G3140 μαρτυρέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to be a witness, to bear witness, give evidence, bear testimony
I witness, testify
I witness, bear witness, give evidence, testify, give a good report.
to be a witness, i.e. testify (literally or figuratively)
Derivation: from G3144;

KJV Usage: charge, give (evidence), bear record, have (obtain, of) good (honest) report, be well reported of, testify, give (have) testimony, (be, bear, give, obtain) witness.

to testify
μαρτυρέω, -ῶ
(< μάρτυς), [in LXX chiefly for עֵד (
Refs עֵד (Gen.31:47-48, al.
), also for עוּד hi. (
Refs Gen.43:3, La 2:13
), עָנָה (Num.35:30) ;]
__(a) prop., to be a witness, bear witness, testify: absol. (find., al.),
Refs Jhn.15:27, Act.26:5
; parenthetical (Bl., § 79, 7; MM, xvi), 2Co.8:3; with dative of person(s) (comm. and incomm.; El., § 37, 2),
Refs Act.22:5, Heb.10:15
; id. before ὅτι, Mat.23:31, Rom.10:2, al.; accusative and inf., Act.10:43; with accusative of thing(s) (cl.),
Refs Jhn.3:11, Rev.22:16, 20
; with accusative cogn., before περί,
Refs Jhn.5:32, 1Jn.5:10
; with dative of thing(s),
Refs Jhn.5:33, Act.14:3, al.
; before περί, with genitive (of person(s) and of thing(s)),
Refs Jhn.1:7-8, 15 2:25 18:23 21:24, al.
; id. before ὅτι,
Refs Jhn.5:36 7:7
; ὅτι,
Refs Jhn.1:34 4:44 al.
; ὅτι recit., Jhn.4:39; κατά before ὅτι, 1Co.15:15; pass., Heb.7:8; ptcp., Rom.3:21; impers., Heb.7:17;
__(b) in late Gk., to witness favourably, give a good report, approve (Bl., § 54, 3; MM, xvi; Deiss., BS, 265): with dative of person(s), Luk.4:22; before ἐπί with dative of thing(s), Heb.11:4; pass., Act.6:3; before ἐν,
Refs 1Ti.5:10, Heb.11:2
; διά, with genitive of thing(s), Heb.11:39; with genitive of person(s), Act.10:22, al.; impers., III Jn 12 (cf. ἐπι, συν-επι-, κατα-, συν-μαρτυρέω)
1) to be a witness, to bear witness, i.e. to affirm that one has seen or heard or experienced something, or that he knows it because taught by divine revelation or inspiration
1a) to give (not to keep back) testimony
1b) to utter honourable testimony, give a good report
1c) conjure, implore

From G3144; to be a witness, that is, testify (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: charge, give [evidence], bear record, have (obtain, of) good (honest) report, be well reported of, testify, give (have) testimony, (be, bear, give, obtain) witness.

View how G3140 μαρτυρέω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 86 occurrences of G3140 μαρτυρέω

Matthew 23:31 ye are witnesses
Luke 4:22 bore
Luke 4:22 witness,
Luke 11:48 ye bear witness
John 1:7 bear witness
John 1:8 bear witness
John 1:15 bore witness
John 1:32 bore witness,
John 1:34 bore witness
John 2:25 should testify
John 3:11 testify
John 3:26 barest witness,
John 3:28 bear
John 3:28 witness,
John 3:32 he testifieth;
John 4:39 who testified,
John 4:44 testified,
John 5:31 bear witness
John 5:32 that beareth witness
John 5:32 he witnesseth
John 5:33 he bore witness
John 5:36 bear witness
John 5:37 hath borne witness
John 5:39 which testify
John 7:7 testify
John 8:13 barest witness
John 8:14 witness
John 8:18 one that bear witness
John 8:18 beareth witness
John 10:25 bear witness

Distinct usage

7 witness,
5 bear witness
3 bore witness
3 testify
3 I bear
2 witness
2 that bear witness
2 testified,
1 ye are witnesses
1 bore
1 bore witness,
1 should testify
1 barest witness,
1 he testifieth;
1 who testified,
1 that beareth witness
1 he witnesseth
1 he bore witness
1 hath borne witness
1 which testify
1 barest witness
1 one that bear witness
1 beareth witness
1 shall testify
1 shall bear witness,
1 I should bear witness
1 it bore witness,
1 testifieth
1 of honest report,
1 give
1 he gave testimony,
1 was well reported
1 bear testimony
1 being witnessed
1 he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed
1 he testifieth,
1 is a witness
1 obtained a good report.
1 he obtained the testimony
1 testifying
1 he had this testimony,
1 having obtained a good report
1 bear witness,
1 do testify
1 he hath testified
1 gave
1 hath good report
1 also bear witness;
1 He who testifieth
1 ye bear witness
1 testified
1 testify,
1 and charged
1 I bear witness,
1 to testify
1 having a good report
1 gave testimony
1 have borne witness
1 bore witness.
1 borne witness

Corresponding Hebrew Words

martureo H5707 ed
martureo H5749 ud hi.,qal.
martureo H6030 anah

Related words

G3140 μαρτυρέω

G1263 διαμαρτύρομαι
From G1223 and G3140; to attest or protest earnestly, or (by implication) hortatively

KJV Usage: charge, testify (unto), witness.

G1957 ἐπιμαρτυρέω
From G1909 and G3140; to attest further, that is, corroborate

KJV Usage: testify.

G2649 καταμαρτυρέω
From G2596 and G3140; to testify against

KJV Usage: witness against.

G4828 συμμαρτυρέω
From G4862 and G3140; to testify jointly, that is, corroborate by (concurrent) evidence

KJV Usage: testify unto, (also) bear witness (with).

G3144 μάρτυς

Of uncertain affinity; a witness (literally [judicially] or figuratively [generally]); by analogy a “martyr”

KJV Usage: martyr, record, witness.

G267 ἀμάρτυρος
From G1 (as a negative particle) and a form of G3144; unattested

KJV Usage: without witness.

G3141 μαρτυρία
From G3144; evidence given (judicially or generally)

KJV Usage: record, report, testimony, witness.

G3142 μαρτύριον
Neuter of a presumed derivative of G3144; something evidential, that is, (generally) evidence given or (specifically) the Decalogue (in the sacred Tabernacle)

KJV Usage: to be testified, testimony, witness.

G3143 μαρτύρομαι
Middle voice from G3144; to be adduced as a witness, that is, (figuratively) to obtest (in affirmation or exhortation)

KJV Usage: take to record, testify.

G5575 ψευδομάρτυρ
From G5571 and a kindred form of G3144; a spurious witness, that is, bearer of untrue testimony

KJV Usage: false witness.