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Lexicon :: Strong's G281 - amēn

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ἀμήν
Transliteration
amēn (Key)
Pronunciation
am-ane'
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Part of Speech
particle indeclinable
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin אָמֵן (H543)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:335,53

Strong’s Definitions

ἀμήν amḗn, am-ane'; of Hebrew origin (H543); properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it):—amen, verily.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 152x

The KJV translates Strong's G281 in the following manner: verily (101x), amen (51x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 152x
The KJV translates Strong's G281 in the following manner: verily (101x), amen (51x).
  1. firm

    1. metaph. faithful

  2. verily, amen

    1. at the beginning of a discourse - surely, truly, of a truth

    2. at the end - so it is, so be it, may it be fulfilled. It was a custom, which passed over from the synagogues to the Christian assemblies, that when he who had read or discoursed, had offered up solemn prayer to God, the others responded Amen, and thus made the substance of what was uttered their own.

      The word "amen" is a most remarkable word. It was transliterated directly from the Hebrew into the Greek of the New Testament, then into Latin and into English and many other languages, so that it is practically a universal word. It has been called the best known word in human speech. The word is directly related — in fact, almost identical — to the Hebrew word for "believe" (aman), or faithful. Thus, it came to mean "sure" or "truly", an expression of absolute trust and confidence. — HMM
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀμήν amḗn, am-ane'; of Hebrew origin (H543); properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it):—amen, verily.
STRONGS NT 281: ἀμήν
ἀμήν, Hebrew אָמֵן;
1. verbal adjective (from אָמַן to prop; Niph. to be firm), firm, metaphorically, faithful: ἀμήν, Revelation 3:14 (where is added μάρτυς πιστὸς κ. ἀληθινός).
2. it came to be used as an adverb by which something is asserted or confirmed:
a. at the beginning of a discourse, surely, of a truth, truly; so frequent in the discourses of Christ in Matthew, Mark, and Luke: ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν 'I solemnly declare unto you,' e. g. Matthew 5:18; Mark 3:28; Luke 4:24. The repetition of the word (ἀμὴν ἀμήν), employed by John alone in his Gospel (twenty-five times), has the force of a superlative, most assuredly: John 1:51 (John 1:52); John 3:3.
b. at the close of a sentence; so it is, so be it, may it be fulfilled (γένοιτο, the Sept. Numbers 5:22; Deuteronomy 27:15, etc.): Romans 1:25; Romans 9:5; Galatians 1:5; Ephesians 3:21; Philippians 4:20; 1 Timothy 1:17; Hebrews 13:21; 1 Peter 4:11; Revelation 1:6, and often; cf. Jeremiah 11:5; Jeremiah 35:6 (Jer. 28:6); 1 Kings 1:30. It was a custom, which passed over from the synagogues into the Christian assemblies, that when he who had read or discoursed had offered up a solemn prayer to God, the others in attendance responded Amen, and thus made the substance of what was uttered their own: 1 Corinthians 14:16 (τὸ ἀμήν, the well-known response Amen), cf. Numbers 5:22; Deuteronomy 27:15ff; Nehemiah 5:13; Nehemiah 8:6. 2 Corinthians 1:20 αἱ ἐπαγγελίαι... τὸ ναί, καὶ... τὸ ἀμήν, i. e. had shown themselves most sure. [Cf. B. D. under the word Amen.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Numbers
5:22; 5:22
Deuteronomy
27:15; 27:15
1 Kings
1:30
Nehemiah
5:13; 8:6
Jeremiah
11:5; 35:6; 28:6
Matthew
5:18
Mark
3:28
Luke
4:24
John
1:51; 3:3
Romans
1:25; 9:5
1 Corinthians
14:16
2 Corinthians
1:20
Galatians
1:5
Ephesians
3:21
Philippians
4:20
1 Timothy
1:17
Hebrews
13:21
1 Peter
4:11
Revelation
1:6; 3:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G281 matches the Greek ἀμήν (amēn),
which occurs 151 times in 125 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 5:18–Luk 13:35)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:18 - ἀμὴν G281 γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν ἕως ἂν παρέλθῃ οὐρανὸς καὶ γῆ ἰῶτα ἓν μία κεραία οὐ μὴ παρέλθῃ ἀπὸ τοῦ νόμου ἕως ἂν πάντα γένηται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:26 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω σοι οὐ μὴ ἐξέλθῃς ἐκεῖθεν ἕως ἂν ἀποδῷς τὸν ἔσχατον κοδράντην
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:2 - ὅταν οὖν ποιῇς ἐλεημοσύνην μὴ σαλπίσῃς ἔμπροσθέν σου ὥσπερ οἱ ὑποκριταὶ ποιοῦσιν ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς καὶ ἐν ταῖς ῥύμαις ὅπως δοξασθῶσιν ὑπὸ τῶν ἀνθρώπων ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:5 - καὶ ὅταν προσεύχησθε οὐκ ἔσεσθε ὡς οἱ ὑποκριταί ὅτι φιλοῦσιν ἐν ταῖς συναγωγαῖς καὶ ἐν ταῖς γωνίαις τῶν πλατειῶν ἑστῶτες προσεύχεσθαι ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:13 - καὶ μὴ εἰσενέγκῃς ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν ἀλλὰ ῥῦσαι ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ τοῦ πονηροῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:16 - ὅταν δὲ νηστεύητε μὴ γίνεσθε ὡς οἱ ὑποκριταὶ σκυθρωποί ἀφανίζουσιν γὰρ τὰ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις νηστεύοντες ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:10 - ἀκούσας δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἐθαύμασεν καὶ εἶπεν τοῖς ἀκολουθοῦσιν ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν παρ᾽ οὐδενὶ τοσαύτην πίστιν ἐν τῷ Ἰσραὴλ εὗρον
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:15 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἀνεκτότερον ἔσται γῇ Σοδόμων καὶ Γομόρρων ἐν ἡμέρᾳ κρίσεως τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - ὅταν δὲ διώκωσιν ὑμᾶς ἐν τῇ πόλει ταύτῃ φεύγετε εἰς τὴν ἑτέραν ἀμὴν G281 γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ τελέσητε τὰς πόλεις τοῦ Ἰσραὴλ ἕως ἂν ἔλθῃ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - καὶ ὃς ἂν ποτίσῃ ἕνα τῶν μικρῶν τούτων ποτήριον ψυχροῦ μόνον εἰς ὄνομα μαθητοῦ ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ ἀπολέσῃ τὸν μισθὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:11 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν οὐκ ἐγήγερται ἐν γεννητοῖς γυναικῶν μείζων Ἰωάννου τοῦ βαπτιστοῦ δὲ μικρότερος ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τῶν οὐρανῶν μείζων αὐτοῦ ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:17 - ἀμὴν G281 γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πολλοὶ προφῆται καὶ δίκαιοι ἐπεθύμησαν ἰδεῖν βλέπετε καὶ οὐκ εἶδαν καὶ ἀκοῦσαι ἀκούετε καὶ οὐκ ἤκουσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:28 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι εἰσίν τινες τῶν ὧδε ἑστώτων οἵτινες οὐ μὴ γεύσωνται θανάτου ἕως ἂν ἴδωσιν τὸν υἱὸν τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐρχόμενον ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:20 - δὲ λέγει αὐτοῖς διὰ τὴν ὀλιγοπιστίαν ὑμῶν ἀμὴν G281 γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν ἐὰν ἔχητε πίστιν ὡς κόκκον σινάπεως ἐρεῖτε τῷ ὄρει τούτῳ μετάβα ἔνθεν ἐκεῖ καὶ μεταβήσεται καὶ οὐδὲν ἀδυνατήσει ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:3 - καὶ εἶπεν ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἐὰν μὴ στραφῆτε καὶ γένησθε ὡς τὰ παιδία οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθητε εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:13 - καὶ ἐὰν γένηται εὑρεῖν αὐτό ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι χαίρει ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ μᾶλλον ἐπὶ τοῖς ἐνενήκοντα ἐννέα τοῖς μὴ πεπλανημένοις
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:18 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅσα ἐὰν δήσητε ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἔσται δεδεμένα ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ὅσα ἐὰν λύσητε ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ἔσται λελυμένα ἐν οὐρανῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:23 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πλούσιος δυσκόλως εἰσελεύσεται εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τῶν οὐρανῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:28 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ὑμεῖς οἱ ἀκολουθήσαντές μοι ἐν τῇ παλιγγενεσίᾳ ὅταν καθίσῃ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐπὶ θρόνου δόξης αὐτοῦ καθήσεσθε καὶ ὑμεῖς ἐπὶ δώδεκα θρόνους κρίνοντες τὰς δώδεκα φυλὰς τοῦ Ἰσραήλ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:21 - ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἐὰν ἔχητε πίστιν καὶ μὴ διακριθῆτε οὐ μόνον τὸ τῆς συκῆς ποιήσετε ἀλλὰ κἂν τῷ ὄρει τούτῳ εἴπητε ἄρθητι καὶ βλήθητι εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν γενήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:31 - τίς ἐκ τῶν δύο ἐποίησεν τὸ θέλημα τοῦ πατρός λέγουσιν πρῶτος λέγει αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οἱ τελῶναι καὶ αἱ πόρναι προάγουσιν ὑμᾶς εἰς τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:36 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἥξει ταῦτα πάντα ἐπὶ τὴν γενεὰν ταύτην
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:2 - δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς οὐ βλέπετε ταῦτα πάντα ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ ἀφεθῇ ὧδε λίθος ἐπὶ λίθον ὃς οὐ καταλυθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:34 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐ μὴ παρέλθῃ γενεὰ αὕτη ἕως ἂν πάντα ταῦτα γένηται
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:47 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ἐπὶ πᾶσιν τοῖς ὑπάρχουσιν αὐτοῦ καταστήσει αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:12 - δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν οὐκ οἶδα ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:40 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς βασιλεὺς ἐρεῖ αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἐφ᾽ ὅσον ἐποιήσατε ἑνὶ τούτων τῶν ἀδελφῶν μου τῶν ἐλαχίστων ἐμοὶ ἐποιήσατε
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:45 - τότε ἀποκριθήσεται αὐτοῖς λέγων ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ἐφ᾽ ὅσον οὐκ ἐποιήσατε ἑνὶ τούτων τῶν ἐλαχίστων οὐδὲ ἐμοὶ ἐποιήσατε
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:13 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅπου ἐὰν κηρυχθῇ τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τοῦτο ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ κόσμῳ λαληθήσεται καὶ ἐποίησεν αὕτη εἰς μνημόσυνον αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:21 - καὶ ἐσθιόντων αὐτῶν εἶπεν ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι εἷς ἐξ ὑμῶν παραδώσει με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:34 - ἔφη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω σοι ὅτι ἐν ταύτῃ τῇ νυκτὶ πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι τρὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:20 - διδάσκοντες αὐτοὺς τηρεῖν πάντα ὅσα ἐνετειλάμην ὑμῖν καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ μεθ᾽ ὑμῶν εἰμι πάσας τὰς ἡμέρας ἕως τῆς συντελείας τοῦ αἰῶνος
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:28 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πάντα ἀφεθήσεται τοῖς υἱοῖς τῶν ἀνθρώπων τὰ ἁμαρτήματα καὶ αἱ βλασφημίαι ὅσα ἐὰν βλασφημήσωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:11 - καὶ ὃς ἂν τόπος μὴ δέξηται ὑμᾶς μηδὲ ἀκούσωσιν ὑμῶν ἐκπορευόμενοι ἐκεῖθεν ἐκτινάξατε τὸν χοῦν τὸν ὑποκάτω τῶν ποδῶν ὑμῶν εἰς μαρτύριον αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - καὶ ἀναστενάξας τῷ πνεύματι αὐτοῦ λέγει τί γενεὰ αὕτη ζητεῖ σημεῖον ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν εἰ δοθήσεται τῇ γενεᾷ ταύτῃ σημεῖον
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:1 - καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι εἰσίν τινες ὧδε τῶν ἑστηκότων οἵτινες οὐ μὴ γεύσωνται θανάτου ἕως ἂν ἴδωσιν τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐληλυθυῖαν ἐν δυνάμει
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:41 - ὃς γὰρ ἂν ποτίσῃ ὑμᾶς ποτήριον ὕδατος ἐν ὀνόματι ὅτι Χριστοῦ ἐστε ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐ μὴ ἀπολέσῃ τὸν μισθὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:15 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὃς ἂν μὴ δέξηται τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ ὡς παιδίον οὐ μὴ εἰσέλθῃ εἰς αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:29 - ἔφη Ἰησοῦς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν οὐδείς ἐστιν ὃς ἀφῆκεν οἰκίαν ἀδελφοὺς ἀδελφὰς μητέρα πατέρα τέκνα ἀγροὺς ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ καὶ ἕνεκεν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:23 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ὃς ἂν εἴπῃ τῷ ὄρει τούτῳ ἄρθητι καὶ βλήθητι εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν καὶ μὴ διακριθῇ ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἀλλὰ πιστεύῃ ὅτι λαλεῖ γίνεται ἔσται αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:43 - καὶ προσκαλεσάμενος τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι χήρα αὕτη πτωχὴ πλεῖον πάντων ἔβαλεν τῶν βαλλόντων εἰς τὸ γαζοφυλάκιον
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:30 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐ μὴ παρέλθῃ γενεὰ αὕτη μέχρις οὗ ταῦτα πάντα γένηται
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:9 - ἀμὴν G281 δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν ὅπου ἐὰν κηρυχθῇ τὸ εὐαγγέλιον εἰς ὅλον τὸν κόσμον καὶ ἐποίησεν αὕτη λαληθήσεται εἰς μνημόσυνον αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:18 - καὶ ἀνακειμένων αὐτῶν καὶ ἐσθιόντων Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι εἷς ἐξ ὑμῶν παραδώσει με ἐσθίων μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:25 - ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐκέτι οὐ μὴ πίω ἐκ τοῦ γενήματος τῆς ἀμπέλου ἕως τῆς ἡμέρας ἐκείνης ὅταν αὐτὸ πίνω καινὸν ἐν τῇ βασιλείᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:30 - καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς ἀμὴν G281 λέγω σοι ὅτι σὺ σήμερον ταύτῃ τῇ νυκτὶ πρὶν δὶς ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι τρίς με ἀπαρνήσῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:20 - ἐκεῖνοι δὲ ἐξελθόντες ἐκήρυξαν πανταχοῦ τοῦ κυρίου συνεργοῦντος καὶ τὸν λόγον βεβαιοῦντος διὰ τῶν ἐπακολουθούντων σημείων «[ πάντα δὲ τὰ παρηγγελμένα τοῖς περὶ τὸν Πέτρον συντόμως ἐξήγγειλαν μετὰ δὲ ταῦτα καὶ αὐτὸς Ἰησοῦς ἀπὸ ἀνατολῆς καὶ ἄχρι δύσεως ἐξαπέστειλεν δι᾽ αὐτῶν τὸ ἱερὸν καὶ ἄφθαρτον κήρυγμα τῆς αἰωνίου σωτηρίας ἀμήν G281
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:24 - εἶπεν δέ ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐδεὶς προφήτης δεκτός ἐστιν ἐν τῇ πατρίδι αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - μακάριοι οἱ δοῦλοι ἐκεῖνοι οὓς ἐλθὼν κύριος εὑρήσει γρηγοροῦντας ἀμὴν G281 λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι περιζώσεται καὶ ἀνακλινεῖ αὐτοὺς καὶ παρελθὼν διακονήσει αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:35 - ἰδοὺ ἀφίεται ὑμῖν οἶκος ὑμῶν λέγω δὲ ὑμῖν οὐ μὴ ἴδητέ με ἕως ἥξει ὅτε εἴπητε εὐλογημένος ἐρχόμενος ἐν ὀνόματι κυρίου

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