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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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:2 - “The kingdom of heaven [fn]is like [fn]a king who [fn]held a wedding G1062 feast G1062 for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - “And he sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding G1062 feast G1062, and they were unwilling to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “Again he sent other slaves, saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, “Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened cattle are all butchered and everything is ready. Come to the wedding G1062 feast G1062!”’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - “Then he *said to his slaves, ‘The wedding G1062 feast G1062 is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:9 - ‘So go to the main roads, and invite whomever you find there to the wedding G1062 feast G1062.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:10 - “Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good; and the wedding hall was filled with [fn]dinner guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:11 -

“But when the king came in to look over the [fn]dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding G1062 clothes,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:12 - and he *said to him, ‘Friend, how did you get in here without wedding G1062 clothes?’ And the man was speechless.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:10 - “But while they were [fn]on their way to buy the oil, the groom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding G1062 feast G1062; and the door was shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:36 - “You are also to be like people who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding G1062 feast G1062, so that they may immediately open the door for him when he comes and knocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:8 - “Whenever you are invited by someone to a wedding G1062 feast G1062, do not [fn]take the place of honor, for someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by him,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:1 -

On the third day there was a wedding G1062 in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there;

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:2 - and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding G1062.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:4 - Marriage G1062 is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:7 - “Let’s rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, because the marriage G1062 of the Lamb has come, and His [fn]bride has prepared herself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:9 -

Then he *said to me, “Write: ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding G1062 feast of the Lamb.’” And he *said to me, “These are the true words of God.”

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