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Lexicon :: Strong's G1062 - gamos

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gamos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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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.
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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:2 - The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage G1062 for his son,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: G1062 and they would not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. G1062
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - Then saith he to his servants, The wedding G1062 is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:9 - Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage. G1062
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:10 - So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding G1062 was furnished with guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:11 - And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding G1062 garment:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:12 - And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding G1062 garment? And he was speechless.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:10 - And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: G1062 and the door was shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:36 - And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; G1062 that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:8 - When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, G1062 sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:1 - And the third day there was a marriage G1062 in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:2 - And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. G1062
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:4 - Marriage G1062 is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:7 - Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage G1062 of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:9 - And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage G1062 supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.
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