2387. Iambrés
Strong's Concordance
Iambrés: Jambres, an Eg. sorcerer
Original Word: Ἰαμβρῆς, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: Iambrés
Phonetic Spelling: (ee-am-brace')
Definition: Jambres, an Eg. sorcerer
Usage: Jambres, a sorcerer at the court of the Pharaoh.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Jambres, an Eg. sorcerer
NASB Translation
Jambres (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2387: Ἰαμβρῆς

Ἰαμβρῆς, , and Ἰάννης (cf. Buttmann, 20 (18)), Jambres (for which the Vulg. seems to have read Μαμβρης, as in the Babylonian Talmud tract. Menach c. 9 in the Gemara; cf. Buxtorf, Lex. Talm., p. 945f (p. 481f, Fischer edition)), and Jannes, two Egyptian magicians who in the presence of Pharaoh imitated the miracles of Aaron in order to destroy his influence with the king: 2 Timothy 3:8 (cf. Exodus 7:11f). The author of the Epistle derived their names from the tradition of the Talmudists and the rabbis (cf. B. D. article Jannes and Jambres). These Magi are mentioned not only in the tract of the Babyl. Talmud just referred to, but also in the Targ. of Jonath. on Exodus 7:11; the book Sohar on Numbers 22:22; Numenius περί ταγαθου in Origen contra Celsus 4, 51; Eusebius, praep. evang. 9, 8; Evang. Nicod. c. 5, and other writings enumerated by Thilo in his Cod. apocr., p. 552f; (and Wetstein on 2 Timothy, the passage cited; Holtzmann ibid., p. 140f).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of Egyptian origin; Jambres, an Egyptian -- Jambres.

Forms and Transliterations
Ιαμβρης Ἰαμβρῆς ιαμείν ιαμίν Iambres Iambrês Iambrēs Iambrē̂s
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Timothy 3:8 N-NMS
GRK: Ἰαννῆς καὶ Ἰαμβρῆς ἀντέστησαν Μωυσεῖ
NAS: as Jannes and Jambres opposed
KJV: Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses,
INT: Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses

Strong's Greek 2387
1 Occurrence

Ἰαμβρῆς — 1 Occ.

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