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Lexicon :: Strong's G3340 - metanoeō

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μετανοέω
Transliteration
metanoeō
Pronunciation
me-tä-no-e'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 34 times in 32 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:2 - and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:20 - Then Jesus began to denounce the towns in which most of his miracles had been performed, because they did not repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:21 - “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now something greater than Jonah is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:15 - “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:12 - They went out and preached that people should repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:13 - “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:32 - The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and now something greater than Jonah is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:3 - I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:5 - I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:10 - In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:30 - “ ‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:3 - So watch yourselves. “If your brother or sister[fn] sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:4 - Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:38 - Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:19 - Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:22 - Repent of this wickedness and pray to the Lord in the hope that he may forgive you for having such a thought in your heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:30 - In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - I am afraid that when I come again my God will humble me before you, and I will be grieved over many who have sinned earlier and have not repented of the impurity, sexual sin and debauchery in which they have indulged.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:5 - Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:16 - Repent therefore! Otherwise, I will soon come to you and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:21 - I have given her time to repent of her immorality, but she is unwilling.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:22 - So I will cast her on a bed of suffering, and I will make those who commit adultery with her suffer intensely, unless they repent of her ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; hold it fast, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what time I will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:20 - The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood—idols that cannot see or hear or walk.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:21 - Nor did they repent of their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their thefts.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - They were seared by the intense heat and they cursed the name of God, who had control over these plagues, but they refused to repent and glorify him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - and cursed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, but they refused to repent of what they had done.
 
 
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