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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5084 - τήρησις

Transliteration
tḗrēsis
Phonetics
tay'-ray-sis  
Word Origin
from (5083)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
8:146,1174
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a watching
    1. of prisoners
    2. a place where prisoners are kept, a prison
  2. a keeping
    1. complying with, obeying
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1
N-ASF 1
N-DSF 1
N-NSF 1


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τήρησις, τηρησεως, (τηρέω);

a. a watching: of prisoners (Thucydides 7, 86); the place where prisoners are kept, a prison (R. V. ward): Acts 4:3; Acts 5:18.

b. a keeping, i. e. complying with obeying: τῶν ἐντολῶν, 1 Corinthians 7:19; Sir. 35:23 (Sir. 32:23); νόμων, Wis. 6:19.

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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
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