3319. mesos
Strong's Concordance
mesos: middle, in the midst
Original Word: μέσος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: mesos
Phonetic Spelling: (mes'-os)
Short Definition: middle, in the middle
Definition: middle, in the middle, between, in the midst of.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
middle, in the midst
NASB Translation
among (3), among* (5), before* (3), between (1), between* (3), center (6), forward* (3), midday* (1), middle (6), midnight* (2), midst (19), two (1), way (2), within* (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3319: ἀναμέσον

ἀναμέσον, i. e. ἀνά μέσον, see ἀνά, 1.)

STRONGS NT 3319: μέσοςμέσος, μέσῃ, μέσον (from Homer down), middle (Latinmedius, media, medium);

1. as an adjective: μέσης νυκτός, at midnight, Matthew 25:6; μέσης ἡμέρας, Acts 26:13 (according to Lob. ad Phryn., pp. 53, 54, 465, the better writings said μέσον ἡμέρας, μεσουσα ἡμέρα, μεσημβρία); with the genitive: (ἐκάθητο Πέτρος μέσος αὐτῶν, Luke 22:55 (R G L ἐν μέσῳ)); μέσος ὑμῶν ἕστηκε (others, στήκει), stands in the midst of you, John 1:26 (Plato, de rep. 1, p. 330 b.; polit., p. 303 a.); ἐσχίσθη μέσον (the veil) was rent in the midst, Luke 23:45 (Winer's Grammar, 131 (124) note); ἐλάκησε μέσος, Acts 1:18; (ἐσταύρωσαν) μέσον τόν Ἰησοῦν, John 19:18.

2. the neuter τό μέσον or (without the article in adverb. phrases, as διά μέσου, ἐν μέσῳ, cf. Winers Grammar, 123 (117); (cf. Buttmann, § 125, 6)) μέσον is used as a substantive; the Sept. for תָּוֶך (construction state תּוך), and קֶרֶב; the midst: ἀνά μέσον (see ἀνά, 1 (and added note below)); διά μέσου (τίνος), through the midst (Amos 5:17; Jeremiah 44:4 (Psalm 37:4)): αὐτῶν, through the midst of them, Luke 4:30; John 8:59 (Rec.); Σαμαρείας, Luke 17:11 (R G, but L T Tr WH διά μέσον, (see διά, B. I.); others take the phrase here in the sense of between (Xenophon, an. 1, 4, 4; Aristotle, de anim. 2, 11 vol. i., p. 423{b}, 12; see Liddell and Scott, under the word, III. 1 d.); cf. Meyer, Weiss (at the place cited) and added note below); εἰς τό μέσον, into the midst, i. e., according to the context, either the middle of a room or the midst of those assembled in it: Mark 3:3; Mark 14:60 Rec.; Luke 4:35; Luke 5:19; Luke 6:8; John 20:19, 26; εἰς μέσον (cf. German mittenhin), Mark 14:60 G L T Tr WH; ἐν τῷ μέσῳ, in the middle of the apartment or before the guests, Matthew 14:6; ἐν μέσῳ, in the midst of the place spoken of, John 8:3, 9; in the middle of the room, before all, Acts 4:7; with the genitive of place, Revelation 2:7 Rec.; Luke 21:21; (equivalent to German mittenauf) τῆς πλατείας, Revelation 22:2 (but see below); add, Luke 22:55a; Acts 17:22; τῆς θαλάσσης, in the midst (of the surface of) the sea, Mark 6:47; with the genitive plural in the midst of, amongst: with gen of things; Matthew 10:16; Luke 8:7; Luke 10:3; Revelation 1:18; Revelation 2:1; with the genitive of person, Matthew 18:2; Mark 9:36; Luke 2:46; Luke 22:55b there T Tr WH μέσος; see 1 above); ; Acts 1:15; Acts 2:22; Acts 27:21; Revelation 5:6 (b? (see below); ); tropically, ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν εἰμί, I am present with them by my divine power, Matthew 18:20; with the genitive of a collective noun, Philippians 2:15 R (see 3 below) Hebrews 2:12; where association or contact is the topic, equivalent to among, in contact with: Luke 22:27; 1 Thessalonians 2:7. in the midst of, i. e. in the space within, τοῦ θρόνου (which must be conceived of as having a semicircular shape): Revelation 4:6; Revelation 5:6 (a?) where cf. DeWette and Bleek; (but DeWette's note on 5:6 runs And I saw between the throne and the four living creatures and the elders (i. e. in the vacant space between the throne and the living creatures (on one side) and elders (on the other side), accordingly nearest the throne" etc.); ἀνά μέσον, in also he interprets in the same way; further see ; cf. Kliefoth, Commentary, vol. ii., p. 40. For ἐν μέσῳ in this sense see Xenophon, an. 2, 2, 3; 2, 4, 17, 21; 5, 2, 27, etc.; Habakkuk 3:2; ἀνά μέσον Polybius 5, 55, 7; often in Aristotle (see Bonitz's index under the word μέσος); Numbers 16:48; Deuteronomy 5:5; Joshua 22:25; Judges 15:4; 1 Kings 5:12; Ezekiel 47:18; Ezekiel 48:22; cf. Genesis 1:4; see Meyer on 1 Corinthians 6:5; cf. ἀνά, 1). κατά μέσον τῆς νυκτός, about midnight, Acts 27:27 (see κατά, II. 2). ἐκ τοῦ μέσου, like the Latine medio, i. e. out of the way, out of sight: αἴρω τί, to take out of the way, to abolish, Colossians 2:14 (Plutarch, de curiositate 9; Isaiah 57:2); γίνομαι ἐκ μέσου, to be taken out of the way, to disappear, 2 Thessalonians 2:7; with the genitive of pers, ἐκ μέσου τινων, from the society or company of, out from among: Matthew 13:49; Acts 17:33; Acts 23:10; 1 Corinthians 5:2; 2 Corinthians 6:17 (Exodus 31:14; Numbers 14:44 Alex.).

3. the neuter μέσον is used adverbially with a genitive, in the midst ofanything: ἦν μέσον τῆς θαλάσσης, Matthew 14:24 (otherwise Tr text WH text; yet cf. Winer's Grammar, § 54, 6) ((so Exodus 14:27); τέων γάρ μέσον εἶναι τῆς Ἰωνιης, Herodotus 7, 170); γενεάς σκολιᾶς, Philippians 2:15 L T Tr WH (τῆς ἡμέρας, the middle of the day, Susanna 7 Theod.); cf. Buttmann, 123 (107f) (cf. 319 (274); Winer's Grammar, as above).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
among, midst, middle

From meta; middle (as an adjective or (neuter) noun) -- among, X before them, between, + forth, mid(-day, -night), midst, way.

see GREEK meta

Forms and Transliterations
μέσα μέσας μέση μέσην μεσης μέσης μεσον μεσόν μέσον μεσος μέσος μεσου μέσου μεσω μέσω μέσῳ μέσων meses mesēs méses mésēs meso mesō mésoi mésōi meson méson mesos mésos mesou mésou
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Strong's Greek 3319
59 Occurrences


μέσης — 2 Occ.
μέσῳ — 29 Occ.
μέσον — 16 Occ.
μέσος — 3 Occ.
μέσου — 9 Occ.

Matthew 10:16 Adj-DNS
GRK: πρόβατα ἐν μέσῳ λύκων γίνεσθε
NAS: you out as sheep in the midst of wolves;
KJV: sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye
INT: sheep in [the] midst of wolves be you

Matthew 13:25 Adj-ANS
GRK: ζιζάνια ἀνὰ μέσον τοῦ σίτου
INT: weeds in [the] midst of the wheat

Matthew 13:49 Adj-GNS
GRK: πονηροὺς ἐκ μέσου τῶν δικαίων
NAS: out the wicked from among the righteous,
KJV: the wicked from among the just,
INT: evil from [the] midst of the righteous

Matthew 14:6 Adj-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ μέσῳ καὶ ἤρεσεν
INT: in the midst and pleased

Matthew 18:2 Adj-DNS
GRK: αὐτὸ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν
KJV: him in the midst of them,
INT: it in midst of them

Matthew 18:20 Adj-DNS
GRK: εἰμὶ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν
NAS: I am there in their midst.
KJV: am I in the midst of them.
INT: am I in [the] midst of them

Matthew 25:6 Adj-GFS
GRK: μέσης δὲ νυκτὸς
NAS: But at midnight there was a shout,
KJV: And at midnight there was a cry made,
INT: at middle moreover of [the] night

Mark 3:3 Adj-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ μέσον
INT: into the midst

Mark 6:47 Adj-DNS
GRK: πλοῖον ἐν μέσῳ τῆς θαλάσσης
NAS: the boat was in the middle of the sea,
KJV: was in the midst of the sea, and
INT: boat in the midst of the sea

Mark 7:31 Adj-ANS
GRK: Γαλιλαίας ἀνὰ μέσον τῶν ὁρίων
KJV: through the midst of the coasts
INT: of Galilee through [the] midst of the region

Mark 9:36 Adj-DNS
GRK: αὐτὸ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῶν καὶ
KJV: him in the midst of them: and
INT: it in midst of them and

Mark 14:60 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἀρχιερεὺς εἰς μέσον ἐπηρώτησεν τὸν
KJV: in the midst, and asked
INT: high priest in the midst questioned

Luke 2:46 Adj-DNS
GRK: καθεζόμενον ἐν μέσῳ τῶν διδασκάλων
NAS: sitting in the midst of the teachers,
KJV: in the midst of the doctors,
INT: sitting in [the] midst of the teachers

Luke 4:30 Adj-GNS
GRK: διελθὼν διὰ μέσου αὐτῶν ἐπορεύετο
NAS: through their midst, He went His way.
KJV: through the midst of them
INT: having passed through [the] midst of them went away

Luke 4:35 Adj-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ μέσον ἐξῆλθεν ἀπ'
NAS: had thrown him down in the midst [of the people], he came
KJV: him in the midst, he came out of
INT: into the midst came out from

Luke 5:19 Adj-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ μέσον ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ
NAS: with his stretcher, into the middle [of the crowd], in front
KJV: into the midst before
INT: into the midst before

Luke 6:8 Adj-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ μέσον καὶ ἀναστὰς
KJV: stand forth in the midst. And he arose
INT: in the midst And he having risen up

Luke 8:7 Adj-DNS
GRK: ἔπεσεν ἐν μέσῳ τῶν ἀκανθῶν
INT: fell in [the] midst of the thorns

Luke 10:3 Adj-DNS
GRK: ἄρνας ἐν μέσῳ λύκων
NAS: you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.
INT: lambs in [the] midst of wolves

Luke 17:11 Adj-ANS
GRK: διήρχετο διὰ μέσον Σαμαρείας καὶ
KJV: through the midst of Samaria
INT: passed through [the] midst of Samaria and

Luke 21:21 Adj-DNS
GRK: οἱ ἐν μέσῳ αὐτῆς ἐκχωρείτωσαν
NAS: who are in the midst of the city
KJV: which are in the midst of it
INT: those in midst of her let them depart out

Luke 22:27 Adj-DNS
GRK: δὲ ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν εἰμὶ
INT: however in [the] midst of you am

Luke 22:55 Adj-DNS
GRK: πῦρ ἐν μέσῳ τῆς αὐλῆς
NAS: a fire in the middle of the courtyard
KJV: a fire in the midst of the hall, and
INT: a fire in [the] midst of the court

Luke 22:55 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὁ Πέτρος μέσος αὐτῶν
NAS: Peter was sitting among them.
KJV: Peter sat down among them.
INT: Peter among them

Luke 23:45 Adj-ANS
GRK: τοῦ ναοῦ μέσον
NAS: of the temple was torn in two.
KJV: of the temple was rent in the midst.
INT: of the temple in [the] middle

59 Occurrences

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