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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3453 - μυέω

Transliteration
myéō
Phonetics
moo-eh'-o
Origin
from the base of (G3466)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
4:828,615
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to initiate into the mysteries
  2. to teach fully, instruct
    1. to accustom one to a thing
    2. to give one an intimate acquaintance with a thing
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (1)
Philippians
1
NAS (2)
Philippians
2
HCS (1)
Philippians
1
BSB (1)
Philippians
1
ESV (1)
Philippians
1
WEB (1)
Philippians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μῠέω, (μύω, q. v.)

initiate into the mysteries, μυῶν.. ἄλλους ξένους And. 1.132, cf. IG 12.6.113; ἐκ τοῦ μυεῖν καὶ ἐποπτεύειν Pl. 333e, cf. D. 59.21; ἐμύησε καὶ μυεῖ τοὺς Ἕλληνας Plu. 2.607b: c. acc. cogn., ξένους ἐμύει θεούς J. Ap. 2.37: more freq. in Pass., to be initiated, ὁ βουλόμενος μυεῖται Hdt. 8.65; ὅσοι μεμυήμεθα Ar. Ra. 456; οἱ μεμυημένοι ib. 158, And. 1.28; δεῖ γὰρ μυηθῆναί με πρὶν τεθνηκέναι Ar. Pax 375; μυηθῆναι ἀφ' ἑστίας, v. ἑστία; τοῦ ἀφ' ἑστίας μυουμένου prob. in IG 12.6.108; μυηθεῖσαν ἀφ' ἑστίας SIG 853 (Eleusis, i A. D.); θεοπρόποι ἦλθον.., οἵτινες μυηθέντες ἐνεβάτευσαν OGI 530.15 (Notium, ii A. D.): c. acc. cogn., to be initiated in a thing, τὰ μυστήρια μυεῦνται Heraclit. 14; ὅστις τὰ Καβείρων ὄργια μεμύηται in the mysteries of the Cabiri, Hdt. 2.51; τὰ μεγάλα (sc. μυστήρια) μεμύησαι, πρὶν τὰ σμικρά Pl. Grg. 497c; τὰ ἐρωτικὰ μυηθῆναι Id. Smp. 209e, cf. Phdr. 250c; τὰ λεοντικὰ μ. Porph. Antr. 15: also c. dat., ἐμυήθην θεοῖς Theophil. 1.4; μυεῖσθαι γάμῳ Alciphr. 1.4. II generally, teach, instruct, c. inf., ἐμύησάς τινα ἰδεῖν AP 7.385 (Phil.); ἀλλά μ' ἀνὴρ ἐμύησ' Ἑλικωνίδα (sc. εἶναι) ib. 9.162: Pass., μεμύημαι καὶ χορτάζεσθαι καὶ πεινᾶν Philippians 4:12; κυβερνᾶν μυηθήσομαι Alciphr. 2.4.21.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** μυέω , -

(< μύω , to shut the mouth),

[in LXX: 3 Maccabees 2:30 *;]

to initiate into the mysteries (so chiefly in cl.; LXX, l.c.); hence, to instruct: pass., Philippians 4:12 (RV, I have learned the secret).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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μεμυημαι μεμύημαι memuemai memuēmai memyemai memyēmai memýemai memýēmai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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