3360. mechri or mechris
Strong's Concordance
mechri or mechris: as far as, until
Original Word: μέχρι
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: mechri or mechris
Phonetic Spelling: (mekh'-ree)
Short Definition: as far as, until
Definition: as far as, until, even to.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
as far as, until
NASB Translation
even (1), far (1), point (2), until (10).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3360: μέχρι

μέχρι and μέχρις (the latter never stands in the N. T. before a consonant, but μέχρι stands also before a vowel in Luke 16:16 T Tr WH; see ἄχρι, at the beginning; and on the distinction between ἄχρι and μέχρι see ἄχρι, at the end), a particle indicating the terminus ad quem: as far as, unto, until;

1. it has the force of a preposition with the genitive ((so even in Homer) Winer's Grammar, § 54, 6), and is used a. of time: Matthew 13:30 R G T WH marginal reading; Luke 16:16 T Tr WH; Acts 20:7; 1 Timothy 6:14; Hebrews 9:10; μέχρι θανάτου, Philippians 2:30; μέχρι τῆς σήμερον namely, ἡμέρας, Matthew 11:23; Matthew 28:15; μέχρι τέλους, Hebrews 3:6 (here WH Tr marginal reading brackets the clause), 14; ἀπό ... μέχρι, Acts 10:30; Romans 5:14; μέχρις οὗ (see ἄχρι, 1 d.; (Buttmann, 230f (198f); Winer's Grammar, 296 (278f))) followed by an aorist subjunctive having the force of a future perfect in Latin: Mark 13:30; Galatians 4:19 T Tr WH.

b. of place: ἀπό ... μέχρι, Romans 15:19.

c. of measure and degree: μέχρι θανάτου, so that he did not shrink even from death, Philippians 2:8 (2 Macc. 13:14; Plato, de rep., p. 361 c. at the end; μέχρι φόνου, Clement. hom. 1, 11); κακοπάθειν μέχρι δεσμῶν, 2 Timothy 2:9; μέχρις αἵματος ἀντικατέστητε, Hebrews 12:4.

2. with the force of a conjunction: till, followed by the subjunctive, Ephesians 4:13.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
till, until.

Or mechris (mekh-ris'); from mekos; as far as, i.e. Up to a certain point (as a preposition, of extent (denoting the terminus, whereas achri refers especially to the space of time or place intervening) or conjunction) -- till, (un-)to, until.

see GREEK mekos

see GREEK achri

Forms and Transliterations
μεχρι μέχρι μεχρις μέχρις μεχωνά μεχωνώθ mechri méchri mechris méchris
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18 Occurrences


μέχρι — 15 Occ.
μέχρις — 3 Occ.

Matthew 11:23 Adv
GRK: ἔμεινεν ἂν μέχρι τῆς σήμερον
KJV: it would have remained until this day.
INT: it had remained anyhow until which this day

Matthew 28:15 Adv
GRK: παρὰ Ἰουδαίοις μέχρι τῆς σήμερον
KJV: among the Jews until this day.
INT: among [the] Jews until the present

Mark 13:30 Adv
GRK: γενεὰ αὕτη μέχρις οὗ ταῦτα
NAS: will not pass away until all
KJV: not pass, till all these things
INT: generation this until that these things

Luke 16:16 Adv
GRK: οἱ προφῆται μέχρι Ἰωάννου ἀπὸ
NAS: and the Prophets [were proclaimed] until John;
INT: the prophets [were] until John from

Acts 10:30 Adv
GRK: τετάρτης ἡμέρας μέχρι ταύτης τῆς
KJV: I was fasting until this hour;
INT: four days until this the

Acts 20:7 Adv
GRK: τὸν λόγον μέχρι μεσονυκτίου
NAS: his message until midnight.
KJV: continued his speech until midnight.
INT: the talk until midnight

Romans 5:14 Adv
GRK: ἀπὸ Ἀδὰμ μέχρι Μωυσέως καὶ
NAS: reigned from Adam until Moses, even
KJV: from Adam to Moses, even
INT: from Adam until Moses even

Romans 15:19 Adv
GRK: καὶ κύκλῳ μέχρι τοῦ Ἰλλυρικοῦ
NAS: and round about as far as Illyricum
KJV: and round about unto Illyricum, I
INT: and around unto Illyricum

Galatians 4:19 Adv
GRK: πάλιν ὠδίνω μέχρις οὗ μορφωθῇ
NAS: again in labor until Christ is formed
INT: again I travail until that shall have been formed

Ephesians 4:13 Adv
GRK: μέχρι καταντήσωμεν οἱ
NAS: until we all attain
KJV: Till we all come
INT: until we might arrive

Philippians 2:8 Adv
GRK: γενόμενος ὑπήκοος μέχρι θανάτου θανάτου
NAS: obedient to the point of death,
KJV: and became obedient unto death, even
INT: having become obedient unto death of death

Philippians 2:30 Adv
GRK: ἔργον Χριστοῦ μέχρι θανάτου ἤγγισεν
KJV: he was nigh unto death,
INT: work of Christ unto death he went near

1 Timothy 6:14 Adv
GRK: ἄσπιλον ἀνεπίλημπτον μέχρι τῆς ἐπιφανείας
NAS: or reproach until the appearing
KJV: unrebukeable, until the appearing
INT: spotless blameless until the appearing

2 Timothy 2:9 Adv
GRK: ᾧ κακοπαθῶ μέχρι δεσμῶν ὡς
NAS: I suffer hardship even to imprisonment
KJV: an evil doer, [even] unto bonds;
INT: which I suffer hardship unto chains as

Hebrews 3:6 Adv
GRK: τῆς ἐλπίδος μέχρι τέλους βεβαίαν
NAS: of our hope firm until the end.
KJV: of the hope firm unto the end.
INT: of the hope unto [the] end firm

Hebrews 3:14 Adv
GRK: τῆς ὑποστάσεως μέχρι τέλους βεβαίαν
NAS: of our assurance firm until the end,
KJV: stedfast unto the end;
INT: of the assurance unto [the] end firm

Hebrews 9:10 Adv
GRK: δικαιώματα σαρκὸς μέχρι καιροῦ διορθώσεως
NAS: imposed until a time
KJV: imposed [on them] until the time
INT: ordinances of flesh until [the] time of setting things right

Hebrews 12:4 Adv
GRK: Οὔπω μέχρις αἵματος ἀντικατέστητε
NAS: resisted to the point of shedding blood
KJV: not yet resisted unto blood, striving
INT: Not yet unto blood resisted you

18 Occurrences

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