What does Amen mean?

Definitions for Amenˈɑ mən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Amen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Amen, Amon, Amun(noun)

    a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes


  1. amen(Noun)

    An instance of saying u2018amenu2019.

  2. amen(Noun)

    A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)

  3. amen(Verb)

    To say Amen.

    The whole congregation amened in unison.

  4. amen(Adverb)

    At the end of Judeo-Christian prayers: so be it.

  5. amen(Adverb)

    At the end of a creed or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.

  6. amen(Interjection)

    An expression of strong agreement.

  7. Amen(ProperNoun)

    An English surname.

  8. Origin: From amen, from ἀμήν, from אמן (cognate with Arabic آمين, Syriac ܐܡܝܢ)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amen

    an expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly, verily

  2. Amen(verb)

    to say Amen to; to sanction fully

  3. Origin: [L. amen, Gr. 'amh`n, Heb. mn certainly, truly.]


  1. Amen

    The word amen is a declaration of affirmation found in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Its use in Judaism dates back to its earliest texts. It has been generally adopted in Christian worship as a concluding word for prayers and hymns. In Islam, it is the standard ending to Dua. Common English translations of the word amen include "verily" and "truly". It can also be used colloquially to express strong agreement, as in, for instance, amen to that.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amen

    ā′men′, or ä′men′, interj. so let it be!—v.t. to say amen to anything, to ratify solemnly. [Gr.—Heb. āmēn, firm, true.]

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Anagrams for Amen »

  1. name, NAmE

  2. NMEA

  3. NEMA

  4. mean

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  6. MENA

  7. mane, mean, MENA, NAmE, name, NEMA, NMEA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.

  2. W. T. Ussery:

    We are all in the hands of an omnipotent, omniscient, just and merciful God, and whatever may be the destiny of humanity (for real or woe), there will be a universal and eternal amen to all that God does.

  3. Orison Swett Marden:

    When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - this is happiness, this is success.

  4. Alcoholics Anonymous Prayer:

    God, I offer myself to Thee, to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always. Amen.

  5. Roger Zelazny:

    Insofar as I may be heard by anything, which may or may not care what I say, I ask, if it matters, that you be forgiven for anything you may have done or failed to do which requires forgiveness. Conversely, if not forgiveness but something else may be required to insure any possible benefit for which you may be eligible after the destruction of your body, I ask that this, whatever it may be, be granted or withheld, as the case may be, in such a manner as to insure your receiving said benefit. I ask this in my capacity as your elected intermediary between yourself and that which may not be yourself, but which may have an interest in the matter of your receiving as much as it is possible for you to receive of this thing, and which may in some way be influenced by this ceremony. Amen.

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