G3756 οὐ - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
οὐ
not
nowhere
not surely, not verily
why no, —certainly not
I suppose not
for in no manner
not
no truly
for not
no truly, nay verily
not however
nevertheless, notwithstanding, yet, still
never yet at any time
Dodson:
οὐ
no, not.
Strong's:
οὐ
, also (before a vowel) οὐκ , and (before an aspirate) οὐχ the absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not
Derivation: a primary word;

KJV Usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.

See also G3364, G3372. G3361 G3364 G3372
TBESG:
οὐ
no
G:Neg
οὐ, before a vowel with smooth breathing οὐκ, before one with rough breathing οὐχ (but improperly οὐχ ἰδού, Act.2:7, WH, mg.; cf. WH, Intr., §409; M, Pr., 44, 244),
[in LXX for אֵין ,אַיִן ,לֹא ;]
neg. particle,
not, no, used generally with indic, and for a denial of fact (cf . μή);
__1. absol. (accented), οὔ, no:
Refs Mat.13:29 Jhn.1:21 21:5
; οὒ οὕ,
Refs Mat.5:37 Jas.5:12
.
__2. Most freq. negativing a verb or other word,
Refs Mat.1:25 10:26, 38, Mrk.3:25 9:37, Jhn.8:29, Act.7:5, Rom.1:16, Php.3:3, al.
; in litotes, οὐκ ὀλίγοι (i.e. very many), Act.17:4, al.; οὐκ ἄσημος, Act.21:39; πᾶς . . . οὐ, with verb, (like Heb. כֹּל . . . לֹא), no, none,
Refs Mat.24:22, Mrk.13:20, Luk.1:37, Eph.5:5, al.
; in disjunctive statements, οὐκ . . . ἀλλά,
Refs Luk.8:52 Jhn.1:33 Rom.8:2o, al.
; with 2 of person(s) fut. (like Heb. לֹא, with impf.), as emphatic prohibition,
Refs Mat.4:7, Luk.4:12, Rom.7:7, al.

__3. With another negative,
__(a) strengthening the negation:
Refs Mrk.5:37, Jhn.8:15 12:19, Act.8:39, al.
;
__(b) making an affirmative:
Refs Act.4:20, 1Co.12:15
.
__4. With other particles: οὐ μή (see: μή); οὐ μηκέτι, Mat.21:19; with μή interrog.,
Refs Rom.10:18, 1Co.9:4, 5 11:22
.
__5. Interrogative, expecting an affirmative answer (Lat. nonne):
Refs Mat.6:26, Mrk.4:21, Luk.11:40, Jhn.4:35, Rom.9:21, al.

(AS)
Thayer:
1) no, not; in direct questions expecting an affirmative answer
Wigram's frequency count is 1535 not 1453.


οὐ
ou
oo
Also οὐκ ouk ook used before a vowel and οὐχ ouch ookh before an aspirate.
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not

KJV Usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, [can-] not, + nothing, + special, un ([-worthy]), when, + without, + yet but. See also G3364, G3372.


View how G3756 οὐ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 1537 occurrences of G3756 οὐ

Matthew 1:25 not
Matthew 2:18 not
Matthew 2:18 not.
Matthew 3:11 not
Matthew 4:4 not
Matthew 4:7 not
Matthew 5:14 is not
Matthew 5:17 not
Matthew 5:21 not
Matthew 5:27 not
Matthew 5:33 not
Matthew 5:36 not
Matthew 5:37 Nay,
Matthew 5:37 nay:
Matthew 6:1 no
Matthew 6:5 not
Matthew 6:20 not
Matthew 6:24 Ye cannot
Matthew 6:26 not,
Matthew 6:26 not
Matthew 6:28 not,
Matthew 6:30 shall he not
Matthew 7:3 not
Matthew 7:18 cannot
Matthew 7:21 Not
Matthew 7:22 not
Matthew 7:25 not:
Matthew 7:29 not
Matthew 8:8 not
Matthew 8:20 not

Distinct usage

992 not
145 no
48 not,
39 not.
27 neither
25 cannot
23 not:
14 not;
11 not?
10 nothing
10 is not
8 he cannot
8 ye cannot
7 I cannot
5 are not
5 and not
5 is not
4 none.
4 never
4 nor
4 none
3 Not
3 We cannot
3 it not
3 can
3 Nay;
3 (not
3 was not
2 Nay,
2 there shall no
2 not!
2 none:
2 and not
2 hath not
2 nothing?
2 nothing:
2 they cannot
2 he could
2 No.
2 that
2 that not
2 it therefore
2 nay
2 I not
1 nay:
1 shall he not
1 but
1 men cannot
1 yourselves, neither
1 there
1 Answerest
1 it not.
1 men do not
1 have no
1 ye have not entered
1 that ye do not
1 it cannot be
1 shall not
1 nothing at all,
1 nothing.


Related words

G3756 οὐ

G3361 μή
μή

may
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether

KJV Usage: any, but, (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, [can-] not, nothing, that not, un [-taken], without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.


G3364 οὐ μή
οὐ μή
ou mē
oo may
That is, G3756 and G3361; a double negative strengthening the denial; not at all

KJV Usage: any more, at all, by any (no) means, neither, never, no (at all), in no case (wise), nor ever, not (at all, in any wise).

Compare G3378.

G3378 μὴ οὐκ
μὴ οὐκ
mē ouk
may ook
That is, G3361 and G3756; as interrogitive and negative is it not that?

KJV Usage: neither (followed by no), + never, not.

Compare G3364.

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.


G3765 οὐκέτι
οὐκέτι
ouketi
ook-et'-ee
Also (separately) οὐκ ἔτι ouk eti ook et'-ee
From G3756 and G2089; not yet, no longer

KJV Usage: after that (not), (not) any more, henceforth (hereafter), not, no longer (more), not as yet (now), now no more (not), yet (not).


G3766 οὐκοῦν
οὐκοῦν
oukoun
ook-oon'
From G3756 and G3767; is it not therefore that, that is, (affirmatively) hence or so

KJV Usage: then.


G3768 οὔπω
οὔπω
oupō
oo'-po
From G3756 and G4452; not yet

KJV Usage: hitherto not, (no . . .) as yet, not yet.


G3777 οὔτε
οὔτε
oute
oo'-teh
From G3756 and G5037; not too, that is, neither or nor; by analogy not even

KJV Usage: neither, none, nor (yet), (no, yet) not, nothing.


G3780 οὐχί
οὐχί
ouchi
oo-khee'
Intensive of G3756; not indeed

KJV Usage: nay, not.


G5177 τυγχάνω
τυγχάνω
tugchanō
toong-khan'-o
Probably for an obsolete τύχω tuchō (for which the middle voice of another alternate τεύχω teuchō [to make ready or bring to pass ] is used in certain tenses; akin to the base of G5088 through the idea of effecting; properly to affect; or (specifically) to hit or light upon (as a mark to be reached), that is, (transitively) to attain or secure an object or end, or (intransitively) to happen (as if meeting with); but in the latter application only impersonally (with G1487), that is, perchance; or (present participle) as adjective usual (as if commonly met with, with G3756, extraordinary), neuter (as adverb) perhaps; or (with another verb) as adverb by accident (as it were)

KJV Usage: be, chance, enjoy, little, obtain, X refresh . . . self, + special.

Compare G5180.

G3361 μή

μή

may
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether

KJV Usage: any, but, (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, [can-] not, nothing, that not, un [-taken], without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.


G1437 ἐάν
ἐάν
ean
eh-an'
From G1487 and G302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty

KJV Usage: before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-) soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, [who-] so (-ever). See G3361.


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.


G1508 έἰ μή
έἰ μή
ei mē
i may
From G1487 and G3361; if not

KJV Usage: but, except (that), if not, more than, save (only) that, saving, till.


G3362 ἐὰν μή
ἐὰν μή
ean mē
eh-an' may
That is, G1437 and G3361; if not, that is, unless

KJV Usage: X before, but, except, if no, (if, + whosoever) not.


G3363 ἵνα μή
ἵνα μή
hina mē
hin'-ah may
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not

KJV Usage: albeit not, lest, that no (-t, [-thing]).


G3364 οὐ μή
οὐ μή
ou mē
oo may
That is, G3756 and G3361; a double negative strengthening the denial; not at all

KJV Usage: any more, at all, by any (no) means, neither, never, no (at all), in no case (wise), nor ever, not (at all, in any wise).

Compare G3378.

G3365 μηδαμῶς
μηδαμῶς
mēdamōs
may-dam-oce'
Adverb from a compound of G3361 and ἀμός amos (somebody); by no means

KJV Usage: not so.


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).


G3367 μηδείς, μηδεμία, μηδέν
μηδείς, μηδεμία, μηδέν
mēdeis mēdemia mēden
may-dice', may -dem-ee'-ah, may-den'
The masculine, feminine irregular (second form) and neuter (third form) from G3361 and G1520; not even one (man, woman, thing)

KJV Usage: any (man, thing), no (man), none, not (at all, any man, a whit), nothing, + without delay.


G3371 μηκέτι
μηκέτι
mēketi
may-ket'-ee
From G3361 and G2089; no further

KJV Usage: any longer, (not) henceforth, hereafter, no henceforward (longer, more, soon), not any more.


G3378 μὴ οὐκ
μὴ οὐκ
mē ouk
may ook
That is, G3361 and G3756; as interrogitive and negative is it not that?

KJV Usage: neither (followed by no), + never, not.

Compare G3364.

G3379 μήποτε, μή ποτε
μήποτε, μή ποτε
mēpote mē pote
may'-pot-eh, may pot'-eh
From G3361 and G4218; not ever; also if (or lest) ever (or perhaps)

KJV Usage: if peradventure, lest (at any time, haply), not at all, whether or not.


G3380 μήπω
μήπω
mēpō
may'-po
From G3361 and G4452; not yet

KJV Usage: not yet.


G3381 μήπως, μή πως
μήπως, μή πως
mēpōs mē pōs
may'-poce, may poce
From G3361 and G4458; lest somehow

KJV Usage: lest (by any means, by some means, haply, perhaps).


G3383 μήτε
μήτε
mēte
may'-teh
From G3361 and G5037; not too, that is, (in continued negation) neither or nor; also, not even

KJV Usage: neither, (n-) or, so much as.


G3385 μήτι
μήτι
mēti
may'-tee
From G3361 and the neuter of G5100; whether at all

KJV Usage: not [the particle usually not expressed, except by the form of the question].


G3387 μήτις, μή τις
μήτις, μή τις
mētis mē tis
may'-tis, may tis
From G3361 and G5100; whether any

KJV Usage: any [sometimes unexpressed except by the simple interrogative form of the sentence].


G3364 οὐ μή

οὐ μή
ou mē
oo may
That is, G3756 and G3361; a double negative strengthening the denial; not at all

KJV Usage: any more, at all, by any (no) means, neither, never, no (at all), in no case (wise), nor ever, not (at all, in any wise).

Compare G3378.

G3361 μή
μή

may
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether

KJV Usage: any, but, (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, [can-] not, nothing, that not, un [-taken], without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.


G3378 μὴ οὐκ
μὴ οὐκ
mē ouk
may ook
That is, G3361 and G3756; as interrogitive and negative is it not that?

KJV Usage: neither (followed by no), + never, not.

Compare G3364.

G3372 μῆκος

μῆκος
mēkos
may'-kos
Probably akin to G3173; length (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: length.


G3117 μακρός
μακρός
makros
mak-ros'
From G3372; long (in place [distant ] or time [neuter plural])

KJV Usage: far, long.


G3360 μέχρι, μεχρίς
μέχρι, μεχρίς
mechri mechris
mekh'-ree, mekh-ris'
From G3372; as far as, that is, up to a certain point (as preposition of extent [denoting the terminus, whereas G891 refers especially to the space of time or place intervening] or conjugation)

KJV Usage: till, (un-) to, until.


G3361 μή
μή

may
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether

KJV Usage: any, but, (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, [can-] not, nothing, that not, un [-taken], without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also G3362, G3363, G3364, G3372, G3373, G3375, G3378.


G3373 μηκύνω
μηκύνω
mēkunō
may-koo'-no
From G3372; to lengthen, that is, (middle voice) to enlarge

KJV Usage: grow up.