3154. mataioó
Strong's Concordance
mataioó: to make vain, foolish
Original Word: ματαιόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mataioó
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-ah-yo'-o)
Short Definition: I become vain
Definition: I become vain or foolish, am perverted.
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Cognate: 3154 mataióō (from 3152 /mátaios) – become aimless ("pointless"). See 3152 (mataios).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mataios
Definition
to make vain, foolish
NASB Translation
became futile (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3154: ματαιόω

ματαιόω: (μάταιος); 1 aorist passive ἐματαιώθην; to make empty, vain, foolish: ἐματαιώθησαν ἐν τοῖς διαλογισμοῖς αὐτῶν, were brought to folly in their thoughts, i. e. fell into error, Romans 1:21. (2 Kings 17:15; Jeremiah 2:5; 1 Chronicles 21:8; (etc.); nowhere in Greek authors.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
become vain.

From mataios; to render (passively, become) foolish, i.e. (morally) wicked or (specially), idolatrous -- become vain.

see GREEK mataios

Forms and Transliterations
εματαιώθην εματαιωθησαν εματαιώθησαν ἐματαιώθησαν ματαιούσιν ματαίως μεματαίωμαι μεματαίωταί emataiothesan emataiōthēsan emataiṓthesan emataiṓthēsan
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Strong's Greek 3154
1 Occurrence


ἐματαιώθησαν — 1 Occ.

Romans 1:21 V-AIP-3P
GRK: ηὐχαρίστησαν ἀλλ' ἐματαιώθησαν ἐν τοῖς
NAS: give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations,
KJV: but became vain in
INT: were thankful but they became futile in the

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