G3152 μάταιος - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
μάταιος
vain, empty, idle, trifling, frivolous
Dodson:
μάταιος
vain, unproductive, godless
vain, unreal, ineffectual, unproductive; practically: godless.
Strong's:
μάταιος
empty, i.e. (literally) profitless, or (specially), an idol
Derivation: from the base of G3155;

KJV Usage: vain, vanity.

G3155
TBESG:
μάταιος
futile
G:A
μάταιος, -ον
(as in Att.., but -αία, -αιον,
Refs 1Co.15:17, 1Pe.1:18
; < μάτην), [in LXX for שָׁוְא, הֶבֶל, כָּזָב, etc. ;]
vain, useless: ἀνωφελὴς κ. μ., Tit.3:9; πίστις, 1Co.15:17; θρησκεία, Jas.1:26; διαλογισμοί, 1Co.3:20 (LXX); ἀναστροφή, 1Pe.1:18; of idols and heathen gods, τὰ μ. (
Refs Jer.2:5, 4Ki.17:15, al.): Act.14:15

SYN.: κενός, q.v (AS)
Thayer:
1) devoid of force, truth, success, result
2) useless, of no purpose


μάταιος
mataios
mat'-ah-yos
From the base of G3155; empty, that is, (literally) profitless, or (specifically) an idol

KJV Usage: vain, vanity.


View how G3152 μάταιος is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of G3152 μάταιος

Acts 14:15 vanities
1 Corinthians 3:20 vain.
1 Corinthians 15:17 is vain;
Titus 3:9 vain.
James 1:26 is vain.
1 Peter 1:18 vain

Distinct usage

2 vain.
1 vanities
1 is vain.
1 vain
1 is vain;

Corresponding Hebrew Words

mataios H205 aven
mataios * H392 akhziv
mataios H457 elil
mataios H1892 hevel
mataios H2403 chattat
mataios H2600 chinnam
mataios H3577 kazav
mataios H7386 req
mataios H7723 shav
mataios H8163 sair
mataios H8414 tohu


Related words

G3152 μάταιος

G3151 ματαιολόγος
ματαιολόγος
mataiologos
mat-ah-yol-og'-os
From G3152 and G3004; an idle (that is, senseless or mischievous) talker, that is, a wrangler

KJV Usage: vain talker.


G3153 ματαιότης
ματαιότης
mataiotēs
mat-ah-yot'-ace
From G3152; inutility; figuratively transientness; morally depravity

KJV Usage: vanity.


G3154 ματαιόω
ματαιόω
mataioō
mat-ah-yo'-o
From G3152; to render (passively become) foolish, that is, (morally) wicked or (specifically) idolatrous

KJV Usage: become vain.


G3155 μάτην

μάτην
matēn
mat'-ane
Accusative case of a derivative of the base of G3145 (through the idea of tentative manipulation, that is, unsuccessful search, or else of punishment); folly, that is, (adverbially) to no purpose

KJV Usage: in vain.


G844 αὐτόματος
αὐτόματος
automatos
ow-tom'-at-os
From G846 and the same as G3155; self moved (“automatic”), that is, spontaneous

KJV Usage: of own accord, of self.


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