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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3367 - μηδείς

Transliteration:
mēdeís
Phonetics:
may-dice', may -dem-ee'-ah, may-den'  
Word Origin:
from (3361) and (1520)
Parts of Speech:
Adjective
TDNT:
None
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. nobody, no one, nothing
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μηδείς, μηδεμίᾰ, μηδέν (i.e. μηδὲ εἷς, μηδὲ μία, μηδὲ ἕν): fem. μηδὲ ἴα or μηδεΐα (or - έϊα) IG 12(2).6.12 (Mytil.):

I

1. not one, not even one, nobody (in neut. nothing), once in Hom. (who elsewh. uses μή τις, v. μήτις), ἀναίνετο μηδὲν ἑλέσθαι Il. 18.500; μή πως.. μηδὲν ἀνύσσῃς Hes. Op. 395; μηδὲν ἄγαν Pi. Fr. 216, etc.: rare in pl. (μηδαμοί being used in Ion.), μηδένες ἄλλοι X. HG 5.4.20; μηδένας Pl. Euthd. 303c.

2. μηδὲ εἷς (so written) is found in Att. Inscrr., as IG 12.114.41, 22.487.9 (μηδ' h ενί ib.12.73.6), but is used esp. in an emphatic sense, not even one, μηδὲ ἕν Ar. Pl. 37: freq. with an intervening Particle or Pr, μηδ' ἂν ἕνα Pl. Cra. 414d; μηδ' ἐν ἑνὶ χρόνῳ Id. Prm. 156c; μηδ' ἐξ ἑνός Id. Phdr. 245d; μηδ' ἐφ' ἑνί Id. R. 553d; μηδὲ περὶ ἑνός Id. Tht. 171c; μηδ' ὑφ' ἑνός, μηδ' ὑπὸ μιᾶς, Id. Smp. 222d, Alc. 1.122a; μηδὲ ὑφ' ἑνός IG 12.32.8.

II nobody, naught, good for naught, κἄμ' ἴσον τῷ μ. S. OC 918: pl., οὐ γὰρ ἠξίου τοὺς μηδένας Id. Aj. 1114; μηδέν or τὸ μηδέν as Subst., naught, nothing, κεἰ τὸ μ. ἐξερῶ Id. Ant. 234; μ. λέγειν to say what is naught, X. Cyr. 8.3.20, etc.; ἡ ἡμετέρη εὐδαιμονίη.. ἀπέρριπται ἐς τὸ μ. Hdt. 1.32; τοῦ μηδενὸς ἀξίη Id. 6.137; ἐπὶ μηδὲν ἔρχεσθαι S. El. 1000; ἐς τὸ μ. ἥκειν E. Hec. 622; of persons, τὸ μ. a good-for-nothing, τὸ μ. εἶναι, of a eunuch, Hdt. 8.106; τοιγὰρ σὺ δέξαι μ' ἐς τὸ σὸν στέγος, τὴν μηδὲν ἐς τὸ μ. S. El. 1166; κἂν τὸ μ. ὦ Id. Tr. 1107; τὸ μ. ὄντας Id. Aj. 1275; ὁ μ. ὤν ib. 767; ὅτ' οὐδὲν ὢν τοῦ μηδὲν ἀντέστης ὕπερ ib. 1231, cf. 1094, E. Hec. 843, etc.; ἧττον αὐτοῖς ἔνι ἢ τὸ μ., i.e. it is a mere impossibility, Pl. Tht. 180a; also μ. εἶναι without the Art., Luc. Rh. Proverbs 2:1-22.

III neut. μηδέν as Adv., not at all, by no means, μηδὲν ἐγκέλευ' ἄγαν A. Pr. 72, cf. 344; μ. διαφέρειν πλὴν ὀνόματι Pl. Plt. 280a, etc.: with an Adv., μ. αἰνικτηρίως A. Pr. 949: freq. with Comp., μ. μᾶλλον, ἧσσον, etc., S. Aj. 280, 1329, etc. When other negatives, also derived from μή, are used with it, they do not destroy, but strengthen the negation, μηδέποτε μηδὲν αἰσχρὸν ποιήσας ἔλπιζε λήσειν never hope to escape, when you have done anything base. Isoc. 1.16; cf. μηθείς.

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List of Word Forms
μηδεις μηδείς μηδεὶς μηδεμιαν μηδεμίαν μηδεν μηδέν Μηδὲν Μηδενα Μηδένα μηδενι μηδενί μηδενὶ μηδενος μηδενός μηδενὸς μηθείς μηθεν μηθέν μηθὲν μηθενός medeis medeís medeìs mēdeis mēdeís mēdeìs medemian medemían mēdemian mēdemían meden medén Medèn mēden mēdén Mēdèn Medena Medéna Mēdena Mēdéna medeni medenì mēdeni mēdenì medenos medenòs mēdenos mēdenòs methen methèn mēthen mēthèn
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