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Lexicon :: Strong's G3155 - matēn

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μάτην
Transliteration
matēn
Pronunciation
mä'-tān (Key)
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Part of Speech
adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Accus. of a derivative of the base of μασάομαι (G3145) (through the idea of tentative manipulation, i.e. unsuccessful search, or else of punishment)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
19x in 1 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:523,571

Strong’s Definitions

μάτην mátēn, mat'-ane; accusative case of a derivative of the base of G3145 (through the idea of tentative manipulation, i.e. unsuccessful search, or else of punishment); folly, i.e. (adverbially) to no purpose:—in vain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G3155 in the following manner: in vain (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G3155 in the following manner: in vain (2x).
  1. in vain, fruitlessly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μάτην mátēn, mat'-ane; accusative case of a derivative of the base of G3145 (through the idea of tentative manipulation, i.e. unsuccessful search, or else of punishment); folly, i.e. (adverbially) to no purpose:—in vain.
STRONGS NT 3155: μάτην
μάτην (accusative (cf. Winers Grammar, 230 (216); Buttmann, § 131, 12) of μάτη, equivalent to ματία, a futile attempt, folly, fault), adverb, from Pindar, Aeschylus down, in vain, fruitlessly: Matthew 15:9 and Mark 7:7, after Isaiah 29:13 the Sept..
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
29:13
Matthew
15:9
Mark
7:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3155 matches the Greek μάτην (matēn),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:9 - But in vain G3155 they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:7 - Howbeit in vain G3155 do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
 
 
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