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Lexicon :: Strong's G3341 - metanoia

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metanoia (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TDNT Reference: 4:975,636

Strong’s Definitions

μετάνοια metánoia, met-an'-oy-ah; from G3340; (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision):—repentance.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G3341 in the following manner: repentance (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G3341 in the following manner: repentance (24x).
  1. a change of mind, as it appears to one who repents, of a purpose he has formed or of something he has done

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μετάνοια metánoia, met-an'-oy-ah; from G3340; (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another's) decision):—repentance.
μετάνοια, μετανοίας, (μετανοέω), a change of mind: as it appears in one who repents of a purpose he has formed or of something he has done, Hebrews 12:17 on which see εὑρίσκω, 3 ((Thucydides 3, 36, 3); Polybius 4, 66, 7; Plutarch, Peric c. 10; mor., p. 26 a.; τῆς ἀδελφοκτονιας μετάνοια, Josephus, Antiquities 13, 11, 3); especially the change of mind of those who have begun to abhor their errors and misdeeds, and have determined to enter upon a better course of life, so that it embraces both a recognition of sin and sorrow for it and hearty amendment, the tokens and effects of which are good deeds (Lactantius, 6, 24, 6 would have it rendered in Latin byresipiscentia) (A. V. repentance): Matthew 3:8, 11; Luke 3:8, (16 Lachmann); Luke 15:7; Luke 24:47; Acts 26:20; βάπτισμα μετανοίας, a baptism binding its subjects to repentance (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 2 β.), Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; Acts 13:24; Acts 19:4; ( εἰς (τόν) Θεόν μετάνοια, Acts 20:21, see μετανοέω, at the end); διδόναι τίνι μετάνοιαν, to give one the ability to repent, or to cause him to repent, Acts 5:31; Acts 11:18; 2 Timothy 2:25; τινα εἰς μετάνοιαν καλεῖν, Luke 5:32, and Rec. in Matthew 9:13; Mark 2:17; ἄγειν, Romans 2:4 (Josephus, Antiquities 4, 6, 10 at the end); ἀνακαινίζειν, Hebrews 6:6; χωρῆσαι εἰς μετάνοιαν, to come to the point of repenting, or be brought to repentance, 2 Peter 3:9 (but see χωρέω, 1 at the end); μετάνοια ἀπό νεκρῶν ἔργων, that change of mind by which we turn from, desist from, etc. Hebrews 6:1 (Buttmann, 322 (277)); used merely of the improved spiritual state resulting from deep sorrow for sin, 2 Corinthians 7:9f (Sir. 44:16: Wis. 11:24 (23); Wisdom 12:10,19; Or. Man. Prayer of Manasseh 1:7f ((cf. the Sept. edition Tdf. Prolog., p. 112f)); Philo, qued det. pot. insid. § 26 at the beginning; Antoninus 8, 10; (Cebes, tab. 10 at the end).)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

3:8; 3:11; 9:13
1:4; 2:17
3:3; 3:8; 5:32; 15:7; 24:47
5:31; 11:18; 13:24; 19:4; 20:21; 26:20
2 Corinthians
2 Timothy
6:1; 6:6; 12:17
2 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3341 matches the Greek μετάνοια (metanoia),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:8 - “Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance; G3341
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:11 - “As for me, I baptize you [fn]with water for repentance, G3341 but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you [fn]with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:4 - John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness [fn]preaching a baptism of repentance G3341 for the forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:3 - And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance G3341 for the forgiveness of sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:8 - “Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, G3341 and do not begin to say [fn]to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father,’ for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:32 - “I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.” G3341
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - “I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. G3341
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - and that repentance G3341 [fn]for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed [fn]in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:31 - “He is the one whom God exalted [fn]to His right hand as a [fn]Prince and a Savior, to grant repentance G3341 to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:18 - When they heard this, they [fn]quieted down and glorified God, saying, “Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance G3341 that leads to life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:24 - after John had proclaimed before [fn]His coming a baptism of repentance G3341 to all the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:4 - Paul said, “John baptized with the baptism of repentance, G3341 telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:21 - solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance G3341 toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance. G3341
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:4 - Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance? G3341
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:9 - I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; G3341 for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything [fn]through us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:10 - For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance G3341 [fn]without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:25 - with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance G3341 leading to the knowledge of the truth,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:1 - Therefore leaving the [fn]elementary teaching about the [fn]Christ, let us press on to [fn]maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance G3341 from dead works and of faith toward God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:6 - and then have fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, G3341 [fn]since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:17 - For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, G3341 though he sought for it with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. G3341
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