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Lexicon :: Strong's G3475 - mōysēs

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mōysēs (Key)
Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin מֹשֶׁה (H4872)
Dictionary Aids

TDNT Reference: 4:848,622

Strong’s Definitions

Μωσεύς Mōseús, moce-yoos'; of Hebrew origin; (H4872); Moseus, Moses, or Mouses (i.e. Mosheh), the Hebrew lawgiver:—Moses.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 80x

The KJV translates Strong's G3475 in the following manner: Moses (80x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 80x
The KJV translates Strong's G3475 in the following manner: Moses (80x).
  1. Moses = "drawing out"

    1. the legislator of the Jewish people and in a certain sense the founder of the Jewish religion. He wrote the first five books of the Bible, commonly referred to as the Books of Moses.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
Μωσεύς Mōseús, moce-yoos'; of Hebrew origin; (H4872); Moseus, Moses, or Mouses (i.e. Mosheh), the Hebrew lawgiver:—Moses.
Μωσῆς ( uses Μωϋσῆς Acts 6:14; 7:35, 37; 15:1, 5; 2 Timothy 3:8; Hebrews 9:19; (in Strabo (16, 2, 35 edition Meineke); Daniel 9:10, 11, the Sept.), and in Philo (cf. his "Buch v. d. Weltschöpf." Müller edition, p. 117 (but Richter in his edition has adopted Μωϋσῆς)), after the Hebrew form מֹשֶׁה, which in Exodus 2:10 is derived from מָשָׁה to draw out), and Μωϋσῆς (so in the the Sept. (see Tdf.s 4th edition Proleg., p. xlii.), Josephus ("in Josephus the readings vary; in the Antiquities he still adheres to the classic form (Μωσῆς), which moreover is the common form in his writings," Müller's note on Josephus, contra Apion 1, 31, 4. (Here, again, recent editors, as Bekker, adopt Μωϋσῆς uniformly.) On the fluctuation of manuscripts cf. Otto's note on Justin Martyr, Apology i. § 32 at the beginning), and in the N. T., Tdf. edition; — a word which signifies in Egyptian water-saved, i. e. 'saved from water'; cf. Fritzsche, Romans, vol. ii., p. 313; and especially Gesenius, Thesaurus ii., p. 824; Knobel on Exodus 2:10; (but its etymol. is still in dispute; many recent Egyptologists connect it with mesu i. e. 'child'; on the various interpretations of the name, compare Müller on Josephus, contra Apion, the passage cited; Stanley in B. D. under the word; Schenkel in his BL. iv., 240f). From the remarks of Fritzsche, Gesenius, etc., it is evident also that the word is a trisyllable, and, hence, should not be written Μωϋσῆς as it is by L Tr [Addendum: Tr does not seem to be consistent; he uses the diaeresis, for example in Acts 15:1, 5; 2 Timothy 3:8; Hebrews 9:19.] WH, for ὠυ is a diphthong, as is plain from ἑωυτοῦ, τωὐτό, Ionic for ἑαυτοῦ, ταὐτό; (cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 140); add, Winers Grammar, p. 44; (Buttmann, 19 (17)); Ewald, Gesch. des Volkes Israel edition 3, p. 119 note), Μωσέως, , Moses (Itala and Vulg.Moyses), the famous leader and legislator of the Israelites in their migration from Egypt to Palestine. As respects its declension, everywhere in the N. T. the genitive ends in Μωσέως (as if from the nominative Μωυσευς), in the Sept. Μωσῆ, as Numbers 4:41, 45, 49, etc. dative Μωσῆ (as in the Sept., cf. Exodus 5:20; Exodus 12:28; Exodus 24:1; Leviticus 8:21, etc.) and Μωσεῖ (for the manuscripts and accordingly the editors vary between the two (but T WH Μωσῆ only in Acts 7:44 (influenced by the Sept.?), Tr in Acts, the passage cited and Mark 9:4, 5; L in Acts, the passage cited and Romans 9:15 text; see Tdf. Proleg., p. 119; WH's Appendix, p. 158)), Matthew 17:4; Mark 9:4; John 5:46; John 9:29; Acts 7:44; Romans 9:15; 2 Timothy 3:8. Accusative, Μωσῆν (as in the Sept.), Acts 6:11; Acts 7:35; 1 Corinthians 10:2; Hebrews 3:3; once Μωσέα, Luke 16:29; cf. (Tdf. and WH. as above); Winers Grammar, § 10, 1; Buttmann, as above; (Etym. Magn. 597, 8). By metonymy, equivalent to the books of Moses: Luke 16:29; Luke 24:27; Acts 15:21; 2 Corinthians 3:15.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:10; 2:10; 5:20; 12:28; 24:1
4:41; 4:45; 4:49
9:10; 9:11
9:4; 9:4; 9:5
16:29; 16:29; 24:27
5:46; 9:29
6:11; 6:14; 7:35; 7:35; 7:37; 7:44; 7:44; 15:1; 15:1; 15:5; 15:5; 15:21
9:15; 9:15
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
2 Timothy
3:8; 3:8; 3:8
3:3; 9:19; 9:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3475 matches the Greek Μωϋσῆς (mōysēs),
which occurs 80 times in 79 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 8:4–Act 13:39)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:4 - And Jesus *said to him, “See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the [fn]offering that Moses G3475 commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:3 - And behold, Moses G3475 and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:4 - And Peter answered and said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, I will make three [fn]booths here, one for You, and one for Moses G3475, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:7 - They *said to Him, “Why then did Moses G3475 command to GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND SEND her AWAY?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:8 - He *said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses G3475 permitted you to [fn]divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:2 - saying: “The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses G3475;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:44 - and He *said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses G3475 commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:4 - And Elijah appeared to them along with Moses G3475 and they were conversing with Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:5 - And Peter answered and *said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three [fn]booths, one for You, and one for Moses G3475, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:3 - And He answered and said to them, “What did Moses G3475 command you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:4 - And they said, “Moses G3475 permitted a man TO WRITE A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND [fn]SEND her AWAY.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:19 - “Teacher, Moses G3475 wrote for us that IF A MANS BROTHER DIES and leaves behind a wife AND LEAVES NO CHILD, HIS BROTHER SHOULD [fn]MARRY THE WIFE AND RAISE UP A SEED FOR HIS BROTHER.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:26 - “But [fn]regarding the fact that the dead are raised, have you not read in the book of Moses G3475, in the passage about the burning bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I AM THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB’?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:22 -

And when the days for their cleansing according to the Law of Moses G3475 were fulfilled, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the [fn]Lord

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:14 - And He directed him to tell no one, “But go and show yourself to the priest and make an offering for your cleansing, just as Moses G3475 commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:30 - And behold, two men were talking with Him, and they were Moses G3475 and Elijah,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:33 - And it happened that as they were leaving Him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good for us to be here; let us make three [fn]booths: one for You, and one for Moses G3475, and one for Elijah”—not realizing what he was saying.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:29 - “But Abraham *said, ‘They have Moses G3475 and the Prophets; let them hear them.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:31 - “But he said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses G3475 and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:28 - and they questioned Him, saying, “Teacher, Moses G3475 wrote for us that IF A MANS BROTHER DIES, having a wife, AND HE IS CHILDLESS, HIS BROTHER SHOULD [fn]MARRY THE WIFE AND RAISE UP [fn]SEED FOR HIS BROTHER.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:37 - “But that the dead are raised, even Moses G3475 showed in the passage about the burning bush, where he calls the [fn]Lord THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:27 - Then beginning [fn]with Moses G3475 and [fn]with all the prophets, He interpreted to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:44 -

Now He said to them, “These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses G3475 and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:17 - For the Law was given through Moses G3475; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:45 - Philip *found Nathanael and *said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses G3475 in the Law and also the Prophets wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:14 - “And as Moses G3475 lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:45 - “Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses G3475, in whom you have set your hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:46 - “For if you believed Moses G3475, you would believe Me, for he wrote about Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:32 - Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, Moses G3475 has not given you the bread from heaven, but My Father gives you the true bread from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:19 -

“Did not Moses G3475 give you the Law? And yet none of you does the Law. Why do you seek to kill Me?”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:22 - “For this reason Moses G3475 has given you circumcision (not because it is from Moses G3475, but from the fathers), and on the Sabbath you circumcise a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:23 - “If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses G3475 will not be broken, are you angry with Me because I made an entire man well on the Sabbath?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:5 - “Now in the Law Moses G3475 commanded us to stone such women; what then do You say?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:28 - And they reviled him and said, “You are His disciple, but we are disciples of Moses G3475.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:29 - “We know that God has spoken to Moses G3475, but as for this man, we do not know where He is from.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:22 - “Moses G3475 said, ‘THE [fn]LORD GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET [fn]LIKE ME FROM YOUR BROTHERS; TO HIM YOU SHALL LISTEN to everything He says to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:11 - Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses G3475 and God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:14 - for we have heard him say that this Jesus the Nazarene will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses G3475 handed down to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:20 - “It was at this time that Moses G3475 was born, and he was lovely [fn]in the sight of God, and he was nurtured three months in his father’s home.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:22 - “And Moses G3475 was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and he was powerful in words and deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:29 - “At this remark, MOSES G3475 FLED AND BECAME A SOJOURNER IN THE LAND OF [fn]MIDIAN, where he was the father of two sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:31 - “When Moses G3475 saw it, he was marveling at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, there came the voice of the [fn]Lord:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:32 - ‘I AM THE GOD OF YOUR FATHERS, THE GOD OF ABRAHAM AND ISAAC AND JACOB.’ Moses G3475 trembled with fear and would not dare to look.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:35 -

“This Moses G3475 whom they disowned, saying, ‘WHO MADE YOU A RULER AND A JUDGE?’ is the one whom God [fn]sent to be both a ruler and a deliverer with the [fn]help of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:37 - “This is the Moses G3475 who said to the sons of Israel, ‘GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET [fn]LIKE ME FROM YOUR BROTHERS.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:44 -

“Our fathers had the tabernacle of testimony in the wilderness, just as He, who spoke to Moses G3475, directed him to make it according to the pattern which he had seen.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:39 - and that in Him, everyone who believes is justified from all things which you could not be justified from [fn]through the Law of Moses G3475.

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