3358. metron
Strong's Concordance
metron: a measure
Original Word: μέτρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: metron
Phonetic Spelling: (met'-ron)
Definition: a measure
Usage: a measure, whether lineal or cubic; a measuring rod.
HELPS Word-studies

3358 métron – properly, a measure (the actual measure itself); (figuratively) the basis for determining what is enough (or not enough), what is fair (or not fair), etc.

3358 /métron ("standard, measure") is the controlling basis by which something is determined as acceptable or unacceptable – preeminently rooting to the Lord Himself as His being is the only ultimate measure of truth.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
a measure
NASB Translation
measure (8), measurements (1), proper (1), standard (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3358: μέτρον

μέτρον, μέτρου, τό, the Sept. chiefly for מִדָּה (cf. μήτηρ), measure;

1. an instrument for measuring;

a. a vessel for receiving and determining the quantity of things, whether dry or liquid: in proverbial discourse, μέτρειν μέτρῳ, of the measure of the benefits which one confers on others, Luke 6:38; μέτρον πεπιεσμένον καί σεσαλευμένον, figuratively equivalent to most abundant requital, ibid.; πληροῦν τό μέτρον τῶν πατέρων, to add what is lacking in order to fill up their ancestors' prescribed number of crimes, Matthew 23:32 (see πληρόω, 2 a.); ἐκ μέτρου (A. V. by measure; see ἐκ, V. 3) i. e. sparingly, John 3:34 (also ἐν μέτρῳ, Ezekiel 4:11).

b. a graduated staff for measuring, measuring-rod: Revelation 21:15; with ἀνθρώπου added (man's measure), such as men use, Revelation 21:17; hence, in proverbial discourse, the rule or standard of judgment: Matthew 7:2; Mark 4:24.

2. determined extent, portion measured off, measure or limit: with a genitive of the thing received, Romans 12:3; 2 Corinthians 10:13; (Ephesians 4:7); ἐν μέτρῳ, in proportion to the measure (cf. Winers Grammar, § 48, a. 3 b. and see ἐνέργεια; others, in due measure), Ephesians 4:16; the required measure, the due, fit, measure: τῆς ἡλικίας, the proper i. e. ripe, full age (see ἡλικία, 1 c.) (of a man), Ephesians 4:13 (ἡβης, Homer, Iliad 11, 225; Odyssey 11, 317; Solon 5, 52 (Poet. Min. Gr. (edited by Gaisford) 3:135)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

An apparently primary word; a measure ("metre"), literally or figuratively; by implication, a limited portion (degree) -- measure.

Forms and Transliterations
μέτρα μέτροις μετρον μέτρον μετρου μέτρου μετρω μέτρω μέτρῳ μέτρων metro metrō métroi métrōi metron métron metrou métrou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 7:2 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν ᾧ μέτρῳ μετρεῖτε μετρηθήσεται
NAS: you will be judged; and by your standard of measure,
KJV: what measure ye mete,
INT: with what measure you measure it will be measured again

Matthew 23:32 N-ANS
GRK: πληρώσατε τὸ μέτρον τῶν πατέρων
NAS: up, then, the measure [of the guilt] of your fathers.
KJV: up then the measure of your fathers.
INT: fill you up the measure of the fathers

Mark 4:24 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν ᾧ μέτρῳ μετρεῖτε μετρηθήσεται
NAS: you listen to. By your standard of measure
KJV: what measure ye mete,
INT: with what measure you measure it will be measured

Luke 6:38 N-ANS
GRK: δοθήσεται ὑμῖν μέτρον καλὸν πεπιεσμένον
NAS: a good measure-- pressed down,
KJV: good measure, pressed down,
INT: it will be given to you measure good pressed down

Luke 6:38 N-DNS
GRK: ᾧ γὰρ μέτρῳ μετρεῖτε ἀντιμετρηθήσεται
NAS: [and] running over. For by your standard of measure
KJV: with the same measure that
INT: with that indeed measure you measure it will be measured again

John 3:34 N-GNS
GRK: γὰρ ἐκ μέτρου δίδωσιν τὸ
NAS: the Spirit without measure.
KJV: the Spirit by measure [unto him].
INT: indeed by measure he gives the

Romans 12:3 N-ANS
GRK: θεὸς ἐμέρισεν μέτρον πίστεως
NAS: to each a measure of faith.
KJV: to every man the measure of faith.
INT: God divided a measure of faith

2 Corinthians 10:13 N-ANS
GRK: κατὰ τὸ μέτρον τοῦ κανόνος
NAS: but within the measure of the sphere
KJV: according to the measure of the rule
INT: according to the measure of the area

2 Corinthians 10:13 N-GNS
GRK: ὁ θεὸς μέτρου ἐφικέσθαι ἄχρι
NAS: apportioned to us as a measure, to reach
KJV: to us, a measure to reach
INT: the God of measure to reach as far as

Ephesians 4:7 N-ANS
GRK: κατὰ τὸ μέτρον τῆς δωρεᾶς
NAS: according to the measure of Christ's
KJV: according to the measure of the gift
INT: according to the measure of the gift

Ephesians 4:13 N-ANS
GRK: τέλειον εἰς μέτρον ἡλικίας τοῦ
NAS: man, to the measure of the stature
KJV: unto the measure of the stature
INT: full-grown at [the] measure of [the] stature of the

Ephesians 4:16 N-DNS
GRK: ἐνέργειαν ἐν μέτρῳ ἑνὸς ἑκάστου
NAS: according to the proper working
KJV: in the measure of every
INT: [the] working in [its] measure individual of each

Revelation 21:15 N-ANS
GRK: ἐμοῦ εἶχεν μέτρον κάλαμον χρυσοῦν
INT: me had a measuring reed golden

Revelation 21:17 N-ANS
GRK: τεσσάρων πηχῶν μέτρον ἀνθρώπου ὅ
NAS: [according to] human measurements, which
KJV: cubits, [according to] the measure of a man,
INT: four cubits measure of a man that

Strong's Greek 3358
14 Occurrences

μέτρῳ — 4 Occ.
μέτρον — 8 Occ.
μέτρου — 2 Occ.

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