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μελω • MELW • melō

μέλω a.k.a. μέλει (μελ-, -, -, -, -, -)

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Perseus Dictionary Entry (Liddell and Scott [and Jones]'s Greek-English Lexicon, 9th ed., 1925-1940)

μέλω

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Occurrences in the GNT

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
ἔμελενμέλωε·μελ·ε(ν)impf act ind 3rd sghe/she/it-was-MATTER-ing-TOJn 12:6, Acts 18:17
μέλειμέλος or μέλω or μέλομαιμελ(ε)·ι; μελ·ει(neu) dat sg; pres act ind 3rd sg; pres mp ind 2nd sg classicalmember (dat); he/she/it-is-MATTER-ing-TO; you(sg)-are-being-MATTER-ed-TO (classical)Mt 22:16, Mk 4:38, Mk 12:14, Lk 10:40, Jn 10:13, 1Cor 9:9, 1Pt 5:7
μελέτωμέλω or μελετάωμελ·ετω; μελετ(α)·ω, μελετ(α)·ουpres act imp 3rd sg; pres act ind 1st sg or pres act sub 1st sg, pres mp imp 2nd sglet-him/her/it-be-MATTER-ing-TO!; I-am-FOCUS-UPON-ing, be-you(sg)-being-FOCUS-UPON-ed!, I-should-be-FOCUS-UPON-ing1Cor 7:21
μελῶνμέλος or μέλωμελ(ε)·ων; μελ·ο[υ]ν[τ]·^(neu) gen pl; pres act ptcp mas nom sgmembers (gen); while MATTER-ing-TO (nom)Mt 5:29, Mt 5:30

Inflections: 4
Total occurrences: 12

Occurrences in the LXX

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
μέλειμέλος or μέλω or μέλομαιμελ(ε)·ι; μελ·ει(neu) dat sg; pres act ind 3rd sg; pres mp ind 2nd sg classicalmember (dat); he/she/it-is-MATTER-ing-TO; you(sg)-are-being-MATTER-ed-TO (classical)TbBA 10:5, Jb 22:3, Wsd 12:13, Mi 2:4
μέλῃμέλω or μέλομαιμελ·ῃpres act sub 3rd sg; pres mp ind 2nd sg or pres mp sub 2nd sghe/she/it-should-be-MATTER-ing-TO; you(sg)-are-being-MATTER-ed-TO, you(sg)-should-be-being-MATTER-ed-TO1Mc 14:42, 1Mc 14:43
μελονμέλωμελ·ο[υ]ν[τ]pres act ptcp mas voc sg or pres act ptcp neu nom|acc|voc sgwhile MATTER-ing-TO (nom|acc|voc, voc)4Kgs 19:23

Inflections: 3
Total occurrences: 7

μεριμνάω

ἀ·μέριμνος -ον free from worry (adj.)
μέριμνα, -ης, ἡ worry (n.) pursuit, ambition, object of care
μεριμνάω to be anxious (v.)
προ+μεριμνάω to worry beforehand (v.)

μέλω

ἀ·μελέω to neglect (v.)
ἀ·μετα·μέλητος -ον unrepentant (adj.) Lit:not-care-about-changing, hence un-regretful/repentant/remorseful, irrevocable
ἐπι·μέλεια, -ας, ἡ care (n.)
ἐπι+μελέομαι to care for (v.)
ἐπι·μελέστερον [LXX] more carefully (adv.)
ἐπι·μελῶς carefully (adv.)
μελετάω to focus-upon (v.) (from "μέλει" "care/concern"), hence care-about/be-diligent-about/attend-to, meditate/contemplate/ponder/study, have-respect-for, plot/devise/obsess-over.
μέλομαι to matter to (v.) [middle/passive of μέλω, to be an object of care, concern oneself]
μετα+μέλομαι to regret (v.) Lit:"care/concern-change/after", hence regret, care-after, feel-remorse. Often rendered "repent", but distinct from "μετανοέω" (change-thinking, repent). More feeling than thinking. LXX: relent/repent
προ+μελετάω to prepare (v.)
μέλω a.k.a. μέλει to matter to (v.) care about

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