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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 others do, but let us watch and be sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:13 - Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers.
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.
 
 
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