1696. emmenó
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emmenó: to abide in, fig. to be true to, to persevere
Original Word: ἐμμένω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: emmenó
Phonetic Spelling: (em-men'-o)
Short Definition: I remain or abide in, abide by, maintain
Definition: I remain (abide) in, abide by, maintain, persevere in.

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1696 emménō (from 1772 /énnomos, "in a sphere" and 3306 /ménō, "remain, abide with") – properly, remain in a condition, steadfastly abide.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from en and menó
to abide in, fig. to be true to, to persevere
NASB Translation
abide (1), continue (2), stayed (1).

STRONGS NT 1696: ἐμμένω

ἐμμένω (Tdf. ἐνμένω, Acts 14:22; see ἐν, III. 3); 1 aorist ἐνεμεινα; from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; (Augustine,immaneo), to remain in, continue;

a. properly, in a place: ἐν τίνι, Acts 28:30 T Tr WH.

b. to persevere in anything, a state of mind, etc.; to hold fast, be true to, abide by, keep: τῇ πίστει, Acts 14:22 (νόμῳ, ὅρκοις, etc. in the Greek writings); ἐν τίνι (more rarely so in the classics, as ἐν ταῖς σπονδαις, Thucydides 4, 118; ἐν τῇ πίστει, Polybius 3, 70, 4): ἐν (so R G only) τοῖς γεγραμμένοις, Galatians 3:10 from Deuteronomy 27:26; ἐν τῇ διαθήκη, Hebrews 8:9 from Jeremiah 38:32 (). (Cf. Winer's Grammar, § 52, 4, 5.)

STRONGS NT 1696a: ἐμμέσῳἐμμέσῳ, equivalent to ἐν μέσῳ (see μέσος, 2): Revelation 1:13; Revelation 2:1; Revelation 4:6; Revelation 5:6; Revelation 22:2, in Tdf. edition 7; (see his Proleg., p. xlviii. (but nowhere in edition 8, see the Proleg., p. 76f); cf. WHs Appendix, p. 150; B. 8).


From en and meno; to stay in the same place, i.e. (figuratively) persevere -- continue.

see GREEK en

see GREEK meno

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