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Lexicon :: Strong's G3423 - mnēsteuō

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μνηστεύω
Transliteration
mnēsteuō (Key)
Pronunciation
mnace-tyoo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of μνάομαι (G3415)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

μνηστεύω mnēsteúō, mnace-tyoo'-o; from a derivative of G3415; to give a souvenir (engagement present), i.e. betroth:—espouse.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G3423 in the following manner: espouse (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G3423 in the following manner: espouse (3x).
  1. to woo her and ask her in marriage

  2. to be promised in marriage, be betrothed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μνηστεύω mnēsteúō, mnace-tyoo'-o; from a derivative of G3415; to give a souvenir (engagement present), i.e. betroth:—espouse.
STRONGS NT 3423: μνηστεύω
μνηστεύω: passive, perfect participle μεμνηστευμενος (R G) and ἐμνηστευμενος (L T Tr WH) (cf. Winers Grammar, § 12, 10; Veitch, under the word; Tdf. Proleg., p. 121); 1 aorist participle μνηστευθεις; (μνηστός betrothed, espoused); from Homer down; the Sept. for אֵרֵשׂ; τινα (γυναῖκα), to woo her and ask her in marriage; passive to be promised in marriage, be betrothed: τίνι, Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:27; Luke 2:5.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
1:18
Luke
1:27; 2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3423 matches the Greek μνηστεύω (mnēsteuō),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:18 - Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused G3423 to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:27 - To a virgin espoused G3423 to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:5 - To be taxed with Mary his espoused G3423 wife, being great with child.

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