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Lexicon :: Strong's G3660 - omnyō

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ὀμνύω
Transliteration
omnyō (Key)
Pronunciation
om-noo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary but obsolete omo, for which another prolonged form (omoo {om-o'-o}) is used in certain tenses
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:176,683

Strong’s Definitions

ὀμνύω omnýō, om-noo'-o; a prolonged form of a primary, but obsolete ὄμω ómō, for which another prolonged form ὀμόω omóō om-o'-o is used in certain tenses; to swear, i.e. take (or declare on) oath:—swear.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's G3660 in the following manner: swear (27x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's G3660 in the following manner: swear (27x).
  1. to swear

  2. to affirm, promise, threaten, with an oath

  3. in swearing to call a person or thing as witness, to invoke, swear by

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὀμνύω omnýō, om-noo'-o; a prolonged form of a primary, but obsolete ὄμω ómō, for which another prolonged form ὀμόω omóō om-o'-o is used in certain tenses; to swear, i.e. take (or declare on) oath:—swear.
STRONGS NT 3660: ὀμνύω
ὀμνύω (Matthew 23:20; Matthew 26:74; Hebrews 6:16; James 5:12; (Winer's Grammar, 24)) and ὄμνυμι (ὀμνύναι, Mark 14:71 G L T Tr WH (cf. B. 45 (39))) form their tenses from ὈΜΟΩ; hence, 1 aorist ὤμοσα; the Sept. for נִשְׁבַּע; to swear; to affirm, promise, threaten, with an oath: absolutely, followed by direct discourse, Matthew 26:74; Mark 14:71; Hebrews 7:21; followed by εἰ, Hebrews 3:11; Hebrews 4:3; see εἰ I. 5. ὀμνύειν ὅρκον (often so in Greek writings from Homer down (Winer's Grammar, 226 (212))) πρός τινα, to one (Homer, Odyssey 14, 331; 19, 288), Luke 1:73; ὀμνύειν with the dative of the person to whom one promises or threatens something with an oath: followed by direct discourse Mark 6:23; by an infinitive (Winer's Grammar, 331 (311)), Hebrews 3:18; with ὅρκῳ added, Acts 2:30 (Winer's Grammar, 603 (561)); τίνι τί, Acts 7:17 (Rec. i. e. genitive by attraction; cf. Buttmann, § 143, 8; Winer's Grammar, § 24, 1). that by which one swears is indicated by an accusative, τινα or τί (so in classical Greek from Homer down (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32, 1 b. γ.; Buttmann, 147 (128))), in swearing to call a person or thing as witness, to invoke, swear by (Isaiah 65:16; Josephus, Antiquities 5, 1, 2; 7, 14, 5); τόν οὐρανόν, τήν γῆν, James 5:12; with prepositions (cf. Buttmann, as above): κατά τίνος (see κατά, I. 2 a.), Hebrews 6:13, 16 (Genesis 22:16; Genesis 31:54; 1 Samuel 28:10 (Complutensian); Isaiah 45:23; Isaiah 62:8; Amos 4:2; Demosthenes, p. 553, 17; 553, 26 (others, ἐπομνύειν), etc.; κατά πάντων ὠμνυε θεῶν, Long. past. 4, 16); in imitation of the Hebrew נִשְׁבַּע followed by בְּ, ἐν τίνι is used (Winers Grammar, 389 (364); Buttmann, the passage cited; see ἐν, I. 8{b}): Matthew 5:34, 36; Matthew 23:16, 18, 20-22; Revelation 10:6; εἰς εἰ, with the mind directed unto (Winers Grammar, 397 (371); Buttmann, as above; see εἰς, B. II. 2 a.), Matthew 5:35.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
22:16; 31:54
1 Samuel
28:10
Isaiah
45:23; 62:8; 65:16
Amos
4:2
Matthew
5:34; 5:35; 5:36; 23; 23:16; 23:18; 23:20; 26:74; 26:74
Mark
6:23; 14:71; 14:71
Luke
1:73
Acts
2:30; 7:17
Hebrews
3:11; 3:18; 4:3; 6:13; 6:16; 6:16; 7:21
James
5:12; 5:12
Revelation
10:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3660 matches the Greek ὀμνύω (omnyō),
which occurs 26 times in 20 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:34 - “But I say to you, take G3660 no oath G3660 at all, neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:36 - “Nor shall you take G3660 an G3660 oath G3660 by your head, for you cannot make a single hair white or black.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:16 - “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears G3660 by the [fn]temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears G3660 by the gold of the [fn]temple is obligated.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:18 - “And you say, ‘Whoever swears G3660 by the altar, that is nothing; but whoever swears G3660 by the [fn]offering that is on it is obligated.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:20 - “Therefore, the one who swears G3660 by the altar, swears G3660 both by [fn]the altar and by everything on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:21 - “And the one who swears G3660 by the [fn]temple, swears G3660 both by [fn]the temple and by Him who dwells in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:22 - “And the one who swears G3660 by [fn]heaven, swears G3660 both by the throne of God and by Him who sits upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:74 - Then he began to curse and swear G3660, “I do not know the man!” And immediately a rooster crowed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:23 - And he swore G3660 to her, “Whatever you ask of me, I will give it to you, up to half of my kingdom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:71 - But he began to [fn]curse himself and to swear G3660, “I do not know this man of whom you speak!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:73 - The oath which He swore G3660 to our father Abraham,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:30 - “So because he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn G3660 to him with an oath to seat one [fn]of his descendants on his throne,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:11 - AS I SWORE G3660 IN MY ANGER,
‘THEY CERTAINLY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:18 - And to whom did He swear G3660 that they would not enter His rest, but to those who were disobedient?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:3 - For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said,
“AS I SWORE G3660 IN MY ANGER,
THEY CERTAINLY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST,”
although His works were finished from the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:13 - For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear G3660 an G3660 oath G3660 by no one greater, He swore G3660 by Himself,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:16 - For people swear G3660 an G3660 oath G3660 by [fn]one greater than themselves, and with them an oath serving as confirmation is an end of every dispute.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:21 - (for they indeed became priests without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him,
“THE LORD HAS SWORN G3660
AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND,
‘YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER’”);
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:12 - But above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear G3660, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but [fn]your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you do not fall under judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:6 - and swore G3660 by Him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and the things in it, and the earth and the things in it, and the sea and the things in it, that there will no longer be a delay,

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