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Entry for Strong's #1127 - γρηγορεύω

Transliteration
grēgoreúō
Phonetics
gray-gor-yoo'-o  
Word Origin
from (1453)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
2:338,195
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to watch
  2. metaph. give strict attention to, be cautious, active
    1. to take heed lest through remission and indolence some destructive calamity suddenly overtake one
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5975 ‑ עָמַד (aw‑mad');  8245 ‑ שָׁקַד (shaw‑kad');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (22) HCS (22)
Matthew 6
Mark 6
Luke 2
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
1 Thessalonians 2
1 Peter 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 6
Mark 6
Luke 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
1 Thessalonians 2
1 Peter 1
Revelation 3
Matthew 6
Mark 6
Luke 1
Acts 1
1 Corinthians 1
Colossians 1
1 Thessalonians 2
1 Peter 1
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAM-2P 1
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAM-2P 10
V-PAP-APM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 2
V-PAS-1P 3
V-PAS-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 1
V-AAM-2P 1
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-PAM-2P 4
V-PAP-APM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 2
V-PAS-1P 2
V-PAS-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAM-2P 1
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-PAM-2P 10
V-PAP-APM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 2
V-PAS-1P 2
V-PAS-3S 1
NA WH
V-AAN 1
V-PAD-2P 2
V-PAS-3S 1
V-AAI-3S 2
V-AAM-2P 1
V-AAN 2
V-AAS-2S 1
V-PAM-2P 10
V-PAP-APM 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PAP-NSM 2
V-PAS-1P 2
V-PAS-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

γρηγορευìω

From G1453

Thayer's Expanded Definition

γρηγορέω, γρηγόρω; 1 aorist ἐγρηγόρησα; (from ἐγρήγορα, to have been roused from sleep, to be awake, perfect of ἐγείρω; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 118f; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 158; (Winers Grammar, 26 (25); 92 (88))); to watch;

1. properly: Matthew 24:43; Matthew 26:38, 40; Mark 13:34; Mark 14:34, 37; Luke 12:37, 39 R G L Tr text WH text As to sleep is often equivalent to to die, so once, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, γρηγορέω means to live, be alive on earth.

2. Metaphorically, to watch i. e. give strict attention to, be cautious, active: — to take heed lest through remissness and indolence some destructive calamity suddenly overtake one, Matthew 24:42; Matthew 25:13; Mark 13:35,(37); Revelation 16:15; or lest one be led to forsake Christ, Matthew 26:41; Mark 14:38; or lest one fall into sin, 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 3:2f; or be corrupted by errors, Acts 20:31; ἐν τίνι, to be watchful in, employ the most punctilious care in a thing: Colossians 4:2. (the Sept.; (Baruch 2:9; 1 Macc. 12:27; Aristotle, plant. 1, 2, p. 816b, 29, 37); Josephus, Antiquities 11, 3, 4; Achilles Tatius; others) (Synonym: see ἀγρυπνέω. Compare: διαγρηγορέω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

γρηγορέω , - ,

= Attic ἐγρήγορα , pf. of ἐγείρω , q.v.,

[in LXX (later bks. only) chiefly for H8245;]

1. to be awake; metaph., of being alive, 1 Thessalonians 5:10.

2. to watch: Matthew 24:43; Matthew 26:38; Matthew 26:40 Mark 13:34; Mark 14:34; Mark 14:37 Luke 12:37; Luke 12:39; metaph., Matthew 24:42; Matthew 25:13; Matthew 26:41, Mark 13:35; Mark 13:37; Mark 14:38, Acts 20:31, 1 Corinthians 16:13, 1 Thessalonians 5:6, 1 Peter 5:8, Revelation 3:2-3; Revelation 16:15; seq. ἐν , Colossians 4:2. (Cf. δια -γρηγορέω .)†

SYN.: see ἀγρυπνέω G69.


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

This new present (Aristotle down), evolved out of the perf. ἐγρήγορα , is strongly condemned in Lob. Phryn. p. 118 f., cf. Rutherford NP, p. 200 f. It is frequent in the NT and is found in some, mainly late, books of the LXX (Thackeray Gr. i. p. 263). From it was formed the new verbal noun γρηγόρησις Dan TH. 5.11, .14 : cf. also the proper name Γρηγόριος . In MGr we have the adv. γλήγορα (γρήγορα ), ";quickly.";

 

 

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