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Lexicon :: Strong's G3485 - naos

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naos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary naio (to dwell)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:880,625

Trench's Synonyms: iii. ἱερόν, ναός.

Strong’s Definitions

ναός naós, nah-os'; from a primary ναίω naíō (to dwell); a fane, shrine, temple:—shrine, temple. Compare G2411.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's G3485 in the following manner: temple (45x), a shrine (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's G3485 in the following manner: temple (45x), a shrine (1x).
  1. used of the temple at Jerusalem, but only of the sacred edifice (or sanctuary) itself, consisting of the Holy place and the Holy of Holies (in classical Greek it is used of the sanctuary or cell of the temple, where the image of the god was placed which is distinguished from the whole enclosure)

  2. any heathen temple or shrine

  3. metaph. the spiritual temple consisting of the saints of all ages joined together by and in Christ

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ναός naós, nah-os'; from a primary ναίω naíō (to dwell); a fane, shrine, temple:—shrine, temple. Compare G2411.
ναός, ναοῦ, (ναίω to dwell), the Sept. for הֵיכָל, used of the temple at Jerusalem, but only of the sacred edifice (or sanctuary) itself, consisting of the Holy place and the Holy of holies (in classical Greek used of the sanctuary or cell of a temple, where the image of the god was placed, called also δόμος, σηκός, which is to be distinguished from τό ἱερόν, the whole temple, the entire consecrated enclosure; this distinction is observed also in the Bible; see ἱερόν, p. 299{a}): Matthew 23:16f, 35 27:40; Mark 14:58; Mark 15:29; John 2:19; Revelation 11:2; nor need Matthew 27:5 be regarded as an exception, provided we suppose that Judas in his desperation entered the Holy place, which no one but the priests was allowed to enter ((note the εἰς (others, ἐν) of T Tr WH)). with Θεοῦ, τοῦ Θεοῦ, added: Matthew 26:61; 1 Corinthians 3:17; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 2 Thessalonians 2:4; Revelation 11:1; used specifically of the Holy place, where the priests officiated: Luke 1:9, 21f; of the Holy of holies (see καταπέτασμα), Matthew 27:51; Mark 15:38; Luke 23:45. in the visions of the Revelation used of the temple of the 'New Jerusalem': Revelation 3:12; Revelation 7:15; Revelation 11:19; Revelation 14:15, 17; Revelation 15:5f, 8; Revelation 16:1, 17; of any temple whatever prepared for the true God, Acts 7:48 Rec.; Acts 17:24. of miniature silver temples modeled after the temple of Diana (i. e. Artemis (which see)) of Ephesus, Acts 19:24. Θεός ναός αὐτῆς ἐστιν, takes the place of a temple in it, Revelation 21:22. metaphorically, of a company of Christians, a Christian church, as dwelt in by the Spirit of God: 1 Corinthians 3:16; 2 Corinthians 6:16; Ephesians 2:21; for the same reason, of the bodies of Christians, 1 Corinthians 6:19. of the body of Christ, ναός τοῦ σώματος αὐτοῦ (epexegetical genitive (Winer's Grammar, 531 (494))), John 2:21, and according to the Evangelist's interpretation in 19 also. ((From Homer on.))
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

23:16; 23:35; 26:61; 27:5; 27:40; 27:51
14:58; 15:29; 15:38
1:9; 1:21; 23:45
2:19; 2:21
7:48; 17:24; 19:24
1 Corinthians
3:16; 3:17; 6:19
2 Corinthians
6:16; 6:16
2 Thessalonians
3:12; 7:15; 11:1; 11:2; 11:19; 14:15; 14:17; 15:5; 15:8; 16:1; 16:17; 21:22

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3485 matches the Greek ναός (naos),
which occurs 46 times in 40 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:16 - “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the [fn]temple, G3485 that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the [fn]temple G3485 is obligated.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:17 - “You fools and blind men! Which is [fn]more important, the gold or the [fn]temple G3485 that sanctified the gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:21 - “And [fn]whoever swears by the [fn]temple, G3485 swears both by [fn]the temple and by Him who dwells within it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:35 - so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the [fn]temple G3485 and the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:61 - and said, “This man stated, ‘I am able to destroy the [fn]temple G3485 of God and to rebuild it [fn]in three days.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:5 - And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple G3485 sanctuary G3485 and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:40 - and saying, “You who are going to destroy the temple G3485 and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:51 - And behold, the [fn]veil of the temple G3485 was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook and the rocks were split.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:58 - “We heard Him say, ‘I will destroy this [fn]temple G3485 made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:29 - Those passing by were [fn]hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads, and saying, “Ha! You who are going to destroy the temple G3485 and rebuild it in three days,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:38 - And the veil of the temple G3485 was torn in two from top to bottom.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:9 - according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple G3485 of the Lord and burn incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:21 - The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple. G3485
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:22 - But when he came out, he was unable to speak to them; and they realized that he had seen a vision in the temple; G3485 and he kept [fn]making signs to them, and remained mute.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:45 - [fn]because the sun was obscured; and the veil of the temple G3485 was torn [fn]in two.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:19 - Jesus answered them, “Destroy this [fn]temple, G3485 and in three days I will raise it up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:20 - The Jews then said, “It took forty-six years to build this [fn]temple, G3485 and will You raise it up in three days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:21 - But He was speaking of the [fn]temple G3485 of His body.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:48 - “However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:24 - “The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples G3485 made with hands;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:24 - For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines G3485 of [fn]Artemis, was bringing no little [fn]business to the craftsmen;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:16 - Do you not know that you are a [fn]temple G3485 of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:17 - If any man destroys the [fn]temple G3485 of God, God will destroy him, for the [fn]temple G3485 of God is holy, and [fn]that is what you are.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:19 - Or do you not know that your body is a [fn]temple G3485 of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from [fn]God, and that you are not your own?
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:16 - Or what agreement has the temple G3485 of God with idols? For we are the temple G3485 of the living God; just as God said,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:21 - in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy [fn]temple G3485 in the Lord,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:4 - who opposes and exalts himself above [fn]every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple G3485 of God, displaying himself as being God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:12 - ‘He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple G3485 of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:15 - “For this reason, they are before the throne of God; and they serve Him day and night in His [fn]temple; G3485 and He who sits on the throne will spread His tabernacle over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - Then there was given me a [fn]measuring rod like a staff; [fn]and someone said, “Get up and measure the [fn]temple G3485 of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:2 - [fn]Leave out the court which is outside the [fn]temple G3485 and do not measure it, for it has been given to the nations; and they will tread under foot the holy city for forty-two months.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:19 - And the [fn]temple G3485 of God which is in heaven was opened; and the ark of His covenant appeared in His [fn]temple, G3485 and there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder and an earthquake and a great [fn]hailstorm.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:15 - And another angel came out of the [fn]temple, G3485 crying out with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud,[fn]Put in your sickle and reap, for the hour to reap has come, because the harvest of the earth [fn]is ripe.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:17 - And another angel came out of the [fn]temple G3485 which is in heaven, and he also had a sharp sickle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:5 - After these things I looked, and the [fn]temple G3485 of the tabernacle of testimony in heaven was opened,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:6 - and the seven angels who had the seven plagues came out of the [fn]temple, G3485 clothed in [fn]linen, clean and bright, and girded around their chests with golden sashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:8 - And the [fn]temple G3485 was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from His power; and no one was able to enter the [fn]temple G3485 until the seven plagues of the seven angels were finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:1 - Then I heard a loud voice from the [fn]temple, G3485 saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out [fn]on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:17 - Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the [fn]temple G3485 from the throne, saying, “It is done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:22 - I saw no [fn]temple G3485 in it, for the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb are its [fn]temple. G3485
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