3454. muthos
Strong's Concordance
muthos: a speech, story, i.e. a fable
Original Word: μῦθος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: muthos
Phonetic Spelling: (moo'-thos)
Definition: a speech, story, a fable
Usage: an idle tale, fable, fanciful story.
HELPS Word-studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a speech, story, i.e. a fable
NASB Translation
fables (1), myths (3), tales (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3454: μῦθος

μῦθος, μυθου, , 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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Perhaps from the same as mueo (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. Fiction ("myth") -- fable.

see GREEK mueo

Forms and Transliterations
μυθοις μύθοις μυθους μύθους μύιαι μυίαις μυίαν μυϊαν muthois muthous mythois mýthois mythous mýthous
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Englishman's Concordance
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

1 Timothy 4:7 N-AMP
GRK: καὶ γραώδεις μύθους παραιτοῦ γύμναζε
NAS: with worldly fables fit only for old women.
KJV: and old wives' fables, and exercise
INT: and silly fables refuse train

2 Timothy 4:4 N-AMP
GRK: δὲ τοὺς μύθους ἐκτραπήσονται
NAS: and will turn aside to myths.
KJV: shall be turned unto fables.
INT: moreover fables will be turned aside

Titus 1:14 N-DMP
GRK: προσέχοντες Ἰουδαϊκοῖς μύθοις καὶ ἐντολαῖς
NAS: to Jewish myths and commandments
KJV: to Jewish fables, and
INT: giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments

2 Peter 1:16 N-DMP
GRK: γὰρ σεσοφισμένοις μύθοις ἐξακολουθήσαντες ἐγνωρίσαμεν
NAS: cleverly devised tales when we made known
KJV: cunningly devised fables, when we made known
INT: indeed cleverly-imagined fables having followed out we made known

Strong's Greek 3454
5 Occurrences

μύθοις — 3 Occ.
μύθους — 2 Occ.

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