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Lexicon :: Strong's G946 - bdelygma

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bdelygma (Key)
bde'-lü-g-mä (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:598,103

Strong’s Definitions

βδέλυγμα bdélygma, bdel'-oog-mah; from G948; a detestation, i.e. (specially) idolatry:—abomination.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G946 in the following manner: abomination (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G946 in the following manner: abomination (6x).
  1. a foul thing, a detestable thing

    1. of idols and things pertaining to idolatry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βδέλυγμα bdélygma, bdel'-oog-mah; from G948; a detestation, i.e. (specially) idolatry:—abomination.
STRONGS NT 946: βδέλυγμα
βδέλυγμα, -τος, τό, (βδελύσσομαι), a biblical and ecclesiastical word; in the Sept. mostly for תּועֵבָה, also for שִׁקוּץ and שֶׁקֶץ, a foul thing (loathsome on account of its stench), a detestable thing; (Tertullian abominamentum); Luth. Greuel; [A. V. abomination];
a. universally: Luke 16:15.
b. in the O. T. often used of idols and things pertaining to idolatry, to be held in abomination by the Israelites; as 1 Kings 11:6 (1 Kings 11:5); 1 Kings 20:26 (1 Kings 21:26); 2 Kings 16:3; 2 Kings 21:2; 1 Esdr. 7:13; Wis. 12:23; Wis. 14:11; hence in the N. T. in Revelation 17:4f of idol-worship and its impurities; ποιεῖν βδέλυγμα κ. ψεῦδος, Revelation 21:27.
c. the expression τὸ βδ. τῆς ἐρημώσεως the desolating abomination [others take the genitive, others; e. g. Meyer as a genitive epexegetical] in Matthew 24:15; Mark 13:14 (1 Macc. 1:54), seems to designate some terrible event in the Jewish war by which the temple was desecrated, perhaps that related by Josephus, b. j. 4, 9, 11ff (Sept. Daniel 11:31; Daniel 12:11, βδ. (τῆς) ἐρημώσεως for מְשֹׁמֵם שִׁקּוּץ and שֹׁמֵם שִ״, Daniel 9:27 βδ. τῶν ἐρημώσεων for שִׁקוּצִים מְשֹׁמֵם the abomination (or abominations) wrought by the desolator, i. e. not the statue of Jupiter Olympius, but a little idol-altar placed upon the altar of whole burnt offerings; cf. Grimm on 1 Macc., p. 31; Hengstenberg, Authentie des Daniel, p. 85f; [the principal explanations of the N. T. phrase are noticed in Dr. James Morison's Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited].)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
11:5; 11:6; 20:26; 21:26
2 Kings
1; 16:3; 21:2
9:27; 11:31; 12:11
17:4; 21:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G946 matches the Greek βδέλυγμα (bdelygma),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 - When ye therefore shall see the abomination G946 of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:14 - But when ye shall see the abomination G946 of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:15 - And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination G946 in the sight of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations G946 and filthiness of her fornication:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:5 - And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS G946 OF THE EARTH.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, G946 or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
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