3423. mnésteuó
Strong's Concordance
mnésteuó: to espouse, betroth
Original Word: μνηστεύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mnésteuó
Phonetic Spelling: (mnace-tyoo'-o)
Definition: to espouse, betroth
Usage: I ask in marriage; pass: I am betrothed.
HELPS Word-studies

3423 mnēsteúō – originally, "to woo and win; espouse, then to promise in marriage, betroth" (Abbott-Smith); to espouse; betroth.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mnaomai (in the sense of to court a bride)
to espouse, betroth
NASB Translation
betrothed (1), engaged (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3423: μνηστεύω

μνηστεύω: passive, perfect participle μεμνηστευμενος (R G) and ἐμνηστευμενος (L T Tr WH) (cf. Winers Grammar, § 12, 10; Veitch, under the word; Tdf. Proleg., p. 121); 1 aorist participle μνηστευθεις; (μνηστός betrothed, espoused); from Homer down; the Sept. for אֵרֵשׂ; τινα (γυναῖκα), to woo her and ask her in marriage; passive to be promised in marriage, be betrothed: τίνι, Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:27; Luke 2:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a derivative of mnaomai; to give a souvenir (engagement present), i.e. Betroth -- espouse.

see GREEK mnaomai

Forms and Transliterations
εμνηστευμενη ἐμνηστευμένῃ εμνηστευμενην ἐμνηστευμένην μεμνηστευμένη μεμνηστευμένην μεμνήστευται Μνηστευθεισης Μνηστευθείσης μνηστεύσομαί emnesteumene emnēsteumenē emnesteuménei emnēsteuménēi emnesteumenen emnesteuménen emnēsteumenēn emnēsteuménēn Mnesteutheises Mnesteutheíses Mnēsteutheisēs Mnēsteutheísēs
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 1:18 V-APP-GFS
GRK: οὕτως ἦν Μνηστευθείσης τῆς μητρὸς
NAS: Mary had been betrothed to Joseph,
KJV: Mary was espoused to Joseph,
INT: thus came about having been betrothed the mother

Luke 1:27 V-RPM/P-AFS
GRK: πρὸς παρθένον ἐμνηστευμένην ἀνδρὶ ᾧ
NAS: to a virgin engaged to a man whose
KJV: To a virgin espoused to a man whose
INT: to a virgin betrothed to a man whose

Luke 2:5 V-RPM/P-DFS
GRK: Μαριὰμ τῇ ἐμνηστευμένῃ αὐτῷ οὔσῃ
NAS: with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child.
KJV: Mary his espoused wife, being
INT: Mary who was betrothed to him she being

Strong's Greek 3423
3 Occurrences

ἐμνηστευμένῃ — 1 Occ.
ἐμνηστευμένην — 1 Occ.
Μνηστευθείσης — 1 Occ.

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