3551: νόμος

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G3551 νόμος, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: nómos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: usage, custom, law; in NT: of law in general, plur: of divine laws; of a force or influence impelling to action; of the Mosaic law; meton: of the books which contain the law, the Pentateuch, the Old Testament scriptures in general.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3551 νόμος

Transliteration: nómos

Derivation: from a primary νέμω (némō) (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals);

Definition: law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), genitive case (regulation), specially, (of Moses (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

νόμος

G3551 

Occurrences in the NT: 194

νόμος, -ου, ὁ
(< νέμω, to deal out, distribute), [in LXX chiefly for תּוֹרָה, also for חֻקָּה, etc.;]
that which is assigned, hence, usage, custom, then law; in NT (only in Mt, Jo, Ja, and the Lucan and Pauline bks.);
1. of law in general: Ro 3:27 5:13b; pl., of divine laws, He 8:10 10:16; ὁ ν. τ. Χριστοῦ, Ga 6:2; (τ.) ἐλευθερίας, Ja 1:25 2:12; βασιλικιός (Hort., in l.; Deiss., LAE, 3673), Ja 2:8.
2. Of a force or influence impelling to action: Ro 7:21, 23a, 25 8:2.
3. Of the Mosaic law: Mt 5:18, Lk 2:27, Jo 1:17, Ac 6:13, Ro 2:15, I Co 9:8, I Ti 1:8, He 7:19, al.; ν. Μωυσέως, Lk 2:22, Jo 7:23, Ac 15:5, al.; κυρίου, Lk 2:39; κατὰ τὸν ν., Ac 22:12, He 7:5 9:22.
4. Anarthrous (Bl., § 46, 8; ICC on Ro 2:12, 13), νόμος,
(a) of law in general: Ro 2:12, 14b 3:20, 21 4:15, al.;
(b) of the Mosaic law in its quality as law: Ro 2:14a 5:20 10:4, Ga 2:19, al.; οἱ ἐκ ν., Ro 4:14; ὑπὸ νόμον, I Co 9:20, Ga 4:5; ν. πράσσειν (πληροῦν), Ro 2:25 13:8.
5. Of Christian teaching: ν. πίστεως, Ro 3:27; τ. Χριστοῦ, Ga 6:2.
6. By meton., of the books which contain the law;
(a) of the Pentateuch: Mt 12:5, Jo 1:45, al.; ὁ ν. καὶ οἱ προφῆται, Mt 5:17, Lk 16:16, al.; ὁ ν. καὶ προφῆται κ. ψαλμοί, Lk 24:44;
(b) of the OT Scriptures in general (as Heb. תּוֹרָה): Jo 10:34 12:34 15:25, I Co 14:21, al.

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition