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Lexicon :: Strong's G1062 - gamos

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gä'-mos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:648,111

Strong’s Definitions

γάμος gámos, gam'-os; of uncertain affinity; nuptials:—marriage, wedding.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G1062 in the following manner: marriage (9x), wedding (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G1062 in the following manner: marriage (9x), wedding (7x).
  1. a wedding or marriage festival, a wedding banquet, a wedding feast

  2. marriage, matrimony

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γάμος gámos, gam'-os; of uncertain affinity; nuptials:—marriage, wedding.
STRONGS NT 1062: γάμος
γάμος, -ου, , [probably from the root, gam, to bind, unite; Curtius, p. 546f], as in Greek writings from Homer down;
1. a wedding or marriage-festival: John 2:1; Revelation 19:7 (under the figure of a marriage here is represented the intimate and everlasting union of Christ, at his return from heaven, with his church); τὸ δεῖπνον τοῦ γάμου, Revelation 19:9 (a symbol of the future blessings of the Messiah's kingdom); especially a wedding-banquet, a marriage-feast: Matthew 22:8, 10 [here T WH Tr marginal reading νυμφών], Matthew 22:11, 12; plural (referring apparently to the several acts of feasting), Matthew 22:2ff, Matthew 22:9; Matthew 25:10; Luke 12:36; Luke 14:8 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, 23 (21)).
2. marriage, matrimony: Hebrews 13:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

22:2; 22:8; 22:9; 22:10; 22:11; 22:12; 25:10
12:36; 14:8
19:7; 19:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1062 matches the Greek γάμος (gamos),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:2 - “The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - “and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “Again, he sent out other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who are invited, “See, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fatted cattle are killed, and all things are ready. Come to the wedding.” ’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - “Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:9 - ‘Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:10 - “So those servants went out into the highways and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:11 - “But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:12 - “So he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you come in here without a wedding garment?’ And he was speechless.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:10 - “And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding; and the door was shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:36 - “and you yourselves be like men who wait for their master, when he will return from the wedding, that when he comes and knocks they may open to him immediately.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:8 - “When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the best place, lest one more honorable than you be invited by him;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:1 - On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:2 - Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:4 - Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:7 - “Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:9 - Then he said to me, “Write: ‘Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!’ ” And he said to me, “These are the true sayings of God.”
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