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Lexicon :: Strong's G3454 - mythos

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μῦθος
Transliteration
mythos (Key)
Pronunciation
moo'-thos
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from the same as μυέω (G3453) (through the idea of tuition)
mGNT
5x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
5x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:762,610

Strong’s Definitions

μῦθος mŷthos, moo'-thos; perhaps from the same as G3453 (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. fiction ("myth"):—fable.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G3454 in the following manner: fable (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G3454 in the following manner: fable (5x).
  1. a speech, word, saying

  2. a narrative, story

    1. a true narrative

    2. a fiction, a fable

      1. an invention, a falsehood

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μῦθος mŷthos, moo'-thos; perhaps from the same as G3453 (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. fiction ("myth"):—fable.
STRONGS NT 3454: μῦθος
μῦθος, μυθου, , from Homer down;
1. a speech, word, saying.
2. a narrative, story;
a. a true narrative.
b. a fiction, a fable; universally, an invention, falsehood: 2 Peter 1:16; the fictions of the Jewish theosophists and Gnostics, especially concerning the emanations and orders of the aeons, are called μυθοι (A. V. fables) in 1 Timothy 1:4; 1 Timothy 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:4; Titus 1:14. (Cf. Trench, § xc., and references under the word γεναλογια.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Timothy
1:4; 4:7
2 Timothy
4:4
Titus
1:14
2 Peter
1:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3454 matches the Greek μῦθος (mythos),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:4 - nor to [fn]pay attention to myths G3454 and endless genealogies, which give rise to useless speculation rather than advance [fn]the plan of God, which is by faith, so I urge you now.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:7 - But [fn]stay away from worthless stories G3454 that are typical of old women. Rather, [fn]discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:4 - and they will turn their ears away from the truth and will turn aside to myths G3454.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:14 - not paying attention to Jewish myths G3454 and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:16 - For we did not follow cleverly devised tales G3454 when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.

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