Bill Mounce

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γάμος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γάμος, -ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
gamos
Simplified transliteration: 
gamos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1062
GK Number: 
1141
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
16
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
wedding banquet (a festive time in the community)
Definition: 
a wedding; nuptial festivities, a marriage festival, Mt. 22:2; 25:10; Jn. 2:1, 2; Rev. 19:7, 9; any feast or banquet, Lk. 12:36; 14:8; the marriage state, Heb. 13:4

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 22:2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding feast (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc) for his son
Matthew 22:3 and sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the feast (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc); but they would not come.
Matthew 22:4 Then he sent other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, “See, I have prepared my banquet, my oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding feast.”’ (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc)
Matthew 22:8 Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding feast (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
Matthew 22:9 Go therefore to the busy intersections and invite everyone you can find to the wedding feast.’ (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc)
Matthew 22:10 So those servants went out into the streets and gathered everyone they could find, rogues as well as honorable men; and the wedding (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) hall (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) was packed with guests.
Matthew 22:11 But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing a wedding (gamou | γάμου | gen sg masc) garment.
Matthew 22:12 And he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you get in here without a wedding (gamou | γάμου | gen sg masc) garment?’ And the man was speechless.
Matthew 25:10 And while they were away buying it, the bridegroom came and the virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc) feast, and the door was shut.
Luke 12:36 and be like men waiting for their master to come home from the wedding (gamōn | γάμων | gen pl masc), so that when he comes and knocks, they will open the door for him immediately.
Luke 14:8 “When you are invited by someone to a wedding (gamous | γάμους | acc pl masc) feast, do not take a seat in a place of honor, lest someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by your host,
John 2:1 Now on the third day there was a wedding (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.
John 2:2 Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding (gamon | γάμον | acc sg masc).
Hebrews 13:4 Marriage (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) must be honored by everyone and the marriage bed must be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and the adulterers.
Revelation 19:7 Let us rejoice and be glad and give him the glory, for the marriage (gamos | γάμος | nom sg masc) of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.
Revelation 19:9 And the angel said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage (gamou | γάμου | gen sg masc) supper of the Lamb!’” He also said to me, “These are the true words of God.”