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Entry for Strong's #362 - ἀναμένω

Word Origin
from (303) and (3306)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to wait for one (with the added notion of patience and trust)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6960 ‑ קָוָה (kaw‑vaw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
1 Thessalonians 1
1 Thessalonians 1
1 Thessalonians 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


poet. ἀμμένω, Aeol. ὀμμένω Alc. 41:

1. wait for, await, ἀνέμεινα.. Ἠῶ δῖαν Od. 19.342; νύκτα, τὸν ἥλιον, Hdt. 7.42, 54; τέλος δίκης A. Eu. 243; freq. in E., and Att. Prose: — οὐδὲ.. ἐπιθυμίαν ἀναμένεις dost not wait for desire to arise, X. Mem. 2.1.30, cf. Smp. 4.41; ἀ. τινά Hdt. 9.57; face an enemy in battle, Pi. P. 6.31: c. acc. et inf., οὐκ ἀ. τοὺς Ἕλληνας μάχης ἄρξαι Hdt. 8.15: ἀ. φῦναι τὰς τρίχας Id. 5.35; ἀ. ἡμέραν γενέσθαι Th. 4.135, cf. 120: foll. by relat. clauses, ἀ. ἕως ἄν.. Pl. Ly. 209a; ἀ. αὐτοὺς ἔστ' ἐμφάγοιέν τι X. Cyr. 8.1.44; ποῖ χρῆν ἀναμεῖναι; i. e. ἐς τίνα χρόνον; Ar. Lys. 526: abs., wait, stay, Ἑρμῆς.. οὐκέτ' ἀμμένει S. El. 1397, cf. 1389, Tr. 528, Ar. Ra. 175: c. part., πεινῶν ἀ. Id. V. 777.

2. put off, delay, X. Cyr. 1.6.10: c. inf., D. 19.224.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀναμένω; (from Homer down); τινα, to wait for one (German erharren, or ratherheranharren (i. e. to await one whose coming is known or foreseen)), with the added notion of patience and trust: 1 Thessalonians 1:10 (cf. Ellicott at the passage). Good Greek; cf. Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part iii., p. 15f.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀνα -μένω ,

[in LXX for H6960 pi.;]

to await "one whose coming is expected, perhaps with the added idea of patience and confidence" c. acc, 1 Thessalonians 1:10 (v. M, Th., in l; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

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

ἀναμένω occurs several times in the Alexandrian papyri of the reign of Augustus, collected in BGU IV. Thus 1151.35 (B.C. 13) μὴ ἀναμείναντας τὸν μεμερισμ (ένον) αὐτοῖς χρό (νον) μέχρι τοῦ ἐκτῖσαι τὸ ὅλον κεφάλ (αιον), and in almost the same terms 1053i. 83 (id.), 1055.29 (id.), 1156.18 (B.C. 15), 1167.54 (B.C. 12), of debtors who are to pay up without ";waiting for"; the time allowed them. The word is MGr.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
αναμεμιγμένοι αναμεμιγμένον αναμεμιγμένος αναμενειν αναμένειν ἀναμένειν αναμενείτε αναμένων αναμίγνυται αναμίξαι ανεμείναμεν anamenein anaménein
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