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Lexicon :: Strong's G4165 - poimainō

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ποιμαίνω
Transliteration
poimainō
Pronunciation
poi-mī'-nō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:485,901

Trench's Synonyms: xxv. βόσκω, ποιμαίνω.

Strong’s Definitions

ποιμαίνω poimaínō, poy-mah'-ee-no; from G4166; to tend as a shepherd of (figuratively, superviser):—feed (cattle), rule.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4165 in the following manner: feed (6x), rule (4x), feed cattle (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4165 in the following manner: feed (6x), rule (4x), feed cattle (1x).
  1. to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep

    1. to rule, govern

      1. of rulers

      2. to furnish pasture for food

      3. to nourish

      4. to cherish one's body, to serve the body

      5. to supply the requisites for the soul's need

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποιμαίνω poimaínō, poy-mah'-ee-no; from G4166; to tend as a shepherd of (figuratively, superviser):—feed (cattle), rule.
STRONGS NT 4165: ποιμαίνω
ποιμαίνω; future ποιμανῶ; 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural ποιμάνατε (1 Peter 5:2); (ποιμήν, which see); from Homer down; the Sept. for רָעָה; to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep;
a. properly: Luke 17:7; ποίμνην, 1 Corinthians 9:7.
b. tropically,
α. to rule, govern: of rulers, τινα, Matthew 2:6; Revelation 2:27; Revelation 12:5; Revelation 19:15 (2 Samuel 5:2; Micah 5:6 (Micah 5:5); Micah 7:14, etc.; (cf. Winers Grammar, 17)) (see ποιμήν, b. at the end); of the overseers (pastors) of the church, John 21:16; Acts 20:28; 1 Peter 5:2.
β. to furnish pasturage or food; to nourish: ἑαυτόν, to cherish one's body, to serve the body, Jude 1:12; to supply the requisites for the soul's needs (R. V. shall be their shepherd), Revelation 7:17. (Synonym: see βόσκω, at the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
5:2
Micah
5:5; 5:6; 7:14
Matthew
2:6
Luke
17:7
John
21:16
Acts
20:28
1 Corinthians
9:7
1 Peter
5:2; 5:2
Jude
1:12
Revelation
2:27; 7:17; 12:5; 19:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4165 matches the Greek ποιμαίνω (poimainō),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;
For out of you shall come a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’
 ”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:7 - “And which of you, having a servant plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of Jonah,[fn] do you love Me?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.” He said to him, “Tend My sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:28 - “Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God[fn] which He purchased with His own blood.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:7 - Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat of its fruit? Or who tends a flock and does not drink of the milk of the flock?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:2 - Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly,[fn] not for dishonest gain but eagerly;
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:12 - These are spots in your love feasts, while they feast with you without fear, serving only themselves. They are clouds without water, carried about[fn] by the winds; late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:27 - ‘He shall rule them with a rod of iron;
They shall be dashed to pieces like the potter’s vessels’
[fn]
as I also have received from My Father;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:17 - “for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters.[fn] And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:5 - She bore a male Child who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron. And her Child was caught up to God and His throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - Now out of His mouth goes a sharp[fn] sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
 
 
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