Strong's Greek: 4436 Πύθων  (Puthon) - divination

G4436

Πύθων 

Transliteration

Puthon;

Pronunciation

poo'-thone

Parts of Speech

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Root Word (Etymology)

from Putho (the name of the region where Delphi, the seat of the famous oracle, was located)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:917

KJV Translation Count — 1x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: divination (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. in Greek mythology the name of the Pythian serpent or dragon that dwelt in the region of Pytho at the foot of Parnassus in Phocis, and was said to have guarded the oracle at Delphi and been slain by Apollo
2. a spirit of divination

Strong's Definitions

poo'-thone; from Πυθώ (the name of the region where Delphi, the seat of the famous oracle, was located); a Python, i.e. (by analogy with the supposed diviner there) inspiration (soothsaying): — divination.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of G4436 met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:

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