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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #3305 - μέντοι
- but yet, nevertheless, howbeit
= μέντοι G3305 (v. μέν B. 11.4), Inscr.Magn. 17.44.
μέντοι (μέν, τοι) (Tr μέν τοι in 2 Timothy 2:19), a particle of affirmation, and hence, also often of opposition (on its various use in classical Greek cf. Devar., p. 124f and Klotz's comments, vol. ii. 2, pp. 60 and 663ff; Herm. ad Vig., p. 840f), but yet, nevertheless, howbeit: John 4:27; John 7:13; John 20:5; John 21:4; 2 Timothy 2:19; Jude 1:8 (the connection of which verse with what precedes is as follows: 'although these examples were set forth as warnings, nevertheless' etc.); ὅμως μέντοι, yet nevertheless, John 12:42; μέντοι, equivalent to rather, James 2:8 (if ye do not have respect of persons, but rather observe the law of love, with which προσωποληψία is incompatible; (if however, howbeit if)).
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= μέν τοι ,
yet, however: John 4:27, al.; εἰ μ ., James 2:8 (if indeed).
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