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Lexicon :: Strong's G3361 -

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μή
Transliteration
(Key)
Pronunciation
may
Listen
Part of Speech
particle
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas οὐ (G3756) expresses an absolute denial)
mGNT
1,042x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
1,040x in 6 unique form(s)
LXX
2,263x in 2 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

μή mḗ, may; a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether:—any but (that), × forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 673x

The KJV translates Strong's G3361 in the following manner: not (486x), no (44x), that not (21x), God forbid (with G1096) (15x), lest (14x), neither (7x), no man (with G5100) (6x), but (3x), none (3x), not translated (51x), miscellaneous (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 673x
The KJV translates Strong's G3361 in the following manner: not (486x), no (44x), that not (21x), God forbid (with G1096) (15x), lest (14x), neither (7x), no man (with G5100) (6x), but (3x), none (3x), not translated (51x), miscellaneous (23x).
  1. no, not lest

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μή mḗ, may; a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether:—any but (that), × forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.
STRONGS NT 3361: μή
μή, the Sept. for אַל, אַיִן, אֵין, a particle of negation, which differs from οὐ (which is always an adverb) in that οὐ denies the thing itself (or to speak technically, denies simply, absolutely, categorically, directly, objectively), but μή denies the thought of the thing, or the thing according to the judgment, opinion, will, purpose, preference, of someone (hence, as we say technically, indirectly, hypothetically, subjectively). This distinction holds also of the compounds οὐδείς, μηδείς, οὐκέτι, μηκέτι, etc. But μή is either an adverb of negation, not (Latin non, ne); or a conjunction, that... not, lest (Latin ne); or an interrogative particle (Latin num) (i. e. (generally) implying a neg. ans.; in indirect question, whether not (suggesting apprehension)). Cf. Herm. ad Vig. § 267, p. 802ff; Matthiae, § 608; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Gram. § 148 (cf. Alex. Alexander Buttmann (1873) N. T. Gr., p. 344 (296ff)); Kühner, ii. § 512f, p. 739ff; (Jelf, § 738ff); Rost § 135; Winer's § 55, 56; F. Franke, De particulis negantibus (two commentaries) Rintel. 1832f; G. F. Gayler, Particularum Graeci sermonis negativarum accurata disputatio, etc. Tub. 1836; E. Prüfer, De μή et οὐ particulis epitome. Vratisl. 1836; (Gildersleeve in American Jour. of Philol. vol. i. no. i., p. 45ff; Jebb in Vincent and Dickson's Handbook to Modern Greek, 2nd edition, Appendix, § 82ff).
I. As a negative adverb;
1. universally: μή πάρεστι ταῦτα, where μή is used because reference is made merely to the thought that there are those who lack these things, 2 Peter 1:9; μή ἑώρακεν, which (in my opinion) he hath not seen (because they are not visible), Colossians 2:18 (but here G T Tr WH omit; L brackets μή; cf. Lightfoot at the passage; Winer's Grammar, 480f (448)); ἤδη κέκριται, ὅτι μή πεπίστευκεν, because he hath not believed, represented by the writer as the thought τοῦ κρίναντος, John 3:18 (differently in 1 John 5:10, where the faith denied is considered as something positive and actual); μή δεῖ, in the judgment of the writer, Titus 1:11.
2. in deliberative questions with the subjunctive: δῶμεν μή δῶμεν, Mark 12:14 (πότερον βίαν φωμεν μή φωμεν εἶναι, Xenophon, mem. 1, 2, 45); μή ποιήσωμεν τά κακά (for so it would have run had there been no anacoluthon; but Paul by the statement which he interposes is drawn away from the construction with which he began, and proceeds ὅτι ποιήσωμεν κτλ., so that these words depend on λέγειν in the intervening statement (Winers Grammar, 628 (583); Buttmann, § 141, 3)), Romans 3:8.
3. in conditional and final sentences (cf. Winers Grammar, § 55, 2; (Buttmann, 344ff (296ff)): ἐάν μή, unless, if not, see examples in ἐάν, I. 3 c. ἐάν etc. καί μή, Mark 12:19; ἐάν etc. δέ μή, James 2:14; ἐάν τίς ἴδῃ... μή πρός θάνατον, 1 John 5:16; εἰ μή, εἰ δέ μή, εἰ δέ μήγε, etc., see εἰ, III., p. 171f. To this head belong the formulae that have ἄν or ἐάν as a modifier (Winers Grammar, § 55, 3 e.; (Buttmann, § 148, 4)), ὅς, ὅστις, ὅσοι ἄν or ἐάν μή: Matthew 10:14; Matthew 11:6; Mark 6:11; Mark 10:15; Luke 7:23; Luke 9:5; Luke 18:17; Revelation 13:15; ὅς ἄν etc. καί μή, Mark 11:23; Luke 10:10; ὅς ἄν... μή ἐπί πορνεία, Matthew 19:9 G T Tr WH text; of the same sort is πᾶν πνεῦμα, μή ὁμολογεῖ, 1 John 4:3. ἵνα μή, Matthew 7:1; Matthew 17:27; Mark 3:9; Romans 11:25; Galatians 5:17; Galatians 6:12, etc.; ἵνα... καί μή, Matthew 5:29; Mark 4:12; John 6:50; John 11:50; 2 Corinthians 4:7, etc.; ἵνα... μή, 2 Corinthians 13:10; ἵνα ... μή, John 12:46; ἵνα (weakened; see ἵνα, II. 2) μή: after διαστέλλομαι (here L WH text ἐπιτιμάω), Matthew 16:20; τό θέλημα ἐστιν, ἵνα μή, John 6:39; οὕτως etc. ἵνα ... μή, John 3:16; παρακαλῶ, ἵνα... καί μή, 1 Corinthians 1:10; ὅπως μή, Matthew 6:18; Acts 20:16; 1 Corinthians 1:29; ὅπως οἱ... μή, Luke 16:26.
4. joined with the infinitive (Winers Grammar, § 55, 4f.; (Buttmann, §§ 140, 16; 148, 6; cf. Prof. Gildersleeve as above, p. 48f));
a. after verbs of saying, declaring, denying, commanding, etc.: ἀποκριθῆναι, Luke 20:7; ἦν αὐτῷ κεχρηματισμένον μή ἰίδειν, that he should not see, Luke 2:26; χρηματισθέντες μή ἀνακάμψαι, Matthew 2:12; ὤμοσε (αὐτοῖς) μή εἰσελεύσεσθαι, Hebrews 3:18; after λέγω, Matthew 5:34, 39; Matthew 22:23; Mark 12:18; Acts 21:4; Acts 23:8; Romans 2:22; Romans 12:3; κηρύσσω, Romans 2:21; γράφω, 1 Corinthians 5:9, 11; παραγγέλλω, Acts 1:4; Acts 4:18; Acts 5:28, 40; 1 Corinthians 7:10; 1 Timothy 1:3; 1 Timothy 6:17; παρακαλῶ, Acts 9:38 R G; Acts 19:31; 2 Corinthians 6:1; αἰτοῦμαι, Ephesians 3:13; διαμαρτύρομαι, 2 Timothy 2:14; εὔχομαι, 2 Corinthians 13:7; παραιτοῦμαι, Hebrews 12:19 (here WH text omits μή; cf. Winers Grammar, and Buttmann, as below); ἀξιῶ, Acts 15:38; ἐπιβόω (L T Tr WH βόω), Acts 25:24; ἀντιλέγω (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 65, 2 β.; (Buttmann, § 148, 13)), Luke 20:27 (Tr WH L marginal reading λέγω); ἀπαρνοῦμαι (which see), Luke 22:34; also after verbs of deciding: Luke 21:14; κρίνω, Acts 15:19; κρίνω τοῦτο, τό μή, Romans 14:13; 2 Corinthians 2:1; θέλω, Romans 13:3; after verbs of hindering, avoiding, etc.: ἐγκόπτω (Res. ἀνακόπτω) τινα μή, Galatians 5:7 (cf. Winers Grammar, (and Buttmann, as above; also § 140, 16)); τοῦ μή, that... not (Latin ne), after κατέχω, Luke 4:42; κρατοῦμαι, Luke 24:16; κωλύω, Acts 10:47; καταπαύω, Acts 14:18; παύω, 1 Peter 3:10; ὑποστέλλομαι, Acts 20:20, 27; προσέχω μή, Matthew 6:1; but τοῦ μή is added also to other expressions in the sense of Latin ut ne, that... not: Romans 7:3; ὀφθαλμοί τοῦ μή βλέπειν, ὦτα τοῦ μή ἀκούειν, Romans 11:8, 10. After clauses denoting necessity, advantage, power, fitness, μή is used with an infinitive specifying the thing (Buttmann, § 148, 6), καλόν ἐστι μή, 1 Corinthians 7:1; Galatians 4:18; followed by τό μή, Romans 14:21; ἄλογον μή, Acts 25:27; κρεῖττον ἦν, 2 Peter 2:21; ἐξουσία τοῦ (L T Tr WH omit τοῦ) μή ἐργάζεσθαι, a right to forbear working, 1 Corinthians 9:6; δεῖ, Acts 27:21; οὐ δύναμαι μή, I cannot but, Acts 4:20; ἀνένδεκτόν ἐστι τοῦ μή, Luke 17:1 (cf. ἀνένδεκτος).
b. μή with an infinitive which has the article follows a preposition, to indicate the purpose or end: as, πρός τό μή, that... not, 2 Corinthians 3:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:8; εἰς τό μή (Latin in id... ne), to the end (or intent) that... not, Acts 7:19; 1 Corinthians 10:6; 2 Corinthians 4:4; followed by an accusative and infinitive, 2 Thessalonians 2:2; 1 Peter 3:7; διά τό μή, because... not, Matthew 13:5; Mark 4:5; Luke 8:6; James 4:2 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 482 (449)) (2 Macc. 4:19).
c. in other expressions where an infinitive with the article is used substantively: τῷ μή (dative of the cause or reason (cf. Winers Grammar, § 44, 5; Buttmann, 264 (227))), 2 Corinthians 2:13 (12); in the accusative, τό μή: Romans 14:13; 1 Corinthians 4:6 (R G); 2 Corinthians 2:1; 2 Corinthians 10:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:6, cf. 3.
d. in sentences expressing consequence or result: ὥστε μή, so that... not, Matthew 8:28; Mark 3:20; 1 Corinthians 1:7; 2 Corinthians 3:7; 1 Thessalonians 1:8.
5. μή is joined with a participle (Winers Grammar, § 50, 5 g.; (Buttmann, § 148, 7; see C. J. Vaughan's Commentary on Romans 2:14)),
a. in sentences expressing a command, exhortation, purpose, etc.: Luke 3:11; John 9:39; Acts 15:38; Acts 20:29; Romans 8:4; Romans 14:3; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Ephesians 5:27; Philippians 1:28; Philippians 2:4 (here Rec. imperative); 1 Thessalonians 4:5; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; 1 Peter 2:16; Hebrews 6:1; Hebrews 13:17, etc.
b. in general sentences, in which no definite person is meant but it is merely assumed that there is someone of the character denoted by the participle: as μή ὤν μετ' ἐμοῦ, he that is not on my side, whoever he is, or if there is any such person, Matthew 12:30; Luke 11:23; δέ μή πιστεύων, whoever believeth not, John 3:18; οἱ μή ὁμολογοῦντες Ἰησοῦν Χριστόν if any do not confess, or belong to the class that do not confess, 2 John 1:7; add, Matthew 10:28; Luke 6:49; Luke 12:21, 47; Luke 22:36; John 5:23; John 10:1; John 12:48; John 14:24; Romans 4:5; Romans 5:14; Romans 10:20; 1 Corinthians 7:38; 1 Corinthians 11:22; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; James 2:13; 1 John 2:4, etc.; πᾶς μή, Matthew 7:26; (πᾶν δένδρον μή, Matthew 3:10; Matthew 7:19); 1 John 3:10; 2 John 9; 2 Thessalonians 2:12 (here L marginal reading T Tr WH marginal reading ἅπαντες οἱ μή etc.); μακάριος μή, John 20:29; Romans 14:22.
c. where, indeed, a definite person or thing is referred to, but in such a way that his (its) quality or action (indicated by the participle) is denied in the thought or judgment either of the writer or of some other person (cf. especially Winer's Grammar, 484 (451)): τά μή ὄντα, that are deemed as nothing, 1 Corinthians 1:28; ὡς μή λαβών, as if thou hadst not received, 1 Corinthians 4:7; ὡς μή ἐρχομένου μου, as though I were not coming, 1 Corinthians 4:18; ὡς μή ἐφικνούμενοι εἰς ὑμᾶς, 2 Corinthians 10:14; add, 1 Corinthians 7:29. ᾔδει... τινες εἰσιν οἱ μή πιστεύοντες (according to the opinion of εἰδώς), John 6:64; the same holds true of Acts 20:29; τά μή βλεπόμενα (in the opinion of οἱ μή σκοποῦντες), 2 Corinthians 4:18 (on the other hand, in Hebrews 11:1, οὐ βλεπόμενα, actually invisible); τόν μή γνόντα ἁμαρτίαν ὑπέρ ἡμῶν ἁμαρτίαν ἐποίησεν (μή γνόντα is said agreeably to the judgment of ποιήσας), 2 Corinthians 5:21 (τόν οὐ γνόντα would be equivalent to ἀγνωυντα). in predictions, where it expresses the opinion of those who predict: ἔσῃ σιωπῶν καί μή δυνάμενος λαλῆσαι, Luke 1:20; ἔσῃ τυφλός μή βλέπων, Acts 13:11. where the writer or speaker does not regard the thing itself so much as the thought of the thing, which he wishes to remove from the mind of the reader or hearer (Klotz ad Devar. ii. 2, p. 666) — to be rendered without etc. (German ohne zu with an infinitive) (cf. Buttmann, § 148, 7 b.): ἐξῆλθε μή ἐπιστάμενος, ποῦ ἔρχεται, Hebrews 11:8; add, Matthew 22:12; Luke 13:11 ((but cf. Buttmann, § 148, 7 c.)); Acts 5:7; Acts 20:22; Hebrews 9:9. where the participles have a conditional, causal, or concessive force, and may be resolved into clauses introduced by if, on condition that, etc.: θερίσομεν μή ἐκλυόμενοι, Galatians 6:9; μή ὄντος νόμου, Romans 5:13; although: νόμον μή ἔχοντες,Romans 2:14; μή ὤν αὐτός ὑπό νόμον, 1 Corinthians 9:20 (Rec. omits); we have both the negative particles in ὅν οὐκ εἰδότες (or (with L T Tr WH) ἰδόντες)... μή ὁρῶντες, whom being ignorant of (in person) (or (according to the critical text) not having seen)... although now not seeing, 1 Peter 1:8; also with the article: τά μή νόμον ἔχοντα (German die doch nicht haben, they that have not, etc.), Romans 2:14; δέ μή γενεαλογούμενος, but he, although not etc. Hebrews 7:6; — or since, because, inasmuch as: μή ἀσθενήσας τῇ πίστει οὐ (but G L T Tr WH omit οὐ; cf. Buttmann, § 148, 14) κατενόησε τό ἑαυτοῦ σῶμα... νενεκρωμένον (οὐκ ἀσθενήσας would be equivalent to δυνατός, strong), Romans 4:19; πῶς οὗτος γράμματα οἶδε μή μεμαθηκώς; since he has not learned (Winer's Grammar, 483 (450)), John 7:15; add, Matthew 18:25; Matthew 22:25, 29; Luke 2:45; Luke 7:30; Luke 11:24; Luke 12:47; Luke 24:23; Acts 9:26; Acts 17:6; Acts 21:34; Acts 27:7; 2 Corinthians 3:14; 2 Corinthians 5:19; also with the article: μή γινώσκων τόν νόμον, since it knoweth not the law, John 7:49; add, Jude 1:5.
d. where (with the participle) it can be resolved by (being) such (a person) as not, of such a sort as not: μή ζητῶν τό ἐμαυτοῦ σύμφορον, 1 Corinthians 10:33; add, Acts 9:9; Galatians 4:8. neuter plural as a substantive: τά μή ὄντα, Romans 4:17; τά μή σαλευόμενα, Hebrews 12:27; τά μή δέοντα, 1 Timothy 5:13; τά μή καθήκοντα, Romans 1:28; 2 Macc. 6:4 (on the other hand, in τά οὐκ ἀνήκοντα, Ephesians 5:4 (where L T Tr WH οὐκ ἀνῆκεν), the οὐκ coalesces with ἀνήκοντα and forms a single idea, unseemly, unlawful).
6. in independent sentences of forbidding, dehorting, admonishing, desiring, etc., μή is Prohibitive (cf. Winers Grammar, § 56,1),Latin ne, not;
a. with the 1 person plural of the subjunctive present: μή γινώμεθα κενόδοξοι, Galatians 5:26; add, Galatians 6:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 John 3:18; aorist: John 19:24; before the word depending on the exhortation, 1 Corinthians 5:8.
b. with a present imperative, generally where one is bidden to cease from something already begun, or repeated, or continued: Matthew 6:16, 19; Matthew 7:1; Matthew 19:6; Mark 9:39; Mark 13:11; Luke 6:30; Luke 7:6, 13; Luke 8:49, 52; Luke 10:4, 7, 20; John 2:16; John 5:28, 45; John 6:43; John 7:24; John 14:1, 27; John 19:21; Acts 10:15; Acts 11:9; Acts 20:10; Romans 6:12; Romans 11:18, 20; Romans 12:2 (here L Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading give the infinitive), 14; 1 Corinthians 6:9; 1 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 6:14, 17; Galatians 5:1; Galatians 6:7; Ephesians 4:30; Colossians 3:9, 19, 21; 1 Thessalonians 5:19; 2 Thessalonians 3:15; 1 Timothy 4:14; 1 Timothy 5:16, 19; Hebrews 12:5; Hebrews 13:2; James 1:7, 16; 1 Peter 4:12, 15; 1 John 2:15; 1 John 3:13; Revelation 5:5, and very often.
c. with the third person (nowhere in the N. T. with the second) of the aorist imperative where the prohibition relates to something not to be begun, and where things about to be done are forbidden: μή ἐπιστρεψάτω, Matthew 24:18; Luke 17:31; μή καταβάτω, Mark 13:15, and L T Tr WH in Matthew 24:17 (where R G badly καταβαινέτω); μή γνώτω, Matthew 6:3; γενέσθω (but T Tr WH γινέσθω), Luke 22:42; cf. Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 73; Aeschylus the Sept. c. Theb. 1036.
d. as in the more elegant Greek writings where future things are forbidden (cf. Herm. ad Vig., p. 807), with the 2 person of the aorist subjunctive: μή δόξητε, Matthew 3:9; Matthew 5:17; μή φοβηθῇς, Matthew 1:20; Matthew 10:26, 31 (here L T Tr WH present imperative φοβεῖσθε) (alternating with the imperative present φοβεῖσθε in Matthew 10:28 (G L T Tr)); μή ἅψῃ, Colossians 2:21; μή ἀποστραφῇς, Matthew 5:42; μή κτήσησθε, Matthew 10:9; add, Matthew 6:2, 7, 13, 31; Mark 5:7; Mark 10:19; Luke 6:29; Luke 8:28; Luke 14:8; John 3:7; Acts 7:60; Romans 10:6; 1 Corinthians 16:11; 2 Corinthians 11:16; 2 Thessalonians 2:3 — (in the last three examples with the third person, contrary to Winer's Grammar, 502 (467)); 1 Timothy 5:1; 2 Timothy 1:8; Revelation 6:6; Revelation 10:4 (μή γράψῃς, for ἔμελλον γράφειν precedes; but in John 19:21 μή γράφε is used, because Pilate had already written); Revelation 11:2; Revelation 22:10, and very often. We have the imperative present and the aorist subjunctive together in Luke 10:4; Acts 18:9.
e. with the 2 person of the present subjunctive: μή σκληρύνητε, Hebrews 3:8, 15 (a rare construction though not wholly unknown to Greek writings ( more than doubtful (Liddell and Scott, under the word A. I. 2)); see Delitzsch on the latter passage, and Schaefer ad Greg. Corinth., p. 1005f; (Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word μή. Others regard the above examples as subjunctive aorist; cf. 2 Kings 2:10; Isaiah 63:17; Jeremiah 17:23; Jeremiah 19:15, etc.)).
f. with the optative, in wishes: in that frequent formula μή γένοιτο, Far be it! See γίνομαι, 2 a.; μή αὐτοῖς λογισθείη, 2 Timothy 4:16 (Job 27:5).
II. As a conjunction, Latin ne with the subjunctive;
1. our that, that not or lest (cf. Winers Grammar, § 56, 2 (Buttmann, § 139, 48f; Goodwin § 46)); after verbs of fearing, caution, etc.
a. with the subjunctive present, where one fears lest something now exists and at the same time indicates that he is ignorant whether it is so or not (Hermann on Sophocles Aj. 272): ἐπισκοποῦντες, μή... ἐνοχλῇ, Hebrews 12:15.
b. with the subjunctive aorist, of things which may occur immediately or very soon: preceded by an aorist, εὐλαβηθείς (L T Tr WH φοβηθείς) μή διασπασθῇ, Acts 23:10; by a present: φοβοῦμαι, Acts 27:17; βλέπω, Matthew 24:4; Mark 13:5; Luke 21:8; Acts 13:40; 1 Corinthians 10:12; Galatians 5:15; Hebrews 12:25; σκοπέω ἐμαυτόν, Galatians 6:1 (Buttmann, 243 (209) would refer this to 2 b. below; cf. Goodwin, p. 66); ὁράω, Matthew 18:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; elliptically, ὁρᾷ μή (namely, τοῦτο ποιήσῃς (cf. Winers Grammar, § 64, 7 a.; Buttmann, 395 (338))): Revelation 19:10; Revelation 22:9.
c. with the indicative future (as being akin to the subjunctive (cf. grammatical references at the beginning)): φοβοῦμαι, μή ταπεινώσει με Θεός μου, 2 Corinthians 12:20f (L text T Tr); add, Colossians 2:8.
2. in order that not (Latin eo consilio ne);
a. with the optative: τῶν στρατιωτῶν βουλή ἐγένετο, ἵνα τούς δεσμώτας ἀποκτείνωσι, μή τίς... διαφύγοι, Acts 27:42 Rec. (the more elegant Greek to express the thought and purpose of the soldiers; but the best todd. read διαφύγῃ, which G L T Tr WH have adopted).
b. with the subjunctive aorist: preceded by the present, Mark 13:36; 2 Corinthians 8:20 (cf. Goodwin § 43 Rem.); 2 Corinthians 12:6; Colossians 2:4 (where L T Tr WH ἵνα μηδείς for R G μή τίς (— an oversight; in R G as well as in the recent critical editions the purpose is expressed by an inserted ἵνα)).
III. As an Interrogative particle it is used when a negative answer is expected, Latin num; (Winers Grammar, § 57, 3 b.; (Buttmann, 248 (213)));
1. in a direct question: Matthew 7:9; Matthew 9:15; Mark 2:19; Luke 17:9; John 3:4; John 4:12, 33; John 6:67; John 7:35, 51f; Acts 7:28; Romans 3:3; Romans 9:20; 1 Corinthians 1:13; 1 Corinthians 9:8; 1 Corinthians 10:22; James 2:14 (1 WH); James 3:12, etc.; μή γάρ (see γάρ, I.), John 7:41; μή οὐκ (where οὐκ belongs to the verb, and μή is interrogative), Romans 10:18; 1 Corinthians 9:4f; μή γάρ... οὐ, 1 Corinthians 11:22,
2. in an indirect question with the indicative (German ob etwa, ob wohl, whether possibly, whether perchance), where in admonishing another we intimate that possibly the case is as we fear (cf. Buttmann, § 139, 57; Winer's Grammar, § 41 b. 4 a.): Luke 11:35, cf. Buttmann, 243 (209); Ast, Platonic Lexicon, ii., p. 334f; (Riddell, Plato's Apology Digest of Idioms §§ 137, 138).
IV. The particles οὐ μή in combination augment the force of the negation, and signify not at all, in no wise, by no means; (this formula arose from the fuller expressions οὐ δεινόν or δέος or φόβος, μή, which are still found sometimes in Greek authors, cf. Kühner, ii. § 516, 9, p. 773f; but so far was this origin of the phrase lost sight of that οὐ μή is used even of things not at all to be feared, but rather to be desired; so in the N. T. in Matthew 5:18, 26; Matthew 18:3; Luke 18:17; Luke 22:16; John 4:48; John 20:25; 1 Thessalonians 5:3); cf. Matthiae, § 517; Kühner, ii., p. 775; Bernhardy (1829) p. 402ff; (Gildersleeve in the Amer. Jour. of Philol. for 1882, p. 202f: Goodwin § 89): Winers Grammar, § 56, 3 (Buttmann, 211 (183f)).
1. with the future indicative: οὐ μή ἔσται σοι τοῦτο, this shall never be unto thee, Matthew 16:22; add, Matthew 26:35; Luke 22:34 R G L; Luke 10:19 (where Rst G WH marginal reading ἀδικήσῃ); John 6:35 (here L Tr marginal reading πεινάσει, and L T Tr WH διψήσει); John 13:38 R G; Mark 13:31 T Tr WH; Hebrews 10:17 L T Tr WH; in many passages enumerated by Winers Grammar, 506 (472); (cf. Buttmann, 212 (183)), the manuscripts vary between the indicative future and the subjunctive aorist In a question, οὐ μή ποιήσει τήν ἐκδίκησιν; Luke 18:7 R G.
2. with the aorist subjunctive (the use of which in the N. T. scarcely differs from that of the future; cf. Winers Grammar, § 56, 3; (Buttmann, § 139, 7)), in confident assertions: — subjunctive of the 1 aorist, Matthew 24:2; Mark 13:2; Luke 6:37; John 13:8; Hebrews 8:12; 1 Peter 2:6; Revelation 2:11; Revelation 7:16; Revelation 18:21, 22, 23; Revelation 21:27, etc.; 1 aorist middle subjunctive, John 8:52 (where Rec. γεύσεται); thus these N. T. examples prove that Dawes made a great mistake in denying (in his Miscellanea Critica, p. 221ff (ed. (Th. Kidd) 2, p. 408f)) flint the first aorist subjunctive is used after οὐ μή; (cf. Goodwin in Transactions of American Philological Association for 1869-1870, pp. 46-55; Liddell and Scott, under the phrase, οὐ μή, I. 1 b.; Buttmann, § 139, 8); — subjunctive of 2 aorist, Matthew 5:18, 20, 26; Mark 10:15; Luke 1:15; Luke 12:59; John 10:28; John 11:26; 1 Corinthians 8:13; Hebrews 13:5; Revelation 3:3 (R G L Tr marginal reading WH text), and often. in questions: with 1 aorist, Luke 18:7 L T Tr WH; Revelation 15:4 (in L T Tr WH with the subjunctive aorist and the future); with 2 aorist, John 18:11. in declarations introduced by ὅτι: with 1 aorist, 1 Thessalonians 4:15; with 2 aorist, Matthew 24:34 (here R G T omit ὅτι); Matthew 26:29 (L T Tr WH omit ὅτι); Luke 13:35 (T WH omit; L brackets ὅτι); Luke 22:16; John 11:56; in relative clauses: with 1 aorist, Matthew 16:28; Mark 9:1; Acts 13:41; Romans 4:8; with 2 aorist, Luke 18:30.
3. with the present subjunctive (as sometimes in Greek authors, cf. Winer's Grammar, 507 (473)): οὐδέ οὐ μή σε ἐγκαταλείπω, Hebrews 13:5 Tdf. (for ἐγκαταλίπω Rec., et al.) (cf. Buttmann, 213 (184)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
2:10
Job
27:5
Isaiah
63:17
Jeremiah
17:23; 19:15
Matthew
1:20; 2:12; 3:9; 3:10; 5:17; 5:18; 5:18; 5:20; 5:26; 5:26; 5:29; 5:34; 5:39; 5:42; 6:1; 6:2; 6:3; 6:7; 6:13; 6:16; 6:18; 6:19; 6:31; 7:1; 7:1; 7:9; 7:19; 7:26; 8:28; 9:15; 10:9; 10:14; 10:26; 10:28; 10:28; 10:31; 11:6; 12:30; 13:5; 16:20; 16:22; 16:28; 17:27; 18:3; 18:10; 18:25; 19:6; 19:9; 22:12; 22:23; 22:25; 22:29; 24:2; 24:4; 24:17; 24:18; 24:34; 26:29; 26:35
Mark
2:19; 3:9; 3:20; 4:5; 4:12; 5:7; 6:11; 9:1; 9:39; 10:15; 10:15; 10:19; 11:23; 12:14; 12:18; 12:19; 13:2; 13:5; 13:11; 13:15; 13:31; 13:36
Luke
1:15; 1:20; 2:26; 2:45; 3:11; 4:42; 6:29; 6:30; 6:37; 6:49; 7:6; 7:13; 7:23; 7:30; 8:6; 8:28; 8:49; 8:52; 9:5; 10:4; 10:4; 10:7; 10:10; 10:19; 10:20; 11:23; 11:24; 11:35; 12:21; 12:47; 12:47; 12:59; 13:11; 13:35; 14:8; 16:26; 17:1; 17:9; 17:31; 18:7; 18:7; 18:17; 18:17; 18:30; 20:7; 20:27; 21:8; 21:14; 22:16; 22:16; 22:34; 22:34; 22:36; 22:42; 24:16; 24:23
John
2:16; 3:4; 3:7; 3:16; 3:18; 3:18; 4:12; 4:33; 4:48; 5:23; 5:28; 5:45; 6:35; 6:39; 6:43; 6:50; 6:64; 6:67; 7:15; 7:24; 7:35; 7:41; 7:49; 7:51; 8:52; 9:39; 10:1; 10:28; 11:26; 11:50; 11:56; 12:46; 12:48; 13:8; 13:38; 14:1; 14:24; 14:27; 18:11; 19:21; 19:21; 19:24; 20:25; 20:29
Acts
1:4; 4:18; 4:20; 5:7; 5:28; 5:40; 7:19; 7:28; 7:60; 9:9; 9:26; 9:38; 10:15; 10:47; 11:9; 13:11; 13:40; 13:41; 14:18; 15:19; 15:38; 15:38; 17:6; 18:9; 19:31; 20:10; 20:16; 20:20; 20:22; 20:27; 20:29; 20:29; 21:4; 21:34; 23:8; 23:10; 25:24; 25:27; 27:7; 27:17; 27:21; 27:42
Romans
1:28; 2; 2:14; 2:14; 2:14; 2:21; 2:22; 3:3; 3:8; 4:5; 4:8; 4:17; 4:19; 5:13; 5:14; 6:12; 7:3; 8:4; 9:20; 10:6; 10:18; 10:20; 11:8; 11:10; 11:18; 11:20; 11:25; 12:2; 12:3; 13:3; 14:3; 14:13; 14:13; 14:21; 14:22
1 Corinthians
1:7; 1:10; 1:13; 1:28; 1:29; 4:6; 4:7; 4:18; 5:8; 5:9; 5:11; 6:9; 7:1; 7:5; 7:10; 7:29; 7:38; 8:13; 9:4; 9:6; 9:8; 9:20; 10:6; 10:12; 10:22; 10:33; 11:22; 11:22; 16:11
2 Corinthians
2:1; 2:1; 2:13; 3:7; 3:13; 3:14; 4:4; 4:7; 4:18; 5:19; 5:21; 6:1; 6:14; 6:17; 8:20; 10:2; 10:14; 11:16; 12:6; 12:20; 12:21; 13:7; 13:10
Galatians
4:8; 4:18; 5:1; 5:7; 5:15; 5:17; 5:26; 6:1; 6:7; 6:9; 6:9; 6:12
Ephesians
3:13; 4:30; 5:4; 5:27
Philippians
1:28; 2:4
Colossians
2:4; 2:8; 2:18; 2:21; 3:9; 3:19; 3:21
1 Thessalonians
1:8; 2:9; 4:3; 4:5; 4:6; 4:15; 5:3; 5:6; 5:15; 5:19
2 Thessalonians
1:8; 1:8; 2:2; 2:3; 2:12; 3:8; 3:15
1 Timothy
1:3; 4:14; 5:1; 5:13; 5:16; 5:19; 6:17
2 Timothy
1:8; 2:14; 4:16
Titus
1:11
Hebrews
3:8; 3:15; 3:18; 6:1; 7:6; 8:12; 9:9; 10:17; 11:1; 11:8; 12:5; 12:15; 12:19; 12:25; 12:27; 13:2; 13:5; 13:5; 13:17
James
1:7; 1:16; 2:13; 2:14; 2:14; 3:12; 4:2
1 Peter
1:8; 2:6; 2:16; 3:7; 3:10; 4:12; 4:15
2 Peter
1:9; 2:21
1 John
2:4; 2:15; 3:10; 3:13; 3:18; 4:3; 5:10; 5:16
2 John
1:7; 1:9
Jude
1:5
Revelation
2:11; 3:3; 5:5; 6:6; 7:16; 10:4; 11:2; 13:15; 15:4; 18:21; 18:22; 18:23; 19:10; 21:27; 22:9; 22:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3361 matches the Greek μή (),
which occurs 1,042 times in 921 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 19 (Mat 1:19–Mat 10:42)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:19 - And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned [fn]to send her away secretly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for [fn]the Child who has been [fn]conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:12 - And having been warned by God in a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:9 - and do not suppose that you can say 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 BoxMat 3:10 - “The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:13 - “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how [fn]can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:17 - “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:18 - “For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not [fn]the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:20 - “For I say to you that unless G3361 your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:26 - “Truly I say to you, you will not come out of there until you have paid up the last [fn]cent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:29 - “If your right eye makes you [fn]stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you [fn]to lose one of the parts of your body, [fn]than G3361 for your whole body to be thrown into [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:30 - “If your right hand makes you [fn]stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; for it is better for you [fn]to lose one of the parts of your body, [fn]than G3361 for your whole body to go into [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:34 - “But I say to you, make no G3361 oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:39 - “But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:42 - “Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:1 - “Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:2 - “So when you [fn]give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:3 - “But when you [fn]give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:7 - “And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:8 - “So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:13 - ‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from [fn]evil. [fn][For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:15 - “But if you do not forgive [fn]others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:16 - “Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they [fn]neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:18 - so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:19 - “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - “For this reason I say to you, [fn]do not be worried about your [fn]life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:31 - “Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:34 - “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will [fn]care for itself. [fn]Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:1 - “Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:6 - “Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:9 - “Or what man is there among you [fn]who, when his son asks for a loaf, [fn]will give him a stone?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:10 - “Or [fn]if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:19 - “Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - “Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not [fn]act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:28 - When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no G3361 one could pass by that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:15 - And Jesus said to them, “The [fn]attendants of the bridegroom cannot G3361 mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:17 - “Nor do people put new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wineskins burst, and the wine pours out and the wineskins are ruined; but they put new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:36 - Seeing the [fn]people, He felt compassion for them, because they were [fn]distressed and [fn]dispirited like sheep [fn]without G3361 a shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: “Do not [fn]go [fn]in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:9 - “Do not acquire gold, or silver, or copper for your money belts,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:10 - or G3361 a [fn]bag for your journey, or even two [fn]coats, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker is worthy of his [fn]support.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:13 - “If the house is worthy, [fn]give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, [fn]take back your blessing of peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:14 - “Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - “But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - “But whenever they persecute you in [fn]one city, flee to [fn]the next; for truly I say to you, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel until the Son of Man comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:26 - “Therefore do not fear them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:28 - “Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable G3361 to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:31 - “So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:34 - “Do not think that I came to [fn]bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - “And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these [fn]little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.”


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