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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4165 - ποιμαίνω

Transliteration
poimaínō
Phonetics
poy-mah'ee-no
Origin
from (G4166)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:485,901
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep
    1. to rule, govern
      1. of rulers
      2. to furnish pasture for food
      3. to nourish
      4. to cherish one's body, to serve the body
      5. to supply the requisites for the soul's need
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5090 ‑ נָהַג (naw‑hag');  7462 ‑ רָעָה (raw‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (11)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
Revelation
4
NAS (12)
Matthew
1
Luke
2
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
Revelation
4
HCS (10)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
Revelation
4
BSB (11)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
Revelation
4
ESV (10)
Matthew
1
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
4
WEB (10)
Luke
1
John
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
1 Peter
1
Jude
1
Revelation
4
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ποιμαίνω,

Ep. impf. ποιμαίνεσκεν Od. 9.188: ( ποιμήν ):

herd, tend, μῆλα Od. l.c.; ἄρνας Hes. Th. 23; ποίμνας E. Cyc. 26, A.R. 2.1004; πρόβατα v.l. in Pl. R. 345c; ποιμαίνειν ἐπ' ὄεσσι to be shepherd over sheep, Il. 6.25, 11.106: abs., act as shepherd, tend flocks, Lys. 20.11, Pl. Tht. 174d, Theoc. 11.65; ἐν τοῖς ἄλσεσιν μὴ π. SIG 986.3 (Chios, v/iv B.C. ): Pass., to be herded, roam the pastures, of flocks, Il. 11.245, E. Alc. 579 (lyr.): metaph., ἀτρεκέων ποιμαίνεται ἔθνος ὀνείρων Mosch. 2.5 (unless Med., with ὕπνος (l. 3 ) as subject).

2. πᾶς πεποίμανται τόπος every country has been traversed (as by a shepherd or flocks of sheep), A. Eu. 249 . II metaph., tend, cherish, ζωᾶς ἄωτον Pi. I. 5(4).12; ἱκέτην A. Eu. 91; τὸ σῶμα Pl. Ly. 209a; θεσμόν AP 12.99 .

2. guide, govern, στρατόν E. Fr. 744; μάλα καὶ κατόπιν ἡμᾶς ἐποίμαινον αὖραι Luc. Amos 6:1-14 .

3. soothe, beguile, ἔρωτα π. Theoc. 11.80; ὀνομάτων κομψεύμασι τοὺς ἀμαθεῖς π. Luc. Am. 54: hence, generally, deceive, E. Hipp. 153 (lyr., cod. M and Sch. for πημαίνει ).

4. εἴδωλα ἃ ποιμαίνουσιν images which they send flocking, i.e. represent as flocking, Plu. 2.420b.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ποιμαίνω

(< ποιμήν ),

[in LXX chiefly for H7462;]

to act as shepherd, tend flocks: Luke 17:7; c. acc, ποιμνην , 1 Corinthians 9:7. Metaph., to tend, shepherd, govern: c. acc, Matthew 2:6 (LXX), John 21:16, Acts 20:28, 1 Peter 5:2, Judges 1:12, Revelation 2:27; Revelation 7:17; Revelation 12:5; Revelation 19:15.†

SYN.: βόσκω G1006, q.v.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

in its only NT occurrence (Hebrews 11:40) is best rendered by ";provide"; (AV, RV) : for the use of the mid. see Blass-Debrunner § 316. 1, and cf. the act. in the sepulchral inscr. Kaibel 326, in which a man states that he is providing a tomb for himself and his family–

ε ]ὖ εἰδὼς κληρονόμων τὴν ἐπιλησμοσύνην

καὶ κοινοῦ θανάτου μνημόσυνον προβλέπων.

In the LXX the verb is confined to Psa. 36꞉13 [MT Psalms 37:13] in the sense ";foresee."; It is found quater in Vett. Val.

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εποίμαινε εποίμαινόν εποίμανεν Ποιμαινε Ποίμαινε ποιμαινει ποιμαινεί ποιμαίνει ποιμαινειν ποιμαινείν ποιμαίνειν ποιμαίνεις ποιμαινοντα ποιμαίνοντα ποιμαίνοντας ποιμαινοντες ποιμαίνοντες ποιμαινόντων ποιμαίνουσαι ποιμαίνουσιν ποιμαίνων ποιμανατε ποιμάνατε ποιμανει ποιμανεί ποιμανεῖ ποιμανείς ποιμανθήση ποίμανον ποιμανούσι ποιμανούσιν ποιμανώ ποιμενικά ποιμένικω Poimaine Poímaine poimainei poimaínei poimainein poimaínein poimainonta poimaínonta poimainontes poimaínontes poimanate poimánate poimanei poimaneî
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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