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Entry for Strong's #3906 - παρατηρέω

Transliteration
paratēréō
Phonetics
par-at-ay-reh'-o  
Word Origin
from (3844) and (5083)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
8:146,1174
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to stand beside and watch, to watch assiduously, observe carefully
    1. to watch, attend to with the eyes
    2. of auguries, to see what he is going to do
    3. in a bad sense, to watch insidiously
    4. to watch one's self
    5. to observe, keep scrupulously
      1. to neglect nothing requisite to the religious observance of
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2161 ‑ זָמַם (zaw‑mam');  8104 ‑ שָׁמַר (shaw‑mar');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Mark 1
Luke 3
Acts 1
Galatians 1
Mark 1
Luke 3
Acts 1
Galatians 1
Mark 1
Luke 3
Acts 1
Galatians 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-IAI-3P 3
V-PMI-2P 1
V-PMP-NPM 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IMI-3P 1
V-PMI-2P 1
V-PMP-NPM 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-IAI-3P 3
V-PMI-2P 1
V-PMP-NPM 1
NA WH
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-IAI-3P 1
V-IMI-3P 2
V-PMI-2P 1
V-PMP-NPM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

παρατηρ-έω,

watch closely, θεία φύσις -τηροῦσα τὰς τῶν ζῴν ἐξόδους Epicur. Ephesians 2 p.54U., cf. Ceb. 9; of a general, π. τόπους Plb. 1.29.4; σφᾶς αὐτοὺς π. Id. 11.9.9; observe, -τετηρηκότες μόνον (opp. scientific explanation) Phld. Rh. 1.248 S.: folld. by an interrog. clause, π. τινά, ὁπότερα.. X. Mem. 3.14.4; π. τίς ἔπταρεν Philem. 100.1: by a part.. π. [ὄρνιθα] ἀποδυόμενον Arist. HA 620a8; with evil design, lie in wait for, watch one's opportunity, abs., Id. Rh. 1384b7; in argument, Id. Top. 161a23; ἐνεδρεύειν καὶ π. Plb. 18.3.2; π. καιροὺς εἰς κόλασιν Phld. Ir. p.43 W.: Med., παρετηροῦντο αὐτὸν οἱ Φαρισαῖοι Luke 6:7 : abs., Vett. Val. 205.13: Pass., ὑπό τινος Dicaearch. 1.16; to be kept under ob servation, Men. 542.6.

2.. take care, ὅπως μὴ.. D. 18.161; π. ἵνα.. D.H. Dem. 53.

3.. observe carefully, τὸ μέτριον Arist. Rh. 1405b33: Med, observe religiously, ἡμέρας καὶ μῆνας Galatians 4:10; τὴν τῶν σαββάτων ἡμέραν J. AJ 14.10.25: generally, ὅσα προστάττουσιν [οἱ νόμοι] ἀκριβῶς π. D.C. 53.10.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παρατηρέω, παρατήρω: imperfect 3 person plural παρετήρουν; 1 aorist παρετήρησα; middle, present παρατηροῦμαι; imperfect 3 person plural παρετηροῦντο; properly, to stand beside and watch (cf. παρά, IV. 1); to watch assiduously, observe carefully;

a. to watch, attend to, with the eyes: τά ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ γιγνόμενα; of auguries, Dio Cassius, 38, 13; τινα, one, to see what he is going to do (Xenophon, mem. 3, 14, 4); contextually in a bad sense, to watch insidiously, Luke 20:20 (Tr marginal reading ἀποχωρησαντες) (joined with ἐνεδρεύειν, Polybius 17, 3, 2); τινα (Polybius 11, 9, 9; the Sept. Psalm 36:12 (); Susanna 16) followed by the interrogative εἰ, Mark 3:2 R G T WH Tr text; Luke vi.; Rec.; middle to watch for oneself: Mark 3:2 L Tr marginal reading; Luke 6:7 L T Tr WH ((in both passive followed by interrogative εἰ)); Luke 14:1; active with an accusative of place (Polybius 1, 29, 4): τάς πύλας (followed by ὅπως, cf. Buttmann, 237 (205)), Acts 9:24 R G, where L T Tr WH give middle παρετηροῦντο.

b. to observe equivalent to to keep scrupulously; to neglect nothing requisite to the religious observance of: ἑβδομάδας, Josephus, Antiquities 3, 5, 5; (τήν τῶν σαββάτων ἡμέραν. id. 14, 10, 25); middle (for oneself, i. e. for one's salvation), ἡμέρας, μῆνας, καιρούς, Galatians 4:10 (ὅσα προσταττουσιν, οἱ νόμοι, Dio Cassius, 53, 10; (τά εἰς βρῶσιν οὐ νενομισμενα, Josephus, contra Apion 2, 39, 2)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παρα -τηρέω , - ,

[in LXX: Psalms 37:12 (H2161), Psalms 130:8 (H8104), Da TH Daniel 6:11 (12), Su 1:12,15,16*;]

1. to watch closely, observe narrowly: so mid., τ . πύλας , Acts 9:24; with evil intent, Mark 3:2, Luke 20:20 (absol., v. Field, Notes, 74); so mid., Luke 6:7; Luke 14:1.

2. to observe scrupulously (of days and seasons; cf. Exodus 12:42, Sm.): mid., Galatians 4:10.†


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

";confidence,"; ";trust,"; confined in the NT to Paul, is condemned by the Atticists, see Lob. Phryn. p. 294 f., Rutherford NP p. 355. The subst. is found in the LXX only in 4Ki. 18:18 [MT 2 Kings 18:19] : for the verb see Thackeray Gr. i. p. 224 f.

 

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List of Word Forms
παρατηρεισθε παρατηρείσθε παρατηρεῖσθε παρατηρησαντες παρατηρήσαντες παρατηρήσεται παρατηρήσης παρατηρουμενοι παρατηρούμενοι παρετήρησαν παρετηρουν παρετήρουν παρετηρουντο παρετηροῦντο paratereisthe paratereîsthe paratēreisthe paratēreîsthe parateresantes paraterḗsantes paratērēsantes paratērḗsantes parateroumenoi parateroúmenoi paratēroumenoi paratēroúmenoi pareteroun paretēroun paretḗroun pareterounto pareteroûnto paretērounto paretēroûnto
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