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Lexicon :: Strong's G3428 - moichalis

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μοιχαλίς
Transliteration
moichalis
Pronunciation
moi-khä-lē's (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of the feminine of μοιχός (G3432)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:729,605

Strong’s Definitions

μοιχαλίς moichalís, moy-khal-is'; a prolonged form of the feminine of G3432; an adulteress (literally or figuratively):—adulteress(-ous, -y).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G3428 in the following manner: adulterous (3x), adulteress (3x), adultery (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G3428 in the following manner: adulterous (3x), adulteress (3x), adultery (1x).
  1. an adulteress

  2. as the intimate alliance of God with the people of Israel was likened to a marriage, those who relapse into idolatry are said to commit adultery or play the harlot

    1. fig. equiv. to faithless to God, unclean, apostate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μοιχαλίς moichalís, moy-khal-is'; a prolonged form of the feminine of G3432; an adulteress (literally or figuratively):—adulteress(-ous, -y).
STRONGS NT 3428: μοιχαλίς
μοιχαλίς, μοιχαλίδος, (μοιχός), a word unknown to the earlier writers but found in Plutarch, Heliodorus, others; see Lob. ad Phryn., p. 452; (Winers Grammar, 24); the Sept. for נֹאֶפֶת (Ezekiel 16:38; Ezekiel 23:45) and מְנָאֶפֶת (Hosea 3:1; Proverbs 24:55 (Proverbs 30:20)); an adulteress;
a. properly: Romans 7:3; ὀφθαλμοί μεστοί μοιχαλίδος, eyes always on the watch for an adulteress, or from which adulterous desire beams forth, 2 Peter 2:14.
b. As the intimate alliance of God with the people of Israel was likened to a marriage, those who relapse into idolatry are said to commit adultery or play the harlot (Ezekiel 16:15ff; 23:43ff, etc.); hence, μοιχαλίς is figuratively equivalent to faithless to God, unclean, apostate: James 4:4 (where cf. Alford); as an adjective (cf. Matthiae, § 429, 4), γενεά... μοιχαλίς: Matthew 12:39; Matthew 16:4; Mark 8:38. (Cf. Clement of Alexandria, strom. vi. c. 16 § 146, p. 292, 5 edition Sylb.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
30:20
Ezekiel
16:15; 16:38; 23:43; 23:45
Hosea
3:1
Matthew
12:39; 16:4
Mark
8:38
Romans
7:3
James
4:4
2 Peter
2:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3428 matches the Greek μοιχαλίς (moichalis),
which occurs 7 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet[fn] Jonah.” And He left them and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:38 - “For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him the Son of Man also will be ashamed when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:3 - So then if, while her husband lives, she marries another man, she will be called an adulteress; but if her husband dies, she is free from that law, so that she is no adulteress, though she has married another man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:4 - Adulterers and[fn] adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:14 - having eyes full of adultery and that cannot cease from sin, enticing unstable souls. They have a heart trained in covetous practices, and are accursed children.
 
 
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