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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3381 - μήπως

Transliteration
mḗpōs
Phonetics
may'-poce, may poce
Origin
from (G3361) and (G4458)
Parts of Speech
Conjunction
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. lest, lest somehow, that perhaps
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (13)
Acts
1
Romans
2
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
NAS (4)
2 Corinthians
2
Galatians
1
1 Thessalonians
1
BSB ( 0 )
ESV ( 0 )
ESV (5)
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
2
WEB (10)
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
2
2 Corinthians
4
Galatians
2
1 Thessalonians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μήπως or μή πως,

lest in any way, and after Verbs of fearing, lest perchance, freq. in Hom., written divisim, μή πως Od. 4.396, etc.; οὐδέ τι ἴδμεν, μή πως.. μενοινήσωσι that they will not.., Il. 10.101.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μήπως

or μή πως (so WH),

negative particle,

1. as conjc., lest haply: in final sentences, 1 Corinthians 9:27, 2 Corinthians 2:7; 2 Corinthians 9:4; after verbs of fearing or taking heed, 1 Corinthians 8:9, 2 Corinthians 11:3; 2 Corinthians 12:20, Galatians 4:11; with an ellipse of ptcp. (sc. φοβούμενος ; cf. B1., § 65, 3; Burton, § 225), 1 Thessalonians 3:5 (but v. infr.).

2. As interrogative, whether haply: Galatians 2:2, 1 Thessalonians 3:5 (cf. M, Th., in l, but v. supr.).†

μήπου

(WH, μή που ),

lest anywhere, lest haply: Acts 27:29.†


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
μη μήπως μηρίων
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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