Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

Greek Word of the Day

ὅτε

ὅτε means “when” (particle).

“ὅτε Jesus was twelve, they went up to the feast” (Luke 2:42).

ὅταν

ὅταν means “whenever” (particle).

“ὅταν you pray, go into your room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret” (Matt 6:6).

νυνί

νυνί means “now” (adverb).

“But νυνί, the righteousness of God has been revealed” (Rom 3:21).

Adverb: νυνί (nyni), GK G3815 (S G3570), 20x. nyni is an emphatic form of nyn, although both have the same meaning, “now.” Paul wants the brothers and fathers to listen to his defense “now” (Acts 22:1; cf. Acts 24:13; Rom. 15:23, 25). In 1 Cor. 5:11 he says that he is “now” writing to the Corinthians so that they do not associate with the sexually impure.

νῦν

νῦν means “now” (adverb).

“Blessed are you who hunger νῦν, for you will be satisfied” (Luke 6:21).

μήν

μηνός, ὁ (*μην)

μήν means “month.”

“In the sixth μήν, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town in Galilee” (Luke 1:26).

μηκέτι

μηκέτι means “no longer” (adverb).

“Our old self was crucified with him, so that we would μηκέτι be enslaved by sin” (Rom 6:6).

μετά (acc)

μετά (acc) means “after. (preposition-acc).”

“μετά three days I will be raised” (Matt 27:63).

ἤδη

ἤδη means “now, already” (adverb).

“Not that I have ἤδη obtained all this or have ἤδη reached my goal, but I press on” (Phil 3:12).

εὐθύς

εὐθύς means “immediately” (adverb)

“εὐθύς they left their nets and followed him” (Mark 1:18).

εὐθέως

εὐθέως means “immediately” (adverb).

“‘I do not know that man!’ εὐθέως the rooster crowed” (Matt 26:74).

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