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Maath

Maath [masc. name: Μάαθ <G3092>]: small, in Heb. ► Man of the O.T. > Maath is mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:26). ¶

Macedonia

Makedonia [fem. name: Μακεδονία <G3109>]: extended land ► Region of northern Greece > After having seen a vision (Acts 16:9, 10), Paul went to Macedonia and preached the gospel there, particularly in the cities of Philippi (Acts 16:12) and Thessalonica (see Acts 17:1–15) during his second missionary journey. Later, Paul sent Timothy and Erastus into Macedonia (Acts 19:21, 22), and returned there himself on his third missionary journey (Acts 20:1, 3). The Christians of Macedonia had made a contribution to support the poor among the saints at Jerusalem (Rom. 15:26; 2 Cor. 8:1). The Christians of Philippi had made a gift to Paul to supply his need (Phil. 4:15; 2 Cor. 11:9). Other refs.: Acts 18:5; 1 Cor. 16:5a, b; 2 Cor. 1:16a, b; 2:13; 7:5; 1 Thes. 1:7, 8; 4:10; 1 Tim. 1:3. ¶

Macedonian

Macedonian, Macedonian man, man of Macedonia: Makedōn [masc. name: Μακεδών <G3110>]: see MACEDONIA <G3109> ► Inhabitant of Macedonia in northern Greece > Paul saw in a vision a Macedonian man begging him to come over to Macedonia (Acts 16:9; see v. 10). Gaius and Aristarchus, who were Macedonians, were traveling companions of Paul (Acts 19:29; 27:2). Paul boasted to the Macedonians of the zeal of the Corinthians for service to the saints (2 Cor. 9:2, 4).

Mad

  1. to be mad: mainomai [verb: μαίνομαι <G3105>] ► To be out of one’s senses, to be demented; also transl.: to be out of one’s mind > This verb is used by the Jews about Jesus (John 10:20 {to be insane, to be raving mad}), of Rhoda (Acts 12:15 {to be beside oneself, to be out of one’s mind}), of the Corinthians if they were all to speak in tongues (1 Cor. 14:23). Other refs.: Acts 26:24a, 25 (to be out of one’s mind); see MIND (noun) <G3105>. ¶
  2. Acts 26:11 ➔ to be exceedingly mad ➔ to be exceedingly furious ➔ FURIOUS <G1693>
  3. Acts 26:24b ➔ to drive mad ➔ to drive to madness ➔ MADNESS <G3130>.

Made (Be)

1 Cor. 11:8, 12 ➔ verb added in Engl.

Madiam, Madian

See MIDIAN <G3099>.

Madman

2 Cor. 11:23 ➔ to be like a madman ➔ to be out of one’s mind ➔ MIND (noun) <G3912>.

Madness

  1. anoia [fem. noun: ἄνοια <G454>]; from a: neg., and nous: spirit ► Lack of common sense; also transl.: folly > The scribes and the Pharisees were filled with madness {rage} when Jesus healed a man’s withered hand on the Sabbath (Luke 6:11). The folly of wicked men will be manifest to all in the last days (2 Tim. 3:9). ¶
  2. mania [fem. noun: μανία <G3130>]; from mainomai: to be mad, to rave ► Insanity, state of being out of one’s mind > Festus said to Paul that his great learning was driving him to madness (Acts 26:24). ¶
  3. paraphronia [fem. noun: παραφρονία <G3913>]; from paraphroneō: to be beside oneself (in the sense of: to be out of one’s senses), which is from para: beside, and phroneō: to think, which is from phrēn: mind, understanding ► Folly, irrationality > A beast of burden restrained the madness of Balaam (2 Pet. 2:16); paraphrosunē in other mss. ¶

Magadan

Magadan [fem. name: Μαγαδάν <G3092>a] ► Locality situated west of the Sea of Galilee, perhaps including Magdala > Jesus came to Magadan (Matt. 15:39), and reproached the Pharisees and the Sadducees for not discerning the signs of the times (see Matt. 16:3). See MAGDALA <G3093>. ¶

Magdala

  1. Magdala [fem. name: Μαγδαλά <G3093>]: tower, in Heb. ► City situated on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee > In Matt. 15:39, some mss. have this name instead of “Magadan”; see MAGADAN <G3092>a. ¶
  2. of Magdala: Magdalēnē [fem. name: Μαγδαληνή <G3094>]: see 1. ► Who lives at Magdala; also transl.: Magdalene > This name is the surname of a Mary mentioned in the gospels; see MARY (b).

Magdalene

See MAGDALA <G3094>.

Magi

Matt. 2:1, 7, 16 ➔ wise men ➔ WISE MAN <G3097>.

Magic

  1. periergos [adj. used as noun: περίεργος <G4021>]; from peri: around (intens.), and ergō: to work ► Marginal, strange activity; certainly linked to the occult; also transl.: curious arts, sorcery > In Acts 19:19, it was a matter of magical practices; many had books which taught such practices. Other ref.: 1 Tim. 5:13; see BUSYBODY <G4021>. ¶
  2. Acts 8:9 ➔ to practice magic, to use magic arts ➔ to practice sorcery ➔ SORCERY <G3096>
  3. Acts 8:11 ➔ magic, magic arts ➔ SORCERY <G3095>
  4. Rev. 9:21; 18:23 ➔ magic arts, magic spell ➔ SORCERY <G5331>
  5. Rev. 21:8 in some mss.; 22:15 ➔ one who practices magic arts ➔ SORCERER <G5333>.

Magician

Acts 13:6, 8 ➔ SORCERER <G3097>.

Magistrate

  1. archē [fem. noun: ἀρχή <G746>] ► Lit.: beginning; by metonymy: person in a position of authority, ruler > Believers in the Lord should not worry about what they should say before magistrates (Luke 12:11). All other refs.: BEGINNING <G746>, CORNER <G746>, POWER2 <G746>, PRINCIPALITY <G746>, STATE <G746>.
  2. archōn [masc. noun: ἄρχων <G758>]; ptcp. of archō: to rule, which is from archē: beginning ► Person in a position of authority; also transl.: authority, ruler > Jesus speaks of going with one’s adversary to the magistrate (Luke 12:58). Paul and Silas were dragged before the magistrates (Acts 16:19). Magistrates are not a terror to good works (Rom. 13:3); the ruler (lit.: he) is God’s minister (v. 4). All other refs.: PRINCE <G758>, RULER <G758>.
  3. stratēgos [masc. noun: στρατηγός <G4755>]; from stratos: army, and agō: to lead, to conduct ► Primary sense: military commander; also: principal magistrate of a Roman province > The magistrates {praetors} dispensed justice at Rome or in governed Roman colonies (Acts 16:20, 22, 35, 36, 38). The magistrate was escorted by two officers (lictors). Other refs.: Luke 22:4, 52; Acts 4:1; 5:24, 26; see CAPTAIN <G4755>. ¶

Magnificence

Acts 19:27 ➔ MAJESTY <G3168>.

Magnificent

Acts 2:20 ➔ AWESOME <G2016>.

Magnify

megalunō [verb: μεγαλύνω <G3170>]; from megas: great, strong

  1. To celebrate the greatness of God, to give Him high praise; also transl.: to exalt, to extol, to glorify, to praise > The soul of Mary magnified the Lord, i.e., Jehovah Elohim of the O.T. (Luke 1:46). Peter heard the Gentiles magnifying God (Acts 10:46). The name of the Lord Jesus was magnified {was held in high honor} at Ephesus (Acts 19:17). Paul spoke of Christ being magnified in his body, whether by life or by death (Phil. 1:20).
  2. To demonstrate > The Lord had magnified His {had shown great, had displayed His great} mercy with Elizabeth (Luke 1:58). All other refs.: ENLARGE <G3170>, ESTEEM (verb) <G3170>.

Magog

Magōg [masc. name: Μαγώγ <G3098>] ► Northern country whose people are descended from Japheth, one of the sons of Noah (see Gen. 10:2) > Gog and Magog will be gathered together by Satan at the end of the millennium for the great battle (Rev. 20:8). Fire will come down from God out of the heaven and devour them (see Rev. 20:9). ¶

Mahalaleel

Maleleēl [masc. name: Μαλελεήλ <G3121>]: praise of God, in Heb. ► Man of the O.T.; also transl.: Mahalalel, Maleleel > Mahalaleel is mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:37; see Gen. 5:12, 15: Mahalalel). ¶

Mahalalel

See MAHALALEEL <G3121>.

Maid

  1. Matt. 9:24, 25 ➔ girl, little girl ➔ DAUGHTER <G2877>
  2. Matt. 26:69; Mark 14:66, 69; Luke 12:45; 22:56; John 18:17; Acts 12:13 ➔ SERVANT GIRL <G3814>
  3. Luke 8:54 ➔ DAUGHTER <G3816>.

Maid Servant

  1. Luke 12:45; Gal. 4:22, 23, 30a, b, 31 ➔ SERVANT GIRL <G3814>
  2. Acts 2:18 ➔ HANDMAID <G1399>.

Maiden

Luke 8:51 ➔ DAUGHTER <G3816>.

Maidservant

Luke 1:38, 48; Acts 2:18 ➔ HANDMAID <G1399>.

Maimed

  1. anapēros [adj.: used as noun: ἀνάπηρος <G376>]; from ana: intens., and pēros: disabled, mutilated; also spelled: anapeiros ► One who has lost a member or the use of a member; also transl.: crippled > Jesus said to invite the maimed when giving a feast (Luke 14:13). In a parable, the master of the house told a slave to bring the maimed in to his great supper (Luke 14:21). ¶
  2. kullos [adj. used as noun: κυλλός <G2948>] ► Disabled; also transl.: crippled > Jesus healed many maimed people (Matt. 15:30, 31). To obtain salvation it is better to be lame or maimed, in the figur. sense, if necessary, i.e., to give up some advantage (Matt. 18:8; Mark 9:43). ¶

Mainsail

artemōn [masc. noun: ἀρτέμων <G736>]; from artaō: to hoist, to suspend ► Sail poss. at the fore of a ship; also transl.: foresail > The mainsail was hoisted up to the wind (Acts 27:40). ¶

Maintain

  1. proistēmi [verb: προΐστημι <G4291>]; from pro: before, and histēmi: to stand ► To take the lead, to give the example > Those who have believed God are to be careful to maintain {to pay diligent attention to, to engage in, to do, to apply themselves to, to devote themselves to do} good works (Titus 3:8, 14). All other refs.: LEAD (verb) <G4291>, RULE (verb) <G4291>.
  2. Luke 22:59; Acts 12:15 ➔ to stoutly maintain, to maintain ➔ to confidently affirm ➔ AFFIRM <G1340>
  3. Acts 24:9 ➔ SAY <G5335>
  4. Rom. 3:28 ➔ CONCLUDE1 <G3049>
  5. 1 Cor. 11:2 ➔ to hold firmly ➔ HOLD (verb) <G2722>
  6. Eph. 4:3 ➔ KEEP (verb) <G5083>.

Majestic

2 Pet. 1:17 ➔ EXCELLENT <G3169>.

Majesty

  1. megaleiotēs [fem. noun: μεγαλειότης <G3168>]; from megaleios: glorious, which is from megas: great ► Magnificence, glory > Peter speaks of having been witness of the majesty of the Lord when He was transfigured (2 Pet. 1:16). The Greek word is transl. “divine majesty” {magnificence, greatness} in Acts 19:27, where it is used to describe Diana, the goddess of the Ephesians. Other ref.: Luke 9:43; see GREATNESS <G3168>. ¶
  2. megalōsunē [fem. noun: μεγαλωσύνη <G3172>]; from megas: great ► Greatness, dignity > Term which characterizes God the Father in His greatness, His glory, and His dignity (Heb. 1:3; 8:1). It is also used in ascribing praise to God (Jude 25). ¶
  3. Acts 25:26 ➔ LORD (noun) <G2962>
  4. 2 Pet. 2:10; Jude 8 ➔ angelic majesty ➔ DIGNITARY <G1391>.

Majority

2 Cor. 2:6 ➔ the majority ➔ the many ➔ MORE <G4119>.

Make

  1. diatithemai [verb: διατίθεμαι <G1303>]; from dia: intens., and tithēmi: to put, to place ► To establish, to conclude > God made {appointed} a covenant with the fathers of the Jews (Acts 3:25). In the future, God will make {will covenant} a covenant with the house of Israel (Heb. 8:10; 10:16). All other refs.: APPOINT <G1303>, TESTATOR <G1303>.
  2. ginomai [verb: γίνομαι <G1096>] ► To take place, to happen > Refs.: Luke 23:19; John 5:14. Other refs.: see entries in Lexicon at <G1096>.
  3. kataskeuazō [verb: κατασκευάζω <G2680>]; from kata: intens., and skeuazō: to make ready, to prepare, which is from skeuē: equipment, which is from skeuos: vessel, instrument ► To build, to prepare > A tabernacle was made {prepared, set up} (Heb. 9:2). The divine longsuffering waited while the ark was being made {was a preparing, was being prepared, was being built} (1 Pet. 3:20). All other refs.: BUILD <G2680>, PREPARE <G2680>.
  4. katergazomai [verb: κατεργάζομαι <G2716>]; from kata: intens., and ergazomai: to work ► To cause, to produce > Sin made {became} death by that which is good (i.e., the law) (Rom. 7:13). All other refs.: see entries in Lexicon at <G2716>.
  5. kerdainō [verb: κερδαίνω <G2770>]; from kerdos: gain, profit ► To acquire, to gain > In a parable, the man who had received five talents made five more (Matt. 25:16). All other refs.: GAIN (verb) <G2770>, INCUR <G2770>.
  6. poieō [verb: ποιέω <G4160>] ►
    1. To do > The servants and the officers made (i.e., lighted up) a fire of coals, and Peter was warming himself with them (John 18:18). Luke had made {composed, wrote} the former account (his Gospel) of all that Jesus began both to do and teach (Acts 1:1). Christians should not make provision for {take forethought for, think about how to gratify} for the flesh (Rom. 13:14). The fruit of righteousness in peace is sown for them who make peace (Jas. 3:18).
    2. To treat, to deal (with someone) > The prodigal son asked his father to make him like one of his hired servants (Luke 15:19).
    3. To produce, to accomplish > Demetrius made articles of silver (Acts 19:24). Other refs.: see entries in Lexicon at <G4160>.
  7. epiteleō [verb: ἐπιτελέω <G2005>]; from epi: intens., and teleō: to finish, which is from telos: end, goal ► To build, to execute > When he was about to make {erect, build} (epiteleō) the tabernacle, Moses was divinely instructed to make (poieō) all things according to the pattern (Heb. 8:5a). All other refs.: see entries in Lexicon at <G2005>.
  8. sunteleō [verb: συντελέω <G4931>]; from sun: together, and teleō: see 7. ► To conclude, to complete > The Lord will make {effect, consummate} a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah (Heb. 8:8). All other refs.: END (verb) <G4931>, FINISH <G4931>, FULFILL <G4931>.
  9. to make, to make ruler, to make oneself: kathistēmi [verb: καθίστημι <G2525>]; from kata: down (intens.), and histēmi: to stand ► To constitute, to designate, to establish; also transl.: to appoint, to be, to set, to put in charge > The master made the faithful and wise servant ruler over his household (Matt. 24:45, 47; Luke 12:42, 44). Good and faithful servants had gained more talents and were made rulers over many things (Matt. 25:21, 23). Joseph was made governor over Egypt (Acts 7:10). For as by one man’s (Adam) disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one man’s (Christ) obedience many will be made righteous (Rom. 5:19a, b). Whoever wants to be a friend of the world makes himself {becomes} an enemy of God (Jas. 4:4). Other refs.: Luke 12:14; Acts 7:27, 35; Heb. 7:28; Jas. 3:6. All other refs.: APPOINT <G2525>, CONDUCT (verb)2 <G2525>, RENDER <G2525>.
  10. sunistēmi [verb: συνίστημι <G4921>]; from sun: together, and histēmi: to set, to stand ► To constitute, to establish > If Paul was building again those things which he destroyed, he was making {constituting} himself {he proved that he was} a transgressor (Gal. 2:18). All other refs.: COMMEND <G4921>, PROVE <G4921>, STAND (verb) <G4921>, SUBSIST <G4921>.
  11. to make up beforehand: prokatartizō [verb: προκαταρτίζω <G4294>]; from pro: before, in advance, and katartizō: to establish, which is from kata: intens., and artizō: to adjust, which is from artios: fit, perfect ► To prepare, to fulfill in advance > Brothers were to make up {arrange, complete, finish, prepare} beforehand the bounty of the Corinthians (2 Cor. 9:5). ¶
  12. procheirizō [verb: προχειρίζω <G4400>]; from procheiros: ready, at hand, which is from pro: before, and cheir: hand; lit.: to designate by the hand ► To designate, to establish officially, to name > Jesus had appeared to Paul to make {appoint} him a minister and a witness (Acts 26:16). Other refs.: Acts 3:20 in some mss.; 22:14; see CHOOSE <G4400>, FOREORDAIN <G4400>. ¶
  13. Matt. 9:16; 23:15; Mark 1:17; 2:21; John 2:9; 1 Cor. 4:13; 7:21 ➔ BECOME <G1096>
  14. Matt. 14:22; Mark 6:45; Luke 14:23; Acts 26:11 ➔ CONSTRAIN <G315>
  15. Matt. 21:33; Mark 12:1 ➔ to make round ➔ to set around ➔ SET (verb) <G4060>
  16. Matt. 22:5 ➔ to make light ➔ LIGHT (adj.) <G272>
  17. Matt. 22:44; Mark 12:36; Luke 20:43; Acts 2:35; Heb. 1:13; 10:13 ➔ LAY <G5087>
  18. Matt. 23:5 ➔ to make broad, to make wide ➔ EXPAND <G4115>
  19. Matt. 23:5 ➔ to make long ➔ ENLARGE <G3170>
  20. Matt. 27:24 ➔ RISE (verb) <G1096>
  21. Mark 15:7 ➔ COMMIT <G4160>
  22. Luke 2:17 ➔ to make widely known, to make known abroad ➔ KNOW <G1107> <G1232>
  23. Luke 8:36 ➔ to make well ➔ SAVE (verb) <G4982>
  24. Luke 12:58 ➔ to make every effort ➔ EFFORT <G2039>
  25. Luke 13:22 ➔ JOURNEY (verb) <G4160>
  26. Luke 18:9 ➔ to make nothing ➔ to treat with contempt ➔ CONTEMPT <G1848>
  27. Luke 19:16 ➔ PRODUCE <G4333>
  28. Luke 19:18; Eph. 4:16 ➔ EARN <G4160>
  29. Luke 19:43 ➔ to make about ➔ to build around ➔ BUILD <G4016>
  30. Luke 23:14; Acts 24:19 ➔ to make charges, to make accusations ➔ ACCUSE <G2723>
  31. Luke 24:28 ➔ to make as if ➔ to act as if ➔ ACT (verb) <G4364>
  32. John 12:10 ➔ to make plans ➔ CONSULT <G1011>
  33. Acts 10:17 ➔ to make inquiry, to make enquiry ➔ INQUIRY <G1331>
  34. Acts 11:12 ➔ making no distinction ➔ doubting nothing ➔ DOUBT (verb) <G1252>
  35. Acts 13:47; 20:28; Rom. 4:17 ➔ SET (verb) <G5087><
  36. Acts 16:13 ➔ to make customarily, to wont to be made ➔ to be the custom ➔ CUSTOM <G3543>
  37. Acts 18:12 ➔ to make insurrection against ➔ to rise up against ➔ RISE (verb) <G2721>
  38. Acts 20:28; Rom. 4:17; 2 Pet. 2:6 ➔ APPOINT <G5087>
  39. Acts 21:26 ➔ OFFER <G4374>
  40. Acts 21:38 ➔ to make an uproar ➔ to raise a sedition ➔ SEDITION <G387>
  41. Acts 26:24 ➔ DRIVE <G4062>
  42. Rom. 1:3 ➔ to be made ➔ BORN (BE) <G1096>
  43. Rom. 1:11; 1 Pet. 5:10 ➔ to make strong ➔ ESTABLISH <G4741>
  44. Rom. 1:20 ➔ the things that are made ➔ WORKMANSHIP <G4161>
  45. Rom. 6:12 ➔ to make to obey ➔ lit.: to obey
  46. Rom. 7:23 ➔ to make prisoner ➔ to lead captive ➔ CAPTIVE (adj.) <G163>
  47. Rom. 14:19 ➔ what makes for peace ➔ lit.: the things of peace
  48. 1 Cor. 4:7; Jude 22 ➔ to make a distinction, to make to differ ➔ DISTINCTION <G1252>
  49. 1 Cor. 9:18 ➔ OFFER <G5087>
  50. 1 Cor. 12:15, 16 ➔ would not make ➔ lit.: is not
  51. 1 Cor. 16:17; Phil. 2:30 ➔ to make up for ➔ SUPPLY (verb) <G378>
  52. 2 Cor. 6:10 ➔ to make rich ➔ ENRICH <G4148>
  53. 2 Cor. 7:2; 12:17, 18 ➔ to make gain, to make a gain ➔ CHEAT <G4122>
  54. Gal. 3:17 ➔ to make of no effect ➔ EFFECT (noun) <G2673>
  55. Gal. 4:17a, b, 18 ➔ to make much ➔ lit.: to be zealous ➔ ZEALOUS <G2206>
  56. Gal. 6:12 ➔ to make a good showing ➔ SHOWING <G2146>
  57. Eph. 5:16; Col. 4:5 ➔ to make the most ➔ REDEEM <G1805>
  58. 1 Tim. 1:18 ➔ to make previously, to make once ➔ PREVIOUSLY <G4254>
  59. 1 Tim. 1:19 ➔ to make shipwreck ➔ SHIPWRECK <G3489>
  60. Heb. 2:7, 9 ➔ to make lower ➔ LOWER (adj.) <G1642>
  61. Heb. 7:3 ➔ to make like ➔ LIKE (adj., adv. noun) <G871>
  62. Heb. 7:16 ➔ COME <G1096>
  63. Heb. 11:14 ➔ to make it clear ➔ to declare plainly ➔ PLAINLY <G1718>
  64. Heb. 12:5 ➔ to make light ➔ DESPISE <G3643>
  65. 2 Pet. 1:5 ➔ to make every effort ➔ lit.: to give all effort (or: diligence) ➔ GIVE <G3923>
  66. 2 Pet. 1:17, 18 ➔ COME <G5342>
  67. 2 Pet. 2:3 ➔ to make up ➔ FEIGNED <G4112>
  68. 2 Pet. 2:12 ➔ to be made ➔ BORN (BE) <G1080>
  69. Jude 3 ➔ to make every effort ➔ to use all diligence ➔ DILIGENCE <G4710>
  70. 1 John 2:25 ➔ PROMISE (verb) <G1861>
  71. Rev. 16:19 ➔ to make her drain the cup ➔ lit.: to give her the cup ➔ GIVE <G1325>
  72. Rev. 18:15 ➔ to make rich ➔ RICH <G4147>
  73. Rev. 21:18 ➔ the wall was made ➔ lit.: the building of the wall ➔ BUILDING <G1739>.

Maker

dēmiourgos [adj. used as noun: δημιουργός <G1217>]; from dēmos: people, and ergon: work ► Creator, craftsman, public builder > God is the architect and maker {builder, constructor} of the city which Abraham was waiting for (Heb. 11:10). ¶

Malchus

Malchos [masc. name: Μάλχος <G3124>]: counselor, in Aram. ► Servant of the high priest > Peter struck Malchus and cut off his right ear (John 18:10). Jesus healed him (see Luke 22:51). ¶

Malcontent

Jude 16 ➔ COMPLAINER <G3202>.

Male (Adj.)

  1. Luke 12:45 ➔ male slave ➔ SERVANT <G3816>
  2. Acts 2:18 ➔ male servant ➔ SERVANT <G1401>.

Male (Noun)

  1. arsēn [adj. used as noun: ἄρσην <G730>]; also spelled arrēn ► Person of the masculine sex, a man > God made man and woman from the beginning, male and female (Matt. 19:4; Mark 10:6). Under the law of the O.T., every first born male was to be called holy to the Lord (Luke 2:23). Under grace, God makes no distinction between male and female (Gal. 3:28); all may obtain salvation and enjoy divine blessings. Men (lit.: The males) have committed what is shameful, males with males (Rom. 1:27a–c). The male son of Rev. 12:5, 13 is Jesus Christ borne by Israel, according to the context of the chapter. ¶
  2. 1 Cor. 6:9 ➔ male prostitute ➔ HOMOSEXUAL <G3120>.

Malefactor

  1. Luke 23:32, 33, 39 ➔ CRIMINAL <G2557>
  2. John 18:30 ➔ EVILDOER <G2555>.

Maleleel

See MAHALALEEL <G3121>.

Malice

  1. kakia [fem. noun: κακία <G2549>]; from kakos: bad ► Characteristic of a person who seeks to do evil, who is wicked > Malice {Maliciousness, Depravity} is evident in the unregenerated man (Rom. 1:29), likewise in the Christians before their conversion (Titus 3:3). Christians are to keep the feast, not with the leaven of malice (1 Cor. 5:8). Paul exhorts the Corinthians to be babes in respect to malice {evil} (1 Cor. 14:20), i.e., to be without malice. All malice was to be put away from the Ephesians (removed from their midst) (Eph. 4:31). The Colossians were to put off (i.e., to renounce) malice (Col. 3:8). They are to lay aside (i.e., reject) all malice (Jas. 1:21 {evil, naughtiness, wickedness}; 1 Pet. 2:1). All other refs.: TROUBLE (noun) <G2549>, WICKEDNESS <G2549>.
  2. Matt. 22:18; Mark 7:22 ➔ WICKEDNESS <G4189>
  3. Rom. 1:29 ➔ EVIL-MINDEDNESS <G2550>.

Malicious

  1. 1 Tim. 3:11; Titus 2:3 ➔ malicious gossip, malicious talker ➔ false accuser ➔ ACCUSER <G1228>
  2. 1 Tim. 6:4 ➔ malicious talk ➔ injurious word ➔ INJURIOUS <G988>
  3. 3 John 10 ➔ EVIL (adj.) <G4190>.

Maliciously

  1. 1 Pet. 3:16 ➔ to speak maliciously against ➔ to falsely accuse ➔ ACCUSE <G1908>
  2. 1 Pet. 3:16 ➔ to speak maliciously ➔ SPEAK <G2635>
  3. 3 John 10 ➔ to gossip maliciously ➔ PRATE <G5396>.

Maliciousness

  1. Rom. 1:29 ➔ MALICE <G2549>
  2. 1 Pet. 2:16 ➔ WICKEDNESS <G2549>.

Malign

  1. Acts 19:9 ➔ to speak evil ➔ EVIL (adv.) <G2551>
  2. Titus 2:5 ➔ BLASPHEME <G987>
  3. Titus 3:2; 1 Pet. 4:4 ➔ REVILE <G987>.

Malignity

Rom. 1:29 ➔ EVIL-MINDEDNESS <G2550>.

Malta

Melitē [fem. name: Μελίτη <G3194>] ► Mediterranean island located south of Sicily; also transl.: Melita > Traveling to Rome, Paul’s ship ran aground on this island. Its inhabitants showed kindness to those who had been shipwrecked. Paul stayed there for three months (Acts 28:1; see also v. 11). ¶

Mammon

mamōnas [masc. noun: μαμωνᾶς <G3126>] ► Aram. word; this term personifies material possessions or riches which enslave; also transl.: money, wealth > One cannot serve God and mammon (Matt. 6:24; Luke 16:13). Jesus says to make to yourself friends with the mammon of unrighteousness (Luke 16:9), i.e., the riches of this world that rejects Christ. Who will entrust the true riches to those who have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon? (Luke 16:11). ¶

Man

  1. anēr [masc. noun: ἀνήρ <G435>] ► Person of the masculine gender > Jesus speaks of a wise man who built his house on the rock and of a foolish man who built his house on the sand (Matt. 7:24, 26). Other refs.: see HUSBAND <G435>.
  2. anthrōpos [masc. noun or fem.: ἄνθρωπος <G444>] ► Human being, man or woman > The first mention of this term in the N.T. is in Matt. 4:4: Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God. This term appears more than 550 times in the Greek. *
  3. to act like a man: andrizō [verb: ἀνδρίζω <G407>]; from anēr: man, husband ► To behave as a mature man, to conduct oneself in a manly fashion; also transl.: to be brave, to be courageous, to quit oneself like a man > Paul told the Corinthians to act like men, to be strong (1 Cor. 16:13). ¶
  4. a certain man: deina [indef. pron.: δεῖνα <G1170>] ► Someone, such a one > Ref.: Matt. 26:18. ¶
  5. inner man, inward man; inner: esō [adv.: ἔσω <G2080>]; man: anthrōpos [masc. noun: ἄνθρωπος <G444>]: see 2. ► Expr. used to designate the spirit of the Christian; also transl.: inner being > The inward man delights in the law of God (Rom. 7:22). Paul said his inward man was renewed day by day (2 Cor. 4:16; exō in some mss.: outward). He prayed that the Ephesians might be strengthened with might in the inner man (Eph. 3:16).
  6. strong man: ischuros [adj. used as noun: ἰσχυρός <G2478>]; from ischuō: to be able, which is from ischus: ability, power ► Powerful, robust man > One must first bind the strong man before plundering his house (Matt. 12:29a, b; Mark 3:27a, b; Luke 11:21). All other refs.: GREAT <G2478>, MIGHTY (adj.) <G2478>, STRONG (adj.) <G2478>.
  7. Matt. 2:1, 7, 16 ➔ WISE MAN <G3097>
  8. Matt. 16:17; Gal. 1:16 ➔ lit.: flesh and blood ➔ BLOOD <G129>
  9. Matt. 19:20, 22; Mark 14:51; 16:5; Luke 7:14; Acts 2:17; 1 John 2:13, 14; see young man under YOUNG <G3495>
  10. Acts 2:17 ➔ old man ➔ ELDER <G4245>
  11. Rom. 1:27a–c ➔ MALE (noun) <G730>
  12. 1 Cor. 2:13; 10:13; 1 Pet. 2:13 ➔ by man, such as is common to man, of man ➔ HUMAN <G442>
  13. 1 Cor. 7:16b, 1 Tim. 5:9 ➔ HUSBAND <G435>
  14. Rev. 6:15 ➔ free man ➔ FREE (adj.) <G1658>.

Man-made

  1. Mark 14:58; Heb. 9:11, 24 ➔ lit.: made with hands ➔ HAND (noun) <G5499>
  2. Gal. 3:15 ➔ lit.: of man.

Man Of God

anthrōpos Theou; man: anthrōpos [masc. noun: ἄνθρωπος <G444>]; God: Theos [masc. noun: Θεός <G2316>] ► Person serving the interests of God > Paul addresses Timothy as a man of God who is to pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness (1 Tim. 6:11). By using the word of God for teaching, correction, and instruction in righteousness, the man of God is complete and thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Tim. 3:17). Holy men of God (i.e., prophets) spoke, under the power of the Holy Spirit (2 Pet. 1:21). ¶

Manaen

Manaēn [masc. name: Μαναήν <G3127>]: comforter, consoler, in Heb. ► Teacher in the church of Antioch > Manaen had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch (Acts 13:1). ¶

Manage

  1. oikodespoteō [verb: οἰκοδεσποτέω <G3616>]; from oikos: house, and despotēs: master ► To assume responsi­bility for the domestic affairs of a home > Paul would have the young widows man­age their home (1 Tim. 5:14). ¶
  2. Acts 27:16 ➔ to be able ➔ ABLE <G2480>
  3. 1 Tim. 3:4, 5, 12 ➔ RULE (verb) <G4291>
  4. Titus 1:7 ➔ since (he) manages God’s household ➔ lit.: as God’s steward ➔ STEWARD <G3623>.

Management

Luke 16:2–4 ➔ STEWARDSHIP <G3622>.

Manager

  1. Luke 8:3 ➔ manager of a household ➔ STEWARD <G2012>
  2. Luke 12:42; 16:1, 3, 8; Gal. 4:2 ➔ STEWARD <G3623>
  3. Luke 16:2 ➔ to be a manager ➔ to be a steward ➔ STEWARD <G3621>
  4. 1 Tim. 3:12 ➔ good manager of ➔ lit.: managing well ➔ RULE (verb) <G4291>.