ματαιότης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ματαιότης, ητος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
mataiotēs
Simplified transliteration: 
mataiotes
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3153
GK Number: 
3470
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(1)
Gloss: 
emptiness, futility, frustration
Definition: 
vanity, folly, futility, from the Hebrew, religious error, Eph. 4:17; 2 Pet. 2:18; false religion, Rom. 8:20*

Greek-English Concordance for

Romans 8:20 For the creation was subjected to futility (mataiotēti | ματαιότητι | dat sg fem), not of its own choosing, but because of him who subjected it, in hope
Ephesians 4:17 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you are no longer to live as the Gentiles live, in the futility (mataiotēti | ματαιότητι | dat sg fem) of their minds,
2 Peter 2:18 For by speaking pompous words of vanity (mataiotētos | ματαιότητος | gen sg fem), they entice, by lusts of the flesh and debauchery, those who are just escaping from those who are living in error.