3152: μάταιος

Adjective


Dodson dictionary

G3152 μάταιος, αία, αιον

Transliteration: mátaios

Part(s) of speech: Adjective

Definition: vain, unreal, ineffectual, unproductive; practically: godless.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3152 μάταιος

Transliteration: mátaios

Derivation: from the base of G3155;

Definition: empty, i.e. (literally) profitless, or (specially), an idol

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

μάταιος

G3152 

Occurrences in the NT: 6

μάταιος, -ον
(as in Att., but -αία, -αιον, I Co 15:17, I Pe 1:18; < μάτην), [in LXX for שָׁוְא, הֶבֶל, כָּזָב, etc.;]
vain, useless: ἀνωφελὴς κ. μ., Tit 3:9; πίστις, I Co 15:17; θρησκεία, Ja 1:26; διαλογισμοί, I Co 3:20(LXX); ἀναστροφή, I Pe 1:18; of idols and heathen gods, τὰ μ. (Je 2:5, IV Ki 17:15, al.): Ac 14:15.
SYN.: κενός, q.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