Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

μή

Vocabulary form: 
mhv
Definition: 

not, lest

Frequency: 
1,042
GK: 
3590
Mnemonics: 

He may or may not!

Notes: 

Has the same basic meaning as ouj but is used in different situations that we will discuss later.

Mnemonics

Who did this? Not μή.

Biblical Concordance

John 7:48 None ( | μή | particle) of the rulers or the Pharisees have believed in him, have ( | μή | particle) they ( | μή | particle)?
John 7:49 As for this mob that does not ( | μή | particle) know the law — they are accursed!”
John 7:51 “Surely our law does not ( | μή | particle) judge a man unless it first hears from him and finds out what he is doing, does ( | μή | particle) it?” ( | μή | particle)
John 7:52 They replied to him, saying, “You too are not ( | μή | particle) from Galilee, are ( | μή | particle) you ( | μή | particle)? Search and you will see that no prophet will arise from Galilee.”
John 8:12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
John 8:24 This is why I said to you that you would die in your sins, for if you do not ( | μή | particle) believe that I am he, you will die in your sins.”
John 8:51 I tell you the solemn truth, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.”
John 8:52 The Jews therefore said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon! Abraham died, and so did the prophets, yet you say, ‘If anyone keeps my word, he will never taste death.’
John 8:53 Surely you are not ( | μή | particle) greater than our father Abraham, are ( | μή | particle) you ( | μή | particle)? He died as did the prophets. Who are you making yourself out to be?”
John 9:27 He answered them, “I told you already and you did not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? You do not ( | μή | particle) want to become his disciples too, do ( | μή | particle) you?” ( | μή | particle)
John 9:33 If this man were not ( | μή | particle) from God, he could do nothing.”
John 9:39 Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, so that those who cannot ( | μή | particle) see may receive their sight, and that those who think they see may become blind.”
John 9:40 Some of the Pharisees who were near him heard this, and said to him, “Surely we are not ( | μή | particle) blind too, are ( | μή | particle) we?” ( | μή | particle)
John 10:1 “I tell you the solemn truth, the one who does not ( | μή | particle) enter the sheepfold through the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber.
John 10:5 They will never follow a stranger, but will run away from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers.”
John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
John 10:21 Others were saying, “These are not the words of a man possessed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”
John 10:28 and I give them eternal life. They will never perish, and no one will ever snatch them out of my hand.
John 10:37 If I am not doing the works of my Father, then do not ( | μή | particle) believe me;
John 10:38 but if I am doing them, even if you do not ( | μή | particle) believe me, believe the works, that you may come to know and be certain that the Father is in me and that I am in the Father.”
John 11:26 and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?”
John 11:37 But some of them said, “Was not this man, who could open the eyes of the blind man, able to do something so that Lazarus would not ( | μή | particle) have died?”
John 11:50 Nor do you not realize that it is to your advantage that one man should die for the people and that the whole nation should not ( | μή | particle) perish?”
John 11:56 They were looking for Jesus and were talking with one another as they were standing in the temple, “What do you think? Surely he will not come to the festival, will he?”
John 12:15 “Do not ( | μή | particle) be afraid, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt!”
John 12:24 I tell you the solemn truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains a single kernel; but if it dies it produces a great harvest.
John 12:35 Then Jesus said to them, “The light will be with you for yet a little while. Keep walking while you have the light, so that the darkness will not ( | μή | particle) overtake you. The one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.
John 12:40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.”
John 12:42 Nevertheless, many even of the authorities believed in him, but for fear of the Pharisees they would not confess it openly, lest they be expelled from the synagogue.
John 12:46 I have come into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me should not ( | μή | particle) remain in darkness.
John 12:47 If anyone hears my words and does not ( | μή | particle) keep them, I am not the one who will judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
John 12:48 The one who rejects me and does not ( | μή | particle) receive my sayings has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge him at the last day.
John 13:8 Peter said to him, “You will never wash my feet!” Jesus replied, “If I do not ( | μή | particle) wash you, you have no share with me.”
John 13:9 Simon Peter exclaimed, “Lord, then wash not ( | μή | particle) only my feet but also my hands and my head!”
John 13:10 Jesus said to him, “The one who has bathed has no need to wash, except for his feet, but is clean all over. And you men are clean, but not all of you.”
John 13:38 Jesus replied, “Will you lay down your life for me? I tell you the solemn truth, the rooster will not crow before you deny me three times.
John 14:1 “Do not ( | μή | particle) let your hearts be troubled. You trust in God; trust also in me.
John 14:2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places; if that were not ( | μή | particle) the case, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
John 14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me, or else believe me because of the works themselves.
John 14:24 The one who does not ( | μή | particle) love me does not keep my words; and the word you are hearing is not mine, but is from the Father’s who sent me.
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I give to you not as the world gives. Do not ( | μή | particle) let your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
John 15:2 Every branch in me that bears no ( | μή | particle) fruit he cuts off, but every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it may bear more fruit.
John 15:4 Abide in me and I will abide in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in me.
John 15:6 If anyone does not ( | μή | particle) abide 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 15:22 If I had not ( | μή | particle) come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
John 15:24 If I had not ( | μή | particle) done among them the works that no one else had done, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have seen the works and have hated both me and my Father.
John 16:1 “I have told you these things so that you will not ( | μή | particle) fall away.
John 16:7 Nevertheless I am telling you the truth; it is to your advantage that I am going away. For if I do not ( | μή | particle) go away, the Paraclete will not come to you; but if I go away, I will send him to you.
John 17:12 While I was with them, I protected them in your name, which you have given me. I guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the scripture might be fulfilled.

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