989. blasphémos
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blasphémos: slanderous, evil-speaking
Original Word: βλάσφημος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: blasphémos
Phonetic Spelling: (blas'-fay-mos)
Short Definition: slanderous
Definition: slanderous; subst: a blasphemer.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 989 blásphēmos – what is blasphemous (reverses spiritual and moral realities). See 987 (blasphēmeō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a comp. of a root of uncertain origin and phémé
slanderous, evil-speaking
NASB Translation
blasphemer (1), blasphemous (1), revilers (1), reviling (1).

STRONGS NT 989: βλάσφημος

βλάσφημος, βλάσφημον (βλάξ sluggish, stupid, and φήμη speech, report (others, βλάπτω (which see) and φήμη)), speaking evil, slanderous, reproachful, railing, abusive: Acts 6:11 (ῤήματα βλάσφημα εἰς Μωυσῆν καί τόν Θεόν); (Acts 6:13 Rec. (ῤήματα βλάσφημα κατά τοῦ τόπου τοῦ ἁγίου)); 2 Peter 2:11 (see βλασφημία, a.); Revelation 13:5 (Lachmann); βλάσφημος as a substantive, a blasphemer: 1 Timothy 1:13; 2 Timothy 3:2. (Isaiah 66:3; Wis. 1:6; Sir. 3:16; 2 Macc. 9:28; ( (cf. 4)); in Greek writings from Demosthenes down.)

blasphemous, slanderous

From a derivative of blapto and pheme; scurrilious, i.e. Calumnious (against men), or (specially) impious (against God) -- blasphemer(-mous), railing.

see GREEK blapto

see GREEK pheme

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