Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #444: anthropos (pronounced anth'-ro-pos)

from 435 and ops (the countenance; from 3700); man-faced, i.e. a human being:--certain, man.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) a human being, whether male or female

1a) generically, to include all human individuals

1b) to distinguish man from beings of a different order

1b1) of animals and plants

1b2) of from God and Christ

1b3) of the angels

1c) with the added notion of weakness, by which man is led into a mistake or prompted to sin

1d) with the adjunct notion of contempt or disdainful pity

1e) with reference to two fold nature of man, body and soul

1f) with reference to the two fold nature of man, the corrupt and the truly Christian man, conformed to the nature of God

1g) with reference to sex, a male

2) indefinitely, someone, a man, one

3) in the plural, people

4) joined with other words, merchantman

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from G435 and ops (the countenance, from G3700); man-faced, i.e. a human being

Citing in TDNT: 1:364, 59


This word is used 562 times:

Matthew 4:4: "answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread"
Matthew 4:19: "and I will make you fishers of men."
Matthew 5:13: "out, and to be trodden under foot of men."
Matthew 5:16: "so shine before men, that they may see your good"
Matthew 5:19: "least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least"
Matthew 6:1: "your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have"
Matthew 6:2: "that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have"
Matthew 6:5: "streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you,"
Matthew 6:14: "For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly"
Matthew 6:15: "if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your"
Matthew 6:16: "faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you,"
Matthew 6:18: "That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father"
Matthew 7:9: "Or what man is there of you, whom if"
Matthew 7:12: "whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do"
Matthew 8:9: "For I am a man under authority, having soldiers"
Matthew 8:20: "but the Son of man hath not where to lay"
Matthew 8:27: "But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this,"
Matthew 9:6: "that the Son of man hath power on earth"
Matthew 9:8: "which had given such power unto men."
Matthew 9:9: "passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at"
Matthew 9:32: "they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil."
Matthew 10:17: "But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to"
Matthew 10:23: "till the Son of man be come."
Matthew 10:32: "therefore shall confess me before men, him"
Matthew 10:33: "whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny"
Matthew 10:35: "For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and"
Matthew 10:36: "And a man's foes shall be they of his own household."
Matthew 11:8: "what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment?"
Matthew 11:19: "The Son of man came eating and drinking, and"
Matthew 11:19: "and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend"
Matthew 12:8: "For the Son of man is Lord even of the"
Matthew 12:10: "And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And"
Matthew 12:11: "said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that"
Matthew 12:12: "How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do"
Matthew 12:13: "Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he"
Matthew 12:31: "of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy"
Matthew 12:31: "against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men."
Matthew 12:32: "a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but"
Matthew 12:35: "A good man out of the good treasure of the heart"
Matthew 12:35: "good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure"
Matthew 12:36: "idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account"
Matthew 12:40: "so shall the Son of man be three days and"
Matthew 12:43: "spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places,"
Matthew 12:45: "the last state of that man is worse than the first."
Matthew 13:24: "kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in"
Matthew 13:25: "But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed"
Matthew 13:28: "He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The"
Matthew 13:31: "a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in"
Matthew 13:37: "is the Son of man;"
Matthew 13:41: "The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather"

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