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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3387 - μήτις

Transliteration
mḗtis
Phonetics
may'-tis, may tis  
Word Origin
from (3361) and (5100)
Parts of Speech
pronoun
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. let no one
  2. hath any one
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS ( 0 ) HCS ( 0 )
John 3
2 Corinthians 1
1 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μῆτις, ἡ, gen. ιος Pi. N. 3.9; acc. pl. μήτιας h.Ven. 249; also gen. ιδος A. Supp. 61 (lyr.); acc. pl. ιδας Id. Ch. 626 (lyr.); dat. μήτιδι Orac. ap. Hdt. 7.141; μήτῑ for μήτιϊ, Hom. (v. infr.); pl. μητίεσσι Pi. O. 1.9; acc. μῆτιν Il. 2.407, S. Ant. 158 (lyr.):

I wisdom, skill, craft, Διὶ μῆτιν ἀτάλαντος (cf. μητίετα) Il.l.c., al.; βροτείη μ. Emp. 2.9; τὰν Διὸς γὰρ οὐχ ὁρῶ μῆτιν, ὅπᾳ φύγοιμ' ἄν A. Pr. 906 (lyr.); μήτι.. καὶ κέρδεσιν Od. 13.299; μήτι.. μέγ' ἀμείνων ἠὲ βίηφι Il. 23.315; μῆτιν ἀλώπηξ a fox for craft, Pi. I. 4(3).47; of a poet's craft, Id. N. l.c.

II counsel, plan, undertaking, ὑφαίνειν μῆτιν Il. 7.324, cf. Od. 4.678, etc.: pl., σοφῶν μητίεσσι Pi. O. l.c.; γυναικοβούλους μήτιδας A. Ch. l.c. Poet. word. (Cf. Skt. mimâti, pf. part. Pass. mitá - 'measure', Lat. metior, O E. mæþ 'measure'.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μήτις (so R G John 4:33), more correctly μή τίς;

1. prohibitive, let no one (cf. Buttmann, 31 (28)): (with 1 aorist subjunctive 1 Corinthians 16:11); with 2 aorist subjunctive, 2 Thessalonians 2:8.

2. interrogative (Lat:num quis?) hath anyone etc.: John 7:48; (2 Corinthians 12:17, cf. Buttmann, § 151, 7; Winers Grammar, 574 (534)); where one would gladly believe what he asks about doubtfully (see μήτι, under the end): John 4:33.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μή -τις

Rec. for μή τις

(see μή H3361, I, III, and cf. Thayer, see μήτις ).


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

";spikenard,"; is found in such passages as PSI VI. 628.7 (iii/B.C.) νάρδου ξηρᾶς μν (αῖ) β ̄, P Oxy VIII. 1088.49 (early i/A.D.) νάρδου (ὀβολός), P Leid Wi. 17 (ii/iii A.D.) νάρδος῎ Ινδικος, and id.ix. 10 where νάρδος is included in a list of ἐπιθύματα : cf. Mark 14:3, John 12:3. See also the adj. in Menander Fragm , p. 78, No. 274 νάρδινον (μύρον). The word is Semitic, cf. Lewy Fremdwörter, p. 40, and is found in Theophr. HP ix. 7. 2 ff.

 

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