Bill Mounce

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μαργαρίτης, ου, ὁ
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a pearl, Mt. 7:6; 13:45, 46; 1 Tim. 2:9; Rev. 17:4; 18:12, 16; 21:21*

Greek-English Concordance for μαργαρίτης

Matthew 7:6 “Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls (margaritas | μαργαρίτας | acc pl masc) in front of pigs, lest the pigs trample them underfoot, and the dogs turn and tear you to pieces.
Matthew 13:45 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls (margaritas | μαργαρίτας | acc pl masc);
Matthew 13:46 and when he found one pearl (margaritēn | μαργαρίτην | acc sg masc) of great value, he went away and sold all that he had and bought it.
1 Timothy 2:9 Likewise, I also desire that the women should adorn themselves in respectable attire, with modesty and moderation, not with braided hair and gold or pearls (margaritais | μαργαρίταις | dat pl masc) or costly clothing,
Revelation 17:4 The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls (margaritais | μαργαρίταις | dat pl masc). In her hand she held a golden cup full of abominations, the impurities of her fornication.
Revelation 18:12 cargo such as gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls (margaritōn | μαργαριτῶν | gen pl masc); fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet cloth; all kinds of things made of citron wood, all kinds of articles made of ivory, and all kinds of articles made of costly wood, bronze, iron, and marble;
Revelation 18:16 They will lament, “Alas, alas, O great city, clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet, glittering with gold, precious stones, and pearls! (margaritē | μαργαρίτῃ | dat sg masc)
Revelation 21:21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls (margaritai | μαργαρῖται | nom pl masc), each of the gates was made of a single pearl (margaritou | μαργαρίτου | gen sg masc). And the main street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.