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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #362 - ἀναμένω

from (G303) and (G3306)
Parts of Speech
  1. to wait for one (with the added notion of patience and trust)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6960 ‑ קָוָה (kaw‑vaw');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
1 Thessalonians
NAS (1)
1 Thessalonians
HCS (1)
1 Thessalonians
BSB (1)
1 Thessalonians
ESV (1)
1 Thessalonians
WEB (1)
1 Thessalonians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


poet. ἀμμένω, Aeol. ὀμμένω Alc. 41:

1. wait for, await, ἀνέμεινα.. Ἠῶ δῖαν Od. 19.342; νύκτα, τὸν ἥλιον, Hdt. 7.42, 54; τέλος δίκης A. Eu. 243; freq. in E., and Att. Prose: — οὐδὲ.. ἐπιθυμίαν ἀναμένεις dost not wait for desire to arise, X. Mem. 2.1.30, cf. Smp. 4.41; ἀ. τινά Hdt. 9.57; face an enemy in battle, Pi. P. 6.31: c. acc. et inf., οὐκ ἀ. τοὺς Ἕλληνας μάχης ἄρξαι Hdt. 8.15: ἀ. φῦναι τὰς τρίχας Id. 5.35; ἀ. ἡμέραν γενέσθαι Th. 4.135, cf. 120: foll. by relat. clauses, ἀ. ἕως ἄν.. Pl. Ly. 209a; ἀ. αὐτοὺς ἔστ' ἐμφάγοιέν τι X. Cyr. 8.1.44; ποῖ χρῆν ἀναμεῖναι; i. e. ἐς τίνα χρόνον; Ar. Lys. 526: abs., wait, stay, Ἑρμῆς.. οὐκέτ' ἀμμένει S. El. 1397, cf. 1389, Tr. 528, Ar. Ra. 175: c. part., πεινῶν ἀ. Id. V. 777.

2. put off, delay, X. Cyr. 1.6.10: c. inf., D. 19.224.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀνα -μένω ,

[in LXX for H6960 pi.;]

to await "one whose coming is expected, perhaps with the added idea of patience and confidence" c. acc, 1 Thessalonians 1:10 (v. M, Th., in l; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

ἀναμένω occurs several times in the Alexandrian papyri of the reign of Augustus, collected in BGU IV. Thus 1151.35 (B.C. 13) μὴ ἀναμείναντας τὸν μεμερισμ (ένον) αὐτοῖς χρό (νον) μέχρι τοῦ ἐκτῖσαι τὸ ὅλον κεφάλ (αιον), and in almost the same terms 1053i. 83 (id.), 1055.29 (id.), 1156.18 (B.C. 15), 1167.54 (B.C. 12), of debtors who are to pay up without ";waiting for"; the time allowed them. The word is MGr.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αναμεμιγμένοι αναμεμιγμένον αναμεμιγμένος αναμενειν αναμένειν ἀναμένειν αναμενείτε αναμένων αναμίγνυται αναμίξαι ανεμείναμεν anamenein anaménein
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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