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Lexicon :: Strong's G3135 - margaritēs

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margaritēs (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From margaros (a pearl-oyster)
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TDNT Reference: 4:472,564

Strong’s Definitions

μαργαρίτης margarítēs, mar-gar-ee'-tace; from μάργαρος márgaros (a pearl-oyster); a pearl:—pearl.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G3135 in the following manner: pearl (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G3135 in the following manner: pearl (9x).
  1. a pearl

  2. a proverb, i.e. a word of great value

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μαργαρίτης margarítēs, mar-gar-ee'-tace; from μάργαρος márgaros (a pearl-oyster); a pearl:—pearl.
μαργαρίτης, μαργαρίτου, , a pearl: Matthew 13:45; 1 Timothy 2:9; Revelation 17:4; 18:(Revelation 18:12),Revelation 18:16; Revelation 21:21 (here L T WH accent μαργαρῖται, R G Tr μαργαρῖται (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 101)); τούς μαργαρίτας βάλλειν ἔμπροσθεν χοίρων, a proverb, i. e. to thrust the most sacred and precious teachings of the gospel upon the most wicked and abandoned men (incompetent as they are, through their hostility to the gospel, to receive them), and thus to profane them, Matthew 7:6 (cf. Proverbs 3:15; Job 28:18f).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

7:6; 13:45
1 Timothy
17:4; 18; 18:12; 18:16; 21:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3135 matches the Greek μαργαρίτης (margaritēs),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:6 - Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls G3135 before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:45 - Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: G3135
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:46 - Who, when he had found one pearl G3135 of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, G3135 or costly array;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, G3135 having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:12 - The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, G3135 and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:16 - And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls! G3135
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:21 - And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; G3135 every several gate was of one pearl: G3135 and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
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