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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 G2837:
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 - καὶ τὰ μνημεῖα ἀνεῴχθησαν καὶ πολλὰ σώματα τῶν κεκοιμημένων G2837 ἁγίων ἠγέρθη,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:13 - λέγοντες Εἴπατε ὅτι Οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ νυκτὸς ἐλθόντες ἔκλεψαν αὐτὸν ἡμῶν κοιμωμένων G2837
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:45 - καὶ ἀναστὰς ἀπὸ τῆς προσευχῆς ἐλθὼν πρὸς τοὺς μαθητὰς εὗρεν αὐτοὺς κοιμωμένους G2837 ἀπὸ τῆς λύπης
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:11 - ταῦτα εἶπεν καὶ μετὰ τοῦτο λέγει αὐτοῖς Λάζαρος φίλος ἡμῶν κεκοίμηται· G2837 ἀλλὰ πορεύομαι ἵνα ἐξυπνίσω αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:12 - εἶπον οὖν οἱ μαθηταὶ αὐτοῦ, Κύριε εἰ κεκοίμηται G2837 σωθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:60 - θεὶς δὲ τὰ γόνατα ἔκραξεν φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Κύριε μὴ στήσῃς αὐτοῖς τὴν ἁμαρτίαν ταύτην καὶ τοῦτο εἰπὼν ἐκοιμήθη G2837
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:6 - Ὅτε δὲ ἔμελλεν αὐτὸν προάγειν Ἡρῴδης τῇ νυκτὶ ἐκείνῃ ἦν Πέτρος κοιμώμενος G2837 μεταξὺ δύο στρατιωτῶν δεδεμένος ἁλύσεσιν δυσίν φύλακές τε πρὸ τῆς θύρας ἐτήρουν τὴν φυλακήν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:36 - Δαβὶδ μὲν γὰρ ἰδίᾳ γενεᾷ ὑπηρετήσας τῇ τοῦ θεοῦ βουλῇ ἐκοιμήθη G2837 καὶ προσετέθη πρὸς τοὺς πατέρας αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶδεν διαφθοράν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:39 - Γυνὴ δέδεται νόμῳ ἐφ᾽ ὅσον χρόνον ζῇ ἀνὴρ αὐτῆς· ἐὰν δὲ κοιμηθῇ G2837 ἀνήρ αὐτῆς ἐλευθέρα ἐστὶν θέλει γαμηθῆναι μόνον ἐν κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:30 - διὰ τοῦτο ἐν ὑμῖν πολλοὶ ἀσθενεῖς καὶ ἄρρωστοι καὶ κοιμῶνται G2837 ἱκανοί
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:6 - ἔπειτα ὤφθη ἐπάνω πεντακοσίοις ἀδελφοῖς ἐφάπαξ ἐξ ὧν οἱ πλείους μένουσιν ἕως ἄρτι τινὲς δὲ καὶ ἐκοιμήθησαν· G2837
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:18 - ἄρα καὶ οἱ κοιμηθέντες G2837 ἐν Χριστῷ ἀπώλοντο
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:20 - Νυνὶ δὲ Χριστὸς ἐγήγερται ἐκ νεκρῶν ἀπαρχὴ τῶν κεκοιμημένων G2837 ἐγένετο
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:51 - ἰδού, μυστήριον ὑμῖν λέγω· πάντες μὲν οὐ κοιμηθησόμεθα G2837 πάντες δὲ ἀλλαγησόμεθα
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - Οὐ θέλω δὲ ὑμᾶς ἀγνοεῖν ἀδελφοί περὶ τῶν κεκοιμημένων, G2837 ἵνα μὴ λυπῆσθε καθὼς καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ οἱ μὴ ἔχοντες ἐλπίδα
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:14 - εἰ γὰρ πιστεύομεν ὅτι Ἰησοῦς ἀπέθανεν καὶ ἀνέστη οὕτως καὶ θεὸς τοὺς κοιμηθέντας G2837 διὰ τοῦ Ἰησοῦ ἄξει σὺν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:15 - Τοῦτο γὰρ ὑμῖν λέγομεν ἐν λόγῳ κυρίου ὅτι ἡμεῖς οἱ ζῶντες οἱ περιλειπόμενοι εἰς τὴν παρουσίαν τοῦ κυρίου οὐ μὴ φθάσωμεν τοὺς κοιμηθέντας· G2837
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:4 - καὶ λέγοντες Ποῦ ἐστιν ἐπαγγελία τῆς παρουσίας αὐτοῦ ἀφ᾽ ἡς γὰρ οἱ πατέρες ἐκοιμήθησαν G2837 πάντα οὕτως διαμένει ἀπ᾽ ἀρχῆς κτίσεως
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