Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

Greek Word of the Day (BBG)

These words are the vocabulary taught in Basics of Biblical Greek. They are the words occurring 50 times or more in the New Testament. This list is in process of being made. Words are listed in the order they are taught in the textbook. There is a separate listing of words taught in Greek for the Rest of Us.



μηκέτι means “no longer” (adverb).

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


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 means “immediately” (adverb)

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


εὐθέως means “immediately” (adverb).

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


ἐνώπιον means “before” (preposition-gen)

“He will go on ἐνώπιον him, in the spirit and power of Elijah” (Luke 1:17).


δεύτερα, δεύτερον (*δευτερο)

δεύτερος means “second.”

“The δεύτερος is this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Mark 12:31).


ἄχρι means “until, as far as” (preposition-gen)

“Be faithful ἄχρι death, and I will give you the crown of life” (Rev 2:10).


αὔριον means “next day” (adverb)

“Do not be anxious about αὔριον, for αὔριον will be anxious for itself” (Matt 6:34).


τότε means “then; thereafter” (adverb).

“τότε Jesus said to her, “O woman, great is your faith” (Matt 15:28).

“When Christ appears, τότε you also will appear with him in glory” (Col 3:4).


ταχέως means “quickly” (adverb).

“Do not lay hands on anyone ταχέως, or share in the sins of others” (1 Tim 5:22).