Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

μάτην

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μάτην
Greek transliteration: 
matēn
Simplified transliteration: 
maten
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3155
GK Number: 
3472
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
in vain, to no end
Definition: 
in vain, fruitlessly, without profit, Mt. 15:9; Mk. 7:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 15:9 And in vain (matēn | μάτην | adverb) do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’”
Mark 7:7 In vain (matēn | μάτην | adverb) do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’