muthos: a speech, story, i.e. a fableOriginal Word: μῦθος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (moo'-thos)
Short Definition: an idle tale, fable
Definition: an idle tale, fable, fanciful story.
3454 mýthos – a myth; a false account, yet posing to be the truth; a fabrication (fable) which subverts (replaces) what is actually true.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
a speech, story, i.e. a fable
fables (1), myths (3), tales (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3454: μῦθος
μῦθος, μυθου, ὁ, from Homer down;
1. a speech, word, saying.
2. a narrative, story;
a. a true narrative.
b. a fiction, a fable; universally, an invention, falsehood: 2 Peter 1:16; the fictions of the Jewish theosophists and Gnostics, especially concerning the emanations and orders of the aeons, are called μυθοι (A. V. fables) in 1 Timothy 1:4; 1 Timothy 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:4; Titus 1:14. (Cf. Trench, § xc., and references under the word γεναλογια.) Perhaps from the same as mueo (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. Fiction ("myth") -- fable. see GREEK mueo
Perhaps from the same as mueo (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. Fiction ("myth") -- fable.
see GREEK mueo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3454
μύθοις — 3 Occ.
μύθους — 2 Occ.
1 Timothy 1:4 N-DMP
GRK: μηδὲ προσέχειν μύθοις καὶ γενεαλογίαις
NAS: to pay attention to myths and endless
KJV: give heed to fables and
INT: nor to give heed to fables and genealogies
2 Peter 1:16 N-DMP