3155: μάτην

Adverb


Dodson dictionary

G3155 μάτην

Transliteration: mátēn

Part(s) of speech: Adverb

Definition: in vain, in an unreal way, to no purpose.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3155 μάτην

Transliteration: mátēn

Derivation: accusative case of a derivative of the base of G3145 (through the idea of tentative manipulation, i.e. unsuccessful search, or else of punishment);

Definition: folly, i.e. (adverbially) to no purpose

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

μάτην

G3155 

Occurrences in the NT: 2

μάτην
(prop. acc. of μάτη, a fault, folly), adv., [in LXX for הֶבֶל, שָׁוְא, etc.;]
in vain, to no purpose: Mt 15:9, Mk 7:7(LXX).†

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