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 1:18: "before they came together, she was found with child of"
Matthew 1:20: "wife; for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy"
Matthew 1:23: "Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son,"
Matthew 2:1: "Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days"
Matthew 2:1: "in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king,"
Matthew 2:2: "we have seen his star in the east, and are come"
Matthew 2:5: "they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus"
Matthew 2:6: "art not the least among the princes of Judah: for"
Matthew 2:9: "star, which they saw in the east, went before them,"
Matthew 2:16: "all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in"
Matthew 2:16: "that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts"
Matthew 2:18: " In Ramah was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and"
Matthew 2:19: "in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,"
Matthew 3:1: " In those days came John the Baptist, preaching"
Matthew 3:1: "the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,"
Matthew 3:3: "saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the"
Matthew 3:6: "were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins."
Matthew 3:9: "think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father:"
Matthew 3:11: "indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but"
Matthew 3:11: "he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:"
Matthew 3:12: "Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his"
Matthew 3:17: "my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."
Matthew 4:13: "in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali:"
Matthew 4:16: "people which sat in darkness saw great light;"
Matthew 4:16: "light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death"
Matthew 4:21: "John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their"
Matthew 4:23: "all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching"
Matthew 4:23: "and all manner of disease among the people."
Matthew 5:12: "great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted"
Matthew 5:13: "the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good"
Matthew 5:15: "it giveth light unto all that are in the house."
Matthew 5:16: "your Father which is in heaven."
Matthew 5:19: "men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven:"
Matthew 5:19: "and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom"
Matthew 5:25: "adversary quickly, while thou art in the way"
Matthew 5:28: "hath committed adultery with her already in his heart."
Matthew 5:34: "not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's"
Matthew 5:35: "Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool:"
Matthew 5:36: "Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not"
Matthew 5:45: "of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun"
Matthew 5:48: "your Father which is in heaven is perfect."
Matthew 6:1: "your Father which is in heaven."
Matthew 6:2: "the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in"
Matthew 6:2: "the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory"
Matthew 6:4: "thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father"
Matthew 6:4: "thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee"
Matthew 6:4: "himself shall reward thee openly."
Matthew 6:5: "they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in"
Matthew 6:5: "the synagogues and in the corners of the streets,"
Matthew 6:6: "to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father"

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