3153. mataiotés
Strong's Concordance
mataiotés: vanity, emptiness
Original Word: ματαιότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: mataiotés
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-ah-yot'-ace)
Definition: vanity, emptiness
Usage: vanity, emptiness, unreality, purposelessness, ineffectiveness, instability, frailty; false religion.
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Cognate: 3153 mataiótēs (a noun) – aimlessness due to lacking purpose or any meaningful end; nonsense because transitory.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mataios
vanity, emptiness
NASB Translation
futility (2), vanity (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3153: ματαιότης

ματαιότης, ματαιότητος, (μάταιος, which see), a purely Biblical and ecclesiastical word ((Pollux 50:6 c. 32 § 134)); the Sept. for הֶבֶל (often in Ecclesiastes), also for שָׁוְא, etc.; vanity;

a. what is devoid of truth and appropriateness: ὑπέρογκα ματαιότητος (genitive of quality), 2 Peter 2:18.

b. perverseness, depravation: τοῦ νως, Ephesians 4:17.

c. frailty, want of vigor: Romans 8:20.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From mataios; inutility; figuratively, transientness; morally, depravity -- vanity.

see GREEK mataios

Forms and Transliterations
ματαιότης ματαιότητα ματαιότητας ματαιοτητι ματαιότητι ματαιοτητος ματαιότητος ματαιότητός ματαιοτήτων mataioteti mataiotēti mataióteti mataiótēti mataiotetos mataiotētos mataiótetos mataiótētos
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 8:20 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ γὰρ ματαιότητι ἡ κτίσις
NAS: was subjected to futility, not willingly,
KJV: was made subject to vanity, not
INT: to the indeed futility the creation

Ephesians 4:17 N-DFS
GRK: περιπατεῖ ἐν ματαιότητι τοῦ νοὸς
NAS: walk, in the futility of their mind,
KJV: walk, in the vanity of their mind,
INT: are walking in [the] futility of the mind

2 Peter 2:18 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπέρογκα γὰρ ματαιότητος φθεγγόμενοι δελεάζουσιν
NAS: out arrogant [words] of vanity they entice
KJV: great swelling [words] of vanity, they allure
INT: arrogant indeed of vanity speaking they allure

Strong's Greek 3153
3 Occurrences

ματαιότητι — 2 Occ.
ματαιότητος — 1 Occ.

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