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Lexicon :: Strong's G3340 - metanoeō

μετανοέω
Transliteration
metanoeō
Pronunciation
me-tä-no-e'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:975,636

Trench's Synonyms: lxix. μετανοέω, μεταμέλομαι.

Strong’s Definitions

μετανοέω metanoéō, met-an-o-eh'-o; from G3326 and G3539; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. reconsider (morally, feel compunction):—repent.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's G3340 in the following manner: repent (34x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's G3340 in the following manner: repent (34x).
  1. to change one's mind, i.e. to repent

  2. to change one's mind for better, heartily to amend with abhorrence of one's past sins

    "Repentance (metanoia, 'change of mind') involves a turning with contrition from sin to God; the repentant sinner is in the proper condition to accept the divine forgiveness." (F. F. Bruce. The Acts of the Apostles [Greek Text Commentary], London: Tyndale, 1952, p. 97.)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μετανοέω metanoéō, met-an-o-eh'-o; from G3326 and G3539; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. reconsider (morally, feel compunction):—repent.
STRONGS NT 3340: μετανοέω
μετανοέω, μετάνω; future μετανοήσω; 1 aorist μετενόησα; from (Antiphon), Xenophon down; the Sept. several times for נִחַם; to change one's mind, i. e. to repent (to feel sorry that one has done this or that, Jonah 3:9), of having offended someone, Luke 17:3f; with ἐπί τίνι added (the dative of the wrong, Hebrew עַל, Amos 7:3; Joel 2:13; Jonah 3:10; Jonah 4:2), of (on account of) something (so Latinme paenitet alicujus rei), 2 Corinthians 12:21; used especially of those who, conscious of their sins and with manifest tokens of sorrow, are intent; on obtaining God's pardon; to repent (Latinpaenitentiam agere): μετανοῶ ἐν σάκκῳ καί σποδῷ, clothed in sackcloth and besprinkled with ashes, Matthew 11:21; Luke 10:13. to change one's mind for the better, heartily to amend with abhorrence of one's past sins: Matthew 3:2; Matthew 4:17; Mark 1:15 (cf. Matthew 3:6 ἐξομολογούμενοι τάς ἁμαρτίας αὐτῶν; Matthew 3:8 and Luke 3:8 καρπούς ἀξίους τῆς μετανοίας, i. e. conduct worthy of a heart changed and abhorring sin); (Matthew 11:20; Mark 6:12); Luke 13:3, 5; Luke 15:7, 10; Luke 16:30; Acts 2:38; Acts 3:19; Acts 17:30; Revelation 2:5, 16; Revelation 3:3, 19; on the phrase μετανοεῖν εἰς τό κήρυγμα τίνος, Matthew 12:41 and Luke 11:32, see εἰς, B. II. 2 d.; (Winer's Grammar, 397 (371)). Since τό μετανοεῖν expresses mental direction, the termini from which and to which may be specified: ἀπό τῆς κακίας, to withdraw or turn one's soul from, etc. (cf. Winers Grammar, 622 (577); especially Buttmann, 322 (277)), Acts 8:22; ἐκ τίνος, Revelation 2:21; Revelation 9:20; Revelation 16:11 (see ἐκ, I. 6; (cf. Buttmann, 327 (281), and Winer's Grammar, as above)); μετανοεῖν καί ἐπιστρέφειν ἐπί τόν Θεόν, Acts 26:20; followed by an infinitive indicating purpose (Winer's Grammar, 318 (298)), Revelation 16:9. (Synonym: see μεταμέλομαι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joel
2:13
Amos
7:3
Jonah
3:9; 3:10; 4:2
Matthew
3:2; 3:6; 3:8; 4:17; 11:20; 11:21; 12:41
Mark
1:15; 6:12
Luke
3:8; 10:13; 11:32; 13:3; 13:5; 15:7; 15:10; 16:30; 17:3
Acts
2:38; 3:19; 8:22; 17:30; 26:20
2 Corinthians
12:21
Revelation
2:5; 2:16; 2:21; 3:3; 3:19; 9:20; 16:9; 16:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3340 matches the Greek μετανοέω (metanoeō),
which occurs 36 times in 32 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:2 - And saying, Repent ye: G3340 for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: G3340 for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 - Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented G3340 not:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:21 - Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented G3340 long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - The men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they repented G3340 at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:15 - And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, G3340 and believe the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:12 - And they went out, and preached that men should repent. G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:13 - Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had G3340 a great while ago repented, G3340 sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented G3340 at the preaching of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:3 - I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, G3340 ye shall all likewise perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:5 - I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, G3340 ye shall all likewise perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, G3340 more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:10 - Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth. G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:30 - And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:3 - Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, G3340 forgive him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:4 - And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; G3340 thou shalt forgive him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:38 - Then Peter said unto them, Repent, G3340 and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:19 - Repent ye G3340 therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:22 - Repent G3340 therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:30 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent G3340 and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have G3340 not repented G3340 of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, G3340 and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:16 - Repent; G3340 or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:21 - And I gave her space to repent G3340 of her fornication; and she repented G3340 not.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:22 - Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent G3340 of their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. G3340 If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. G3340
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented G3340 not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:21 - Neither repented they G3340 of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented G3340 not to give him glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented G3340 not of their deeds.

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