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Musterion

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3466  
Original WordWord Origin
musthvrionfrom a derivative of muo (to shut the mouth)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Musterion4:802,615
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
moos-tay'-ree-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. hidden thing, secret, mystery
    1. generally mysteries, religious secrets, confided only to the initiated and not to ordinary mortals
    2. a hidden or secret thing, not obvious to the understanding
    3. a hidden purpose or counsel
      1. secret will 1c
    4. of men 1c
    5. of God: the secret counsels which govern God in dealing with the righteous, which are hidden from ungodly and wicked men but plain to the godly
  2. in rabbinic writings, it denotes the mystic or hidden sense
    1. of an OT saying
    2. of an image or form seen in a vision
    3. of a dream
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 27
mystery 27
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Matthew1
Mark1
Luke1
Romans2
1 Corinthians5
Ephesians6
Colossians4
2 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy2
Revelation4


Total27
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Musterion". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .