G3303 μέν - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
μέν
on the one hand, on the other hand
Dodson:
μέν
truly, indeed
an untranslatable particle, generally answered by "de", each of the two introducing a clause intended to be contrasted with the other.
Strong's:
μέν
properly, indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.)
Derivation: a primary particle;

KJV Usage: even, indeed, so, some, truly, verily.

Often compounded with other particles in an intensive or asseverative sense. G1161
TBESG:
μέν
on the other hand
G:Part
μέν,
conjunctive particle (originally a form of μήν), usually related to a following δέ or other adversative conjunction, and distinguishing the word or clause with which it stands from that which follows.
It is generally untranslatable and is not nearly so frequent in NT as in cl. Like δέ, it never stands first in a clause.
__1. Answered by δέ or some other particle: μὲν . . . δέ, indeed . . . but,
Refs Mat.3:11, Luk.3:16, al.
; with pronouns, ὃς μὲν . . . ὃς δέ, one . . . another, Mat.21:35, al.; pl.,
Refs Php.1:16, 17
; ὃ μὲν . . . ὃ δὲ . . . ὃ δέ, some . . . some . . . some, Mat.13:8; τοῦτο μὲν . . . τοῦτο δέ, partly . . . partly, Heb.10:33; μὲν . . . ἔπειτα, Jhn.11:6; μὲν . . . καί, Luk.8:5.

__2. μέν solitarium, answered by no other particle: πρῶτον μέν (Bl., l.with),
Refs Rom.1:8 3:2, 1Co.11:18
; μὲν οὖν in narrative, summing up what precedes or introducing something further (Bl., §78, 5), so then, rather, nay rather: Luk.11:28 (WH, μενοῦν),
Refs Act.1:6 9:31, al.
; μὲν οὖν γε (Php.3:8, WH): see: μενοῦνγε.
(AS)
Thayer:
1) truly, certainly, surely, indeed


μέν
men
men
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.

KJV Usage: even, indeed, so, some, truly, verily. Often compounded with other particles in an intensive or asseverative sense.


View how G3303 μέν is used in the Bible

First 30 of 193 occurrences of G3303 μέν

Matthew 3:11 indeed
Matthew 9:37 truly
Matthew 10:13 indeed
Matthew 13:4 some
Matthew 13:8 some
Matthew 13:23 some
Matthew 13:32 indeed
Matthew 16:3 discern
Matthew 16:14 Some say that thou art
Matthew 17:11 truly
Matthew 20:23 indeed
Matthew 21:35
Matthew 22:5 one
Matthew 22:8
Matthew 23:27 indeed
Matthew 23:28 also
Matthew 25:15 to one
Matthew 25:33 he shall set
Matthew 26:24
Matthew 26:41 indeed
Mark 1:8 indeed
Mark 4:4 some
Mark 9:12 verily
Mark 10:39 indeed
Mark 12:5 indeed
Mark 14:21 indeed
Mark 14:38 truly
Mark 16:19 So
Luke 3:16 indeed
Luke 3:18 things

Distinct usage

42 indeed
11 truly
10 some
10 verily
8 Therefore
7 if
6 For
5 So
5 Then
4 one
4 And
3
3 But
3 the one
2 Now
2 As concerning
2 to them
2 I
2 to one
2 indeed,
1 he shall set
1
1 things
1 And if
1 rested
1 for some
1 ye
1 These things
1 of the
1 The former
1 When
1 they departed
1 And they, when
1 hearing
1 Peter
1 part
1 on the one hand
1 am
1 because
1 to
1 that
1 inasmuch as
1 them who fell,
1 good,
1 judgeth
1 verily,
1 all
1 he
1 some,
1 Him
1 those things
1 even
1 they shall turn away
1 here
1 were
1 of things
1 Furthermore
1 they verily
1 pure,
1 they might be judged


Related words

G3303 μέν

G2229

ē
ay
An adverb of confirmation; perhaps intensive of G2228; used only (in the N. T.) before G3303; assuredly

KJV Usage: surely.


G3304 μενοῦνγε
μενοῦνγε
menounge
men-oon'-geh
From G3303 and G3767 and G1065; so then at least

KJV Usage: nay but, yea doubtless (rather, verily).


G3305 μέντοι
μέντοι
mentoi
men'-toy
From G3303 and G5104; indeed though, that is, however

KJV Usage: also, but, howbeit, nevertheless, yet.


G3375 μήν
μήν
mēn
mane
A stronger form of G3303; a particle of affirmation (only with G2229); assuredly

KJV Usage: + surely.


G1161 δέ

δέ
de
deh
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.

KJV Usage: also, and, but, moreover, now [often unexpressed in English ].


G1211 δή
δή

day
Probably akin to G1161; a particle of emphasis or explicitness; now, then, etc.

KJV Usage: also, and, doubtless, now, therefore.


G1490
εἰ δὲ μή ( γε )
ei de mē ( ge )
i deh may'-(gheh)
From G1487, G1161 and G3361 (sometimes with G1065 added); but if not

KJV Usage: (or) else, if (not, otherwise), otherwise.


G3366 μηδέ
μηδέ
mēde
may-deh'
From G3361 and G1161; but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor

KJV Usage: neither, nor (yet), (no) not (once, so much as).


G3592 ὅδε, ἥδε, τόδε
ὅδε, ἥδε, τόδε
hode hēde tode
hod'-eh, hay'-deh, tod'-e
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms. From G3588 and G1161; the same, that is, this or that one (plural these or those); often used as personal pronoun

KJV Usage: he, she, such, these, thus.


G3761 οὐδέ
οὐδέ
oude
oo-deh'
From G3756 and G1161; not however, that is, neither, nor, not even

KJV Usage: neither (indeed), never, no (more, nor, not), nor (yet), (also, even, then) not (even, so much as), + nothing, so much as.


G5107 τοιόσδε
τοιόσδε
toiosde
toy-os'-deh
(Including the other inflections); from a derivative of G5104 and G1161; such like then, that is, so great

KJV Usage: such.