Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous

Dictionaries :: Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous

Choose a new font size and typeface
Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2295 Greek: thauma

Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous:

"a wonder" (akin to theaomai, "to gaze in wonder"), is found in the most authentic mss. in 2Cr 11:14 (some mss. have the adjective thaumastos: see C, below), "(no) marvel;" in Rev 17:6, RV, "wonder" (AV, "admiration"), said of John's astonishment at the vision of the woman described as Babylon the Great. In the Sept., Job 17:8; 18:20; in some mss., 20:8; 21:5. Cp. teras, "a wonder;" semeion, "a sign;" thambos, "wonder;" ekstasis, "amazement."

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2296 Greek: thaumazo

Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous:

signifies "to wonder at, marvel" (akin to A); the following are RV differences from the AV: Luk 2:33, "were marveling" for "marveled;" Luk 8:25; 11:14, "marveled" for "wondered;" Luk 9:43, "were marveling" for "wondered;" 2Th 1:10, "marveled at" for "admired" (of the person of Christ at the time of the shining forth of His Parousia, at the Second Advent).

Note: In Mat 9:8, AV translates this verb; RV, phobeo, "were afraid."

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2296 Greek: ekthaumazo

Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous:

a strengthened form of No. 1 (ek, intensive), is found in the best mss. in Mar 12:17, RV, "wondered greatly" (some mss. have No. 1).

C-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g2298 Greek: thaumastos

Marvel (Noun and Verb), Marvellous:

"marvellous" (akin to A and B), is said

(a) of the Lord's doing in making the rejected Stone the Head of the corner, Mat 21:42; Mar 12:11;

(b) of the erstwhile blind man's astonishment that the Pharisees knew not from whence Christ had come, and yet He had given him sight, Jhn 9:30, RV, "the marvel," AV, "a marvellous thing;"

(c) of the spiritual light into which believers are brought, 1Pe 2:9;

(d) of the vision of the seven angels having the seven last plagues, Rev 15:1;

(e) of the works of God, 15:3.


The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry.

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization