Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

μετά

Vocabulary form: 
metav
Definition: 

gen: with; acc: after

Frequency: 
469
GK: 
3552
Cognates: 

Metaphysics is the discussion in Aristotle that comes after his discussion of physics (ta; meta; ta; fusikav).

Mnemonics: 

I met with Gen after accordion lessons.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Crown Him with many crowns,
the Lamb upon His throne.

Alternate:
Mold me and make me after thy will,
while I am waiting, yielded and still.

Notes: 

When metav is followed by a word beginning with a vowel, the alpha drops out (met=). If the following word begins with a vowel and rough breathing, it becomes meq=. The object of metav with the genitive will usually be a person or a personal concept. Another preposition (suvn) is used when the object is impersonal.

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 1:12 After (meta | μετά | prep-acc) the deportation to Babylon, Jechoniah was the father of Shealtiel, and Shealtiel was the father of Zerubbabel,
Matthew 1:23 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and give birth to a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which translated means “God is with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) us.”
Matthew 2:3 Now when king Herod heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him;
Matthew 2:11 Upon entering the house they saw the child with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) Mary his mother, and falling to their knees they worshiped him. Then opening their treasure chests, they presented him with gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.
Matthew 4:21 And going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in a boat with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) Zebedee their father, preparing their nets. And he called to them.
Matthew 5:25 Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are still with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him on the way to court, or your accuser may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be thrown into prison.
Matthew 5:41 And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him two.
Matthew 8:11 I tell you, many will come from the east and west to recline at table with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Matthew 9:11 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) tax collectors and sinners?”
Matthew 9:15 And Jesus said to them, “Certainly the wedding guests can’t mourn as long as the bridegroom is still with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away and then they will fast!
Matthew 12:3 But he said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he and those with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him were hungry,
Matthew 12:4 how he entered the house of God and they ate the sacred bread, which it was not lawful for him to eat nor for those who were with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him, but for the priests alone?
Matthew 12:30 The one who is not with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) me is against me, and the one who does not gather with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) me scatters.
Matthew 12:41 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and look, something greater than Jonah is here!
Matthew 12:42 The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and look, something greater than Solomon is here!
Matthew 12:45 Then it goes and brings along with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and settle down there; and the last state of that person turns out to be worse than the first. So will it be for this evil generation as well.”
Matthew 13:20 As for the one who was sown on rocky places, this is the one who hears the message and immediately receives it with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) joy;
Matthew 14:7 So he promised with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) an oath to give her whatever she asked.
Matthew 15:30 And great crowds came to him, bringing with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) them those who were lame, blind, crippled, mute, and many others; and they put them down at his feet and he healed them.
Matthew 16:27 For the Son of Man is to come in the glory of his Father with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) his angels, and then he will repay each person according to his conduct.
Matthew 17:1 Six days later (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-acc) Jesus took Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a very high mountain by themselves.
Matthew 17:3 Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him.
Matthew 17:17 Jesus answered, saying, unbelieving and perverse generation, how long am I to be with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me.”
Matthew 18:16 But if he does not listen, take one or two others with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) you so that every matter may be confirmed on the evidence of two or three witnesses.
Matthew 18:23 Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a king who decided to settle accounts with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) his servants.
Matthew 19:10 The disciples said to him, “If such is the case of a man with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) his wife, it is better not to marry.”
Matthew 20:2 After having agreed with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) the workers for a denarius per day, he sent them into his vineyard.
Matthew 20:20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) her sons, and kneeling down she asked something from him.
Matthew 21:2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and right away you will find a donkey tethered, and a colt with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) her. Untie them and bring them to me.
Matthew 22:16 And they sent their disciples to him along with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God in truth, and show deference to no one, for you are not swayed by appearances.
Matthew 24:29 “Immediately after (meta | μετά | prep-acc) the suffering of those days, the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Matthew 24:30 And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) power and great glory.
Matthew 24:31 And he will send his angels with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.
Matthew 24:49 and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eats and drinks with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) drunkards;
Matthew 24:51 and will cut him in pieces and assign him a place with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Matthew 25:3 For when the foolish took their torches, they did not take oil with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) them.
Matthew 25:4 But the wise took oil in containers along with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) their torches.
Matthew 25:10 And while they were away buying it, the bridegroom came and the virgins who were ready went in with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut.
Matthew 25:19 Now after (meta | μετά | prep-acc) a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) them.
Matthew 25:31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.
Matthew 26:2 “You know that after (meta | μετά | prep-acc) two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.”
Matthew 26:11 You will always have the poor with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) you, but you will not always have me.
Matthew 26:18 He said, “Go into the city to a certain man and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, “My time is at hand. I will be keeping the Passover at your house with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) my disciples.”’”
Matthew 26:20 Now when evening came, Jesus was reclining at table with (meta | μετά | prep-gen) the twelve.
Matthew 26:23 Jesus answered, saying, “The one who has dipped his hand into the bowl with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) me will betray me.
Matthew 26:29 But I say to you, I will never drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink the new wine with (meth | μεθ᾿ | prep-gen) you in the kingdom of my Father.”
Matthew 26:32 But after (meta | μετά | prep-acc) I have been raised, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.”
Matthew 26:36 Then Jesus went with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) them to a place called Gethsemane and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”
Matthew 26:38 Then he said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) me.”
Matthew 26:40 Then he went to the disciples and found them sleeping. He said to Peter, “So, could you men not keep watch with (met | μετ᾿ | prep-gen) me for a single hour?

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