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  #3466 μυστήριον musterion {moos-tay'-ree-on}

 from a derivative of muo (to shut the mouth); TDNT - 4:802,615; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) hidden thing, secret, mystery
    1a) generally mysteries, religious secrets, confided only to the
        initiated and not to ordinary mortals
    1b) a hidden or secret thing, not obvious to the understanding
    1c) a hidden purpose or counsel
        1c1) secret will
             1c1a) of men
             1c1b) of God: the secret counsels which govern God in
                   dealing with the righteous, which are hidden from
                   ungodly and wicked men but plain to the godly
 3) in rabbinic writings, it denotes the mystic or hidden sense:
    of an OT saying, of an image or form seen in a vision, of a dream

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From a derivative of μύω [[muo]] (to shut the mouth); a secret or "mystery" (through the idea of silence imposed by initiation into religious rites):—mystery.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - mystery 27; 27
Matthew 13:11. Luke 8:10. 1 Corinthians 4:1; 13:2; 14:2.
Mark 4:11. Romans 11:25; 16:25. 1 Corinthians 2:7; 15:51. Ephesians 1:9; 3:3, 4, 9; 5:32; 6:19. Colossians 1:26, 27; 2:2; 4:3. 2 Thessalonians 2:7. 1 Timothy 3:9, 16. Revelation 1:20; 10:7; 17:5, 7.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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