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Entry for Strong's #3422 - μνημόσυνον

Word Origin
from (3421)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a memorial (that by which the memory of any person or thing is preserved), a remembrance
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2142 ‑ זָכַר (zaw‑kar');  2143 ‑ זֶֶכֶר (zay'‑ker, zeh'‑ker);  2146 ‑ זִכָּרוֹן (zik‑rone');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Acts 1
Matthew 1
Mark 1
Acts 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μνημόσῠνον, τό,

1. remembrance, memorial of a thing, μνημόσυνον ἑωυτοῦ λιπέσθαι Hdt. 1.185, 4.166; μνημόσυνον λιπέσθαι Id. 1.186, 2.101; μνημόσυνα ἀποδέξασθαι ib. 148, al.: rare in early Att. Prose, Th. 5.11; μ. στοργῆς AP 12.68 (Mel.); εἰς μ. τινός Matthew 26:13, cf. Acts 10:4.

2. memorandum, reminder, μνημόσυνα γράψομαι Ar. V. 538; τουτὶ.. ἔστω τὸ μ. μοι ib. 559.

3. mark, scar, μ. ὑποκαταλιπεῖν Hp. Prorrh. 2.20.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μνημόσυνον, μνημοσύνου, τό (μνημῶν), a memorial (that by which the memory of any person or thing is preserved), a remembrance: εἰς μνημόσυνον τίνος, to perpetuate one's memory, Matthew 26:13; Mark 14:9; αἱ προσευχαί σου ... ἀνέβησαν εἰς μνημόσυνον ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ (without the figure) have become known to God, so that he heeds and is about to help thee, Acts 10:4. (Herodotus, Aristophanes, Thucydides, Plutarch, others; the Sept. for זֶכֶר, זִכָּרון; also for אַזְכָּרָה, i. e. that part of a sacrifice which was burned on the altar together with the frankincense, that its fragrance might ascend to heaven and commend the offerer to God's remembrance, Leviticus 2:9, 16; Leviticus 5:12; Numbers 5:26; hence, εὐωδία εἰς μνημόσυνον, Sir. 45:16; and often in Siracid., 1 Macc., etc.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

μνημόσυνον , -ου , τό

(< μνήμων , mindful),

[in LXX freq. for H2143, H2146 and cogn. forms;]

a memorial: Matthew 26:13, Mark 14:9, Acts 10:4 (where cf. Leviticus 2:9; Leviticus 2:16; Leviticus 5:12, Numbers 5:28, Sirach 45:16, al.).†

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

An interesting ex. of this verb is afforded by the new Logion P Oxy I. 1.5 ff. λέγει Ἰησοῦς, ἐὰν μὴ νηστεύσητε τὸν κόσμον, οὐ μὴ εὕρητε τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θ (εο). For the gen. constr. cf. Empedocles (ed. Sturz) 454 νηστεῦσαι κακότητος.


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List of Word Forms
εμνησικάκησαν μνημόσυνα μνημόσυνά μνημοσυνον μνημοσύνον μνημόσυνον μνημόσυνόν μνημοσύνου μνημοσύνων μνησικακεί μνησικακείτε μνησικακείτω μνησικακήση μνησικάκων mnemosunon mnēmosunon mnemosynon mnemósynon mnēmosynon mnēmósynon
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