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Lexicon :: Strong's G3141 - martyria

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martyria (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 4:474,564

Strong’s Definitions

μαρτυρία martyría, mar-too-ree'-ah; from G3144; evidence given (judicially or genitive case):—record, report, testimony, witness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's G3141 in the following manner: witness (15x), testimony (14x), record (7x), report (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's G3141 in the following manner: witness (15x), testimony (14x), record (7x), report (1x).
  1. a testifying

    1. the office committed to the prophets of testifying concerning future events

  2. what one testifies, testimony, i.e. before a judge

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μαρτυρία martyría, mar-too-ree'-ah; from G3144; evidence given (judicially or genitive case):—record, report, testimony, witness.
μαρτυρία, μαρτυρίας, (μαρτυρέω, which see) (from Homer down);
1. a testifying: the office committed to the prophets of testifying concerning future events, Revelation 11:7.
2. what one testifies, testimony: universally, John 5:34; in a legal sense, of testimony before a judge: Luke 22:71; Mark 14:56; with the genitive of the subjunctive, Mark 14:59; John 8:17; 1 John 5:9; κατά τίνος, against one, Mark 14:55; in an historical sense, of the testimony of an historian: John 19:35; John 21:24; in an ethical sense, of testimony concerning one's character: 3 John 1:12; 1 Timothy 3:7; Titus 1:13; in a predominantly dogmatic sense respecting matters relating to the truth of Christianity: of the testimony establishing the Messiahship and the divinity of Jesus (see μαρτυρέω, a.), given by — John the Baptist: John 1:7; John 5:32; μαρτυρία τοῦ Ἰωάννου, John 1:19; Jesus himself, with a genitive of the subjunctive, John 5:31; John 8:13f; God, in the prophecies of Scripture concerning Jesus tile Messiah, in the endowments conferred upon him, in the works done by him, John 5:36; through the Holy Spirit, in the Christian's blessed consciousness of eternal life and of reconciliation with God, obtained by baptism ((cf. references under the word βάπτισμα, 3)) and the expiatory death of Christ, with a subject. genitive τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 John 5:9-11, cf. 1 John 5:6-8; the apostles, σου τήν μαρτυρίαν περί ἐμοῦ, Acts 22:18 (Winer's Grammar, 137 (130)); the other followers of Christ: Revelation 6:9; with a genitive of the subjunctive αὐτῶν, Revelation 12:11; with a genitive of the object Ἰησοῦ, Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10; Revelation 20:4 (ἔχειν this μαρτυρία is to hold the testimony, to persevere steadfastly in bearing it, Revelation 6:9; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 19:10 (see ἔχω, I. 1 d.); others, however, explain it to have the duty of testifying laid upon oneself); elsewhere the testimony of Christ is that which he gives concerning divine things, of which he alone has thorough knowledge, John 3:11, 32f; μαρτυρία Ἰησοῦ, that testimony which he gave concerning future events relating to the consummation of the kingdom of God, Revelation 1:2 (cf. Revelation 22:16, 20); διά τήν μαρτυρίαν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, to receive this testimony, Revelation 1:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

14:55; 14:56; 14:59
1:7; 1:19; 3:11; 3:32; 5:31; 5:32; 5:34; 5:36; 8:13; 8:17; 19:35; 21:24
1 Timothy
1 John
5:6; 5:7; 5:8; 5:9; 5:9; 5:10; 5:11
3 John
1:2; 1:9; 6:9; 6:9; 11:7; 12:11; 12:17; 12:17; 19:10; 19:10; 20:4; 22:16; 22:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3141 matches the Greek μαρτυρία (martyria),
which occurs 37 times in 33 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:55 - Now the chief priests and the whole [fn]Council kept trying to obtain testimony G3141 against Jesus to put Him to death, and they were not finding any.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:56 - For many were giving false testimony against Him, but their testimony G3141 was not consistent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:59 - Not even in this respect was their testimony G3141 consistent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:71 - Then they said, “What further need do we have of testimony? G3141 For we have heard it ourselves from His own mouth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:7 - [fn]He came [fn]as a witness, G3141 to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:19 - This is the testimony G3141 of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:11 - “Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:32 - “What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:33 - “He who has received His testimony G3141 has set his seal to this, that God is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:31 - “If I alone testify about Myself, My testimony G3141 is not [fn]true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:32 - “There is another who testifies of Me, and I know that the testimony G3141 which He gives about Me is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:34 - “But the testimony G3141 which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:36 - “But the testimony G3141 which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father has given Me to accomplish—the very works that I do—testify about Me, that the Father has sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:13 - So the Pharisees said to Him, “You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony G3141 is not [fn]true.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is [fn]true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:17 - “Even in your law it has been written that the testimony G3141 of two men is [fn]true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:35 - And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true; and he knows that he is telling the truth, so that you also may believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:24 - This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony G3141 is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:18 - and I saw Him saying to me, ‘Make haste, and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony G3141 about Me.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:7 - And he must have a good reputation G3141 with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:13 - This testimony G3141 is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:9 - If we receive the testimony G3141 of men, the testimony G3141 of God is greater; for the testimony G3141 of God is this, that He has testified concerning His Son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:10 - The one who believes in the Son of God has the testimony G3141 in himself; the one who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony G3141 that God has given concerning His Son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:11 - And the testimony G3141 is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:12 - Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:2 - who testified to the word of God and to the testimony G3141 of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 - I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and [fn]perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony G3141 of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:9 - When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony G3141 which they had maintained;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:7 - When they have finished their testimony, G3141 the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:11 - “And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, G3141 and they did not love their life even [fn]when faced with death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:17 - So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to make war with the rest of her [fn]children, who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony G3141 of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:10 - Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony G3141 of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony G3141 of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:4 - Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of [fn]their testimony G3141 of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
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