Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
μέτρον, -ου, τό
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measure, limit, what is apportioned
measure, Mt. 7:2; Mk. 4:24; Lk. 6:38; Rev. 21:17; measure, standard, Eph. 4:13; extent, compass, 2 Cor. 10:13; allotted measure, specific portion, Rom. 12:3; Eph. 4:7, 16; ἐκ μέτρον, by measure, with definite limitation, Jn. 3:34

Greek-English Concordance for μέτρον

Matthew 7:2 For by the standard you judge you will be judged, and with the measure (metrō | μέτρῳ | dat sg neut) you use it will be measured to you.
Matthew 23:32 Fill up then the measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) of your fathers’ guilt.
Mark 4:24 And he said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear. By what measure (metrō | μέτρῳ | dat sg neut) you measure it will be measured out to you, and more will be added to you.
Luke 6:38 give, and it will be given to you — good measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut), pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For by what measure (metrō | μέτρῳ | dat sg neut) you measure, it will be measured in return to you.”
John 3:34 For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God does not give the Spirit in a limited measure (metrou | μέτρου | gen sg neut).
Romans 12:3 For by the grace given to me I say to every one among you that he should not think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think with sober judgment, as God has assigned to each a measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) of faith.
2 Corinthians 10:13 We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but only within the measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) of the sphere of action which God has assigned to us as a measure (metrou | μέτρου | gen sg neut), extending even as far as you.
Ephesians 4:7 But to each of us grace was given according to the measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) of the gift of Christ.
Ephesians 4:13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature adulthood, to the measure (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) of the stature of the fullness of Christ,
Ephesians 4:16 from whom the whole body, joined and brought together by every supporting ligament, according to the working of each individual part, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.
Revelation 21:15 The one who spoke with me had a golden measuring (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut) rod with which to measure the city, its gates and its wall.
Revelation 21:17 He also measured its wall, one hundred and forty-four cubits by human measurement (metron | μέτρον | acc sg neut), which is also an angel’s measurement.