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μῦθος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μῦθος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
mythos
Simplified transliteration: 
mythos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3454
GK Number: 
3680
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
myth, story, tale
Definition: 
a word, speech, a tale; a fable, figment, 1 Tim. 1:4; 4:7; 2 Tim. 4:4; Tit. 1:14; 2 Pet. 1:16*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Timothy 1:4 or to devote themselves to endless myths (mythois | μύθοις | dat pl masc) and genealogies, endless which produce speculations produce rather than the stewardship from God which is by faith.
1 Timothy 4:7 But reject the profane and silly myths (mythous | μύθους | acc pl masc); rather train yourself for godliness;
2 Timothy 4:4 and they will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into the myths (mythous | μύθους | acc pl masc).
Titus 1:14 not being devoted to Jewish myths (mythois | μύθοις | dat pl masc) and commandments of people who are turning away from the truth.
2 Peter 1:16 For we did not follow cunningly crafted stories (mythois | μύθοις | dat pl masc) when we made known to you the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.