3789. ophis
Strong's Concordance
ophis: a snake
Original Word: ὄφις, εως, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: ophis
Phonetic Spelling: (of'-is)
Short Definition: a serpent
Definition: a serpent, snake; used of the devil or Satan.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a snake
NASB Translation
serpent (6), serpents (6), snake (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3789: ὄφις

ὄφις, ὀφισεως, (perhaps named from its sight; cf. δράκων, at the beginning, and see Curtius, as under the word ὀφθαλμός); from Homer, Iliad 12, 208 down; the Sept. mostly for נָחָשׁ; a snake, serpent: Matthew 7:10; Mark 16:18; Luke 10:19; Luke 11:11; John 3:14; 1 Corinthians 10:9; Revelation 9:19; with the ancients the serpent was an emblem of cunning and wisdom, 2 Corinthians 11:3, cf. Genesis 3:1; hence, φρόνιμοι ὡς οἱ ὄφεις, Matthew 10:16 (here WH marginal reading ὄφις); hence, crafty hypocrites are called ὄφεις, Matthew 23:33. The serpent narrated to have deceived Eve (see Gen. as above) was regarded by the later Jews as the devil (Sap. ii., 23f, cf. 4 Macc. 18:8); hence, he is called ὄφις ἀρχαῖος, ὄφις: Revelation 12:9, 14; Revelation 20:2; see (Grimm on Sap. as above; From Lenormant, Beginnings of History etc., chapter ii., p. 109f, and) δράκων.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
serpent.

Probably from optanomai (through the idea of sharpness of vision); a snake, figuratively, (as a type of sly cunning) an artful malicious person, especially Satan -- serpent.

see GREEK optanomai

Forms and Transliterations
όφει οφεις οφείς όφεις ὄφεις οφεσιν όφεσιν ὄφεσιν οφεων όφεων ὄφεων οφεως όφεως ὄφεως οφιν όφιν ὄφιν οφις όφις ὄφις opheis ópheis opheon opheōn ópheon ópheōn opheos opheōs ópheos ópheōs ophesin óphesin ophin óphin ophis óphis
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Strong's Greek 3789
14 Occurrences


ὄφεις — 3 Occ.
ὄφεων — 2 Occ.
ὄφεως — 1 Occ.
ὄφεσιν — 1 Occ.
ὄφιν — 3 Occ.
ὄφις — 4 Occ.

Matthew 7:10 N-AMS
GRK: αἰτήσει μὴ ὄφιν ἐπιδώσει αὐτῷ
NAS: he will not give him a snake, will he?
KJV: will he give him a serpent?
INT: he should ask not a serpent will he give him

Matthew 10:16 N-NMP
GRK: ὡς οἱ ὄφεις καὶ ἀκέραιοι
NAS: be shrewd as serpents and innocent
KJV: wise as serpents, and harmless
INT: as the serpents and innocent

Matthew 23:33 N-VMP
GRK: ὄφεις γεννήματα ἐχιδνῶν
NAS: You serpents, you brood of vipers,
KJV: [Ye] serpents, [ye] generation
INT: [You] serpents offspring of vipers

Mark 16:18 N-AMP
GRK: ταῖς χερσὶν ὄφεις ἀροῦσιν κἂν
NAS: they will pick up serpents, and if
KJV: They shall take up serpents; and if
INT: their hands serpents they will take up and if

Luke 10:19 N-GMP
GRK: πατεῖν ἐπάνω ὄφεων καὶ σκορπίων
NAS: to tread on serpents and scorpions,
KJV: to tread on serpents and scorpions,
INT: to tread upon serpents and scorpions

Luke 11:11 N-AMS
GRK: ἀντὶ ἰχθύος ὄφιν αὐτῷ ἐπιδώσει
NAS: he will not give him a snake instead
KJV: give him a serpent?
INT: instead of a fish a serpent to him will he give

John 3:14 N-AMS
GRK: ὕψωσεν τὸν ὄφιν ἐν τῇ
NAS: lifted up the serpent in the wilderness,
KJV: lifted up the serpent in
INT: lifted up the serpent in the

1 Corinthians 10:9 N-GMP
GRK: ὑπὸ τῶν ὄφεων ἀπώλλυντο
NAS: and were destroyed by the serpents.
KJV: were destroyed of serpents.
INT: by the serpents perished

2 Corinthians 11:3 N-NMS
GRK: ὡς ὁ ὄφις ἐξηπάτησεν Εὕαν
NAS: But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived
KJV: as the serpent beguiled
INT: as the serpent deceived Eve

Revelation 9:19 N-DMP
GRK: αὐτῶν ὅμοιαι ὄφεσιν ἔχουσαι κεφαλάς
NAS: are like serpents and have
KJV: [were] like unto serpents, and had
INT: of them [are] like serpents having heads

Revelation 12:9 N-NMS
GRK: μέγας ὁ ὄφις ὁ ἀρχαῖος
NAS: was thrown down, the serpent of old
KJV: that old serpent, called
INT: great the serpent ancient

Revelation 12:14 N-GMS
GRK: προσώπου τοῦ ὄφεως
NAS: from the presence of the serpent.
KJV: from the face of the serpent.
INT: [the] face of the serpent

Revelation 12:15 N-NMS
GRK: ἔβαλεν ὁ ὄφις ἐκ τοῦ
NAS: And the serpent poured water
KJV: And the serpent cast out of
INT: cast the serpent out of the

Revelation 20:2 N-NMS
GRK: δράκοντα ὁ ὄφις ὁ ἀρχαῖος
NAS: of the dragon, the serpent of old,
KJV: the dragon, that old serpent, which is
INT: dragon the serpent ancient

14 Occurrences

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