Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1722: en (pronounced en)

a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:--about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) in, by, with etc.

Part of Speech: preposition

Relation: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537)

Citing in TDNT: 2:537, 233


This word is used 2731 times:

Matthew 21:12: "them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew"
Matthew 21:14: "the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed"
Matthew 21:15: "the children crying in the temple, and saying,"
Matthew 21:19: "and found nothing thereon, but leaves only,"
Matthew 21:22: "all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive."
Matthew 21:23: "unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things?"
Matthew 21:24: "I in likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things."
Matthew 21:27: "Neither tell I you by what authority I do"
Matthew 21:28: "go work today in my vineyard."
Matthew 21:32: "came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed"
Matthew 21:33: "hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and"
Matthew 21:38: "the son, they said among themselves, This is the"
Matthew 21:41: "him the fruits in their seasons."
Matthew 21:42: "unto them, Did ye never read in the Scriptures, The stone which"
Matthew 21:42: "the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?"
Matthew 22:1: "and spake unto them again by parables, and said,"
Matthew 22:15: "how they might entangle him in his talk."
Matthew 22:16: "the way of God in truth, neither carest"
Matthew 22:28: "Therefore in the resurrection whose wife shall she be of the"
Matthew 22:30: "For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage,"
Matthew 22:30: "as the angels of God in heaven."
Matthew 22:36: "which is the great commandment in the law?"
Matthew 22:37: "the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and"
Matthew 22:37: "thy heart, and with all thy soul, and"
Matthew 22:37: "thy soul, and with all thy mind."
Matthew 22:40: " On these two commandments hang all the law"
Matthew 22:43: "How then doth David in spirit call him Lord,"
Matthew 23:6: "love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats"
Matthew 23:6: "and the chief seats in the synagogues,"
Matthew 23:7: "And greetings in the markets, and to be called of"
Matthew 23:9: "your Father, which is in heaven."
Matthew 23:16: "which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is"
Matthew 23:16: "nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold"
Matthew 23:18: "And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is"
Matthew 23:18: "nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift"
Matthew 23:20: "Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it,"
Matthew 23:20: "by the altar, sweareth by it, and by"
Matthew 23:20: "sweareth by it, and by all things thereon."
Matthew 23:21: "And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and"
Matthew 23:21: "the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein."
Matthew 23:21: "by it, and by him that dwelleth therein."
Matthew 23:22: "And he that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne"
Matthew 23:22: "by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and"
Matthew 23:22: "throne of God, and by him that sitteth thereon."
Matthew 23:30: "say, If we had been in the days of our fathers,"
Matthew 23:30: "have been partakers with them in the blood of the"
Matthew 23:34: "and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and"
Matthew 23:39: "till ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord."
Matthew 24:14: "of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for"
Matthew 24:15: "the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)"

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