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Lexicon :: Strong's G2837 - koimaō

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κοιμάω
Transliteration
koimaō
Pronunciation
koi-mä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

κοιμάω koimáō, koy-mah'-o; from G2749; to put to sleep, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to slumber; figuratively, to decease:—(be a-, fall a-, fall on) sleep, be dead.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2837 in the following manner: sleep (10x), fall asleep (4x), be asleep (2x), fall on sleep (1x), be dead (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2837 in the following manner: sleep (10x), fall asleep (4x), be asleep (2x), fall on sleep (1x), be dead (1x).
  1. to cause to sleep, put to sleep

  2. metaph.

    1. to still, calm, quiet

    2. to fall asleep, to sleep

    3. to die

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοιμάω koimáō, koy-mah'-o; from G2749; to put to sleep, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to slumber; figuratively, to decease:—(be a-, fall a-, fall on) sleep, be dead.
STRONGS NT 2837: κοιμάω
κοιμάω, κοίμω: passive, present κοιμάομαι. κοιμωμαι; perfect κεκοίμημαι (cf. Winer's Grammar, 274 (257)); 1 aorist ἐκοιμήθην; 1 future κοιμηθήσομαι; (akin to κεῖμαι; Curtius, § 45); to cause to sleep, put to sleep (Homer, et al.); metaphorically, to still, calm, quiet, (Homer, Aeschylus, Plato); passive to sleep, fall asleep: properly, Matthew 28:13; Luke 22:45; John 11:12; Acts 12:6; the Sept. for שָׁכַב. metaphorically, and euphemistically equivalent to to die (cf. English to fall asleep): John 11:11; Acts 7:60; Acts 13:36; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 1 Corinthians 11:30; 1 Corinthians 15:6, 51 (cf. Winers Grammar, 555 (517); Buttmann, 121 (106) note); 2 Peter 3:4; οἱ κοιμώμενοι, κεκοιμημένοι, κοιμηθέντες, equivalent to the dead: Matthew 27:52; 1 Corinthians 15:20; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-15; with ἐν Χριστῷ added (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b), 1 Corinthians 15:18; in the same sense Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 43:17; 1 Kings 11:43; 2 Macc. 12:45; Homer, Iliad 11, 241; Sophocles Electr. 509.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
2; 11:43
Isaiah
14:8; 43:17
Matthew
27:52; 28:13
Luke
22:45
John
11:11; 11:12
Acts
7:60; 12:6; 13:36
1 Corinthians
7:39; 11:30; 15:6; 15:18; 15:20; 15:51
1 Thessalonians
4:13; 4:14; 4:15
2 Peter
3:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2837 matches the Greek κοιμάω (koimaō),
which occurs 19 times in 18 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:52 - And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept G2837 arose,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:13 - Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept. G2837
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:45 - And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping G2837 for sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:11 - These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; G2837 but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:12 - Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, G2837 he shall do well.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:60 - And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. G2837
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:6 - And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping G2837 between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:36 - For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, G2837 and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:39 - The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, G2837 she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:30 - For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep. G2837
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:6 - After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. G2837
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:18 - Then they also which are fallen asleep G2837 in Christ are perished.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:20 - But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. G2837
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:51 - Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall G2837 not all sleep, G2837 but we shall all be changed,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, G2837 that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:14 - For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep G2837 in Jesus will God bring with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:15 - For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. G2837
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, G2837 all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
 
 
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