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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μένω
Greek transliteration: 
menō
Simplified transliteration: 
meno
Principal Parts: 
(ἔμενον), μενῶ, ἔμεινα, μεμένηκα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3306
GK Number: 
3531
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
118
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1c(2)
Gloss: 
to stay, remain, live, dwell, abide; to be in a state that begins and continues, yet may or may not end or stop. To abide in Christ is to follow his example of a life obedient to the will of God
Definition: 
pluperfect, memenhvkein, to stay, Mt. 26:38; Acts 27:31; to continue; 1 Cor. 7:11; 2 Tim. 2:13; to dwell, lodge, sojourn, Jn. 1:39; Acts 9:43; to remain, Jn. 9:41; to rest, settle, Jn. 1:32, 33; 3:36; to last, endure, Mt. 11:23; Jn. 6:27; 1 Cor. 3:14; to survive, 1 Cor. 15:6; to be existent, 1 Cor. 13:13; to continue unchanged, Rom. 9:11; to be permanent, Jn. 15:16; 2 Cor. 3:11; Heb. 10:34; 13:14; 1 Pet. 1:23; to persevere, be constant, be steadfast, 1 Tim. 2:15; 2 Tim. 3:14; to abide, to be in close and settled union, Jn. 6:56; 14:10; 15:4; to indwell, Jn. 5:38; 1 Jn. 2:14; trans. to wait for, Acts 20:5, 23

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 10:11 And whatever town or village you enter, find out who in it is worthy and stay (meinate | μείνατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) there until you leave.
Matthew 11:23 And as for you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be brought down to Hades! For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, had been done the mighty works done in you it would have remained (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) to this day.
Matthew 26:38 Then he said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, to the point of death; remain (meinate | μείνατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) here and keep watch with me.”
Mark 6:10 And he said to them, “Whenever you enter a house, stay (menete | μένετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) there until you leave that area.
Mark 14:34 And he said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to the point of death; remain (meinate | μείνατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) here and stay alert.”
Luke 1:56 Mary remained (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) with her about three months and returned to her home.
Luke 8:27 When he stepped out on the land, a man from the town met him, who was possessed by demons, and for a long time had not worn clothes or had (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) lived (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) in a house but among the tombs.
Luke 9:4 And whatever house you enter, stay (menete | μένετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) there, and from there go out.
Luke 10:7 Remain (menete | μένετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) in that house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Do not move around from house to house.
Luke 19:5 As he came to that spot, Jesus looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and climb down, for today I must stay (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) at your house.”
Luke 24:29 but they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay (meinon | μεῖνον | aor act imperative 2 sg) with us, for it is toward evening and the day is already far spent.” So he went in to stay (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) with them.
John 1:32 Then John testified, saying, “I saw the Spirit coming down as a dove from heaven, and it remained (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) on him.
John 1:33 I myself did not know him, but the one who sent me to baptize with water said to me, ‘The one on whom you see the Spirit descending and remaining (menon | μένον | pres act ptcp acc sg neut) it is he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.’
John 1:38 When Jesus turned around and saw them following him, he said to them, “What do you want?” They said to him, “Rabbi” (which translated means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?” (meneis | μένεις | pres act ind 2 sg)
John 1:39 He said to them, “Come and you will see.” So they went and saw where he was staying (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg), and they (emeinan | ἔμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) remained (emeinan | ἔμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) with him that day, for it was about the tenth hour.
John 2:12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother and his brothers and his disciples, but they (emeinan | ἔμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) stayed (emeinan | ἔμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) there only a few days.
John 3:36 The one who believes in the Son has eternal life; but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) on him.
John 4:40 When therefore the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) with them. He stayed (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) there for two days.
John 5:38 and his word you do not have residing (menonta | μένοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) in you, because you do not believe the one whom he sent.
John 6:27 Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that lasts (menousan | μένουσαν | pres act ptcp acc sg fem) for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you; for on him God the Father has set his seal.”
John 6:56 The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood dwells (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) in me, and I in him.
John 7:9 Having said this, he stayed (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) behind in Galilee.
John 8:31 Jesus therefore said to the Jews who had put their trust in him, “If you continue (meinēte | μείνητε | aor act subj 2 pl) in my word, you are truly my disciples,
John 8:35 A slave does (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) not remain (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) in the house forever, but a son remains (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) forever.
John 9:41 Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now you are saying, ‘We can see,’ so your guilt remains (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg).
John 10:40 He went away again across the Jordan to the place where John had been baptizing at an earlier time, and there he remained (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg).
John 11:6 So when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) where he was for two more days.
John 11:54 Jesus therefore no longer walked about openly among the Jews, but went from there to the region near the wilderness, to a town called Ephraim, and he (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) stayed (emeinen | ἔμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) there with his disciples.
John 12:24 I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) a single kernel; but if it dies it produces a great harvest.
John 12:34 The crowd responded, “We have heard from the law that the Christ is to remain (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) forever; so how is it that you are saying that the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man?”
John 12:46 I have come into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me should (meinē | μείνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) not remain (meinē | μείνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) in darkness.
John 14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father residing (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) in me is doing his works.
John 14:17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him; but you will know him, for he (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) will (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) dwell (menei | μένει | pres act ind 3 sg) with you and will be in you.
John 14:25 “These things I have spoken to you while (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) I (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) am (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) still (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) with you.
John 15:4 Abide (meinate | μείνατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) in me and I will abide in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit by itself, unless it abides (menē | μένῃ | pres act subj 3 sg) in the vine, so neither can you unless you (menēte | μένητε | pres act subj 2 pl) abide (menēte | μένητε | pres act subj 2 pl) in me.
John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who abides (menōn | μένων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) in me and I in him bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
John 15:6 If anyone does (menē | μένῃ | pres act subj 3 sg) not abide (menē | μένῃ | pres act subj 3 sg) in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; men gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.
John 15:7 If you abide (meinēte | μείνητε | aor act subj 2 pl) in me and my words abide (meinē | μείνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be done for you.
John 15:9 As the Father has loved me, I have also loved you; abide (meinate | μείνατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) in my love.
John 15:10 If you keep my commandments, you will abide (meneite | μενεῖτε | fut act ind 2 pl) in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide (menō | μένω | pres act ind 1 sg) in his love.
John 15:16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain (menē | μένῃ | pres act subj 3 sg), so that the Father may give you whatever you ask in my name.
John 19:31 Then, since it was the day of Preparation, so that the bodies would (meinē | μείνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) not remain (meinē | μείνῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate to have the legs of the crucified men broken and their bodies taken down.
John 21:22 Jesus replied, “If I should want him to remain (menein | μένειν | pres act inf ) alive until I come back, what concern is that to you? You are to follow me!”
John 21:23 So the word spread among the believers that this disciple would not die. But Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but rather, “If I should want him to remain (menein | μένειν | pres act inf ) alive until I come back, what concern is that to you?”
Acts 5:4 While (menon | μένον | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) it (menon | μένον | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) remained (menon | μένον | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) unsold, did (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) it (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) not remain (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) yours? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have contrived this affair in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God!”
Acts 9:43 And he (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) stayed (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) a number of days in Joppa with a certain Simon, a tanner.
Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household as well, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” (menete | μένετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) And she prevailed upon us.
Acts 18:3 and because he was of the same trade he stayed (emenen | ἔμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.
Acts 18:20 When they asked him to (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) stay (meinai | μεῖναι | aor act inf ) a longer time, he would not consent
Acts 20:5 These men had gone on ahead and were waiting (emenon | ἔμενον | imperf act ind 3 pl) for us in Troas.

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