988. blasphémia
Strong's Concordance
blasphémia: slander
Original Word: βλασφημία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: blasphémia
Phonetic Spelling: (blas-fay-me'-ah)
Definition: slander
Usage: abusive or scurrilous language, blasphemy.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 988 blasphēmía (from blax, "sluggish/slow," and 5345 /phḗmē, "reputation, fame") – blasphemy – literally, slow (sluggish) to call something good (that really is good) – and slow to identify what is truly bad (that really is evil).

Blasphemy (988 /blasphēmía) "switches" right for wrong (wrong for right), i.e. calls what God disapproves, "right" which "exchanges the truth of God for a lie" (Ro 1:25). See 987 (blasphēmeō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from blasphémos
NASB Translation
abusive language (1), blasphemies (4), blasphemous (2), blasphemy (6), railing (1), slander (3), slanders (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 988: βλασφημία

βλασφημία, βλασφημίας, , railing, reviling (Vulg.blasphemia);

a. universally, slander, detraction, speech injurious to another's good name: Matthew 12:31; Matthew 15:19; Mark 3:28; Mark 7:22; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:8; 1 Timothy 6:4; Jude 1:9 (κρίσις βλασφημίας, equivalent to κρίσις βλάσφημος in 2 Peter 2:11, a judgment pronounced in reproachful terms); Revelation 2:9.

b. specifically, impious and reproachful speech injurious to the divine majesty: Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:7 (R G); ; Luke 5:21; John 10:33; Revelation 13:5 (not Lachmann); ὄνομα or ὀνόματα βλασφημίας equivalent to βλάσφημα (cf. Winers Grammar, § 34, 3 b.; (Buttmann, § 132, 10)): Revelation 13:1; Revelation 17:3 (R G Tr, see γέμω); τοῦ πνεύματος, genitive of the object, Matthew 12:31; πρός τόν Θεόν, Revelation 13:6. (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others; for נֶאָצָה Ezekiel 35:12.) (BB. DD. under the word ; Campbell, Diss. on the Gospels, diss. ix. part ii.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
blasphemy, evil speaking, railing.

From blasphemos; vilification (especially against God) -- blasphemy, evil speaking, railing.

see GREEK blasphemos

Forms and Transliterations
βλασφημια βλασφημία βλασφημιαι βλασφημίαι βλασφημιαν βλασφημίαν βλασφημιας βλασφημίας βλασφημιών blasphemia blasphemía blasphēmia blasphēmía blasphemiai blasphemíai blasphēmiai blasphēmíai blasphemian blasphemían blasphēmian blasphēmían blasphemias blasphemías blasphēmias blasphēmías
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 12:31 N-NFS
GRK: ἁμαρτία καὶ βλασφημία ἀφεθήσεται τοῖς
NAS: sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven
KJV: and blasphemy shall be forgiven
INT: sin and blasphemy will be forgiven

Matthew 12:31 N-NFS
GRK: τοῦ πνεύματος βλασφημία οὐκ ἀφεθήσεται
NAS: people, but blasphemy against the Spirit
KJV: but the blasphemy [against] the [Holy] Ghost
INT: [the] against the Spirit blasphemy shall not be forgiven

Matthew 15:19 N-NFP
GRK: κλοπαί ψευδομαρτυρίαι βλασφημίαι
NAS: thefts, FALSE witness, slanders.
KJV: thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
INT: thefts false witnessings slanders

Matthew 26:65 N-AFS
GRK: ἠκούσατε τὴν βλασφημίαν
NAS: you have now heard the blasphemy;
KJV: ye have heard his blasphemy.
INT: you have heard the blasphemy

Mark 3:28 N-NFP
GRK: καὶ αἱ βλασφημίαι ὅσα ἐὰν
NAS: and whatever blasphemies they utter;
KJV: and blasphemies wherewith
INT: and the blasphemies as many as if

Mark 7:22 N-NFS
GRK: ὀφθαλμὸς πονηρός βλασφημία ὑπερηφανία ἀφροσύνη
NAS: envy, slander, pride
KJV: eye, blasphemy, pride,
INT: envy evil slander pride foolishness

Mark 14:64 N-GFS
GRK: ἠκούσατε τῆς βλασφημίας τί ὑμῖν
NAS: You have heard the blasphemy; how
KJV: Ye have heard the blasphemy: what
INT: You heard the blasphemy what to you

Luke 5:21 N-AFP
GRK: ὃς λαλεῖ βλασφημίας τίς δύναται
NAS: [man] who speaks blasphemies? Who can
KJV: which speaketh blasphemies? Who can
INT: who speaks blasphemies who is able

John 10:33 N-GFS
GRK: ἀλλὰ περὶ βλασφημίας καὶ ὅτι
NAS: we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because
KJV: but for blasphemy; and because
INT: but for blasphemy and because

Ephesians 4:31 N-NFS
GRK: κραυγὴ καὶ βλασφημία ἀρθήτω ἀφ'
NAS: and clamor and slander be put away
KJV: and evil speaking, be put away
INT: clamour and evil-speaking let be removed from

Colossians 3:8 N-AFS
GRK: θυμόν κακίαν βλασφημίαν αἰσχρολογίαν ἐκ
NAS: malice, slander, [and] abusive speech
KJV: malice, blasphemy, filthy communication
INT: rage malice slander foul language out of

1 Timothy 6:4 N-NFP
GRK: φθόνος ἔρις βλασφημίαι ὑπόνοιαι πονηραί
NAS: strife, abusive language, evil
KJV: strife, railings, evil
INT: envy strife evil speakings suspicions evil

Jude 1:9 N-GFS
GRK: κρίσιν ἐπενεγκεῖν βλασφημίας ἀλλὰ εἶπεν
NAS: pronounce against him a railing judgment,
KJV: bring against him a railing accusation,
INT: a judgment to bring against [him] railing but said

Revelation 2:9 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ τὴν βλασφημίαν ἐκ τῶν
NAS: (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those
KJV: and [I know] the blasphemy of them which
INT: and the slander of those who

Revelation 13:1 N-GFS
GRK: αὐτοῦ ὀνόματα βλασφημίας
NAS: and on his heads [were] blasphemous names.
KJV: heads the name of blasphemy.
INT: of it [the] name of blasphemy

Revelation 13:5 N-AFP
GRK: μεγάλα καὶ βλασφημίας καὶ ἐδόθη
NAS: arrogant words and blasphemies, and authority
KJV: and blasphemies; and
INT: great things and blasphemy and was given

Revelation 13:6 N-AFP
GRK: αὐτοῦ εἰς βλασφημίας πρὸς τὸν
NAS: his mouth in blasphemies against
KJV: mouth in blasphemy against God,
INT: of it for blasphemy against

Revelation 17:3 N-GFS
GRK: γέμοντα ὀνόματα βλασφημίας ἔχων κεφαλὰς
NAS: full of blasphemous names,
KJV: names of blasphemy, having
INT: full of names of blasphemy having heads

Strong's Greek 988
18 Occurrences

βλασφημία — 4 Occ.
βλασφημίαι — 3 Occ.
βλασφημίαν — 3 Occ.
βλασφημίας — 8 Occ.

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