Memorize Koine Greek
vocabulary on your iPhone

Mimnesko helps you memorize and master Koine Greek vocabulary from the New Testament and the church fathers.  Create relevant stacks of words based on the amount of times they are used in a particular text or even how difficult the word is for you. Assign easy, medium, or hard to any word and focus on the difficult words, or brush up on ones you haven’t viewed in a while.



Create stacks of relevant words to study. You can filter words by Book, how many times the used in the given book, and how difficult the word is to you. Mimnesko includes Every single word used in each text so you wont miss any. Included texts:

  • New Testament
  • Individual New Testament Books
  • Church Fathers and individual Church Fathers books including:
  • 1 Clement
  • 2 Clement
  • Ignatius to Ephesians
  • Ignatius to Magnesians
  • Ignatius to Trillians
  • Ignatius to Romans
  • Ignatius to Philadelphians
  • Ignatius to Smyrnaeans
  • Ignatius to Polycarp
  • The Didache
  • Barnabas
  • Sheperd of Hermas
  • Diognetus
  • Papias

The Card View
Swipe left and right to move between cards. Swipe up and down to see the front and back (definition) of each card. With each word you can assign a difficulty level to use for filtering later.

Word difficulty

Assign easy, medium, or hard to each word, allowing you to filter words by difficulty. Mimnesko presets all words to difficult, and all words used over 50 times in the New Testament to easy.

While flipping through cards in a stack that filters a particular word difficulty level, you can change any word’s difficulty level on the fly. When back in the word list view you can then refresh to filter out any words that have changed.

  • Tyler

    Your app is so amazing– all words to 1x frequency is what we need so badly <3!

    Pleeeeeaaase make an app with the same functions and book-sorting options for Hebrew Vocab –

    Pleeeaaaaase :}. <3333333

    • wejrowski

      Hey thanks for the feedback! Yeah that was one of the reasons I created it, no other apps had all the words. I am definitely open to creating a Hebrew app. I am in the works of some changes to this one (see: http://mimnesko.com/2014/02/09/new-mimnesko-designs-much-fun/). After that perhaps!

      Don’t hesitate to share any more feedback/suggestions!

  • Mike Egerdahl

    This is a great app! Here are three suggestions (from a non-developer):
    1. Make it possible to randomize the card order
    2. Make it possible to create stacks that include more than one difficulty level (e.g. “difficult” and “medium”)
    3. Make the etymological helps optional (I would prefer not to have them… too easy to guess/cheat with them.)

    Overall, I love the app. Thanks for creating it. I love the fact that you can create multiple stacks and filter by book of the Bible. I also love that it includes the Church Fathers!

    • wejrowski

      1. Yes! randomized order is something I want to implement.
      2. Yeah easy/medium/hard may be too few for some, but I think it does fairly well. I have toyed with other ideas, like a “known”/black option. I also am thinking more about alternate ways of studying. The manual difficulty assignment works well, but I do love the idea of a sort of automated/brainless implementation so you don’t have to worry/think about categorization. I love what memrize does (they have an algorithm for reviewing words) and would love to incorporate something like that, but also be able to manually view/categorize and look words up.
      3. Interesting idea, I never thought about that! One alternate to make it harder too that I do sometimes is to start from the english and work back.

      Thanks for the feedback!

  • Greg Lawhorn

    Thanks, from a Talbot grad (’93). I had the distinction of being the FIRST Talbot student with a laptop!

    I’m enjoying Mimneskō, but suddenly it’s crashing. I went through First John and Second John as a refresher, and then started into Third John. As soon as I select “Familiar” words it abruptly shuts down. I’ve tried it with Mark and First Clement as well.

    I choosing “Known” and “Unknown”, neither of which causes a problem.

    Then I realized that I didn’t have any Familiar words marked, only Known and Unknown. When I marked one as Familiar, I could then select Familiar without a problem. Once I marked that word as Known, and there were no Familiar words any longer, it crashed again when I selected Familiar.

    Just FYI – keep the faith and thanks again!

    • wejrowski

      Haha crazy!.. glad you’re keeping up on your greek =)

      I will look at this ASAP, thank you for the comment!