mar'-toosof uncertain affinity

Parts of Speech

Root Word (Etymology)

TDNT 4:474

KJV Translation Count — 34x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: witness (29), martyr (3), record (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a witness
a. in a legal sense
b. an historical sense
1. one who is a spectator of anything, e.g. of a contest
c. in an ethical sense
1. those who after his example have proved the strength and genuineness of their faith in Christ by undergoing a violent death

Strong's Definitions

mar'-toos; of uncertain affinity; a witness (literal [judicially] or figurative [genitive]); by analogy a "martyr": — martyr, record, witness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three G3144es every word may be established.


Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of G3144es? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.


Then the high priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need we any further G3144es?


And ye are G3144es of these things.


But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be G3144es unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.


Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a G3144 with us of his resurrection.


This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are G3144es.


And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are G3144es.


And we are his G3144es of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.


And set up false G3144es, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law: