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Lexicon :: Strong's G1127 - grēgoreō

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γρηγορέω
Transliteration
grēgoreō (Key)
Pronunciation
gray-gor-yoo'-o
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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, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐγρηγόρησα; (from ἐγρήγορα, to have been roused from sleep, to be awake, perfect of ἐγείρω; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 118f; Bttm. 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, γρηγ. 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, [Mark 13:37]; 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; ἔν τινι, to be watchful in, employ the most punctilious care in a thing: Colossians 4:2. (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.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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; 13:37; 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 23 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:42 - “Therefore be on the alert G1127, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:43 - “But [fn]be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what time of the night the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert G1127 and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:13 - “Be on the alert G1127 then, because you do not know the day nor the hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:38 - Then He *said to them, “My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and keep G1127 watch G1127 with Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:40 - And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and He *said to Peter, “So, you men could not keep G1127 watch G1127 with Me for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - “Keep G1127 watching G1127 and praying, so that you do not come into temptation; the spirit is [fn]willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and [fn]putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay G1127 alert G1127.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:35 - “Therefore, stay G1127 alert G1127—for you do not know when the [fn]master of the house is coming, whether in the evening, at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:37 - “What I say to you I say to all: ‘Stay G1127 alert G1127!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:34 - And He *said to them, “My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and [fn]keep G1127 watch G1127.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:37 - And He *came and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Could you not [fn]keep G1127 watch G1127 for one hour?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - [fn]Keep G1127 watching G1127 and praying, so that you will not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:37 - “Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert G1127 when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will [fn]prepare himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and he will come up and serve them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:39 - “But [fn]be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:31 - “Therefore, be on the alert G1127, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Be on the alert G1127, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:2 - Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping G1127 alert G1127 in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - so then, let’s not sleep as [fn]others do, but let’s be alert G1127 and [fn]sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - who died for us, so that whether we are awake G1127 or asleep, we will live together with Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be of sober spirit, be on the alert G1127. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - ‘Be constantly G1127 alert G1127, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - ‘So remember [fn]what you have received and heard; and [fn]keep it, and repent. Then if you are not alert G1127, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - (“Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the one who stays G1127 awake G1127 and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and people will not see his shame.”)

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