3408. misthos
Strong's Concordance
misthos: wages, hire
Original Word: μισθός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: misthos
Phonetic Spelling: (mis-thos')
Short Definition: wages, reward
Definition: (a) pay, wages, salary, (b) reward, recompense, punishment.
HELPS Word-studies

3408 misthós (a primitive word, so NAS dictionary) – a reward (recompense) that appropriately compensates a particular decision (action).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
wages, hire
NASB Translation
pay (2), price (1), reward (19), wage (1), wages (6).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3408: μισθός

μισθός, μισθοῦ, (from Homer down), the Sept. for שָׂכָר, also for מַשְׂכֹּרֶת, etc.;

1. dues paid for work; wages, hire: Romans 4:4 (κατά ὀφείλημα); in a prov., Luke 10:7 and 1 Timothy 5:18; Matthew 20:8; James 5:4; Jude 1:11 (on which see ἐκχέω, at the end); μισθός ἀδικίας, wages obtained by iniquity, Acts 1:18; 2 Peter 2:15 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1 a.).

2. reward: used — of the fruit naturally resulting from toils and endeavors, John 4:36; 1 Corinthians 9:18; — of divine recompense:

a. in both senses, rewards and punishments: Revelation 22:12.

b. of the rewards which God bestows, or will bestow, upon good deeds and endeavors (on the correct theory about which cf. Weiss, Die Lehre Christi vom Lohn, in the Deutsche Zeitschr. für christl. Wissenschaft, 1853, p. 319ff; Mehlhorn,

d. Lohnbegr. Jesu, in the Jahrbb. f. protest. Theol., 1876, p. 721ff; (cf. Beyer in Herzog xx, pp. 4-14)): Matthew 5:12; Matthew 6:2, 5, 16; Matthew 10:41; Mark 9:41; Luke 6:23, 35; 1 Corinthians 3:8, 14; 2 John 1:8; Revelation 11:18; ἔχειν μισθόν, to have a reward, is used of those for whom a reward is reserved by God, whom a divine reward awaits, Matthew 5:46; 1 Corinthians 9:17; with παρά τῷ πατρί ὑμῶν τῷ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς added, Matthew 6:1.

c. of punishments: μισθός ἀδικίας, 2 Peter 2:13; τῆς δυσσεβείας, 2 Macc. 8:33.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
reward, wages.

Apparently a primary word; pay for service (literally or figuratively), good or bad -- hire, reward, wages.

Forms and Transliterations
μισθον μισθόν μισθὸν μισθος μισθός μισθὸς μισθου μισθού μισθοῦ μισθούς misthon misthòn misthos misthós misthòs misthou misthoû
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29 Occurrences


μισθὸν — 18 Occ.
μισθὸς — 7 Occ.
μισθοῦ — 4 Occ.

Matthew 5:12 N-NMS
GRK: ὅτι ὁ μισθὸς ὑμῶν πολὺς
NAS: and be glad, for your reward in heaven
KJV: great [is] your reward in heaven:
INT: for the reward of you [is] great

Matthew 5:46 N-AMS
GRK: ὑμᾶς τίνα μισθὸν ἔχετε οὐχὶ
NAS: who love you, what reward do you have?
KJV: you, what reward have ye? do
INT: you what reward have you do not

Matthew 6:1 N-AMS
GRK: δὲ μή¦γε μισθὸν οὐκ ἔχετε
NAS: no reward with your Father
KJV: ye have no reward of your
INT: moreover lest reward no you have

Matthew 6:2 N-AMS
GRK: ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
NAS: to you, they have their reward in full.
KJV: They have their reward.
INT: they have the reward of them

Matthew 6:5 N-AMS
GRK: ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
NAS: to you, they have their reward in full.
KJV: They have their reward.
INT: they have the reward of them

Matthew 6:16 N-AMS
GRK: ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
NAS: to you, they have their reward in full.
KJV: They have their reward.
INT: they have the reward of them

Matthew 10:41 N-AMS
GRK: ὄνομα προφήτου μισθὸν προφήτου λήμψεται
NAS: a prophet's reward; and he who receives
KJV: a prophet's reward; and
INT: name of a prophet [the] reward of a prophet will receive

Matthew 10:41 N-AMS
GRK: ὄνομα δικαίου μισθὸν δικαίου λήμψεται
NAS: a righteous man's reward.
KJV: a righteous man's reward.
INT: name of a righteous [man] the reward of a righteous [man] will receive

Matthew 10:42 N-AMS
GRK: ἀπολέσῃ τὸν μισθὸν αὐτοῦ
NAS: to you, he shall not lose his reward.
KJV: lose his reward.
INT: shall he lose the reward of him

Matthew 20:8 N-AMS
GRK: αὐτοῖς τὸν μισθὸν ἀρξάμενος ἀπὸ
NAS: and pay them their wages, beginning
KJV: give them [their] hire, beginning from
INT: them the wages having begun from

Mark 9:41 N-AMS
GRK: ἀπολέσῃ τὸν μισθὸν αὐτοῦ
NAS: to you, he will not lose his reward.
KJV: lose his reward.
INT: should he lose the reward of him

Luke 6:23 N-NMS
GRK: γὰρ ὁ μισθὸς ὑμῶν πολὺς
NAS: [for joy], for behold, your reward is great
KJV: behold, your reward [is] great in
INT: indeed the reward of you [is] great

Luke 6:35 N-NMS
GRK: ἔσται ὁ μισθὸς ὑμῶν πολύς
NAS: in return; and your reward will be great,
KJV: and your reward shall be great,
INT: will be the reward of you great

Luke 10:7 N-GMS
GRK: ἐργάτης τοῦ μισθοῦ αὐτοῦ μὴ
NAS: is worthy of his wages. Do not keep moving
KJV: worthy of his hire. Go not
INT: workman of the wages of him not

John 4:36 N-AMS
GRK: ὁ θερίζων μισθὸν λαμβάνει καὶ
NAS: is receiving wages and is gathering
KJV: receiveth wages, and
INT: he that reaps a reward receives and

Acts 1:18 N-GMS
GRK: χωρίον ἐκ μισθοῦ τῆς ἀδικίας
NAS: a field with the price of his wickedness,
KJV: with the reward of iniquity;
INT: a field out of reward of unrighteousness

Romans 4:4 N-NMS
GRK: ἐργαζομένῳ ὁ μισθὸς οὐ λογίζεται
NAS: to the one who works, his wage is not credited
KJV: is the reward not
INT: works the reward not is reckoned

1 Corinthians 3:8 N-AMS
GRK: τὸν ἴδιον μισθὸν λήμψεται κατὰ
NAS: his own reward according
KJV: his own reward according
INT: the own reward will receive according to

1 Corinthians 3:14 N-AMS
GRK: ὃ ἐποικοδόμησεν μισθὸν λήμψεται
NAS: he will receive a reward.
KJV: thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
INT: which he built up a reward he will receive

1 Corinthians 9:17 N-AMS
GRK: τοῦτο πράσσω μισθὸν ἔχω εἰ
NAS: I have a reward; but if
KJV: willingly, I have a reward: but if
INT: this I do a reward I have if

1 Corinthians 9:18 N-NMS
GRK: ἐστιν ὁ μισθός ἵνα εὐαγγελιζόμενος
NAS: then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel,
KJV: is my reward then? [Verily] that,
INT: is the reward That in proclaiming the gospel

1 Timothy 5:18 N-GMS
GRK: ἐργάτης τοῦ μισθοῦ αὐτοῦ
NAS: is worthy of his wages.
KJV: [is] worthy of his reward.
INT: workman of the wages of him

James 5:4 N-NMS
GRK: ἰδοὺ ὁ μισθὸς τῶν ἐργατῶν
NAS: Behold, the pay of the laborers
KJV: Behold, the hire of the labourers who
INT: Behold the wage of the workmen

2 Peter 2:13 N-AMS
GRK: ἀδικούμενοι μισθὸν ἀδικίας ἡδονὴν
NAS: suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong.
KJV: And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness,
INT: Suffering wrong [the] reward of unrighteousness pleasure

2 Peter 2:15 N-AMS
GRK: Βοσόρ ὃς μισθὸν ἀδικίας ἠγάπησεν
NAS: loved the wages of unrighteousness;
KJV: loved the wages of unrighteousness;
INT: [son] of Beor who [the] reward of unrighteousness loved

29 Occurrences

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