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Puthon

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4436  
Original WordWord Origin
puqonfrom Putho (the name of the region where Delphi, the seat of the famous oracle, was located)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Puthon6:917,*
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
poo'-thone   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. in Greek mythology the name of the Pythian serpent or dragon that dwelt in the region of Pytho at the foot of Parnassus in Phocis, and was said to have guarded the oracle at Delphi and been slain by Apollo
  2. a spirit of divination
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
divination 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Acts1


Total1
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 Puthon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.