Strong's Greek: 945 βαττολογέω  (battologeo) - use vain repetitions

G945

βαττολογέω 

Transliteration

battologeo;

Pronunciation

bat-tol-og-eh'-o

Parts of Speech

v

Root Word (Etymology)

from Battos (a proverbial stammerer) and 3056

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:597

KJV Translation Count — 1x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: use vain repetitions (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to stammer
2. to repeat the same things over and over, to use many idle words, to babble, prate. Some suppose the word derived from Battus, a king of Cyrene, who is said to have stuttered; others from Battus, an author of tedious and wordy poems.

Strong's Definitions

bat-tol-og-eh'-o; from Βάττος (a proverbial stammerer) and (3056) (λόγος); to stutter, i.e. (by implication) to prate tediously: — use vain repetitions.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But when ye pray, G945 not G945 G945, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

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