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Lexicon :: Strong's G4165 - poimainō

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ποιμαίνω
Transliteration
poimainō (Key)
Pronunciation
poy-mah'-ee-no
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:485,901

Trench's Synonyms: xxv. βόσκω, ποιμαίνω.

Strong’s Definitions

ποιμαίνω poimaínō, poy-mah'-ee-no; from G4166; to tend as a shepherd of (figuratively, superviser):—feed (cattle), rule.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4165 in the following manner: feed (6x), rule (4x), feed cattle (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4165 in the following manner: feed (6x), rule (4x), feed cattle (1x).
  1. to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep

    1. to rule, govern

      1. of rulers

      2. to furnish pasture for food

      3. to nourish

      4. to cherish one's body, to serve the body

      5. to supply the requisites for the soul's need

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ποιμαίνω poimaínō, poy-mah'-ee-no; from G4166; to tend as a shepherd of (figuratively, superviser):—feed (cattle), rule.
STRONGS NT 4165: ποιμαίνω
ποιμαίνω; future ποιμανῶ; 1 aorist imperative 2 person plural ποιμάνατε (1 Peter 5:2); (ποιμήν, which see); from Homer down; the Sept. for רָעָה; to feed, to tend a flock, keep sheep;
a. properly: Luke 17:7; ποίμνην, 1 Corinthians 9:7.
b. tropically,
α. to rule, govern: of rulers, τινα, Matthew 2:6; Revelation 2:27; Revelation 12:5; Revelation 19:15 (2 Samuel 5:2; Micah 5:6 (Micah 5:5); Micah 7:14, etc.; (cf. Winers Grammar, 17)) (see ποιμήν, b. at the end); of the overseers (pastors) of the church, John 21:16; Acts 20:28; 1 Peter 5:2.
β. to furnish pasturage or food; to nourish: ἑαυτόν, to cherish one's body, to serve the body, Jude 1:12; to supply the requisites for the soul's needs (R. V. shall be their shepherd), Revelation 7:17. (Synonym: see βόσκω, at the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
5:2
Micah
5:5; 5:6; 7:14
Matthew
2:6
Luke
17:7
John
21:16
Acts
20:28
1 Corinthians
9:7
1 Peter
5:2; 5:2
Jude
1:12
Revelation
2:27; 7:17; 12:5; 19:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4165 matches the Greek ποιμαίνω (poimainō),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - ‘AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH,
ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH;
FOR OUT OF YOU SHALL COME FORTH A RULER
WHO WILL SHEPHERD G4165 MY PEOPLE ISRAEL.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:7 - “Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending G4165 sheep, G4165 will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come immediately and [fn]sit down to eat’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He *said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Shepherd G4165 My sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:28 - “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you [fn]overseers, to shepherd G4165 the church of God which He [fn]purchased [fn]with His own blood.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:7 - Who at any time serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat the fruit of it? Or who tends G4165 a flock and does not [fn]use the milk of the flock?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:2 - shepherd G4165 the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:12 - These are the men who are [fn]hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring G4165 for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, [fn]doubly dead, uprooted;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:27 - AND HE SHALL [fn]RULE G4165 THEM WITH A ROD OF IRON, AS THE VESSELS OF THE POTTER ARE BROKEN TO PIECES, as I also have received authority from My Father;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:17 - for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, G4165 and will guide them to springs of the [fn]water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:5 - And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to [fn]rule G4165 all the [fn]nations with a rod of iron; and her child was caught up to God and to His throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will [fn]rule G4165 them with a rod of iron; and He treads the [fn]wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.

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