The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3155 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
matenaccus. of a derivative of the base of (3145) (through the idea of tentative manipulation, i.e. unsuccessful search, or else of punishment)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mat'-ane   Adverb
  1. in vain, fruitlessly
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
vain 2
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Maten". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.