Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search ESV
Your Bible Version is the ESV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's G2749 - keimai

Choose a new font size and typeface
κεῖμαι
Transliteration
keimai (Key)
Pronunciation
ki'-mahee
Listen
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a primary verb
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:654,425

Strong’s Definitions

κεῖμαι keîmai, ki'-mahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to lie outstretched (literally or figuratively):—be (appointed, laid up, made, set), lay, lie. Compare G5087.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's G2749 in the following manner: lie (9x), be laid (6x), be set (6x), be appointed (1x), be (1x), be made (1x), laid up (1x), there (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's G2749 in the following manner: lie (9x), be laid (6x), be set (6x), be appointed (1x), be (1x), be made (1x), laid up (1x), there (1x).
  1. to lie

    1. of an infant

    2. of one buried

    3. of things that quietly cover some spot

      1. of a city situated on a hill

    4. of things put or set in any place, in ref. to which we often use "to stand"

      1. of vessels, of a throne, of the site of a city, of grain and other things laid up together, of a foundation

  2. metaph.

    1. to be (by God's intent) set, i.e. destined, appointed

    2. of laws, to be made, laid down

    3. lies in the power of the evil one, i.e. is held in subjection by the devil

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κεῖμαι keîmai, ki'-mahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to lie outstretched (literally or figuratively):—be (appointed, laid up, made, set), lay, lie. Compare G5087.
STRONGS G2749:
κεῖμαι; imperfect 3 person singular ἔκειτο; to lie;
1. properly: of an infant, followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Luke 2:12 (Tdf. omits κείμενον),16; of one buried: ὅπου or οὗ, Matthew 28:6; Luke 23:53; John 11:41 Rec.; John 20:12; of things that quietly cover some spot, Luke 24:12 (R G L brackets); John 20:5-7; John 21:9; with ἐπί τί added, 2 Corinthians 3:15; ἐπάνω τίνος (of a city situated on a hill), Matthew 5:14; also of things put or set in any place, in reference to which we often use to stand: thus of vessels, John 2:6; John 19:29 (χύτρας κειμενας, Xenophon, oec. 8, 19); of a throne, Revelation 4:2 (Jeremiah 24:1; Homer, Iliad 2, 777; Odyssey 17, 331); κεῖσθαι πρός τί, to be brought near to a thing (see πρός, I. 2 a.), Matthew 3:10; Luke 3:9; absolutely, of the site of a city, τετραγονος κεῖται, Revelation 21:16; of grain and other things laid up, gathered together, Luke 12:19; of a foundation, 1 Corinthians 3:11.
2. metaphorically,
a. to be (by God's intent) set, i. e. destined, appointed: followed by εἰς with the accusative indicating the purpose, Luke 2:34; Philippians 1:17 (16); 1 Thessalonians 3:3.
b. as very often in secular authors (cf. Passow, under the word, p. 1694b; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, IV. 2)), of laws, to be made, laid down: τίνι, 1 Timothy 1:9.
c. κόσμος ὅλος ἐν τῷ πονηρῷ κεῖται, lies in the power of the evil one, i. e. is held in subjection by the devil, 1 John 5:19. (Compare: ἀνάκειμαι, συνανάκειμαι, ἀντίκειμαι, ἀπόκειμαι, ἐπίκειμαι, κατάκειμαι, παράκειμαι, περίκειμαι, πρόκειμαι.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Jeremiah
24:1
Matthew
3:10; 5:14; 28:6
Luke
2:12; 2:34; 3:9; 12:19; 23:53; 24:12
John
2:6; 11:41; 19:29; 20:5; 20:6; 20:7; 20:12; 21:9
1 Corinthians
3:11
2 Corinthians
3:15
Philippians
1:17
1 Thessalonians
3:3
1 Timothy
1:9
1 John
5:19
Revelation
4:2; 21:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2749 matches the Greek κεῖμαι (keimai),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:14 - “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:6 - He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he[fn] lay.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:12 - And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:16 - And they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in a manger.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:34 - And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is opposed
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:19 - And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:53 - Then he took it down and wrapped it in a linen shroud and laid him in a tomb cut in stone, where no one had ever yet been laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:6 - Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:29 - A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:5 - And stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying there, but he did not go in.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:6 - Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying there,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:7 - and the face cloth, which had been on Jesus’[fn] head, not lying with the linen cloths but folded up in a place by itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:12 - And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:9 - When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place, with fish laid out on it, and bread.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:11 - For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:15 - Yes, to this day whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:16 - The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:3 - that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:9 - understanding this, that the law is not laid down for the just but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who strike their fathers and mothers, for murderers,
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:19 - We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:2 - At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:16 - The city lies foursquare, its length the same as its width. And he measured the city with his rod, 12,000 stadia.[fn] Its length and width and height are equal.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search ESV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search ESV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan


Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization