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Ophis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3789 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ofißprobably from (3700) (through the idea of sharpness of vision)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ophis5:566,748
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
of'-is Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. snake, serpent
  2. with the ancients, the serpent was an emblem of cunning and wisdom. The serpent who deceived Eve was regarded by the Jews as the devil.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 14
serpent 6, serpents 6, snake 2
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Mark1
Luke2
John1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
Revelation5


Total14
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 Ophis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.