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Strong's #3340 - μετανοέω

Transliteration
metanoéō
Phonetics
met-an-o-eh'-o
Origin
from (G3326) and (G3539)
Parts of Speech
verb
TDNT
4:975,636
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Definition   
Thayer's
  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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5162 ‑ נָחַם (naw‑kham');  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (36)
Matthew 6
Mark 1
Luke 10
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 2
Revelation 12
BSB (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
CSB (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
ESV (33)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
KJV (36)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 10
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 2
Revelation 12
LEB (0)
The Lexham English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
LSB (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
N95 (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
NAS (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
NLT (28)
Matthew 9
Mark 3
Luke 9
Acts 9
2 Corinthians 3
Revelation 19
WEB (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 8
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 2
Revelation 12
YLT (34)
Matthew 5
Mark 2
Luke 9
Acts 5
2 Corinthians 1
Revelation 12
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μετανο-έω,

1. perceive afterwards or too late, opp. προνοέω, Epich. [280]; opp. προβουλεύομαι, Democr. 66; concur subsequently, τισι BGU 747 i 11 (ii A. D.).

2. change one's mind or purpose, Pl. Euthd. 279c, Men. Epit. 72; μ. μὴ οὔτε.. τῶν χαλεπῶν ἔργων ᾖ τὸ.. ἄρχειν change one's opinion and think that it is not.., X. Cyr. 1.1.3.

3. repent, Antipho 2.4.12; ἐν τοῖς ἀνηκέστοις Id. 5.91: freq. in LXX and NT, Si. 48.15, al.; ἀπὸ τῆς κακίας Acts 8:22; ἐκ τῶν ἔργων Revelation 9:20; ἐπὶ τῇ ἀκαθαρσίᾳ 2 Corinthians 12:21, cf. OGI 751.9 (Amblada, ii B. C.); ἐπί τινι Luc. Salt. 84, etc.; περί τινων Plu. Galb. 6; τοῖς πεπραγμένοις Id. Agis 19: c. part., μ. γενόμενος Ἕλλην Luc. Am. 36.

4. c. acc., repent of, τὴν ἄφιξιν J. BJ 4.4.5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

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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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μετα -νοέω , - ,

[in LXX for H5162 ni., 1 Samuel 15:29, Jeremiah 4:28, al.;]

to change one's mind or purpose, hence, to repent; in NT (exc. Luke 17:3-4), of repentance from sin, involving amendment: seq. ἀπό , Acts 8:22; ἔκ , Revelation 2:21-22; Revelation 9:20-21; Revelation 16:11 (H4480 H7725); ἐπί , 2 Corinthians 12:21; absol., Matthew 3:2; Matthew 4:17; Matthew 11:20; Matthew 12:41, Mark 1:15; Mark 6:12, Luke 11:32; Luke 13:3; Luke 13:5; Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10; Luke 16:30; Luke 17:3-4, Acts 2:38; Acts 3:19; Acts 17:30; Acts 26:20; Acts 2:5; Acts 2:16; Acts 2:21; Acts 3:3; Acts 3:19; c. inf., Revelation 16:9; ἐν σάκκῳ κ . σποδῷ , Matthew 11:21, Luke 10:13.†

SYN.: μεταμέλομαι G3338, q.v.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
μετανοειν μετανοείν μετανοεῖν μετάνοειν Μετανοειτε μετανοείτε Μετανοεῖτε μετανοησαι μετανοήσαι μετανοῆσαι μετανοήσαις μετανοησαντων μετανοησάντων Μετανοησατε Μετανοήσατε μετανοήσει μετανοηση μετανοήση μετανοήσῃ μετανοησης μετανοήσης μετανοήσῃς μετανοησον μετανόησον μετανοησουσιν μετανοήσουσιν μετανοήσω μετανοήσωσι μετανοήσωσιν μετανοητε μετανοήτε μετανοῆτε μετανοουντι μετανοούντι μετανοοῦντι Μετανοω μετανοώ Μετανοῶ μετανοών μετανοωσιν μετανοῶσιν μετενόησα μετενοησαν μετενόησαν μετενόησεν metanoein metanoeîn Metanoeite Metanoeîte metanoesai metanoêsai metanoēsai metanoē̂sai metanoesanton metanoesánton metanoēsantōn metanoēsántōn Metanoesate Metanoēsate Metanoḗsate metanoese metanoēsē metanoḗsei metanoḗsēi metanoḗseis metanoḗsēis metanoeses metanoēsēs metanoeson metanoēson metanóeson metanóēson metanoesosin metanoēsōsin metanoḗsosin metanoḗsōsin metanoesousin metanoēsousin metanoḗsousin metanoete metanoête metanoēte metanoē̂te Metanoo Metanoô Metanoō Metanoō̂ metanoosin metanoôsin metanoōsin metanoō̂sin metanoounti metanooûnti metenoesan metenoēsan metenóesan metenóēsan
 
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