281: ἀμήν

HEBrew form (indclinable)


Dodson dictionary

G281 ἀμήν

Transliteration: amḗn

Part(s) of speech: HEBrew form (indclinable)

Definition: verily, truly, amen; at the end of sentences may be paraphrased by: So let it be.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G281 ἀμήν

Transliteration: amḗn

Derivation: of Hebrew origin (H543);

Definition: properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἀμήν

G281 

Occurrences in the NT: 129

ἀμήν, indecl. (Heb. אָמֵן, verbal adj. fr. אמן, to prop, ni., be firm),
[in LXX: I Ch 16:36, I Es 9:46, Ne 5:13 8:6, To 8:8 14:15, III Mac 7:23, IV Mac 18:24 (elsewhere א״ is rendered ἀληθινός, Is 65:16; ἀληθῶς, Je 35 (28):6; γένοιτο, Nu 5:22, De 27:15ff., III Ki 1:36, Ps 40 (41):13 71 (72):19 105 (106):48, Je 11:5)*.]
1. As adj. (cf. Is 65:16), ὁ ἀ., Re 3:14.
2. As adv.,
(a) in solemn assent to the statements or prayers of another (Nu 5:22, Ne 5:13 8:6 etc.): ὁ ἀ., I Co 14:16;
(b) similarly, at the end of one's own prayer or ascription of praise: Ro 1:25 15:33, Ga 1:5, I Ti 1:17;
(c) in the Gospels, exclusively, introducing solemn statements of our Lord, truly, verily: Mt 5:18, 26 Mk 3:28 (v. Swete, in l.), Lk 4:24, al.; ἀ. ἀ., always in Jo 1:52 3:3 5:19, al.; τὸ ναί, καὶ . . . τὸ ἀ., II Co 1:20 (on usage in π., v. MM, VGT, s.v.).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition