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Lexicon :: Strong's G3525 - nēphō

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νήφω
Transliteration
nēphō
Pronunciation
nā'-fō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:936,633

Strong’s Definitions

νήφω nḗphō, nay'-fo; of uncertain affinity; to abstain from wine (keep sober), i.e. (figuratively) be discreet:—be sober, watch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3525 in the following manner: be sober (4x), watch (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3525 in the following manner: be sober (4x), watch (2x).
  1. to be sober, to be calm and collected in spirit

  2. to be temperate, dispassionate, circumspect

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
νήφω nḗphō, nay'-fo; of uncertain affinity; to abstain from wine (keep sober), i.e. (figuratively) be discreet:—be sober, watch.
STRONGS NT 3525: νήφω
νήφω; 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural νήψατε; from Theognis, Sophocles, Xenophon down; to be sober; in the N. T. everywhere tropically, to be calm and collected in spirit; to be temperate, dispassionate, circumspect: 1 Thessalonians 5:6, 8; 2 Timothy 4:5; 1 Peter 1:13; 1 Peter 5:8; εἰς τάς προσευχάς, unto (the offering of) prayer, 1 Peter 4:7. (Synonym: see ἀγρυπνέω; and on the word see Ellicott on Timothy, the passage cited Compare: ἀνανήφω, ἐκνήφω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Thessalonians
5:6; 5:8
2 Timothy
4:5
1 Peter
1:13; 4:7; 5:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3525 matches the Greek νήφω (nēphō),
which occurs 7 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. G3525
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But let G3525  us, who are of the day, be sober, G3525 putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - But watch G3525 thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:13 - Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, G3525 and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch G3525 unto prayer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober, G3525 be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
 
 
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