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Forms of the word
μάγος, ου, ὁ
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sorcerer; (pl.) Magi
(1) a magus, sage of the magician religion, magician, astrologer, wise man, Mt. 2:1, 7, 16; (2) a magician, sorcerer, Acts 13:6, 8*

Greek-English Concordance for μάγος

Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise (magoi | μάγοι | nom pl masc) men from the East came to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called for the magi (magous | μάγους | acc pl masc) and found out from them exactly what time the star had appeared.
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise (magōn | μάγων | gen pl masc) men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had determined from the wise (magōn | μάγων | gen pl masc) men.
Acts 13:6 When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they met a certain man, a magician (magon | μάγον | acc sg masc), a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus,
Acts 13:8 But Elymas the magician (magos | μάγος | nom sg masc) (for that is the way his name is translated) opposed them, trying to turn the proconsul away from the faith.