G987 βλασφημέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to drop evil
I speak evil against, blaspheme
I speak evil against, blaspheme, use abusive or scurrilous language about (God or men).
to vilify; specially, to speak impiously
Derivation: from G989;

KJV Usage: (speak) blaspheme(-er, -mously, -my), defame, rail on, revile, speak evil.

to blaspheme
βλασφημέω, -ῶ
(< βλάσφημος), [in LXX: 4Ki.19:4 (יכח hi.)
Refs ib. 6, 22
(גּדף pi.), Isa.52:5 (נאץ hith.), Dan LXX 3:29 (96) (אמר שׁלח),
Refs Tob.1:18, Da TH Bel 9, 2Ma.2
* ;]
__1. to speak lightly or profanely of sacred things (in cl., opp. of εὐφημέω), esp. to speak impiously of God, to blaspheme, speak blasphemously: absol.,
Refs Mat.9:3 26:65, Mrk.2:7, Jhn.10:36, Act.26:11, 1Ti.1:20, 2Pe.2:12
; τ. θεόν,
Refs Act.19:37, Rev.16:11, 21
; τὸ ὄνομα τ. θεοῦ,
Refs Rev.13:6 16:9
; δόξας,
Refs Ju 3, 2Pe.2:10
; εἰς τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον,
Refs Mrk.3:29, Luk.12:10
__2. to revile, rail at, slander: absol.,
Refs Luk.22:65, Act.13:45 18:6, 1Pe.4:4
; with accusative,
Refs Mat.27:39, Mrk.3:28 15:29, Luk.23:39, Tit.3:2, Jas.2:7, Ju 10
. Pass.:
Refs Rom.2:24 3:8 14:16, 1Co.10:30, 1Ti.6:1, Tit.2:5, 2Pe.2:2
(Cremer, 570).
† (AS)
1) to speak reproachfully, rail at, revile, calumniate, blaspheme
2) to be evil spoken of, reviled, railed at

From G989; to vilify; specifically to speak impiously

KJV Usage: (speak) blaspheme (-er, -mously, -my), defame, rail on, revile, speak evil.

View how G987 βλασφημέω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 39 occurrences of G987 βλασφημέω

Matthew 9:3 man blasphemeth.
Matthew 26:65 He hath spoken blasphemy;
Matthew 27:39 reviled
Mark 3:28 they shall blaspheme:
Mark 3:29 shall blaspheme
Mark 15:29 railed
Luke 12:10 to him that blasphemeth
Luke 22:65 blasphemously
Luke 23:39 railed
John 10:36 Thou blasphemest;
Acts 13:45 blaspheming.
Acts 18:6 blasphemed,
Acts 19:37 blasphemers
Acts 26:11 them to blaspheme;
Romans 2:24 is blasphemed
Romans 3:8 we are slanderously reported,
Romans 14:16 Let
Romans 14:16 be evil spoken of:
1 Corinthians 4:13 Being defamed,
1 Corinthians 10:30 am I evil spoken of
1 Timothy 1:20 to blaspheme.
1 Timothy 6:1 may
1 Timothy 6:1 be blasphemed.
Titus 2:5 be
Titus 2:5 blasphemed.
Titus 3:2 To speak evil of
James 2:7 Do
James 2:7 blaspheme
1 Peter 4:4 speaking evil of you:
1 Peter 4:14 he is evil spoken of,

Distinct usage

3 speak evil
3 blasphemed
2 railed
1 man blasphemeth.
1 He hath spoken blasphemy;
1 reviled
1 they shall blaspheme:
1 to him that blasphemeth
1 blasphemously
1 Thou blasphemest;
1 blasphemed,
1 is blasphemed
1 Let
1 be evil spoken of:
1 Being defamed,
1 am I evil spoken of
1 to blaspheme.
1 To speak evil of
1 them to blaspheme;
1 speaking evil of you:
1 be
1 blasphemed.
1 to blaspheme
1 Do
1 blaspheme
1 we are slanderously reported,
1 shall be evil spoken of.
1 blaspheming.
1 blasphemers
1 may
1 be blasphemed.
1 he is evil spoken of,
1 to speak evil
1 shall blaspheme

Corresponding Hebrew Words

blasphemeo H559 amar shalah
blasphemeo H1442 gadaph pi.
blasphemeo H3198 yakhach hi.
blasphemeo H5006 naats hithpo.

Related words

G987 βλασφημέω

G989 βλάσφημος

From a derivative of G984 and G5345; scurrilous, that is, calumnious (against man), or (specifically) impious (against God)

KJV Usage: blasphemer (-mous), railing.

G988 βλασφημία
From G989; vilification (especially against God)

KJV Usage: blasphemy, evil speaking, railing.