Number 3789

Transliteration:
ophis {of'-is}
Word Origin:
probably from 3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision)
TDNT:
5:566,748
Part of Speech:
noun masculine
Usage in the KJV:
serpent 14

Total: 14
Definition:
  1. snake, serpent
  2. with the ancients, the serpent was an emblem of cunning and wisdom. The serpent who deceived Eve was regarded by the Jews as the devil.