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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3153 - ματαιότης

Transliteration
mataiótēs
Phonetics
mat-ah-yot'-ace  
Word Origin
from (3152)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
4:523,571
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. what is devoid of truth and appropriateness
  2. perverseness, depravity
  3. frailty, want of vigour
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1892 ‑ הֲבֵל (heh'‑bel, hab‑ale');  1942 ‑ הַוָּה (hav‑vaw');  7385 ‑ רִיק (reek);  7723 ‑ שַׁו (shawv, shav);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Romans 1
Ephesians 1
2 Peter 1
Romans 1
Ephesians 1
2 Peter 1
Romans 1
Ephesians 1
2 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-DSF 2
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μᾰταιότης, ητος, ἡ,

vanity, purposelessness, ματαιότης ματαιοτήτων LXX Ecclesiastes 1:2, cf. Ph. 1.426; τῇ μ. ἡ κτίσις ὑπετάγη Romans 8:20; folly, ἀνθρώπων Phld. Rh. 2.26 S.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ματαιότης, ματαιότητος, (μάταιος, which see), a purely Biblical and ecclesiastical word ((Pollux 50:6 c. 32 § 134)); the Sept. for הֶבֶל (often in Ecclesiastes), also for שָׁוְא, etc.; vanity;

a. what is devoid of truth and appropriateness: ὑπέρογκα ματαιότητος (genitive of quality), 2 Peter 2:18.

b. perverseness, depravation: τοῦ νως, Ephesians 4:17.

c. frailty, want of vigor: Romans 8:20.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ματαότης , -ητος ,

(< μάταιος ),

[in LXX for H1892, Psalms 31:6; Psalms 39:5; Psalms 62:9, al., and nearly 40 times in Ec; for H7723, Psalms 25:4, al.; H7385, etc.;]

vanity, emptiness, frailty, folly: Romans 8:20, 2 Peter 2:18; τ . νοός , Ephesians 4:17 (elsewhere only in Pollux, 6, 134, and Eccl.).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

This subst., which ";suggests either absence of purpose or failure to attain any true purpose"; (Robinson Eph., p. 189), is found ter in the NT (Romans 8:20, Ephesians 4:17, 2 Peter 2:18) and frequently in the LXX, but rarely in any secular author, cf. Pollux 6. 134 and Sextus Empiricus adv. Math. i. 278. The word is restored in CIG IV. 8743.6.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
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the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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