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Lexicon :: Strong's G3155 - matēn

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μάτην
Transliteration
matēn (Key)
Pronunciation
mat'-ane
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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 19 times in 18 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:20 - (LXX 20:20)καὶ εἶπεν Αχααβ πρὸς Ηλιου εἰ εὕρηκάς με ἐχθρός μου καὶ εἶπεν εὕρηκα διότι μάτην G3155 πέπρασαι ποιῆσαι τὸ πονηρὸν ἐνώπιον κυρίου παροργίσαι αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - (LXX 34:7)ὅτι δωρεὰν ἔκρυψάν μοι διαφθορὰν παγίδος αὐτῶν μάτην G3155 ὠνείδισαν τὴν ψυχήν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:6 - (LXX 38:7)μέντοιγε ἐν εἰκόνι διαπορεύεται ἄνθρωπος πλὴν μάτην G3155 ταράσσονται θησαυρίζει καὶ οὐ γινώσκει τίνι συνάξει αὐτά
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:11 - (LXX 38:12)ἐν ἐλεγμοῗς ὑπὲρ ἀνομίας ἐπαίδευσας ἄνθρωπον καὶ ἐξέτηξας ὡς ἀράχνην τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ πλὴν μάτην G3155 ταράσσεται πᾶς ἄνθρωπος διάψαλμα
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:6 - (LXX 40:7)καὶ εἰ εἰσεπορεύετο τοῦ ἰδεῗν μάτην G3155 ἐλάλει καρδία αὐτοῦ συνήγαγεν ἀνομίαν ἑαυτῷ ἐξεπορεύετο ἔξω καὶ ἐλάλει
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:9 - (LXX 62:10)αὐτοὶ δὲ εἰς μάτην G3155 ἐζήτησαν τὴν ψυχήν μου εἰσελεύσονται εἰς τὰ κατώτατα τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:1 - (LXX 126:1)ᾠδὴ τῶν ἀναβαθμῶν τῷ Σαλωμων ἐὰν μὴ κύριος οἰκοδομήσῃ οἶκον εἰς μάτην G3155 ἐκοπίασαν οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες αὐτόν ἐὰν μὴ κύριος φυλάξῃ πόλιν εἰς μάτην G3155 ἠγρύπνησεν φυλάσσων
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:2 - (LXX 126:2)εἰς μάτην G3155 ὑμῗν ἐστιν τοῦ ὀρθρίζειν ἐγείρεσθαι μετὰ τὸ καθῆσθαι οἱ ἔσθοντες ἄρτον ὀδύνης ὅταν δῷ τοῗς ἀγαπητοῗς αὐτοῦ ὕπνον
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:30 - μὴ φιλεχθρήσῃς πρὸς ἄνθρωπον μάτην G3155 μή τι εἰς σὲ ἐργάσηται κακόν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:3 - ἐγὼ πόλις ἰσχυρά πόλις πολιορκουμένη μάτην G3155 ποτιῶ αὐτήν ἁλώσεται γὰρ νυκτός ἡμέρας δὲ πεσεῗται τὸ τεῗχος
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - καὶ θήσω κρίσιν εἰς ἐλπίδα δὲ ἐλεημοσύνη μου εἰς σταθμούς καὶ οἱ πεποιθότες μάτην G3155 ψεύδει ὅτι οὐ μὴ παρέλθῃ ὑμᾶς καταιγίς
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:13 - καὶ εἶπεν κύριος ἐγγίζει μοι λαὸς οὗτος τοῗς χείλεσιν αὐτῶν τιμῶσίν με δὲ καρδία αὐτῶν πόρρω ἀπέχει ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ μάτην G3155 δὲ σέβονταί με διδάσκοντες ἐντάλματα ἀνθρώπων καὶ διδασκαλίας
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:4 - ὅτι εἰσὶν ἐν Τάνει ἀρχηγοὶ ἄγγελοι πονηροί μάτην G3155 κοπιάσουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:29 - εἰσὶν γὰρ οἱ ποιοῦντες ὑμᾶς καὶ μάτην G3155 οἱ πλανῶντες ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:30 - μάτην G3155 ἐπάταξα τὰ τέκνα ὑμῶν παιδείαν οὐκ ἐδέξασθε μάχαιρα κατέφαγεν τοὺς προφήτας ὑμῶν ὡς λέων ὀλεθρεύων καὶ οὐκ ἐφοβήθητε
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:30 - καὶ σὺ τί ποιήσεις ἐὰν περιβάλῃ κόκκινον καὶ κοσμήσῃ κόσμῳ χρυσῷ καὶ ἐὰν ἐγχρίσῃ στίβι τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς σου εἰς μάτην G3155 ὡραϊσμός σου ἀπώσαντό σε οἱ ἐρασταί σου τὴν ψυχήν σου ζητοῦσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:8 - πῶς ἐρεῗτε ὅτι σοφοί ἐσμεν ἡμεῗς καὶ νόμος κυρίου ἐστὶν μεθ᾽ ἡμῶν εἰς μάτην G3155 ἐγενήθη σχοῗνος ψευδὴς γραμματεῦσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:23 - καὶ παρακαλέσουσιν ὑμᾶς διότι ὄψεσθε τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτῶν καὶ τὰ ἐνθυμήματα αὐτῶν καὶ ἐπιγνώσεσθε διότι οὐ μάτην G3155 πεποίηκα πάντα ὅσα ἐποίησα ἐν αὐτῇ λέγει κύριος

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