gamos: a weddingOriginal Word: γάμος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
a marriage, wedding, wedding-feastDefinition:
a marriage, wedding, wedding-ceremony; plur: a wedding-feast.
1062 gámos – properly, a wedding celebration; (figuratively) the Marriage Supper of the Lamb which begins with Christ glorifying all the saints (OT, NT) at His return. This eschatological celebration is described in Mt 22:2-10 and Rev 19:7-9 – "and apparently occurs at the final day of the seven-year Tribulation" (G. Archer). For more discussion, see 4394/prophēteia ("prophecy) and 110/athanasia ("the divine investiture of immortality") at the return of Christ.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
a weddingNASB Translation
marriage (3), wedding (5), wedding feast (7).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1062: γάμοςγάμος
(probably from the root, gam, to bind, unite; Curtius
, p. 546f), as in Greek writings from Homer
1. a wedding or marriage-festival: John 2:1; Revelation 19:7 (under the figure of a marriage here is represented the intimate and everlasting union of Christ, at his return from heaven, with his church); τό δεῖπνον τοῦ γάμου, Revelation 19:9 (a symbol of the future blessings of the Messiah's kingdom); especially a wedding-banquet, a marriage-feast: Matthew 22:8, 10 (here T WH Tr marginal reading νυμφών), Matthew 22:11, 12; plural (referring apparently to the several acts of feasting), Matthew 22:2ff,; ; Luke 12:36; Luke 14:8 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, 23 (21)).
2. marriage, matrimony: Hebrews 13:4.<1>
Of uncertain affinity; nuptials -- marriage, wedding.