3761. oude
Strong's Concordance
oude: and not, neither
Original Word: οὐδέ
Part of Speech: Conjunction,Negative
Transliteration: oude
Phonetic Spelling: (oo-deh')
Short Definition: neither, nor, not even
Definition: neither, nor, not even, and not.
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3761 oudé (from 3756 /ou, "not" and 1161 /dé, "moreover") – properly, moreover not, neither indeed, not even, nor even.

3761 /oudé ("neither indeed," "nor indeed") introduces a statement that is negated factually and deductively (it occurs 137 times in the NT). That is, the negation rules out (invalidates) the statement that precedes it, and what naturally extends from it. This is analogous to the following: Because 100 is not enough, then neither are 90, 80, or 70 because they are all included in 100. Thus if "A" (100 in the previous example) is invalid, so is what necessarily follows (statement "B" – 90, 80, 70).

[Regardless of how 3761 (oudé) is translated, it means: If "A" (the preceding statement) isn't true (valid) – then "B" (which extends from it) is also not valid. As in the previous example: If 100 is not enough (valid), then automatically neither are 90, 80, 70, etc.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ou, and de
Definition
and not, neither
NASB Translation
all (2), cannot* (3), either (4), even (37), neither (4), no (4), no* (1), nor (64), nothing* (1), or (20), then (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3761: οὐδέ

οὐδέ (from Homer down), a neg. disjunctive conjunction, compounded of οὐ and δέ, and therefore properly, equivalent to but not; generally, however, its oppositive force being lost, it serves to continue a negation. (On the elision of when the next word begins with a vowel (observed by Tdf. in eight instances, neglected in fifty-eight), see Tdf. Proleg., p. 96; cf. WHs Appendix, p. 146; Winers Grammar, § 5, 1 a.; Buttmann, p. 10f) It signifies:

1. and not, continuing a negation, yet differently from οὔτε; for the latter connects parts or members of the same thing, since τέ is adjunctive like the Latinque; but οὐδέ places side by side things that are equal and mutually exclude each other ((?). There appears to be some mistake here in what is said about 'mutual exclusion' (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 55, 6): οὐδέ, like δέ, always makes reference to something preceding; οὔτε to what follows also; the connection of clauses made negative by οὔτε is close and internal, so that they are mutually complementary and combine into a unity, whereas clauses negatived by οὐδέ follow one another much more loosely, often almost by accident as it were; see Winer's Grammar, at the passage cited, and especially the quotations there given from Benfey and Klotz.) It differs from μηδέ as οὐ does from μή (which see ad at the beginning); after οὐ, where each has its own verb: Matthew 5:15 6:28; Mark 4:22; Luke 6:44; Acts 2:27; Acts 9:9; Acts 17:24; Galatians 1:17; Galatians 4:14; οὐκ οἶδα οὐδέ ἐπίσταμαι, Mark 14:68 R G L marginal reading (others, οὔτε ... οὔτε) (Cicero, pro Rosc. American 43,non novi neque scio); cf. Winers Grammar, 490 (456)

c.; (Buttmann, 367 (315) note); οὐ ... οὐδέ ... οὐδέ, not ... nor ... nor, Matthew 6:26; οὐδείς ... οὐδέ ... οὐδέ ... οὐδέ, Revelation 5:3 (R G; cf. Buttmann, 367 (315); Winer's Grammar, 491 (457)); οὐ ... οὐδέ; followed by a future ... οὐδέ μή followed by subjunctive aorist ... οὐδέ, Revelation 7:16. οὐ ... οὐδέ, the same verb being common to both: Matthew 10:24; Matthew 25:13; Luke 6:43; Luke 8:17 (cf. Winers Grammar, 300 (281); Buttmann, 355 (305) cf. § 139, 7); John 6:24; John 13:16; Acts 8:21; Acts 16:21; Acts 24:18; Romans 2:28; Romans 9:16; Galatians 1:1; Galatians 3:28; 1 Thessalonians 5:5; 1 Timothy 2:12; Revelation 21:23. preceded by οὔπω, Mark 8:17; — by οὐδείς, Matthew 9:17; — by ἵνα μή, which is followed by οὐδέ ... οὐδέ, where μηδέ ... μηδέ might have been expected (cf. Buttmann, § 148, 8; (Winer's Grammar, 474 (442))) Revelation 9:4. οὐδέ γάρ, for neither, John 8:42; Romans 8:7.

2. also not (A. V. generally neither): Matthew 6:15; Matthew 21:27; Matthew 25:45; Mark 11:26 (R L); Luke 16:31; John 15:4; Romans 4:15; Romans 11:21; 1 Corinthians 15:13, 16; Galatians 1:12 (οὐδέ γάρ ἐγώ (cf. Buttmann, 367 (315) note; 492 (458))); Hebrews 8:4, etc.; ἀλλ' οὐδέ, Luke 23:15; οὐδέ, in a question, or doth not even etc.? 1 Corinthians 11:14 Rec.; the simple οὐδέ, num ne quidem (have ye not even etc.) in a question where a negative answer is assumed (see οὐ, 7): Mark 12:10; Luke 6:3; Luke 23:40; and G L T Tr WH in 1 Corinthians 11:14.

3. not even (Buttmann, 369 (316)): Matthew 6:29; Matthew 8:10; Mark 6:31; Luke 7:9; Luke 12:27; John 21:25 (Tdf. omits the verse); 1 Corinthians 5:1; 1 Corinthians 14:21; οὐδέ εἷς (Winers Grammar, 173 (163); Buttmann, § 127, 32), Acts 4:32; Romans 3:10; 1 Corinthians 6:5 (L T Tr WH οὐδείς); οὐδέ ἕν, John 1:3; ἀλλ' οὐδέ, Acts 19:2; 1 Corinthians 3:2 (Rec. ἀλλ' οὔτε); ; Galatians 2:3. in a double negative for the sake of emphasis, οὐκ ... οὐδέ (Buttmann, 369 (316); Winer's Grammar, 500 (465)): Matthew 27:14; Luke 18:13; Acts 7:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
neither, not even

From ou and de; not however, i.e. Neither, nor, not even -- neither (indeed), never, no (more, nor, not), nor (yet), (also, even, then) not (even, so much as), + nothing, so much as.

see GREEK ou

see GREEK de

Forms and Transliterations
ουδ ουδ' οὐδ' ουδε ουδέ οὐδε οὐδὲ oud oud' oude oudè
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144 Occurrences


οὐδ' — 9 Occ.
οὐδὲ — 135 Occ.

Matthew 5:15 Adv
GRK: οὐδὲ καίουσιν λύχνον
NAS: nor does [anyone] light a lamp
KJV: Neither do men light a candle,
INT: Nor do they light a lamp

Matthew 6:15 Adv
GRK: παραπτώματα αὐτῶν οὐδὲ ὁ πατὴρ
NAS: others, then your Father
KJV: trespasses, neither will your
INT: trespasses of them neither the Father

Matthew 6:20 Adv
GRK: οὐ διορύσσουσιν οὐδὲ κλέπτουσιν
NAS: thieves do not break in or steal;
KJV: not break through nor steal:
INT: not do break in nor steal

Matthew 6:26 Adv
GRK: οὐ σπείρουσιν οὐδὲ θερίζουσιν οὐδὲ
NAS: that they do not sow, nor reap
KJV: not, neither do they reap,
INT: not they sow nor do they reap nor

Matthew 6:26 Adv
GRK: οὐδὲ θερίζουσιν οὐδὲ συνάγουσιν εἰς
NAS: nor reap nor gather into barns,
KJV: neither do they reap, nor gather into
INT: nor do they reap nor do they gather into

Matthew 6:28 Adv
GRK: οὐ κοπιῶσιν οὐδὲ νήθουσιν
NAS: they do not toil nor do they spin,
KJV: they toil not, neither do they spin:
INT: [they do] not labor nor do they spin

Matthew 6:29 Adv
GRK: ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐδὲ Σολομὼν ἐν
NAS: I say to you that not even Solomon
KJV: glory was not arrayed like
INT: to you that not even Solomon in

Matthew 7:18 Adv
GRK: πονηροὺς ποιεῖν οὐδὲ δένδρον σαπρὸν
NAS: bad fruit, nor can a bad tree
KJV: fruit, neither [can] a corrupt
INT: evil to produce nor a tree bad

Matthew 9:17 Adv
GRK: οὐδὲ βάλλουσιν οἶνον
NAS: Nor do [people] put new
KJV: Neither do men put new
INT: Nor put they wine

Matthew 10:24 Adv
GRK: τὸν διδάσκαλον οὐδὲ δοῦλος ὑπὲρ
NAS: his teacher, nor a slave
KJV: [his] master, nor the servant
INT: the teacher nor a servant above

Matthew 11:27 Adv
GRK: ὁ πατήρ οὐδὲ τὸν πατέρα
NAS: the Father; nor does anyone
KJV: the Father; neither knoweth
INT: the Father nor the Father

Matthew 12:4 Adv
GRK: αὐτῷ φαγεῖν οὐδὲ τοῖς μετ'
NAS: for him to eat nor for those
KJV: to eat, neither for them which
INT: for him to eat nor for those with

Matthew 12:19 Adv
GRK: Οὐκ ἐρίσει οὐδὲ κραυγάσει οὐδὲ
NAS: HE WILL NOT QUARREL, NOR CRY OUT; NOR
KJV: not strive, nor cry; neither
INT: not He will quarrel nor cry out nor

Matthew 12:19 Adv
GRK: οὐδὲ κραυγάσει οὐδὲ ἀκούσει τις
NAS: NOR CRY OUT; NOR WILL ANYONE HEAR
KJV: nor cry; neither shall any man hear
INT: nor cry out nor will hear any one

Matthew 13:13 Adv
GRK: οὐκ ἀκούουσιν οὐδὲ συνίουσιν
NAS: they do not hear, nor do they understand.
KJV: not, neither do they understand.
INT: not they hear nor do they understand

Matthew 16:9 Adv
GRK: οὔπω νοεῖτε οὐδὲ μνημονεύετε τοὺς
NAS: understand or remember
KJV: understand, neither remember
INT: not yet Do you yet understand nor remember the

Matthew 16:10 Adv
GRK: οὐδὲ τοὺς ἑπτὰ
NAS: Or the seven loaves
KJV: Neither the seven loaves
INT: nor the seven

Matthew 21:27 Adv
GRK: καὶ αὐτός Οὐδὲ ἐγὼ λέγω
NAS: said to them, Neither will I tell
KJV: said unto them, Neither tell I
INT: also he Neither I tell

Matthew 21:32 Adv
GRK: δὲ ἰδόντες οὐδὲ μετεμελήθητε ὕστερον
NAS: him; and you, seeing [this], did not even feel remorse
INT: moreover having seen not even did repent afterward

Matthew 22:46 Adv
GRK: αὐτῷ λόγον οὐδὲ ἐτόλμησέν τις
NAS: Him a word, nor did anyone
KJV: him a word, neither durst any
INT: him a word nor dared anyone

Matthew 23:13 Adv
GRK: οὐκ εἰσέρχεσθε οὐδὲ τοὺς εἰσερχομένους
NAS: in yourselves, nor do you allow
KJV: ye neither go in
INT: neither do enter nor even those who are entering

Matthew 24:21 Adv
GRK: τοῦ νῦν οὐδ' οὐ μὴ
NAS: until now, nor ever will.
KJV: to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
INT: now no never not

Matthew 24:36 Adv
GRK: οὐδεὶς οἶδεν οὐδὲ οἱ ἄγγελοι
NAS: knows, not even the angels
KJV: no [man], no, not the angels
INT: no one knows not even the angels

Matthew 24:36 Adv
GRK: τῶν οὐρανῶν οὐδὲ ὁ υἱός
NAS: of heaven, nor the Son,
INT: of the heavens nor the Son

Matthew 25:13 Adv
GRK: τὴν ἡμέραν οὐδὲ τὴν ὥραν
NAS: the day nor the hour.
KJV: neither the day nor the hour wherein
INT: the day nor the hour

144 Occurrences

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