|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
2. (n.) Wonder.
3. (v. i.) To be struck with surprise, astonishment, or wonder; to wonder.
4. (v. t.) To marvel at.
5. (v. t.) To cause to marvel, or be surprised; -- used impersonally.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
mar'-vel, mar'-vel-us (tamah, pala'; thaumazo, thaumastos): "To marvel" is the translation of tamah, "to wonder" (Genesis 43:33 Psalm 48:5, the Revised Version (British and American) "were amazed"; Ecclesiastes 5:8); of thaumazo, "to admire," "wonder" (Matthew 8:10, 27 Mark 5:20 John 3:7 Acts 2:7 Revelation 17:7 the King James Version, etc.); "marvel" (substantive) occurs in the plural as translation of pala', "to distinguish," figuratively, "to make wonderful" (Exodus 34:10, "I will do marvels, such as have not been wrought" (the Revised Version margin "created")); and of thaumastos (thauma) (2 Corinthians 11:14).
"Marvelous" is the translation of pala', "marvelous works" (1 Chronicles 16:12, 24 Psalm 9:1); "marvelous things" (Job 5:9; Job 10:16 Psalm 31:21; Psalm 118:23 Isaiah 29:14 Daniel 11:36 Zechariah 8:6, bis); "marvellously," pala' (Job 37:5 Habakkuk 1:5 twice (tamah), "regard and wonder marvelously," literally, "marvel marvelously"); thaumastos, "admirable," "wonderful," is translated "marvelous" (Matthew 21:42 1 Peter 2:9 Revelation 15:1, 3, etc.).
In Apocrypha we have "marvel" (Ecclesiasticus 11:13; 47:17:00; 2 Maccabees 1:22; 7:12); "marvelleth" (Ecclesiasticus 40:7; 43:18); "marvellous" (The Wisdom of Solomon 10:17; 19:8, etc., mostly thaumazo and compounds).
The Revised Version (British and American) has "wonder" for "marvel" (Revelation 17:7)' "the marvel" for a "marvellous thing" (John 9:30); "marvelled" for "wondered" (Luke 8:25; Luke 11:14); "marvelled at" for "admired" (2 Thessalonians 1:10); "marveling" for "wondered" (Luke 9:43); "marvellous" for "wondrous" (1 Chronicles 16:9 Psalm 105:2); "marvellous things" for "and wonders" (Job 9:10); "wonderful" for "marvellous" (Psalm 139:14); for "marvelled" (Matthew 9:8), "were afraid," and (Mark 12:17) "marvelled greatly" (different texts).
W. L. Walker
Marvel (20 Occurrences)
Mark 5:20 He went his way, and began to proclaim in Decapolis how Jesus had done great things for him, and everyone marveled. (Root in WEB KJV ASV RSV)
John 3:7 Don't marvel that I said to you,'You must be born anew.' (WEB KJV ASV WBS RSV)
John 5:20 For the Father has affection for the Son, and shows him all things that he himself does. He will show him greater works than these, that you may marvel. (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
John 5:28 Don't marvel at this, for the hour comes, in which all that are in the tombs will hear his voice, (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
John 7:21 Jesus answered them, "I did one work, and you all marvel because of it. (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV)
John 9:30 The man answered and said unto them, Why herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes. (Root in KJV WEY ASV WBS RSV)
Acts 3:12 When Peter saw it, he responded to the people, "You men of Israel, why do you marvel at this man? Why do you fasten your eyes on us, as though by our own power or godliness we had made him walk? (WEB KJV ASV WBS)
Acts 13:41 'Behold, you scoffers, and wonder, and perish; for I work a work in your days, a work which you will in no way believe, if one declares it to you.'" (See NAS)
2 Corinthians 11:14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. (KJV ASV)
Galatians 1:6 I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different "good news"; (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS)
1 John 3:13 Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you. (KJV ASV WBS)
Revelation 12:1 And a great marvel was seen in Heaven-- a woman who was robed with the sun and had the moon under her feet, and had also a wreath of stars round her head, was with child, (WEY)
Revelation 15:1 I saw another great and marvelous sign in the sky: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them God's wrath is finished. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS NAS NIV)
Revelation 17:7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns. (KJV RSV)
Revelation 17:8 The beast that you saw was, and is not; and is about to come up out of the abyss and to go into destruction. Those who dwell on the earth and whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel when they see that the beast was, and is not, and shall be present. (WEB RSV)
Psalms 71:7 I am a marvel to many, but you are my strong refuge. (WEB NAS)
Ecclesiastes 5:8 If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY YLT)
Isaiah 13:8 And they have been troubled, Pains and pangs they take, As a travailing woman they are pained, A man at his friend they marvel, The appearance of flames -- their faces! (YLT)
Isaiah 29:14 therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the understanding of their prudent men will be hidden." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Habakkuk 1:5 "Look among the nations, watch, and wonder marvelously; for I am working a work in your days, which you will not believe though it is told you. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)