The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NKJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NKJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G1127 - grēgoreō

Choose a new font size and typeface
γρηγορέω
Transliteration
grēgoreō
Pronunciation
grā-go-re'-ō (Key)
Listen
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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 24 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:42 - “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour[fn] your Lord is coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - “But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and not allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:13 - “Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour[fn] in which the Son of Man is coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:38 - Then He said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What? Could you not watch with Me one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - “Watch therefore, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming—in the evening, at midnight, at the crowing of the rooster, or in the morning—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - “And what I say to you, I say to all: Watch!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:34 - Then He said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - Then He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “Simon, are you sleeping? Could you not watch one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - “Blessed are those servants whom the master, when he comes, will find watching. Assuredly, I say to you that he will gird himself and have them sit down to eat, and will come and serve them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:39 - “But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and[fn] not allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:31 - “Therefore watch, and remember that for three years I did not cease to warn everyone night and day with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:2 - Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; because[fn] your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - “Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die, for I have not found your works perfect before God.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - “Remember therefore how you have received and heard; hold fast and repent. Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - “Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame.”
 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NKJV
Your Bible Version is the NKJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1