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Strong's #5084 - τήρησις

Transliteration
tḗrēsis
Phonetics
tay'-ray-sis
Origin
from (G5083)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
8:146,1174
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a watching
    1. of prisoners
    2. a place where prisoners are kept, a prison
  2. a keeping
    1. complying with, obeying
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
NAS (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
HCS (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
BSB (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
ESV (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
WEB (3)
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τήρ-ησις, εως, ἡ,

watching, safe-keeping, guarding, ἀφύλακτος ἡ τ. E. Fr. 162; τῆς πολιτείας Arist. Pol. 1308a30, cf. PA 692a7; τῆς πόλεως Supp.Epigr. 6.724 (Perga, ii/i B.C.); τῆς οἰκίας POxy. 1070.51 (iii A.D.); ἀξιώματος Pl. Def. 413e; τῆς ἡλικίας Epicur. Sent.Vat. 80; [ πλούτου ] Phld. Oec. p.44J.; preservation, e.g. of health, Gal. 10.646, Pap. in Stud.Ital. 12(1935).94 (iii A.D.); observance, νόμων, ἐντολῶν, LXX Wi. 6.18(19), 1 Corinthians 7:19; λεξάντων πρὸς τὴν τήρησιν τοῦ ὕδατος SIG 683.60 (Olympia, ii B.C.).

2. vigilance, Th. 7.13, Plb. 6.11A. 10.

3. means of keeping or guarding, τὰς λιθοτομίας.., ἀσφαλεστάτην τ. the quarries.., the most secure place of custody, Th. 7.86, cf. Acts 4:3, BGU 388 iii 7 (ii A.D.).

II observing, observation, τῶν καθόλου συμβαινόντων (as Empiric term) Sor. 1.4, cf. Gal. 15.830, 16.550, 18(2).307, Sect.Intr. 4, S.E. P. 1.23, 2.246, A.D. Synt. 37.14, etc.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** τήρησις , -εως ,

(< τηρέω ),

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 6:18, (Sirach 32:23), 1 Maccabees 5:18, 2 Maccabees 3:40, 3 Maccabees 5:44 *;]

1. a watching, hence, imprisonment, ward (v. Deiss., BS, 267): Acts 4:3; Acts 5:18.

2. a keeping: τ . ἐντολῶν (cf. Sir, Wis, ll. c., and v. Westc. on 1 John 2:3.), 1 Corinthians 7:19.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
τηρησει τηρήσει τηρησιν τήρησιν τηρησις τήρησις teresei terḗsei tērēsei tērḗsei teresin tērēsin tḗresin tḗrēsin teresis tērēsis tḗresis tḗrēsis
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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