amōmos: amomum (a fragrant plant of India)Original Word: ἄμωμοςTransliteration:
(am'-o-mos)Part of Speech:
amomum (a fragrant plant of India)Meaning:
blameless,unblemished, a fragrant plant of India
without blame, without blemish, faultless.
From a (as a negative particle) and momos; unblemished (literally or figuratively) -- without blame (blemish, fault, spot), faultless, unblamable.
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see GREEK momos
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 299a: ἄμωμονἄμωμον
, , τό
a fragrant plant of India, having the foliage of the white vine (elsewhere, ampeloleuce) and seed, in clusters like grapes, from which ointment, was made (Pliny
, h. n. 12, 13 (28)): Revelation 18:13 G L T Tr WH
. (See B. D.
American edition under the word.)<1>
STRONGS NT 299: ἄμωμοςἄμωμος, (μῶμος), without blemish, free from faultiness, as a victim without spot or blemish: 1 Peter 1:19 (Leviticus 22:21); Hebrews 9:14; in both places allusion is made to the sinless life of Christ. Ethically, without blemish, faultless, unblamable: Ephesians 1:4; Ephesians 5:27; Colossians 1:22; Philippians 2:15 L T Tr WH; Jude 1:24; Revelation 14:5. (Often in the Sept.; (Hesiod, Simonides, Jamblichus), Herodotus 2, 177; Aeschylus Pers. 185; Theocritus, 18, 25.) (Synonym: see Trench, § ciii.; Tittmann 1:29f.)<1> 1>