Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
ὄφις, -εως, ὁ
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snake, serpent
a serpent, Mt. 7:10; 10:16; an artificial serpent, Jn. 3:14; used of the devil or Satan, Rev. 12:9, 14, 15; 20:2; met. a man of serpentine character, Mt. 23:33

Greek-English Concordance for ὄφις

Matthew 7:10 Or if he should ask for a fish, would give him a snake (ophin | ὄφιν | acc sg masc)?
Matthew 10:16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents (opheis | ὄφεις | nom pl masc) and innocent as doves.
Matthew 23:33 You snakes! (opheis | ὄφεις | voc pl masc) You brood of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?
Mark 16:18 with their hands they will pick up snakes (opheis | ὄφεις | acc pl masc); and if they drink any deadly poison it will in no way harm them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
Luke 10:19 I have given you authority to tread on serpents (opheōn | ὄφεων | gen pl masc) and scorpions, and authority over all the power of the enemy; nothing may hurt you at all.
Luke 11:11 What father among you, should his son ask for a fish, will instead of a fish, give him a snake (ophin | ὄφιν | acc sg masc)?
John 3:14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent (ophin | ὄφιν | acc sg masc) in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
1 Corinthians 10:9 And let us not put Christ to the test, as some of them did, and were destroyed by serpents (opheōn | ὄφεων | gen pl masc).
2 Corinthians 11:3 But I am afraid, however, that just as the serpent (ophis | ὄφις | nom sg masc) deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be led astray from the simplicity and purity that is in Christ.
Revelation 9:19 For the power of the horses is in their mouths and in their tails, for their tails are like serpents (ophesin | ὄφεσιν | dat pl masc), having heads; and with them they inflict harm.
Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent (ophis | ὄφις | nom sg masc), who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world — he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 12:14 But the woman was given the two wings of a great eagle so she could fly away into the wilderness to the place where she would be taken care of for a time, and times, and half a time, safe from the presence of the serpent (opheōs | ὄφεως | gen sg masc).
Revelation 12:15 Then the serpent (ophis | ὄφις | nom sg masc) spouted water like a river out of his mouth after the woman to sweep her away by a flood,
Revelation 20:2 He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent (ophis | ὄφις | nom sg masc) (who is the devil and Satan), and bound him for a thousand years.