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Lexicon :: Strong's G2837 - koimaō

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κοιμάω
Transliteration
koimaō (Key)
Pronunciation
koy-mah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
18x in 12 unique form(s)
TR
18x in 12 unique form(s)
LXX
185x in 30 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

κοιμάω koimáō, koy-mah'-o; from G2749; to put to sleep, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to slumber; figuratively, to decease:—(be a-, fall a-, fall on) sleep, be dead.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2837 in the following manner: sleep (10x), fall asleep (4x), be asleep (2x), fall on sleep (1x), be dead (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2837 in the following manner: sleep (10x), fall asleep (4x), be asleep (2x), fall on sleep (1x), be dead (1x).
  1. to cause to sleep, put to sleep

  2. metaph.

    1. to still, calm, quiet

    2. to fall asleep, to sleep

    3. to die

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοιμάω koimáō, koy-mah'-o; from G2749; to put to sleep, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to slumber; figuratively, to decease:—(be a-, fall a-, fall on) sleep, be dead.
STRONGS NT 2837: κοιμάω
κοιμάω, κοίμω: passive, present κοιμάομαι. κοιμωμαι; perfect κεκοίμημαι (cf. Winer's Grammar, 274 (257)); 1 aorist ἐκοιμήθην; 1 future κοιμηθήσομαι; (akin to κεῖμαι; Curtius, § 45); to cause to sleep, put to sleep (Homer, et al.); metaphorically, to still, calm, quiet, (Homer, Aeschylus, Plato); passive to sleep, fall asleep: properly, Matthew 28:13; Luke 22:45; John 11:12; Acts 12:6; the Sept. for שָׁכַב. metaphorically, and euphemistically equivalent to to die (cf. English to fall asleep): John 11:11; Acts 7:60; Acts 13:36; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 1 Corinthians 11:30; 1 Corinthians 15:6, 51 (cf. Winers Grammar, 555 (517); Buttmann, 121 (106) note); 2 Peter 3:4; οἱ κοιμώμενοι, κεκοιμημένοι, κοιμηθέντες, equivalent to the dead: Matthew 27:52; 1 Corinthians 15:20; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-15; with ἐν Χριστῷ added (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b), 1 Corinthians 15:18; in the same sense Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 43:17; 1 Kings 11:43; 2 Macc. 12:45; Homer, Iliad 11, 241; Sophocles Electr. 509.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
2; 11:43
Isaiah
14:8; 43:17
Matthew
27:52; 28:13
Luke
22:45
John
11:11; 11:12
Acts
7:60; 12:6; 13:36
1 Corinthians
7:39; 11:30; 15:6; 15:18; 15:20; 15:51
1 Thessalonians
4:13; 4:14; 4:15
2 Peter
3:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2837 matches the Greek κοιμάω (koimaō),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:52 - Also the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the [fn]saints who had fallen G2837 asleep G2837 were raised;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:13 - and said, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came at night and stole Him while we were G2837 asleep G2837.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:45 - When He rose from prayer, He came to the disciples and found them sleeping G2837 from sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:11 - This He said, and after this He *said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen G2837 asleep G2837; but I am going so that I may awaken him from sleep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:12 - The disciples then said to Him, “Lord, if he has fallen G2837 asleep G2837, he will [fn]come out of it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:60 - Then he fell on his knees and cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them!” Having said this, he [fn]fell G2837 asleep G2837.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:6 - On [fn]the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping G2837 between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door were watching over the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:36 - “For David, after he had [fn]served God’s purpose in his own generation, fell G2837 asleep G2837, and was [fn]buried among his fathers and [fn]underwent decay;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:39 - A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband [fn]dies G2837, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:30 - For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number [fn]are G2837 asleep G2837.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:6 - After that He appeared to more than five hundred brothers and sisters at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen G2837 asleep G2837;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:18 - Then also those who have fallen G2837 asleep G2837 in Christ have perished.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:20 - But the fact is, Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are G2837 asleep G2837.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:51 - Behold, I am telling you a [fn]mystery; we will not all sleep G2837, but we will all be changed,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who [fn]are G2837 asleep G2837, so that you will not grieve as indeed the rest of mankind do, who have no hope.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:14 - For if we believe that Jesus died and rose from the dead, so also God will bring with Him those who have fallen G2837 asleep G2837 [fn]through Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:15 - For we say this to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive [fn]and remain until the coming of the Lord will not precede those who have fallen G2837 asleep G2837.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers [fn]fell G2837 asleep G2837, all things continue just as they were from the beginning of creation.”

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