3470. mómos
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mómos: blame, disgrace, blemish
Original Word: μῶμος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: mómos
Phonetic Spelling: (mo'-mos)
Short Definition: a blemish, disgrace
Definition: a blemish, disgrace; blame.

HELPS word-Studies

3470 mṓmos – literally, a blemish (spot, blot); (figuratively) what spoils a reputation, causing undue blame (disgrace, censure).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
blame, disgrace, blemish
NASB Translation
blemishes (1).

STRONGS NT 3470: μῶμος

μῶμος, μωμου, (perhaps akin to μύω, Curtius, § 478; cf. Vanicek, p. 732), blemish, blot, disgrace;

1. censure.

2. insult: of men who are a disgrace to a society, 2 Peter 2:13 (A. V. blemishes). (From Homer down; the Sept. for מוּם, of bodily defects and blemishes, Leviticus 21:16ff; Deuteronomy 15:21; Song of Solomon 4:7; Daniel 1:4; of a mental defect, fault, Sir. 20:24(23).)


Perhaps from memphomai; a flaw or blot, i.e. (figuratively) disgraceful person -- blemish.

see GREEK memphomai

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