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Forms of the word
νύμφη, ης, ἡ
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bride; daughter-in-law
a bride, Jn. 3:29; Rev. 18:23; 21:2, 9; 22:17; opposed to πενθερά, a daughter-in-law, Mt. 10:35; Lk. 12:53*

Greek-English Concordance for νύμφη

Matthew 10:35 For I came to turn a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law (nymphēn | νύμφην | acc sg fem) against her mother-in-law;
Luke 12:53 father will be divided against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law (nymphēn | νύμφην | acc sg fem) and daughter-in-law (nymphē | νύμφη | nom sg fem) against mother-in-law.”
John 3:29 It is the bridegroom who has the bride (nymphēn | νύμφην | acc sg fem); but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.
Revelation 18:23 the light of a lamp will never again shine in you, and the voice of bridegroom and bride (nymphēs | νύμφης | gen sg fem) will never again be heard in you; for your merchants were the great ones of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your magic spells.
Revelation 21:2 And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride (nymphēn | νύμφην | acc sg fem) adorned for her husband.
Revelation 21:9 Then came one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven final plagues, and he spoke with me, saying, “Come, I will show you the Bride (nymphēn | νύμφην | acc sg fem), the wife of the Lamb.”
Revelation 22:17 The Spirit and the Bride (nymphē | νύμφη | nom sg fem) say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come forward; and whoever so desires, let him receive the water of life free of charge.