3454. muthos
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muthos: a speech, story, i.e. a fable
Original Word: μῦθος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: muthos
Phonetic Spelling: (moo'-thos)
Short Definition: an idle tale, fable
Definition: an idle tale, fable, fanciful story.

HELPS word-Studies

3454 mýthos – a myth; a false account, yet posing to be the truth; a fabrication (fable) which subverts (replaces) what is actually true.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a speech, story, i.e. a fable
NASB Translation
fables (1), myths (3), tales (1).

STRONGS NT 3454: μῦθος

μῦθος, μυθου, , from Homer down;

1. a speech, word, saying.

2. a narrative, story;

a. a true narrative.

b. a fiction, a fable; universally, an invention, falsehood: 2 Peter 1:16; the fictions of the Jewish theosophists and Gnostics, especially concerning the emanations and orders of the aeons, are called μυθοι (A. V. fables) in 1 Timothy 1:4; 1 Timothy 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:4; Titus 1:14. (Cf. Trench, § xc., and references under the word γεναλογια.)


Perhaps from the same as mueo (through the idea of tuition); a tale, i.e. Fiction ("myth") -- fable.

see GREEK mueo

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