3144. martus
Strong's Concordance
martus: a witness
Original Word: μάρτυς, υρος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: martus
Phonetic Spelling: (mar'-toos)
Short Definition: a witness
Definition: a witness; an eye- or ear-witness.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a witness
NASB Translation
witness (12), witnesses (23).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3144: μάρτυρ

μάρτυρ, μάρτυρός, , see μάρτυς.

STRONGS NT 3144: μάρτυςμάρτυς (Aeolic μάρτυρ, a form not found in the N. T.; (etymologically one who is mindful, heeds; probably allied with Latinmemor, cf. Vanicek, p. 1201; Curtius, § 466)), μάρτυρός, accusative μάρτυρα, ; plural μάρτυρες, dative plural μάρτυσι; the Sept. for עֵד; (Hesiod, Simonides, Theognis, others); a witness (one who avers, or can aver, what he himself has seen or heard or knows by any other means);

a. in a legal sense: Matthew 18:16; Matthew 26:65; Mark 14:63; Acts 6:13; Acts 7:58; 2 Corinthians 13:1; 1 Timothy 5:19; Hebrews 10:28.

b. in an historical sense: Acts 10:41; 1 Timothy 6:12; (2 Timothy 2:2); one who is a spectator of anything, e. g. of a contest, Hebrews 12:1; with a genitive of the object, Luke 24:48; Acts 1:22; Acts 2:32; Acts 3:15; Acts 5:32 G L T Tr WH; Acts 10:39; Acts 26:16; 1 Peter 5:1; with a genitive of the possessor 'one who testifies for one', Acts 1:8 L T Tr WH; ; with a genitive of the possessor and of the object, Acts 5:32 Rec.; μάρτυρα εἶναι τίνι, to be a witness for one, serve him by testimony, Acts 1:8 R G; ; (Luke 11:48 T Tr WH). He is said to be a witness, to whose attestation appeal is made; hence, the formulas μάρτυς μου ἐστιν Θεός, Romans 1:9; Philippians 1:8; Θεός μάρτυς, 1 Thessalonians 2:5: μάρτυρα τόν Θεόν ἐπικαλοῦμαι, 2 Corinthians 1:23; ὑμεῖς μάρτυρες καί Θεός, 1 Thessalonians 2:10; the faithful interpreters of God's counsels are called God's witnesses: Revelation 11:3; Christ is reckoned among them, Revelation 1:5; Revelation 3:14.

c. in an ethical sense those are called μάρτυρες Ἰησοῦ, who after his example have proved the strength and genuineness of their faith in Christ by undergoing a violent death (cf B. D. American edition and Dict. of Chris. Antiq. under the word ): Acts 22:20; Revelation 2:13; Revelation 17:6.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
martyr, witness.

Of uncertain affinity; a witness (literally (judicially) or figuratively (genitive case)); by analogy, a "martyr" -- martyr, record, witness.

Forms and Transliterations
μαρτυρα μάρτυρα μαρτυρας μάρτυρας μάρτυράς μαρτυρες μάρτυρες μάρτυρές μάρτυρι μαρτυρος μάρτυρός μαρτυρων μαρτύρων μαρτυς μάρτυς μαρτυσι μάρτυσι μάρτυσί μαρτυσιν μάρτυσιν μάρτυσίν μασαναί μασμαρώθ martura marturas martures marturon marturōn marturos martus martusin martyra mártyra martyras mártyras martyres mártyres mártyrés martyron martyrōn martýron martýrōn martyros mártyrós martys mártys martysin mártysin mártysín
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35 Occurrences


μάρτυρα — 3 Occ.
μάρτυρας — 1 Occ.
μάρτυρές — 10 Occ.
μαρτύρων — 9 Occ.
μάρτυρός — 1 Occ.
μάρτυς — 8 Occ.
μάρτυσιν — 3 Occ.

Matthew 18:16 N-GMP
GRK: στόματος δύο μαρτύρων ἢ τριῶν
NAS: OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT
KJV: or three witnesses every word
INT: [the] testimony of two witnesses or of three

Matthew 26:65 N-GMP
GRK: χρείαν ἔχομεν μαρτύρων ἴδε νῦν
NAS: do we have of witnesses? Behold,
KJV: need have we of witnesses? behold, now
INT: need have we of witnesses Behold now

Mark 14:63 N-GMP
GRK: χρείαν ἔχομεν μαρτύρων
NAS: need do we have of witnesses?
KJV: we any further witnesses?
INT: need have we of witnesses

Luke 11:48 N-NMP
GRK: ἄρα μάρτυρές ἐστε καὶ
NAS: So you are witnesses and approve
INT: So witnesses you are and

Luke 24:48 N-NMP
GRK: ὑμεῖς μάρτυρες τούτων
NAS: You are witnesses of these things.
KJV: ye are witnesses of these things.
INT: You [are] witnesses of these things

Acts 1:8 N-NMP
GRK: ἔσεσθέ μου μάρτυρες ἔν τε
NAS: has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both
KJV: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both
INT: you will be for me witnesses in both

Acts 1:22 N-AMS
GRK: ἀφ' ἡμῶν μάρτυρα τῆς ἀναστάσεως
NAS: [must] become a witness with us of His resurrection.
KJV: be ordained to be a witness with
INT: from us a witness of the resurrection

Acts 2:32 N-NMP
GRK: ἡμεῖς ἐσμὲν μάρτυρες
NAS: to which we are all witnesses.
KJV: all are witnesses.
INT: we are witnesses

Acts 3:15 N-NMP
GRK: οὗ ἡμεῖς μάρτυρές ἐσμεν
NAS: [a fact] to which we are witnesses.
KJV: we are witnesses.
INT: whereof we witnesses are

Acts 5:32 N-NMP
GRK: ἡμεῖς ἐσμὲν μάρτυρες τῶν ῥημάτων
NAS: And we are witnesses of these things;
KJV: are his witnesses of these things;
INT: we are witnesses of the things

Acts 6:13 N-AMP
GRK: ἔστησάν τε μάρτυρας ψευδεῖς λέγοντας
NAS: false witnesses who said,
KJV: false witnesses, which said,
INT: they set and witnesses false saying

Acts 7:58 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ μάρτυρες ἀπέθεντο τὰ
NAS: they [began] stoning [him]; and the witnesses laid aside
KJV: [him]: and the witnesses laid down
INT: And the witnesses laid aside the

Acts 10:39 N-NMP
GRK: καὶ ἡμεῖς μάρτυρες πάντων ὧν
NAS: We are witnesses of all the things
KJV: we are witnesses of all things which
INT: And we [are] witnesses of all things which

Acts 10:41 N-DMP
GRK: λαῷ ἀλλὰ μάρτυσιν τοῖς προκεχειροτονημένοις
NAS: the people, but to witnesses who were chosen beforehand
KJV: but unto witnesses chosen before
INT: people but to witnesses who had been chosen before

Acts 13:31 N-NMP
GRK: νῦν εἰσιν μάρτυρες αὐτοῦ πρὸς
NAS: are now His witnesses to the people.
KJV: are his witnesses unto the people.
INT: now are witnesses of him to

Acts 22:15 N-NMS
GRK: ὅτι ἔσῃ μάρτυς αὐτῷ πρὸς
NAS: For you will be a witness for Him to all
KJV: thou shalt be his witness unto all
INT: for you will be a witness for him to

Acts 22:20 N-GMS
GRK: Στεφάνου τοῦ μάρτυρός σου καὶ
NAS: the blood of Your witness Stephen
KJV: of thy martyr Stephen
INT: of Stephen the witness of you also

Acts 26:16 N-AMS
GRK: ὑπηρέτην καὶ μάρτυρα ὧν τε
NAS: you a minister and a witness not only
KJV: and a witness both
INT: a servant and a witness of that both

Romans 1:9 N-NMS
GRK: μάρτυς γάρ μού
NAS: of His Son, is my witness [as to] how
KJV: is my witness, whom I serve
INT: witness indeed my

2 Corinthians 1:23 N-AMS
GRK: Ἐγὼ δὲ μάρτυρα τὸν θεὸν
NAS: God as witness to my soul,
KJV: call God for a record upon my
INT: I moreover as witness God

2 Corinthians 13:1 N-GMP
GRK: στόματος δύο μαρτύρων καὶ τριῶν
NAS: OR THREE WITNESSES.
KJV: or three witnesses shall every
INT: mouth of two witnesses or of three

Philippians 1:8 N-NMS
GRK: μάρτυς γάρ μου
NAS: For God is my witness, how I long
KJV: is my record, how greatly I long after
INT: witness indeed my

1 Thessalonians 2:5 N-NMS
GRK: πλεονεξίας θεὸς μάρτυς
NAS: for greed-- God is witness--
KJV: of covetousness; God [is] witness:
INT: of covetousness God [is] witness

1 Thessalonians 2:10 N-NMP
GRK: ὑμεῖς μάρτυρες καὶ ὁ
NAS: You are witnesses, and [so is] God,
KJV: Ye [are] witnesses, and God
INT: You [are] witnesses and

1 Timothy 5:19 N-GMP
GRK: ἢ τριῶν μαρτύρων
NAS: or three witnesses.
KJV: or three witnesses.
INT: or three witnesses

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