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Lexicon :: Strong's G3097 - magos

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μάγος
Transliteration
magos (Key)
Pronunciation
mä'-gos (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin רב מג (H7248)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:356,547

Strong’s Definitions

μάγος mágos, mag'-os; of foreign origin (H7248); a Magian, i.e. Oriental scientist; by implication, a magician:—sorcerer, wise man.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3097 in the following manner: wise man (4x), sorcerer (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3097 in the following manner: wise man (4x), sorcerer (2x).
  1. a magus

    1. the name given by the Babylonians (Chaldeans), Medes, Persians, and others, to the wise men, teachers, priests, physicians, astrologers, seers, interpreters of dreams, augers, soothsayers, sorcerers etc.

    2. the oriental wise men (astrologers) who, having discovered by the rising of a remarkable star that the Messiah had just been born, came to Jerusalem to worship him

    3. a false prophet and sorcerer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μάγος mágos, mag'-os; of foreign origin (H7248); a Magian, i.e. Oriental scientist; by implication, a magician:—sorcerer, wise man.
STRONGS NT 3097: μάγος
μάγος, μαγου, (Hebrew מַג, plural מָגִים; a word of Indo-Germanic origin; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, ii., p. 786; J. G. Müller in Herzog viii., p. 678; (Vanicek, Fremdwörter, under the word; but the word is now regarded by many as of Babylonian origin; see Schrader, Keilinschriften as above with 2te Aufl., p. 417ff)); from Sophocles and Herodotus down; the Sept. Daniel 2:2 and several times in Theod. ad Dan. for אַשָׁף; a magus; the name given by the Babylonians (Chaldaeans), Medes, Persians, and others, to the wise men, teachers, priests, physicians, astrologers, seers, interpreters of dreams, augurs, soothsayers, sorcerers etc.; cf. Winers RWB, under the word; J. G. Müller in Herzog, the passage cited, pp. 675-685; Holtzmann in Schenkel iv., p. 84f; (BB. DD., under the word ). In the N. T. the name is given:
1. to the oriental wise men (astrologers) who, having discovered by the rising of a remarkable star (see ἀστήρ, and cf. Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, i. 209ff) that the Messiah had just been born, came to Jerusalem to worship him: Matthew 2:1, 7, 16.
2. to false prophets and sorcerers: Acts 13:6, 8,cf. 8:9,11.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Daniel
2:2
Matthew
2:1; 2:7; 2:16
Acts
8:9; 8:11; 13:6; 13:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3097 matches the Greek μάγος (magos),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 - Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men G3097 from the east to Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:7 - Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, G3097 enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:16 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, G3097 was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men. G3097
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:6 - And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, G3097 a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:8 - But Elymas the sorcerer G3097 (for so is his name by interpretation ) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.
 
 
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