3401. mimeomai
Strong's Concordance
mimeomai: to imitate
Original Word: μιμέομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mimeomai
Phonetic Spelling: (mim-eh'-om-ahee)
Definition: to imitate
Usage: I imitate, follow.
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Cognate: 3401 miméomai – to imitate, emulating a mentor or example. See 3402 (mimētēs).

[The high level of personal (self) interest motivating 3402 (mimētḗs) accounts for why it is always in the Greek middle voice.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mimos (a mimic)
to imitate
NASB Translation
follow...example (2), imitate (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3401: μιμέομαι

μιμέομαι, μιμοῦμαι; (μῖμος (an actor, mimic)); to imitate: τινα, anyone, 2 Thessalonians 3:7, 9; τί, Hebrews 13:7; 3 John 1:11. (Pindar, Aeschylus, Herodotus, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Middle voice from mimos (a "mimic"); to imitate -- follow.

Forms and Transliterations
μιμεισθαι μιμείσθαι μιμεῖσθαι μιμεισθε μιμείσθε μιμεῖσθε μιμου μιμού μιμοῦ mimeisthai mimeîsthai mimeisthe mimeîsthe mimou mimoû
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Thessalonians 3:7 V-PNM/P
GRK: πῶς δεῖ μιμεῖσθαι ἡμᾶς ὅτι
NAS: you ought to follow our example, because
KJV: how ye ought to follow us: for
INT: how it behoves [you] to imitate us because

2 Thessalonians 3:9 V-PNM/P
GRK: εἰς τὸ μιμεῖσθαι ἡμᾶς
NAS: for you, so that you would follow our example.
KJV: unto you to follow us.
INT: for to imitate us

Hebrews 13:7 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: τῆς ἀναστροφῆς μιμεῖσθε τὴν πίστιν
NAS: of their conduct, imitate their faith.
KJV: faith follow, considering
INT: of the way of life imitate the faith

3 John 1:11 V-PMM/P-2S
GRK: Ἀγαπητέ μὴ μιμοῦ τὸ κακὸν
NAS: Beloved, do not imitate what is evil,
KJV: Beloved, follow not
INT: Beloved not do imitate that which [is] evil

Strong's Greek 3401
4 Occurrences

μιμεῖσθαι — 2 Occ.
μιμεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
μιμοῦ — 1 Occ.

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