3544. nomikos
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nomikos: relating to law, learned in the law
Original Word: νομικός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: nomikos
Phonetic Spelling: (nom-ik-os')
Short Definition: about law, one learned in the Law
Definition: (a) adj: connected with law, about law, (b) noun: a lawyer, one learned in the Law, one learned in the Old Testament.

HELPS word-Studies

3544 nomikós (from 3551 /nómos, "law") – properly, an expert in Jewish law (theology); an ancient Jewish-attorney ("Scripture-lawyer"), specializing in interpreting the OT and applying the teachings of established rabbis.

3544 /nomikós ("lawyer") implies someone even more learned in the Law than a typical scribe. (Ezra would have been considered a 3544 /nomikós.)

[3544 (nomikós) is also a regular term for attorney in antiquity, i.e. an expert jurist in secular law.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nomos
relating to law, learned in the law
NASB Translation
Law (1), lawyer (3), lawyers (5).

STRONGS NT 3544: νομικός

νομικός, νομικη, νομικόν (νόμος), pertaining to (the) law (Plato, Aristotle, others): μάχαι, Titus 3:9; νομικός, one learned in the law, in the N. T. an interpreter and teacher of the Mosaic law (A. V. a lawyer; cf. γραμματεύς, 2): Matthew 22:35; Luke 10:25; Titus 3:13; plural, Luke 7:30; Luke 11:45f, 52; Luke 14:3.

about the law, lawyer.

From nomos; according (or pertaining) to law, i.e. Legal (ceremonially); as noun, an expert in the (Mosaic) law -- about the law, lawyer.

see GREEK nomos

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