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Lexicon :: Strong's G5083 - tēreō

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τηρέω
Transliteration
tēreō (Key)
Pronunciation
tay-reh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From teros (a watch, perhaps akin to θεωρέω (G2334))
mGNT
70x in 40 unique form(s)
TR
75x in 40 unique form(s)
LXX
25x in 17 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:140,1174

Strong’s Definitions

τηρέω tēréō, tay-reh'-o; from τερός terós (a watch; perhaps akin to G2334); to guard (from loss or injury, properly, by keeping the eye upon; and thus differing from G5442, which is properly to prevent escaping; and from G2892, which implies a fortress or full military lines of apparatus), i.e. to note (a prophecy; figuratively, to fulfil a command); by implication, to detain (in custody; figuratively, to maintain); by extension, to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively, to keep unmarried); by extension, to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively, to keep unmarried):—hold fast, keep(- er), (pre-, re-)serve, watch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x

The KJV translates Strong's G5083 in the following manner: keep (57x), reserve (8x), observe (4x), watch (2x), preserve (2x), keeper (1x), hold fast (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strong's G5083 in the following manner: keep (57x), reserve (8x), observe (4x), watch (2x), preserve (2x), keeper (1x), hold fast (1x).
  1. to attend to carefully, take care of

    1. to guard

    2. metaph. to keep, one in the state in which he is

    3. to observe

    4. to reserve: to undergo something

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τηρέω tēréō, tay-reh'-o; from τερός terós (a watch; perhaps akin to G2334); to guard (from loss or injury, properly, by keeping the eye upon; and thus differing from G5442, which is properly to prevent escaping; and from G2892, which implies a fortress or full military lines of apparatus), i.e. to note (a prophecy; figuratively, to fulfil a command); by implication, to detain (in custody; figuratively, to maintain); by extension, to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively, to keep unmarried); by extension, to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively, to keep unmarried):—hold fast, keep(- er), (pre-, re-)serve, watch.
STRONGS NT 5083: τηρέω
τηρέω, τηρῶ; imperfect ἐτήρουν; future τηρήσω; 1 aorist ἐτήρησα; perfect τετήρηκα, 3 person plural τετηρήκασιν (John 17:6 R G) and τετήρηκαν (ibid. L T Tr WH (see γίνομαι, at the beginning)); passive, present τηροῦμαι; imperfect ἐτηρουμην; perfect τετήρημαι; 1 aorist ἐτηρήθην; (τηρός, found only once, Aeschylus suppl. 248, where it is doubtful whether it means 'guarding' or 'watching'), from Pindar, Sophocles, Thucydides down; the Sept. several times for שָׁמַר, נָצַר, etc.; to attend to carefully, take care of; i. e.
a. properly, to guard: τινα, a prisoner, Matthew 27:36, 54; Acts 16:23; passive, Acts 12:5; (Acts 24:23); Acts 25:4, 21 (b); τί, Acts 12:6; οἱ τηροῦντες ((R. V.) the watchers) the guards, Matthew 28:4 (Song of Solomon 3:3).
b. metaphorically, to keep: τινα, one in that state in which he is, τήν ἑαυτοῦ παρθένον, his own virgin daughter, namely, as a virgin i. e. unmarried, 1 Corinthians 7:37; ἑαυτόν, himself such as he is, i. e. begotten of God, 1 John 5:18 (but here T Tr WH αὐτόν); with a predicate accusative added: ἁγνόν, 1 Timothy 5:22; ἄσπιλον ἀπό τοῦ κόσμου, James 1:27; ἀβαρῆ τίνι, 2 Corinthians 11:9 (ἁπλουν, Antoninus 6, 30; τινα ἄμεμπτον τῷ Θεῷ, Wis. 10:5); τί with a predicate accusative 1 Timothy 6:14 (but see in c. below); passive, τηροῦμαι, with an adverb, ἀμέμπτως, 1 Thessalonians 5:23; with a dative of the person, Χριστῷ, devoted to Christ (Winer's Grammar, 421 (392)), Jude 1:1; τηρεῖν τινα ἐν τίνι: to keep in i. e. cause one to persevere or stand firm in a thing: ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι Θεοῦ (see p. 447b bottom), John 17:11f; ἐν ἀγάπη Θεοῦ, Jude 1:21; τινα ἐκ τίνος, by guarding to cause one to escape in safety out of etc.: ἐκ τοῦ πονηροῦ, out of the power and assaults of Satan, John 17:15 (cf. Buttmann, 327 (281); Winer's Grammar, 410 (383)); ἐκ τῆς ὥρας τοῦ πειρασμοῦ, Revelation 3:10. to keep: i. e. not to leave, τήν ἀρχήν, Jude 1:6; not to throw away, τά ἱμάτια, Revelation 16:15. to hold firmly: τήν ἑνότητα τοῦ πνεύματος, Ephesians 4:3; anything as a mental deposit, τήν πίστιν, 2 Timothy 4:7; Revelation 14:12 (cf. Winers Grammar, 536 (499); Buttmann, 78 (68)). to show oneself to be actually holding a thing fast, i. e.
c. to observe: namely, πῶς κτλ., Revelation 3:3; τί Matthew 23:3; Acts 21:25 (Rec.); τήν παράδοσιν, Mark 7:9 (WH (rejected) marginal reading στήσητε) (τά ἐκ παραδοσεως τῶν πατέρων, Josephus, Antiquities 13, 10, 6); τόν νόμον, Acts 15:5 and Rec. in Acts 15:24; James 2:10; τό σάββατον, the command respecting sabbath-keeping, John 9:16; τάς ἐντολάς (of either God or Christ), Matthew 19:17; John 14:15, 21; John 15:10; 1 John 2:3; 1 John 3:22, 24; 1 John 5:2 (where L T Tr WH ποιῶμεν); 1 John 5:3; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 14:12 (see above, b. at the end); τήν ἐντολήν, 1 Timothy 6:14 (see in b. above; πάντα ὅσα ἐνετειλάμην, Matthew 28:20); τόν λόγον, either of Christ or of God, John 8:51f, 55; John 14:23; John 15:20; John 17:6; 1 John 2:5; Revelation 3:8; τούς λόγους, of Christ, John 14:24; τόν λόγον τῆς ὑπομονῆς μου (i. e. Ἰησοῦ), Revelation 3:10; τά ἔργα μου, the works that I command, Revelation 2:26; τούς λόγους τῆς προφητείας, Revelation 22:7; τοῦ βιβλίου τούτου, Revelation 22:9; τά ἐν τῇ προφητεία γεγραμμένα, Revelation 1:3; cf. Lipsius, Paulin. Rechtfertigungsl., p. 194f,
d. to reserve: τινα εἰς τί, to undergo something, 2 Peter 2:4 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 342 (321); εἰς τήν τοῦ Σεβαστοῦ διάγνωσιν, Acts 25:21a); Jude 1:6; τινα εἰς ἡμέραν κρίσεως, 2 Peter 2:9; τούς οὐρανούς πυρί; (to be burned with fire) εἰς ἡμέραν κρίσεως, 2 Peter 3:7; τί εἰς τινα, a thing for one's advantage, 1 Peter 1:4; τί εἰς ἡμέραν τινα, to be used some day for some purpose, John 12:7; τί ἕως ἄρτι, John 2:10; τί with the dative of the person, for rewarding or punishing one, passive, 2 Peter 2:17; Jude 1:13. (Compare: διατηρέω, παρατηρέω, συντηρέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Song of Songs
3:3
Matthew
19:17; 23:3; 27:36; 27:54; 28:4; 28:20
Mark
7:9
John
2:10; 8:51; 8:55; 9:16; 12:7; 14:15; 14:21; 14:23; 14:24; 15:10; 15:20; 17:6; 17:6; 17:11; 17:15
Acts
12:5; 12:6; 15:5; 15:24; 16:23; 21:25; 24:23; 25:4; 25:21; 25:21
1 Corinthians
7:37
2 Corinthians
11:9
Ephesians
4:3
1 Thessalonians
5:23
1 Timothy
5:22; 6:14; 6:14
2 Timothy
4:7
James
1:27; 2:10
1 Peter
1:4
2 Peter
2:4; 2:9; 2:17; 3:7
1 John
2:3; 2:5; 3:22; 3:24; 5:2; 5:3; 5:18
Jude
1:1; 1:6; 1:6; 1:13; 1:21
Revelation
1:3; 2:26; 3:3; 3:8; 3:10; 3:10; 12:17; 14:12; 14:12; 16:15; 22:7; 22:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5083 matches the Greek τηρέω (tēreō),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:15 - καὶ ἔχθραν θήσω ἀνὰ μέσον σου καὶ ἀνὰ μέσον τῆς γυναικὸς καὶ ἀνὰ μέσον τοῦ σπέρματός σου καὶ ἀνὰ μέσον τοῦ σπέρματος αὐτῆς αὐτός σου τηρήσει G5083 κεφαλήν καὶ σὺ τηρήσεις G5083 αὐτοῦ πτέρναν
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:11 - παρακέκλημαι ὅτι ἐβασίλευσα τὸν Σαουλ εἰς βασιλέα ὅτι ἀπέστρεψεν ἀπὸ ὄπισθέν μου καὶ τοὺς λόγους μου οὐκ ἐτήρησεν G5083 καὶ ἠθύμησεν Σαμουηλ καὶ ἐβόησεν πρὸς κύριον ὅλην τὴν νύκτα
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:29 - ἀγρυπνεῗτε καὶ τηρεῗτε G5083 ἕως στῆτε ἐνώπιον ἀρχόντων τῶν ἱερέων καὶ τῶν Λευιτῶν καὶ τῶν ἀρχόντων τῶν πατριῶν ἐν Ιερουσαλημ εἰς σκηνὰς οἴκου κυρίου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:11 - βουλὴ καλὴ φυλάξει σε ἔννοια δὲ ὁσία τηρήσει G5083 σε
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:1 - υἱέ ἐμῶν νομίμων μὴ ἐπιλανθάνου τὰ δὲ ῥήματά μου τηρείτω G5083 σὴ καρδία
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:21 - υἱέ μὴ παραρρυῇς τήρησον G5083 δὲ ἐμὴν βουλὴν καὶ ἔννοιαν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:6 - μηδὲ ἐγκαταλίπῃς αὐτήν καὶ ἀνθέξεταί σου ἐράσθητι αὐτῆς καὶ τηρήσει G5083 σε
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:23 - πάσῃ φυλακῇ τήρει G5083 σὴν καρδίαν ἐκ γὰρ τούτων ἔξοδοι ζωῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 - ἵνα σε τηρήσῃ G5083 ἀπὸ γυναικὸς ἀλλοτρίας καὶ πονηρᾶς ἐάν σε λόγοις τοῗς πρὸς χάριν ἐμβάληται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - μακάριος ἀνήρ ὃς εἰσακούσεταί μου καὶ ἄνθρωπος ὃς τὰς ἐμὰς ὁδοὺς φυλάξει ἀγρυπνῶν ἐπ᾽ ἐμαῗς θύραις καθ᾽ ἡμέραν τηρῶν G5083 σταθμοὺς ἐμῶν εἰσόδων
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:3 - ὃς φυλάσσει τὸ ἑαυτοῦ στόμα τηρεῗ G5083 τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχήν δὲ προπετὴς χείλεσιν πτοήσει ἑαυτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:32 - ὃς ἀπωθεῗται παιδείαν μισεῗ ἑαυτόν δὲ τηρῶν G5083 ἐλέγχους ἀγαπᾷ ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - τρίβοι ζωῆς ἐκκλίνουσιν ἀπὸ κακῶν μῆκος δὲ βίου ὁδοὶ δικαιοσύνης δεχόμενος παιδείαν ἐν ἀγαθοῗς ἔσται δὲ φυλάσσων ἐλέγχους σοφισθήσεται ὃς φυλάσσει τὰς ἑαυτοῦ ὁδούς τηρεῗ G5083 τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχήν ἀγαπῶν δὲ ζωὴν αὐτοῦ φείσεται στόματος αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:16 - ὃς φυλάσσει ἐντολήν τηρεῗ G5083 τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχήν δὲ καταφρονῶν τῶν ἑαυτοῦ ὁδῶν ἀπολεῗται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:18 - ἐὰν γὰρ τηρήσῃς G5083 αὐτά ἔσται σοι ἔκγονα δὲ ἐλπίς σου οὐκ ἀποστήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:26 - δός μοι υἱέ σὴν καρδίαν οἱ δὲ σοὶ ὀφθαλμοὶ ἐμὰς ὁδοὺς τηρείτωσαν G5083
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:10 - (LXX 32:10)μή σε ὀνειδίσῃ μὲν φίλος δὲ μάχη σου καὶ ἔχθρα οὐκ ἀπέσται ἀλλ᾽ ἔσται σοι ἴση θανάτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:2 - (LXX 31:2)τί τέκνον τηρήσεις G5083 τί ῥήσεις θεοῦ πρωτογενές σοὶ λέγω υἱέ τί τέκνον ἐμῆς κοιλίας τί τέκνον ἐμῶν εὐχῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 11:4 - τηρῶν G5083 ἄνεμον οὐ σπερεῗ καὶ βλέπων ἐν ταῗς νεφέλαις οὐ θερίσει
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:3 - εὕροσάν με οἱ τηροῦντες G5083 οἱ κυκλοῦντες ἐν τῇ πόλει μὴ ὃν ἠγάπησεν ψυχή μου εἴδετε
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:13 - (LXX 7:14)οἱ μανδραγόραι ἔδωκαν ὀσμήν καὶ ἐπὶ θύραις ἡμῶν πάντα ἀκρόδρυα νέα πρὸς παλαιά ἀδελφιδέ μου ἐτήρησά G5083 σοι
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:11 - ἀμπελὼν ἐγενήθη τῷ Σαλωμων ἐν Βεελαμων ἔδωκεν τὸν ἀμπελῶνα αὐτοῦ τοῗς τηροῦσιν G5083 ἀνὴρ οἴσει ἐν καρπῷ αὐτοῦ χιλίους ἀργυρίου
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:12 - ἀμπελών μου ἐμὸς ἐνώπιόν μου οἱ χίλιοι σοί Σαλωμων καὶ οἱ διακόσιοι τοῗς τηροῦσι G5083 τὸν καρπὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:10 - ὅτι ἤκουσα ψόγον πολλῶν συναθροιζομένων κυκλόθεν ἐπισύστητε καὶ ἐπισυστῶμεν αὐτῷ πάντες ἄνδρες φίλοι αὐτοῦ τηρήσατε G5083 τὴν ἐπίνοιαν αὐτοῦ εἰ ἀπατηθήσεται καὶ δυνησόμεθα αὐτῷ καὶ λημψόμεθα τὴν ἐκδίκησιν ἡμῶν ἐξ αὐτοῦ

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