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Lexicon :: Strong's G1127 - grēgoreō

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γρηγορέω
Transliteration
grēgoreō
Pronunciation
grā-go-re'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:338,195

Strong’s Definitions

γρηγορεύω grēgoreúō, gray-gor-yoo'-o; from G1453; to keep awake, i.e. watch (literally or figuratively):—be vigilant, wake, (be) watch(-ful).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G1127 in the following manner: watch (21x), wake (1x), be vigilant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G1127 in the following manner: watch (21x), wake (1x), be vigilant (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γρηγορεύω grēgoreúō, gray-gor-yoo'-o; from G1453; to keep awake, i.e. watch (literally or figuratively):—be vigilant, wake, (be) watch(-ful).
STRONGS NT 1127: γρηγορέω
γρηγορέω, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐγρηγόρησα; (from ἐγρήγορα, to have been roused from sleep, to be awake, perfect of ἐγείρω; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 118f; Bttm. 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, γρηγ. 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, [Mark 13:37]; 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; ἔν τινι, to be watchful in, employ the most punctilious care in a thing: Colossians 4:2. (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.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
24:42; 24:43; 25:13; 26:38; 26:40; 26:41
Mark
13:34; 13:35; 13:37; 14:34; 14:37; 14:38
Luke
12:37; 12:39
Acts
20:31
1 Corinthians
16:13
Colossians
4:2
1 Thessalonians
5:6; 5:10
1 Peter
5:8
Revelation
3:2; 16:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1127 matches the Greek γρηγορέω (grēgoreō),
which occurs 30 times in 22 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:42 - "Therefore stay alert, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have been alert and would not have let his house be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:13 - Therefore stay alert, because you do not know the day or the hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:38 - Then he said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved, even to the point of death. Remain here and stay awake with me."
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - Then he came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He said to Peter, "So, couldn't you stay awake with me for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man going on a journey. He left his house and put his slaves in charge, assigning to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to stay alert.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - Stay alert, then, because you do not know when the owner of the house will return - whether during evening, at midnight, when the rooster crows, or at dawn -
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - What I say to you I say to everyone: Stay alert!"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:34 - He said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved, even to the point of death. Remain here and stay alert."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - Then he came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn't you stay awake for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - Blessed are those slaves whom their master finds alert when he returns! I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, have them take their place at the table, and will come and wait on them!
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:31 - Therefore be alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning each one of you with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Stay alert, stand firm in the faith, show courage, be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:2 - Be devoted to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - So then we must not sleep as the rest, but must stay alert and sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - He died for us so that whether we are alert or asleep we will come to life together with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober and alert. Your enemy the devil, like a roaring lion, is on the prowl looking for someone to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - Wake up then, and strengthen what remains that was about to die, because I have not found your deeds complete in the sight of my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Therefore, remember what you received and heard, and obey it, and repent. If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will never know at what hour I will come against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - (Look! I will come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays alert and does not lose his clothes so that he will not have to walk around naked and his shameful condition be seen. )
 
 
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