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Strongs Number: G3144


Greek Word
μάρτυς
Transliteration
martus
Phonetic
mar'-toos
Part of Speech
Noun Masculine
Strongs Definition

a witness (literally [judicially] or figuratively [generally]); by analogy a martyr

Thayers Definition

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

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
martyr record witness.