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Lexicon :: Strong's G3525 - nēphō

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νήφω
Transliteration
nēphō (Key)
Pronunciation
nay'-fo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:936,633

Strong’s Definitions

νήφω nḗphō, nay'-fo; of uncertain affinity; to abstain from wine (keep sober), i.e. (figuratively) be discreet:—be sober, watch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3525 in the following manner: be sober (4x), watch (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3525 in the following manner: be sober (4x), watch (2x).
  1. to be sober, to be calm and collected in spirit

  2. to be temperate, dispassionate, circumspect

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
νήφω nḗphō, nay'-fo; of uncertain affinity; to abstain from wine (keep sober), i.e. (figuratively) be discreet:—be sober, watch.
STRONGS G3525:
νήφω; 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural νήψατε; from Theognis, Sophocles, Xenophon down; to be sober; in the N. T. everywhere tropically, to be calm and collected in spirit; to be temperate, dispassionate, circumspect: 1 Thessalonians 5:6, 8; 2 Timothy 4:5; 1 Peter 1:13; 1 Peter 5:8; εἰς τάς προσευχάς, unto (the offering of) prayer, 1 Peter 4:7. (Synonym: see ἀγρυπνέω; and on the word see Ellicott on Timothy, the passage cited Compare: ἀνανήφω, ἐκνήφω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Thessalonians
5:6; 5:8
2 Timothy
4:5
1 Peter
1:13; 4:7; 5:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3525 matches the Greek νήφω (nēphō),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:5 - As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:13 - Therefore, preparing your minds for action,[fn] and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
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