenschaft, 1853, p. 319ff; Mehlhorn,

d. Lohnbegr. Jesu, in the Jahrbb. f. protest. Theol., 1876, p. 721ff; (cf. Beyer in Herzog xx, pp. 4-14)): Matthew 5:12; Matthew 6:2, 5, 16; Matthew 10:41; Mark 9:41; Luke 6:23, 35; 1 Corinthians 3:8, 14; 2 John 1:8; Revelation 11:18; ἔχειν μισθόν, to have a reward, is used of those for whom a reward is reserved by God, whom a divine reward awaits, Matthew 5:46; 1 Corinthians 9:17; with παρά τῷ πατρί ὑμῶν τῷ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς added, Matthew 6:1.

c. of punishments: μισθός ἀδικίας, 2 Peter 2:13; τῆς δυσσεβείας, 2 Macc. 8:33.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μισθός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7939;]

1. prop., wages, hire: Matthew 20:8, Luke 10:7, Romans 4:4, 1 Timothy 5:18, James 5:4, Judges 1:11; μ . ἀδικίας , Acts 1:18, 2 Peter 2:13 (but v. Mayor and ICC, in l), 2 Peter 2:15.

2. Generally, reward: John 4:36, 1 Corinthians 9:18; esp. of divine rewards, Matthew 5:12; Matthew 6:1-2; Matthew 6:5; Matthew 6:16; Matthew 10:41-42 Mark 9:41, Luke 6:23; Luke 6:35, 1 Corinthians 3:8; 1 Corinthians 3:14, 2 John 1:8, Revelation 11:18; Revelation 22:12; ἔχειν μ ., Matthew 5:46, 1 Corinthians 9:17.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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μισθον μισθόν μισθὸν μισθος μισθός μισθὸς μισθου μισθού μισθοῦ μισθούς misthon misthòn misthos misthós misthòs misthou misthoû
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