G281 ἀμήν - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
verily, of a truth, so be it
verily, truly, amen, so let it be
verily, truly, amen; at the end of sentences may be paraphrased by: So let it be.
properly, firm, i.e. (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially, surely (often as interjection, so be it)
Derivation: of Hebrew origin (H543);

KJV Usage: amen, verily.

ἀμήν, indecl. (Heb. אָמֵן, verbal adj. fr. אמן, to prop. ni., be firm),
[in LXX: 1Ch.16:36, I
Refs Est.9:46, Neh.5:13 8:6, Tob.8:8 14:15, 3Ma.7:23
, 4Ma.18:24 (elsewhere ''א is rendered ἀληθινός, Isa.65:16; ἀληθῶς, Je 35 (28):6; γένοιτο,
Refs Num.5:22, Deu.27:15ff., 3Ki.1:36, Psa.40 (41):13 71 (72):19 105 (106):48, Jer.11:5
__1. As adj. (cf. Is, l.with), ὁ ἀ., Rev.3:14.
__2. As adv.,
__(a) in solemn assent to the statements or prayers of another (Nu, Ne, etc., ll. with): ὁ ἀ., 1Co.14:16;
__(b) similarly, at the end of one's own prayer or ascription of praise:
Refs Rom.1:25 15:33, Gal.1:5, 1Ti.1:17
__(with) in the Gospels, exclusively, introducing solemn statements of our Lord, truly, verily:
Refs Mat.5:18, 26 Mrk.3:28
(see Swete, in l.), Luk.4:24, al.; ἀ. ἀ., always in
Refs Jhn.1:52 3:3 5:19, al.
; τὸ ναί, καὶ . . . τὸ ἀ., 2Co.1:20 (on usage in π., see MM, VGT, see word).
1) firm
1a) metaph. faithful
2) verily, amen
2a) at the beginning of a discourse - surely, truly, of a truth
2b) at the end - so it is, so be it, may it be fulfilled. It was a custom, which passed over from the synagogues to the Christian assemblies, that when he who had read or discoursed, had offered up solemn prayer to God, the others responded Amen, and thus made the substance of what was uttered their own.

Of Hebrew origin [H543]; properly firm, that is, (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially surely (often as interjection so be it)

KJV Usage: amen, verily.

View how G281 ἀμήν is used in the Bible

First 30 of 152 occurrences of G281 ἀμήν

Matthew 5:18 verily
Matthew 5:26 Verily
Matthew 6:2 Verily
Matthew 6:5 Verily
Matthew 6:13 Amen.
Matthew 6:16 Verily
Matthew 8:10 Verily
Matthew 10:15 Verily
Matthew 10:23 verily
Matthew 10:42 verily
Matthew 11:11 Verily
Matthew 13:17 verily
Matthew 16:28 Verily
Matthew 17:20 verily
Matthew 18:3 Verily
Matthew 18:13 verily
Matthew 18:18 Verily
Matthew 19:23 Verily
Matthew 19:28 Verily
Matthew 21:21 Verily
Matthew 21:31 Verily
Matthew 23:36 Verily
Matthew 24:2 verily
Matthew 24:34 Verily
Matthew 24:47 Verily
Matthew 25:12 Verily
Matthew 25:40 Verily
Matthew 25:45 Verily
Matthew 26:13 Verily
Matthew 26:21 Verily

Distinct usage

45 Amen.
32 Verily
27 verily,
23 Verily,
19 verily
2 Amen;
1 Amen
1 Amen,
1 Amen:
1 the Amen,

Corresponding Hebrew Words

amen H543 amen
amen H6004 aman

Related words

G281 ἀμήν

H543 אמן 'âmên

From H539; sure; abstractly faithfulness; adverbially truly

KJV Usage: Amen, so be it, truth.

H548 אמנה 'ămânâh
Feminine of H543; something fixed, that is, a covenant, an allowance

KJV Usage: certain portion, sure.