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  #3789 ὄφις ophis {of'-is}

 probably from G3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision);
    TDNT - 5:566,748; n m

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

 1) snake, serpent
 2) with the ancients, the serpent was an emblem of cunning and wisdom.
    The serpent who deceived Eve was regarded by the Jews as the devil.

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

Probably from G3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision); a snake, figuratively (as a type of sly cunning) an artful malicious person, especially Satan:—serpent.

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

  • #3789.
  • ο῎φις
  • ophis; a prim. word; a snake:—
  • NASB - serpent(6), serpents(6), snake(2).

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

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 AV - serpent 14; 14
Matthew 7:10. Luke 11:11. John 3:14. 2 Corinthians 11:3. Revelation 12:9, 14, 15; 20:2.
Matthew 10:16; 23:33. Mark 16:18. Luke 10:19. 1 Corinthians 10:9. Revelation 9:19.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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