Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 

into, in, among


Eisegesis is poor hermeneutical practice because it reads a meaning into the text instead of drawing it out of (exegesis) the text.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Changed from glory into glory,
'til in heaven we take our place.


In classical Greek there was littleoverlap in meaning between eijV ("into") and ejn ("in"), but in Koine Greek there is more.

Biblical Concordance

Mark 12:14 When they came they said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are truthful and that the opinion of another is of no concern to you. For you do not regard the position of men, but you truly teach the way of God. Is it lawful to pay tax to Caesar, or not? Should we give, or should we not pay?”
Mark 12:41 And taking a seat opposite the treasury, he was watching how the people were putting money into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the offering box. Many rich people were putting in large sums.
Mark 12:43 And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are putting large amounts into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the offering box.
Mark 13:3 So while he was sitting on (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew questioned him privately.
Mark 13:9 But watch out for yourselves; they will deliver you over to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) local councils, and in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) synagogues you will be beaten, and before governors and kings you will be made to stand for my sake, to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) bear witness to them.
Mark 13:10 First the gospel must be preached to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) every nation.
Mark 13:12 And brother will deliver over brother to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) death, and a father his child; and children will rise up in rebellion against parents and have them put to death.
Mark 13:13 And you will be hated by all on account of my name. But the one who perseveres to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the end will be saved.
Mark 13:14 “When you see the ‘abomination of desolation’ standing where he should not be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the mountains.
Mark 13:16 and let the one who is in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the field not return to get his cloak.
Mark 14:4 But some were indignant, and began saying to themselves, “For (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) what purpose was this waste of ointment?
Mark 14:8 She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) burial.
Mark 14:9 I tell you the truth, wherever the gospel is preached in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) memory of her.”
Mark 14:13 And he sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the city and a man carrying a pitcher of water will meet you; follow him.
Mark 14:16 The disciples left, came to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the city, and found things just as he had told them. So they prepared the Passover.
Mark 14:20 He said to them, “It is one of the twelve, one who is dipping his bread into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the bowl with me.
Mark 14:26 Then after singing a hymn, they went out to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the Mount of Olives.
Mark 14:28 But after I am raised up, I will go on ahead of you into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) Galilee.”
Mark 14:32 And they went to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) a place that was named Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.”
Mark 14:38 Stay alert and pray so that you will not come into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) temptation; the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.”
Mark 14:41 And he returned a third time and said to them, “Are you still sleeping and taking your rest? Enough! The hour has come. Look, the Son of Man is about to be betrayed into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the hands of sinners.
Mark 14:54 And Peter followed him from a distance, right into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the courtyard of the high priest, and he was sitting with the officers and warming himself at the fire.
Mark 14:55 Now the ruling priests and the entire council were seeking testimony against Jesus to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) put him to death, but they were not finding any.
Mark 14:60 Then the high priest, standing up in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) their midst, asked Jesus, saying, “Are you not going to reply to what these men are testifying against you?”
Mark 14:68 But he denied it, saying, “I neither know nor understand what you are saying.” And he went out into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the exterior court, and a rooster crowed.
Mark 15:34 And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) did you forsake me?”
Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was torn in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) two, from top to bottom.
Mark 15:41 who, when he was in Galilee, used to follow him and care for his needs; and many other women were there who had come up with him to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) Jerusalem.
Mark 16:5 And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.
Mark 16:7 But go, tell his disciples and Peter, ‘He is going before you into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.’”
Mark 16:12 After this, he appeared in another form to two of them as they were walking along, going into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the country.
Mark 16:15 And he said to them, “Go into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) all the world and proclaim the gospel to every creature.
Mark 16:19 Then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
Luke 1:9 that according to the custom of the priesthood, he was chosen by lot to go into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the temple of the Lord and burn incense,
Luke 1:20 And now you will be reduced to silence and not be able to speak until the day in which these things happen, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) their time.”
Luke 1:23 When the days of his priestly service were over, he went to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) his home.
Luke 1:26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) a town of Galilee named Nazareth,
Luke 1:33 He will reign over the house of Jacob forever (eis | εἰς | prep-acc), and of his kingdom there will be no end.”
Luke 1:39 In those days Mary arose and went into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the hill country with eagerness, to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) a town in Judah,
Luke 1:40 and she entered into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the house of Zechariah. She greeted Elizabeth,
Luke 1:44 For behold, as the sound of your greeting came into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) my ear, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.
Luke 1:50 and his mercy extends to those who fear him, from (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) generation to generation.
Luke 1:55 as he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and his descendants forever.” (eis | εἰς | prep-acc)
Luke 1:56 Mary remained with her about three months and returned to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) her home.
Luke 1:79 to shine on those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the way of peace.”
Luke 2:3 And everyone went to be registered, each to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) his own town.
Luke 2:4 So Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) Judea, to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Luke 2:15 When the angels departed from them into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) heaven, the shepherds began to speak to one another, “Let us go across to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.”
Luke 2:22 And when the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) Jerusalem to present to the Lord
Luke 2:27 So he came in the Spirit into (eis | εἰς | prep-acc) the temple, and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him according to the custom of the Law,