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 18:11 Jesus therefore said to Peter, “Put your sword back into its sheath. Am I not to drink the cup which the Father has given me?”
John 18:17 The servant girl who kept watch at the door said to Peter, “You are not ( | μή | particle) one of that man’s disciples, are ( | μή | particle) you?” ( | μή | particle) He answered, “I am not.”
John 18:25 Now Simon Peter was still standing and warming himself, so they said to him, “You are not ( | μή | particle) one of his disciples, are ( | μή | particle) you?” ( | μή | particle) Peter denied it and said, “I am not!”
John 18:28 Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early, and they did not go into the governor’s headquarters so that they would not ( | μή | particle) be defiled, but could eat the Passover meal.
John 18:30 They replied to him, saying, “If this man were not ( | μή | particle) doing something wrong, we would not have handed him over to you.”
John 18:36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, my subjects would be fighting to prevent ( | μή | particle) me from being handed over to the Jews; but as it is my kingdom is not from here.”
John 18:40 They shouted back, saying, “Not ( | μή | particle) that man, but Barabbas!” Now Barabbas was a revolutionary.
John 19:11 Jesus said, “You would have no authority over me at all unless it had been given you from above. That is why the man who handed me over to you has a greater sin.”
John 19:15 But they shouted, “Away with him! Away with him! Crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Shall I crucify your king?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king but Caesar!”
John 19:21 Then the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate, “Do not ( | μή | particle) write, ‘The King of the Jews,’ but rather, ‘This man said, I am King of the Jews.’”
John 19:24 So they said to one another, “Let us not ( | μή | particle) tear it, but cast lots for it to see who will get it” — that the Scripture might be fulfilled that says, “They divided my garments among themselves, and for my clothing they cast lots.” So the soldiers did these things.
John 19:31 Then, since it was the day of Preparation, so that the bodies would not ( | μή | particle) remain 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 20:17 Jesus said to her, “Do not ( | μή | particle) hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”
John 20:25 So the other disciples kept saying to him, “We have seen the Master!” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and put my finger into the wound left by the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will never believe!”
John 20:27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and examine my hands; and reach out your hand, and put it into my side. Do not ( | μή | particle) continue in unbelief, but believe.”
John 20:29 Jesus said to them, “You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who have not ( | μή | particle) seen me, yet believe.”
John 21:5 So Jesus called to them, “Boys, you have not ( | μή | particle) caught any fish, have ( | μή | particle) you?” ( | μή | particle) They called back to “No.”
Acts 1:4 While he was with them, he ordered them not ( | μή | particle) to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me;
Acts 1:20 “For it is written in the Book of Psalms, ‘Let his house become deserted, and let there be no ( | μή | particle) one living in it’; and ‘Let another take over his responsibilities.’
Acts 2:25 For David says regarding him, ‘I foresaw the Lord before me always, for he is at my right hand that I may not ( | μή | particle) be shaken;
Acts 3:23 And it will be that every soul who does not ( | μή | particle) obey that prophet will be destroyed from among the people.’
Acts 4:17 But that it may spread no ( | μή | particle) further among the people, let us warn them no longer to speak in this name to anyone among men.”
Acts 4:18 So they called them and ordered them not ( | μή | particle) to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
Acts 4:20 for we cannot help ( | μή | particle) speaking of the things we have seen and heard.”
Acts 5:7 After an interval of about three hours his wife came in, unaware of ( | μή | particle) what had happened.
Acts 5:26 Then the captain went with the officers and brought them, but not with force, for they feared the people, lest ( | μή | conj) they be stoned.
Acts 5:28 saying, “We gave you a strict order to stop ( | μή | particle) teaching in this name. Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring on us the blood of this man.”
Acts 5:40 so summoning the apostles, they beat them and ordered them not ( | μή | particle) to speak in the name of Jesus, and they released them.
Acts 7:19 He took advantage of our nation and mistreated our fathers, making them expose their infants, so that they would not ( | μή | particle) be kept alive.
Acts 7:28 Do you want to kill me as yesterday you killed the Egyptian?’
Acts 7:42 But God turned away and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: ‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
Acts 7:60 And falling to his knees he cried out in a loud voice, “Lord, do not ( | μή | particle) hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Acts 8:31 And he said, “How could I unless someone guide me?” And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.
Acts 9:9 And he was three days without ( | μή | particle) sight and neither ate nor drank anything.
Acts 9:26 When he came to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, not ( | μή | particle) believing that he was a disciple.
Acts 9:38 Since Lydda is near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him urging him, “Do not ( | μή | particle) delay in coming to us.”
Acts 10:15 And a voice came again, a second time, to him, “What God has made clean, you must not ( | μή | particle) consider common.”
Acts 10:47 “Surely no one is able to withhold water so that these people cannot ( | μή | particle) be baptized who received the Holy Spirit just as we did,
Acts 11:9 But the voice replied a second time from heaven, ‘What God has made clean, you must not ( | μή | particle) consider common.’
Acts 11:19 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution, which came to pass over Stephen, made their way as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews only.
Acts 12:19 And after Herod searched for him and could not ( | μή | particle) find him, he examined the guards and ordered them to be executed. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.
Acts 13:11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind, not ( | μή | particle) seeing the sun for a time.” And immediately fell upon him mist and darkness, and as he went about he sought someone to lead him by the hand.
Acts 13:40 Take care then that what was spoken in the prophets not ( | μή | conj) happen to you.
Acts 13:41 ‘Look, you scoffers; be amazed and perish! For I am doing a work in your days, a work you will not believe, even though someone should tell you in detail.’”
Acts 14:18 Even saying these things, they barely restrained the crowds from ( | μή | particle) offering sacrifice to them.
Acts 15:1 Now some men came down from Judea and began to teach the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.”
Acts 15:19 Therefore I conclude that we should not ( | μή | particle) trouble those from the Gentiles who are turning to God,
Acts 15:38 But Paul did not ( | μή | particle) think it wise to take with them this one who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia and had not ( | μή | particle) gone with them to the work.
Acts 17:6 But when they could not ( | μή | particle) find them, they dragged Jason and some fellow believers before the city authorities, shouting, “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too,
Acts 18:9 And the Lord said to Paul during the night in a vision, “Do not ( | μή | particle) be afraid, but go on speaking and do not ( | μή | particle) be silent,

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