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Lexicon :: Strong's G3340 - metanoeō

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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.
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

3:9; 3:10; 4:2
3:2; 3:6; 3:8; 4:17; 11:20; 11:21; 12:41
1:15; 6:12
3:8; 10:13; 11:32; 13:3; 13:5; 15:7; 15:10; 16:30; 17:3
2:38; 3:19; 8:22; 17:30; 26:20
2 Corinthians
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 19 times in 18 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:29 - καὶ διαιρεθήσεται Ισραηλ εἰς δύο καὶ οὐκ ἀποστρέψει οὐδὲ μετανοήσει G3340 ὅτι οὐχ ὡς ἄνθρωπός ἐστιν τοῦ μετανοῆσαι G3340 αὐτός
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:25 - παγὶς ἀνδρὶ ταχύ τι τῶν ἰδίων ἁγιάσαι μετὰ γὰρ τὸ εὔξασθαι μετανοεῖν G3340 γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:32 - ὕστερον ἐγὼ μετενόησα G3340 ἐπέβλεψα τοῦ ἐκλέξασθαι παιδείαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:1 - τοὺς ἐμοὺς λόγους υἱέ φοβήθητι καὶ δεξάμενος αὐτοὺς μετανόει G3340 τάδε λέγει ἀνὴρ τοῖς πιστεύουσιν θεῷ καὶ παύομαι
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:8 - μνήσθητε ταῦτα καὶ στενάξατε μετανοήσατε G3340 οἱ πεπλανημένοι ἐπιστρέψατε τῇ καρδίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:28 - ἐπὶ τούτοις πενθείτω γῆ καὶ συσκοτασάτω ὁ οὐρανὸς ἄνωθεν διότι ἐλάλησα καὶ οὐ μετανοήσω G3340 ὥρμησα καὶ οὐκ ἀποστρέψω ἀπ᾽ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:6 - ἐνωτίσασθε δὴ καὶ ἀκούσατε οὐχ οὕτως λαλήσουσιν οὐκ ἔστιν ἄνθρωπος μετανοῶν G3340 ἀπὸ τῆς κακίας αὐτοῦ λέγων τί ἐποίησα διέλιπεν τρέχων ἀπὸ τοῦ δρόμου αὐτοῦ ὡς ἵππος κάθιδρος ἐν χρεμετισμῷ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:8 - καὶ ἐπιστραφῇ τὸ ἔθνος ἐκεῖνο ἀπὸ πάντων τῶν κακῶν αὐτῶν καὶ μετανοήσω G3340 περὶ τῶν κακῶν ὧν ἐλογισάμην τοῦ ποιῆσαι αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:10 - καὶ ποιήσωσιν τὰ πονηρὰ ἐναντίον μου τοῦ μὴ ἀκούειν τῆς φωνῆς μου καὶ μετανοήσω G3340 περὶ τῶν ἀγαθῶν ὧν ἐλάλησα τοῦ ποιῆσαι αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:19 - (LXX 38:19)ὅτι ὕστερον αἰχμαλωσίας μου μετενόησα G3340 καὶ ὕστερον τοῦ γνῶναί με ἐστέναξα ἐφ᾽ ἡμέρας αἰσχύνης καὶ ὑπέδειξά σοι ὅτι ἔλαβον ὀνειδισμὸν ἐκ νεότητός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:13 - καὶ διαρρήξατε τὰς καρδίας ὑμῶν καὶ μὴ τὰ ἱμάτια ὑμῶν καὶ ἐπιστράφητε πρὸς κύριον τὸν θεὸν ὑμῶν ὅτι ἐλεήμων καὶ οἰκτίρμων ἐστίν μακρόθυμος καὶ πολυέλεος καὶ μετανοῶν G3340 ἐπὶ ταῖς κακίαις
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:14 - τίς οἶδεν εἰ ἐπιστρέψει καὶ μετανοήσει G3340 καὶ ὑπολείψεται ὀπίσω αὐτοῦ εὐλογίαν θυσίαν καὶ σπονδὴν κυρίῳ τῷ θεῷ ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:3 - (LXX 7:3)μετανόησον G3340 κύριε ἐπὶ τούτῳ καὶ τοῦτο οὐκ ἔσται λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:6 - (LXX 7:6)μετανόησον G3340 κύριε ἐπὶ τούτῳ καὶ τοῦτο οὐ μὴ γένηται λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:9 - (LXX 3:9)τίς οἶδεν εἰ μετανοήσει G3340 θεὸς καὶ ἀποστρέψει ἐξ ὀργῆς θυμοῦ αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐ μὴ ἀπολώμεθα
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:10 - (LXX 3:10)καὶ εἶδεν θεὸς τὰ ἔργα αὐτῶν ὅτι ἀπέστρεψαν ἀπὸ τῶν ὁδῶν αὐτῶν τῶν πονηρῶν καὶ μετενόησεν G3340 θεὸς ἐπὶ τῇ κακίᾳ ἐλάλησεν τοῦ ποιῆσαι αὐτοῖς καὶ οὐκ ἐποίησεν
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - (LXX 4:2)καὶ προσεύξατο πρὸς κύριον καὶ εἶπεν κύριε οὐχ οὗτοι οἱ λόγοι μου ἔτι ὄντος μου ἐν τῇ γῇ μου διὰ τοῦτο προέφθασα τοῦ φυγεῖν εἰς Θαρσις διότι ἔγνων ὅτι σὺ ἐλεήμων καὶ οἰκτίρμων μακρόθυμος καὶ πολυέλεος καὶ μετανοῶν G3340 ἐπὶ ταῖς κακίαις
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:14 - (LXX 8:14)διότι τάδε λέγει κύριος παντοκράτωρ ὃν τρόπον διενοήθην τοῦ κακῶσαι ὑμᾶς ἐν τῷ παροργίσαι με τοὺς πατέρας ὑμῶν λέγει κύριος παντοκράτωρ καὶ οὐ μετενόησα G3340
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