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Lexicon :: Strong's G1961 - epimenō

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Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιμένω epiménō, ep-ee-men'-o; from G1909 and G3306; to stay over, i.e. remain (figuratively, persevere):—abide (in), continue (in), tarry.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G1961 in the following manner: tarry (7x), continue in (5x), continue (2x), abide (2x), abide in (1x), abide still (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G1961 in the following manner: tarry (7x), continue in (5x), continue (2x), abide (2x), abide in (1x), abide still (1x).
  1. to stay at or with, to tarry still, still to abide, to continue, remain

    1. of tarrying in a place

    2. to persevere, continue

      1. of the thing continued in

      2. in the work of teaching

      3. of the blessing for which one keeps himself fit

      4. denoting the action persisted in

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιμένω epiménō, ep-ee-men'-o; from G1909 and G3306; to stay over, i.e. remain (figuratively, persevere):—abide (in), continue (in), tarry.
ἐπιμένω; (imperfect ἐπέμενον); future ἐπιμένω; 1 aorist ἐπέμεινα; to stay at or with; to tarry still; still to abide, to continue, remain;
a. properly, of tarrying in a place: ἐν Ἐφέσῳ, 1 Corinthians 16:8; ἐν τῇ σαρκί, to live still longer on earth Philippians 1:24 (G T WH omit ἐν); αὐτοῦ, there, Acts 15:34 (Rec.); Acts 21:4 (Lachmann αὐτοῖς); with the dative of thing: τῇ σαρκί, to abide as it were a captive to life on earth, Philippians 1:24 G T WH; ἐπί τίνι, with one, Acts 28:14 (L T Tr WH παῥ); πρός τινα, with one, 1 Corinthians 16:7; Galatians 1:18; with specification of time how long: Acts 10:48; Acts 21:4, 10; Acts 28:12, 14; 1 Corinthians 16:7.
b. tropically, to persevere, continue; with the dative of the thing continued in (cf. Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part ii., p. 10f): τῇ ἁμαρτία, Romans 6:1; τῇ ἀπιστία, Romans 11:23; τῇ πίστει, Colossians 1:23; in the work of teaching, 1 Timothy 4:16 (τῷ μή ἀδικεῖν, Xenophon, oec. 14, 7; τῇ μνηστεία, Aelian v. h. 10, 15); with the dative of the blessing for which one keeps himself fit: τῇ χάριτι, Acts 13:43 Rec.; τῇ χρηστότητι, Romans 11:22; with a participle denoting the action persisted in: John 8:7 Rec.; Acts 12:16; cf. Buttmann, 299f (257); (Winer's Grammar, § 54, 4).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

10:48; 12:16; 13:43; 15:34; 21:4; 21:4; 21:10; 28:12; 28:14; 28:14
6:1; 11:22; 11:23
1 Corinthians
16:7; 16:7; 16:8
1:24; 1:24
1 Timothy

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Strong's Number G1961 matches the Greek ἐπιμένω (epimenō),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:7 - So when they continued G1961 asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:48 - And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry G1961 certain days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:16 - But Peter continued G1961 knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:43 - Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue G1961 in the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:34 - Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide G1961  there still. G1961
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:4 - And finding disciples, we tarried G1961 there seven days: who said to Paul through the Spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:10 - And as we tarried G1961 there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:12 - And landing at Syracuse, we tarried G1961 there three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:14 - Where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry G1961 with them seven days: and so we went toward Rome.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:1 - What shall we say then? Shall we continue G1961 in sin, that grace may abound?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:22 - Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue G1961 in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:23 - And they also, if they abide G1961 not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:7 - For I will not see you now by the way; but I trust to tarry G1961 a while with you, if the Lord permit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:8 - But I will tarry G1961 at Ephesus until Pentecost.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:18 - Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode G1961 with him fifteen days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:24 - Nevertheless to abide G1961 in the flesh is more needful for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - If ye continue G1961 in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:16 - Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue G1961 in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
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