martyreo

μαρτυρεῖτε [16 verses](verb 2nd pl pres ind act) "Ye be a witness" is martyreo, which means "to bear witness," "to give evidence," "give a good report," "testify to," and "acknowledge the value of." It is the basis for our word "martyr." -- "Witness" is the Greek verb that means "to give testimony" and "to bear witness." It has the sense of being true testimony. It is the verb form of the Greek word for "testimony" and "proof," which is the source of our word "martyr."

Word Type: 

verb

Number Verses: 

16