3199. meló
Strong's Concordance
meló: to be an object of care
Original Word: μέλει
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: meló
Phonetic Spelling: (mel'-o)
Short Definition: it is a care, it concerns
Definition: it is a care, it is an object of anxiety, it concerns.
HELPS Word-studies

3199 mélō (the third person singular of melō, "to care, be concerned") – to care about (be concerned with), especially paying attention (giving thought) to – i.e. "taking an interest" (L-S) with the "implication of some apprehension . . . " (L & N, 1, 25.223.)

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
Definition
to be an object of care
NASB Translation
care (2), cares (1), concerned (4), defer (2), worry (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3199: μέλει

μέλει, 3 person singular present of μέλω used impersonally; imperfect ἔμελεν; it is a care: τίνι, to one; as in Greek writings with the nominative of the thing, οὐδέν τούτων, Acts 18:17; with the genitive of the thing (as often in Attic), μή τῶν βοῶν μέλει τῷ Θεῷ; 1 Corinthians 9:9 (Buttmann, § 132, 15; cf. Winer's Grammar, 595 (554)); the thing which is a care to one, or about which he is solicitous, is evident from the context, 1 Corinthians 7:21; περί τίνος, genitive of object, to care about, have regard for, a person or a thing: Matthew 22:16; Mark 12:14; John 10:13; John 12:6; 1 Peter 5:7, (Herodotus 6, 101; Xenophon, mem. 3, 6, 10; Cyril 4, 5, 17; Hier. 9, 10; 1 Macc. 14:43; Wis. 12:13; Epistle of Barnabas 1, 5 [ET]; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 10 d.); followed by ὅτι, Mark 4:38; Luke 10:40.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take care.

A primary verb; to be of interest to, i.e. To concern (only third person singular present indicative used impersonally, it matters) -- (take) care.

Forms and Transliterations
εμελεν ἔμελεν έμελλεν μελει μέλει μελετω μελέτω emelen émelen melei mélei meleto meletō meléto melétō
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Strong's Greek 3199
10 Occurrences


ἔμελεν — 2 Occ.
μέλει — 7 Occ.
μελέτω — 1 Occ.

Matthew 22:16 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καὶ οὐ μέλει σοι περὶ
NAS: in truth, and defer to no one;
KJV: neither carest thou for
INT: and not there is care to you about

Mark 4:38 V-PIA-3S
GRK: Διδάσκαλε οὐ μέλει σοι ὅτι
NAS: to Him, Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?
KJV: unto him, Master, carest thou not
INT: Teacher not is it concern to you that

Mark 12:14 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καὶ οὐ μέλει σοι περὶ
NAS: that You are truthful and defer to no one;
INT: and not there is care to you about

Luke 10:40 V-PIA-3S
GRK: Κύριε οὐ μέλει σοι ὅτι
NAS: Lord, do You not care that my sister
KJV: thou not care that my
INT: Lord not is it concern to you that

John 10:13 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καὶ οὐ μέλει αὐτῷ περὶ
NAS: he is a hired hand and is not concerned about
KJV: an hireling, and careth not for
INT: and not is himself concerned to him about

John 12:6 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τῶν πτωχῶν ἔμελεν αὐτῷ ἀλλ'
NAS: not because he was concerned about
KJV: that he cared for the poor;
INT: the poor he was caring to him but

Acts 18:17 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τῷ Γαλλίωνι ἔμελεν
NAS: But Gallio was not concerned about any
KJV: Gallio cared for none
INT: to Gallio it mattered

1 Corinthians 7:21 V-PMA-3S
GRK: μή σοι μελέτω ἀλλ' εἰ
NAS: while a slave? Do not worry about it; but if
KJV: care not for it: but if
INT: not to you let it be a care but if

1 Corinthians 9:9 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τῶν βοῶν μέλει τῷ θεῷ
NAS: God is not concerned about oxen,
KJV: Doth God take care for oxen?
INT: For the oxen is there care with God

1 Peter 5:7 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ὅτι αὐτῷ μέλει περὶ ὑμῶν
NAS: on Him, because He cares for you.
KJV: for he careth for you.
INT: because with him there is care about you

10 Occurrences

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