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Lexicon :: Strong's G1961 - epimenō

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epimenō (Key)
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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

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 - But when they persisted G1961 in asking Him, He straightened up, and said to them, “He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:48 - And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay G1961 on for a few days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:16 - But Peter continued G1961 knocking; and when they had opened the door, they saw him and were amazed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:43 - Now when the meeting of the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and of the God-fearing [fn]proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, were urging them to continue in the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:34 - [[fn]But it seemed good to Silas to remain G1961 there.]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:4 - After looking up the disciples, we stayed G1961 there seven days; and they kept telling Paul [fn]through the Spirit not to set foot in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:10 - As we were staying G1961 there for some days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:12 - After we put in at Syracuse, we stayed G1961 there for three days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:14 - [fn]There we found some brethren, and were invited to stay G1961 with them for seven days; and thus we came to Rome.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:1 - What shall we say then? Are we to continue G1961 in sin so that grace may increase?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:22 - Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God’s kindness, if you continue G1961 in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:23 - And they also, if they do not continue G1961 in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:7 - For I do not wish to see you now just in passing; for I hope to remain G1961 with you for some time, if the Lord permits.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:8 - But I will remain G1961 in Ephesus until Pentecost;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:18 - Then three years later I went up to Jerusalem to [fn]become acquainted with Cephas, and stayed G1961 with him fifteen days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:24 - yet to remain G1961 on in the flesh is more necessary for your sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:23 - if indeed you continue G1961 in [fn]the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, [fn]was made a [fn]minister.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:16 - Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere G1961 in these things, for as you do this you will [fn]ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
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