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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #69 - ἀγρυπνέω

Transliteration
agrypnéō
Phonetics
ag-roop-neh'-o
Origin
ultimately from (G1) (as negative particle) and (G5258)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:338,195
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to be sleepless, keep awake, watch
  2. to be circumspect, attentive, ready
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5782 ‑ עוּר (oor);  8245 ‑ שָׁקַד (shaw‑kad');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (4)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
1
NAS (7)
Mark
2
Luke
2
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
2
HCS (4)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
1
BSB (4)
Mark
1
Luke
1
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
1
ESV (3)
Luke
1
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
1
WEB (3)
Luke
1
Ephesians
1
Hebrews
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀγρυπν-έω, pf. ἠγρύπνηκα Hp. Prog. 2:

1. lie awake, pass sleepless nights, Thgn. 471, Hp.l.c., Pl. Lg. 695a, etc.; opp. καθεύδω, X. Cyr. 8.3.42; ἀγρυπνεῖν τὴν νύκτα to pass a sleepless night, Id. HG 7.2.19, Men. 113; οἱ -οῦντες sufferers from insomnia, Dsc. 4.64.

2. metaph., to be watchful, LXX Wisdom of Solomon 6:15, Mark 13:33, Ephesians 6:18; ὑπὲρ τῶν ψυχῶν Hebrews 13:17; ἐπὶ τὰ κακά LXX Daniel 9:14 : c. inf., μηθέν σε ἐνοχλήσειν PGrenf. 2.14a3.

3. c.acc., lie awake and think of, τινά PMag.Par. 1.2966.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀγρυπνέω , -

(<ἄγρυπνος , seeking sleep; <ἀγρεύω , ὕπνος ),

[in LXX chiefly for H8245;]

to be sleepless, wakeful (Theogn., Xen., al.); metaph. (LXX) = cl. ἐγρήγορα , to be watchful, vigilant: Mark 13:33, Luke 21:36, Ephesians 6:18, Hebrews 13:17.†

SYN.: γρηγορέω G1127, q.v.; νήφω , associated with γ . in 1 Peter 5:8, expressing a wariness which results from self-control, a condition of moral, not merely mental alertness (v. M, Th., I, 5:6).


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

P Giss I. 19.7 (early ii/A.D.) συν ]εχῶς ἀγρυπνοῦσα νυκτὸς ἡ [μέρας ]. P Ryl II. 62.9 (iii/A.D.) ἀγρυπνεῖται καὶ κολάζεται. For the construction with ἐπί (as in Proverbs 8:34, Job 21:32), see the Septuagint Memorial from Adrumetum of iii/A.D., cited by Deissmann BS, p. 275, l. 6 f., ἀγρυπνο [ῦν ]τα ἐπὶ τῇ φιλίᾳ αὐτῆς κτλ. Cf. P Giss I. 67.6 (ii/A.D.) οἷς ὀφείλω ἐπιτεταγμέ [νως (l. -ταμ -) ἐπ ]αγρυπνεῖν.

[Supplemental from 1930 edition]

Add OGIS 521.6 (vi/A.D.)

 

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
αγρυπνεί αγρυπνειτε αγρυπνείτε ἀγρυπνεῖτε αγρυπνουντες αγρυπνούντες ἀγρυπνοῦντες αγρυπνουσιν αγρυπνούσιν ἀγρυπνοῦσιν αγρυπνών ηγρύπνεις ηγρύπνησα ηγρύπνησεν agrupneite agrupnountes agrupnousin agrypneite agrypneîte agrypnountes agrypnoûntes agrypnousin agrypnoûsin
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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