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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.)
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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 24 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:42 - Watch G1127 therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, G1127 and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:13 - Watch G1127 therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:38 - Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch G1127 with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch G1127 with me one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - Watch G1127 and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch. G1127
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - Watch ye G1127 therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch. G1127
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:34 - And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch. G1127
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch G1127 one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - Watch ye G1127 and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: G1127 verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:39 - And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, G1127 and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:31 - Therefore watch, G1127 and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Watch ye, G1127 stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:2 - Continue in prayer, and watch G1127 in the same with thanksgiving;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch G1127 and be sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - Who died for us, that, whether we wake G1127 or sleep, we should live together with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; G1127 because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - Be watchful, G1127 and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt G1127 not watch, G1127 I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, G1127 and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.
 
 
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