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Lexicon :: Strong's G946 - bdelygma

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bdelygma (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 1:598,103

Strong’s Definitions

βδέλυγμα bdélygma, bdel'-oog-mah; from G948; a detestation, i.e. (specially) idolatry:—abomination.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G946 in the following manner: abomination (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G946 in the following manner: abomination (6x).
  1. a foul thing, a detestable thing

    1. of idols and things pertaining to idolatry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βδέλυγμα bdélygma, bdel'-oog-mah; from G948; a detestation, i.e. (specially) idolatry:—abomination.
βδέλυγμα, -τος, τό, (βδελύσσομαι), a biblical and ecclesiastical word; in the Sept. mostly for תּועֵבָה, also for שִׁקוּץ and שֶׁקֶץ, a foul thing (loathsome on account of its stench), a detestable thing; (Tertullian abominamentum); Luth. Greuel; [A. V. abomination];
a. universally: Luke 16:15.
b. in the O. T. often used of idols and things pertaining to idolatry, to be held in abomination by the Israelites; as 1 Kings 11:6 (1 Kings 11:5); 1 Kings 20:26 (1 Kings 21:26); 2 Kings 16:3; 2 Kings 21:2; 1 Esdr. 7:13; Wis. 12:23; Wis. 14:11; hence in the N. T. in Revelation 17:4f of idol-worship and its impurities; ποιεῖν βδέλυγμα κ. ψεῦδος, Revelation 21:27.
c. the expression τὸ βδ. τῆς ἐρημώσεως the desolating abomination [others take the genitive, others; e. g. Meyer as a genitive epexegetical] in Matthew 24:15; Mark 13:14 (1 Macc. 1:54), seems to designate some terrible event in the Jewish war by which the temple was desecrated, perhaps that related by Josephus, b. j. 4, 9, 11ff (Sept. Daniel 11:31; Daniel 12:11, βδ. (τῆς) ἐρημώσεως for מְשֹׁמֵם שִׁקּוּץ and שֹׁמֵם שִ״, Daniel 9:27 βδ. τῶν ἐρημώσεων for שִׁקוּצִים מְשֹׁמֵם the abomination (or abominations) wrought by the desolator, i. e. not the statue of Jupiter Olympius, but a little idol-altar placed upon the altar of whole burnt offerings; cf. Grimm on 1 Macc., p. 31; Hengstenberg, Authentie des Daniel, p. 85f; [the principal explanations of the N. T. phrase are noticed in Dr. James Morison's Commentary on Matthew, the passage cited].)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
11:5; 11:6; 20:26; 21:26
2 Kings
1; 16:3; 21:2
9:27; 11:31; 12:11
17:4; 21:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G946 matches the Greek βδέλυγμα (bdelygma),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 - “Therefore when you see the ABOMINATION G946 OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:14 - “But when you see the ABOMINATION G946 OF DESOLATION standing where it should not be (let the reader understand), then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:15 - And He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves [fn]in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable G946 [fn]in the sight of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:4 - The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and [fn]adorned with gold and precious [fn]stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations G946 and of the unclean things of her immorality,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:5 - and on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, “BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS G946 OF THE EARTH.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination G946 and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those [fn]whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
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