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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, 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.)
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; 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 - “So you, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - Understand this: If a homeowner knew exactly when a burglar was coming, he would keep watch and not permit his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:13 - “So you, too, must keep watch! For you do not know the day or hour of my return.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:38 - He told them, “My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - Then he returned to the disciples and found them asleep. He said to Peter, “Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - “The coming of the Son of Man can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. When he left home, he gave each of his slaves instructions about the work they were to do, and he told the gatekeeper to watch for his return.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - You, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know when the master of the household will return—in the evening, at midnight, before dawn, or at daybreak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - I say to you what I say to everyone: Watch for him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:34 - He told them, “My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - Then he returned and found the disciples asleep. He said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - The servants who are ready and waiting for his return will be rewarded. I tell you the truth, he himself will seat them, put on an apron, and serve them as they sit and eat!
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:31 - Watch out! Remember the three years I was with you—my constant watch and care over you night and day, and my many tears for you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous.[fn] Be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:2 - Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - So be on your guard, not asleep like the others. Stay alert and be clearheaded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - Christ died for us so that, whether we are dead or alive when he returns, we can live with him forever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - Wake up! Strengthen what little remains, for even what is left is almost dead. I find that your actions do not meet the requirements of my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Go back to what you heard and believed at first; hold to it firmly. Repent and turn to me again. If you don’t wake up, I will come to you suddenly, as unexpected as a thief.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - “Look, I will come as unexpectedly as a thief! Blessed are all who are watching for me, who keep their clothing ready so they will not have to walk around naked and ashamed.”
 
 
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