3105. mainomai
Strong's Concordance
mainomai: to rage, be mad
Original Word: μαίνομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mainomai
Phonetic Spelling: (mah'-ee-nom-ahee)
Definition: to rage, be mad
Usage: I am raving mad, speak as a madman.
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3105 maínomai (the root of the English terms, "maniac" and "mania") – to rave, full of inner rage (fury); to act as though out of one's senses – getting so mad (angry) it amounts to acting "mad" (temporarily deranged).

Example: Jn 10:19,20: "19A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words. 20Many of them were saying, 'He has a demon and is insane (3105 /maínomai). Why do you listen to Him?' " (NASU).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the root man-
to rage, be mad
NASB Translation
am (1), insane (1), mad (1), mind (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3105: μαίνομαι

μαίνομαι; (from Homer down); to be mad, to rave: said of one who so speaks that he seems not to be in his right mind, Acts 12:15; Acts 26:24; 1 Corinthians 14:23; opposed to σωφροσύνης ῤήματα ἀποφθέγγεσθαι, Acts 26:25; joined with δαιμόνιον ἔχειν, John 10:20. (Compare: ἐμμαίνομαι.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be beside oneself, rage

Middle voice from a primary mao (to long for; through the idea of insensate craving); to rave as a "maniac" -- be beside self (mad).

Forms and Transliterations
μαινεσθε μαίνεσθε μαινεται μαίνεται Μαινη μαίνη Μαίνῃ μαινομαι μαίνομαι μαινομένω μαιούσθε μαιωθήσονται Maine Mainē Maínei Maínēi mainesthe maínesthe mainetai maínetai mainomai maínomai
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Englishman's Concordance
John 10:20 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἔχει καὶ μαίνεται τί αὐτοῦ
NAS: a demon and is insane. Why
KJV: a devil, and is mad; why hear ye
INT: he has and is mad why him

Acts 12:15 V-PIM/P-2S
GRK: αὐτὴν εἶπαν Μαίνῃ ἡ δὲ
NAS: They said to her, You are out of your mind! But she kept insisting
KJV: her, Thou art mad. But
INT: her they said You are mad but

Acts 26:24 V-PIM/P-2S
GRK: φωνῇ φησίν Μαίνῃ Παῦλε τὰ
NAS: Paul, you are out of your mind! [Your] great
KJV: Paul, thou art beside thyself; much
INT: voice said You are insane Paul the

Acts 26:25 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: Παῦλος Οὐ μαίνομαι φησίν κράτιστε
NAS: said, I am not out of my mind, most excellent
KJV: I am not mad, most noble Festus;
INT: Paul not I am insane says most noble

1 Corinthians 14:23 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: ἐροῦσιν ὅτι μαίνεσθε
NAS: will they not say that you are mad?
KJV: say that ye are mad?
INT: will they say that you are mad

Strong's Greek 3105
5 Occurrences

Μαίνῃ — 2 Occ.
μαίνεσθε — 1 Occ.
μαίνεται — 1 Occ.
μαίνομαι — 1 Occ.

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