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Lexicon :: Strong's G5087 - tithēmi

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tithēmi (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary theo {theh'-o} (which is used only as alternate in certain tenses)
100x in 42 unique form(s)
96x in 41 unique form(s)
457x in 67 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:152,1176

Strong’s Definitions

τίθημι títhēmi, tith'-ay-mee; a prolonged form of a primary θέω théō theh'-o (which is used only as alternate in certain tenses); to place (in the widest application, literally and figuratively; properly, in a passive or horizontal posture, and thus different from G2476, which properly denotes an upright and active position, while G2749 is properly reflexive and utterly prostrate):—+ advise, appoint, bow, commit, conceive, give, × kneel down, lay (aside, down, up), make, ordain, purpose, put, set (forth), settle, sink down.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 96x

The KJV translates Strong's G5087 in the following manner: lay (28x), put (18x), lay down (12x), make (10x), appoint (6x), kneel down (with G1119) (with G3588) (5x), miscellaneous (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 96x
The KJV translates Strong's G5087 in the following manner: lay (28x), put (18x), lay down (12x), make (10x), appoint (6x), kneel down (with G1119) (with G3588) (5x), miscellaneous (17x).
  1. to set, put, place

    1. to place or lay

    2. to put down, lay down

      1. to bend down

      2. to lay off or aside, to wear or carry no longer

      3. to lay by, lay aside money

    3. to set on (serve) something to eat or drink

    4. to set forth, something to be explained by discourse

  2. to make

    1. to make (or set) for one's self or for one's use

  3. to set, fix establish

    1. to set forth

    2. to establish, ordain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τίθημι títhēmi, tith'-ay-mee; a prolonged form of a primary θέω théō theh'-o (which is used only as alternate in certain tenses); to place (in the widest application, literally and figuratively; properly, in a passive or horizontal posture, and thus different from G2476, which properly denotes an upright and active position, while G2749 is properly reflexive and utterly prostrate):—+ advise, appoint, bow, commit, conceive, give, × kneel down, lay (aside, down, up), make, ordain, purpose, put, set (forth), settle, sink down.
τίθημι, 3 person plural τιθέασιν (Matthew 5:15; (Winers Grammar, § 14, 1 a.; Buttmann, 44 (38))); imperfect (from τιθέω) 3 person singular ἐτίθει (2 Corinthians 3:13), 3 person plural ἐτίθουν (Mark 6:56 (R G L); Acts 3:2; Acts 4:35) (and (T Tr WH in Mark, the passage cited) ἐτίθεσαν, cf. Buttmann, 45 (39); WH's Appendix, p. 167); future θήσω; 1 aorist ἔθηκα; 2 aorist (ἕθην) subjunctive θῶ (impv. 2 person plural θέτε, Luke 21:14 L T Tr WH (for R G 2 aorist middle imperative θέσθε)), infinitive θεῖναι, participle θείς; perfect τέθεικά; passive, present 3 person singular τίθεται (Mark 15:47 R G); perfect 3 person singular τέθειται (Mark 15:47 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist ἐτέθην; 2 aorist middle ἐθέμην (2 person singular ἔθου, Acts 5:4); (see ἐπιτίθημι); from Homer down; the Sept. mostly for שׂוּם and הֵשִׂים, נָתַן, שׁוּת and הֵשִׁית, הַנִיחַ, etc.:
1. to set, put, place, i. e. causative of κεῖσθαι; hence,
a. to place or lay: τί, as θεμέλιον (Luke 6:48); Luke 14:29; 1 Corinthians 3:10f (θεμείλια, Homer, Iliad 12, 29); λίθον, Romans 9:33; 1 Peter 2:6; τί, opposed to αἴρειν, Luke 19:21f (cf. Xenophon, oec. 8, 2); τίνι πρόσκομμα (or (according to WH marginal reading) σκάνδαλον), Romans 14:13; τί εἰς τί, Luke 11:33 (Winer's Grammar, 238 (223)); τινα ποῦ, ὅπου, ἐκεῖ, (ὡς), of the dead laid to rest somewhere, Mark 15:47; Mark 16:6; (Luke 23:55); John 11:34; John 19:42; John 20:2, 13, 15; ἐν with the dative of the place, Matthew 27:60; Mark 6:29; (Mark 15:46 L Tr WH); Luke 23:53; John 19:41; Acts 7:16; Acts 9:37; εἰς μνημεῖον, Acts 13:29; Revelation 11:9; (in Greek writings from Homer down very often of the laying away or depositing anywhere of the bones or ashes of the dead; like Latin ponere equivalent to sepelire, cf. Klotz, Handwörterb. d. Latin Spr. 2:822b; (Harpers' Latin Dictionary, under the word pono, I. Buttmann, 10)). τί or τινα ἐπί τίνος (Luke 8:16b L T Tr WH); Acts 5:15; John 19:19; (Revelation 10:2 G L T Tr WH); ἐπί τί (Mark 4:21 L T Tr WH; Mark 8:25 Tr text WH); 2 Corinthians 3:13; Revelation 10:2 (Rec.); ἐπί τινα, to put upon one, τάς χεῖρας, Mark 10:16; (τήν δεξιάν, Revelation 1:17 G L T Tr WH); τί ὑπό τί, Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 11:33; ὑποκάτω τίνος, Luke 8:16; τινα ὑπό τούς πόδας (see πούς), 1 Corinthians 15:25 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 523 (487)); τί παρά τούς πόδας τίθεσθαι, to lay at one's feet, Acts 4:35, 37 (here Tdf. πρός); Acts 5:2; θεῖναι ἐνώπιον τινα, Luke 5:18; metaphorically, ἐπί τινα τό πνεῦμα, i. e. to imbue one with, Matthew 12:18. Middle to have one put or placed: τινα εἰς φυλακήν, to order one to be put in prison, Acts 12:4; ἐν (τῇ) φυλακή, Matthew 14:3 (here L T Tr WH ἀποτίθημι); Acts 5:25 (Genesis 41:10; Genesis 42:17, 30; (Buttmann, 329 (283); Winer's Grammar, 414 (386))); εἰς τήρησιν, Acts 4:3; ἐν τηρήσει, Acts 5:18. to place for oneself: as βουλήν, to lay a plan (A. V. advised), Acts 27:12 (Judges 19:30; βουλάς ἐν ψυχή μου, Psalm 12:3 (Ps. 13:)); τά μέλη, to set, dispose, 1 Corinthians 12:18; (καιρούς ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ ἐξουσία, set within his own authority, Acts 1:7 (so R. V. text; but others refer it to 2 below)); τί εἰς τά ὦτα μου, to receive (A. V. let sink) into the ears, i. e. to fix in the mind, Luke 9:44; εἰς τήν καρδίαν, to propose to oneself, to purpose, followed by an infinitive Luke 21:14 (R G); also τί ἐν τῇ καρδία, to lay a thing up in one's heart to he remembered and pondered, Luke 1:66; (Luke 21:14 L T Tr WH), (1 Samuel 21:12; (Winers Grammar, § 2, 1 c., and Buttmann, as above)); to propose to oneself something (A. V. conceived this thing in thine heart), Acts 5:4; also ἐν τῷ πνεύματι, followed by an infinitive (A. V. to purpose in the spirit), Acts 19:21; to place (or posit) for the execution of one's purpose, θέμενος ἐν ἡμῖν τόν λόγον τῆς καταλλαγῆς, since he has placed (deposited) in our minds the doctrine concerning reconciliation (namely, to be made known to others), 2 Corinthians 5:19.
b. to put down, lay down; i. e.
α. to bend downward: τά γόνατα, to bend or bow the knees, to kneel, Mark 15:19; Luke 22:41; Acts 7:60; Acts 9:40; Acts 20:36; Acts 21:5 (Latin genua pono, Ovid. fast. 2, 438; Curt. 8, 7, 13).
β. like Latin pono (cf. Klotz, under the word; (Harpers' Dictionary, under the word, I. Buttmann, 9)), to lay off or aside, to wear or carry no longer: τά ἱμάτια (Latin vestes pono), John 13:4 (Plutarch, Alc. 8); τήν ψυχήν, to lay down, give up, one's life, John 10:17f; with ὑπέρ τίνος added, John 10:11, 15; John 13:37; John 15:13; 1 John 3:16 (ἔθηκε (or τεθεικεν) τήν σάρκα αὐτοῦ κύριος, the Epistle of Barnabas 6, 3 [ET] (irrelevant; see the passage); unlike the Latin phrases vitam ponere, Cicero, ad fam. 9, 24, 4; Propertius, eleg. 2, 10, 43; (animam ponere), Sil. Ital. 10, 303; spiritum ponere, Valerius Maximus, 7, 8, 8, since these phrases mean only to die; more like the expression prius animam quam odium deponere, Nepos, Hann. 1, 3).
γ. to lay by, lay aside money: παῥ ἑαυτῷ, 1 Corinthians 16:2.
c. to set on (serve) something to eat or drink: οἶνον, John 2:10 (Xenophon, mem. 3, 14, 1; so also Latin pono; cf. Klotz as above, p. 822a; (Harpers' Dict. under the word, I. B. 8)).
d. to set forth, something to be explained by discourse: τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν παραβολή, Mark 4:30 L text T Tr text WH (on this passage, see παραβολή, 2).
2. to make (Latin constituo), τινα with a predicate accusative: τινα ὑποδιον, Matthew 22:44 (where L T Tr WH ὑποκάτω, put underneath); Mark 12:36 (WH ὑποκάτω); Luke 20:43; Acts 2:35; Hebrews 1:13; Hebrews 10:13 (from Psalm 109:1 (Ps. 110:1)); add, Romans 4:17 (from Genesis 17:5); Hebrews 1:2; passive, 1 Timothy 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11; τί with a predicate accusative: 1 Corinthians 9:18 (in Greek writings from Homer down, often in the poets, rarely in prose writings, as Aelian v. h. 13, 6; Lucian, dial. marin. 14, 2; in the O. T. cf. Genesis 17:5; Leviticus 26:31; Isaiah 5:20; Wis. 10:21; 2 Macc. 5:21; 3Macc. 5:48). Middle to make (or set) for oneself or for one's use: τινα with a predicate accusative, Acts 20:28; 1 Corinthians 12:28 (in Greek writ from Homer down, even in prose, to make one one's own, as τινα φίλον to make one a friend, see Passow, p. 1893a; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, B. I.)). τιθέναι τινα εἰς τί, to appoint one to (destine one to be) anything, passive, 1 Peter 2:8; with εἰς τί instead of the predicate accusative (Hebraistically (cf. Winers Grammar, 228 (214); Buttmann, § 131, 7)), Acts 13:47 from Isaiah 49:6 (Jeremiah 1:5). Middle to appoint for one's use: τινα εἰς διακονίαν, to appoint one to one's service, 1 Timothy 1:12 (Winers Grammar, § 45, 4 at the end); to appoint with oneself or in one's mind: τινα εἰς ὀργήν, to decree one to be subject to wrath, 1 Thessalonians 5:9; (to this use many refer Acts 1:7, see ἐξουσία 1, and ἐν, I. 5 d. β.; cf. 1 a. above). τιθέναι τινα ἵνα, John 15:16; τιθέναι τό μέρος τίνος μετά τίνος (see μέρος, 1), Matthew 24:51; Luke 12:46.
3. to set, fix, establish (Latin statuo);
a. to set forth (German aufstellen): ὑπόδειγμα, 2 Peter 2:6.
b. to establish, ordain, (German festsetzen, anordnen): νόμον, to enact, Galatians 3:19 Griesbach (very often in secular authors from Herodotus down, both in the active and the middle; cf. Passow, under the word, III. 3 b.; (Liddell and Scott, under the word A. III. 5)). (Compare: ἀνατίθημι, προσανατίθημι, ἀποτίθημι, διατίθημι, ἀντιδιατίθημι, ἐκτίθημι, ἐπιτίθημι, συνεπιτίθημι, κατατίθημι, συνκατατιθημι, μετατίθημι, παρατίθημι, περιτίθημι, προτίθημι, προστίθημι, συντίθημι, ὑποτίθημι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

17:5; 17:5; 41:10; 42:17; 42:30
1 Samuel
12:3; 13; 109:1; 110:1
5:20; 49:6
5:15; 5:15; 12:18; 14:3; 22:44; 24:51; 27:60
4:21; 4:21; 4:30; 6:29; 6:56; 8:25; 10:16; 12:36; 15:19; 15:46; 15:47; 15:47; 15:47; 16:6
1:66; 5:18; 6:48; 8:16; 8:16; 9:44; 11:33; 11:33; 12:46; 14:29; 19:21; 20:43; 21:14; 21:14; 21:14; 22:41; 23:53; 23:55
2:10; 10:11; 10:15; 10:17; 11:34; 13:4; 13:37; 15:13; 15:16; 19:19; 19:41; 19:42; 20:2; 20:13; 20:15
1:7; 1:7; 2:35; 3:2; 4:3; 4:35; 4:35; 4:37; 5:2; 5:4; 5:4; 5:15; 5:18; 5:25; 7:16; 7:60; 9:37; 9:40; 12:4; 13:29; 13:47; 19:21; 20:28; 20:36; 21:5; 27:12
4:17; 9:33; 14:13
1 Corinthians
3:10; 9:18; 12:18; 12:28; 15:25; 16:2
2 Corinthians
3:13; 3:13; 5:19
1 Thessalonians
1 Timothy
1:12; 2:7
2 Timothy
1:2; 1:13; 10:13
1 Peter
2:6; 2:8
2 Peter
1 John
1:17; 10:2; 10:2; 11:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5087 matches the Greek τίθημι (tithēmi),
which occurs 96 times in 94 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 5:15–Act 4:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:15 - Neither do men light a candle, and put G5087 it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:18 - Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put G5087 my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:3 - For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put G5087 him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:44 - The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make G5087 thine enemies thy footstool?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:51 - And shall cut him asunder, and appoint G5087 him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:60 - And laid G5087 it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 - And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put G5087 under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:29 - And when his disciples heard of it, they came and took up his corpse, and laid G5087 it in a tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid G5087 the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:16 - And he took them up in his arms, put G5087 his hands upon them, and blessed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:36 - For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make G5087 thine enemies thy footstool.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing G5087 their knees worshipped him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:47 - And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where he was laid. G5087
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:6 - And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid G5087 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:66 - And all they that heard them laid them up G5087 in their hearts, saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:18 - And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay G5087 him before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid G5087 the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth G5087 it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:44 - Let these sayings sink down G5087 into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth G5087 it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:46 - The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint G5087 him his portion with the unbelievers.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - Lest haply, after he hath laid G5087 the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:21 - For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst G5087  not down, G5087 and reapest that thou didst not sow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:22 - And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid G5087  not down, G5087 and reaping that I did not sow:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:43 - Till I make G5087 thine enemies thy footstool.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:14 - Settle G5087 it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, G5087 and prayed,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:53 - And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid G5087 it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:55 - And the women also, which came with him from Galilee, followed after, and beheld the sepulchre, and how his body was laid. G5087
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth G5087 good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth G5087 his life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:15 - As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down G5087 my life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down G5087 my life, that I might take it again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - No man taketh it from me, but I lay G5087  it down G5087 of myself. I have power to lay G5087  it down, G5087 and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:34 - And said, Where have ye laid G5087 him? They said unto him, Lord, come and see.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:4 - He riseth from supper, and laid aside G5087 his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:37 - Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down G5087 my life for thy sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:38 - Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down G5087 thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down G5087 his life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:16 - Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained G5087 you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:19 - And Pilate wrote a title, and put G5087 it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:41 - Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was G5087  never man yet laid. G5087
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:42 - There laid they G5087 Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:2 - Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid G5087 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:13 - And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid G5087 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:15 - Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid G5087 him, and I will take him away.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:7 - And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put G5087 in his own power.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:35 - Until I make G5087 thy foes thy footstool.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid G5087 daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:3 - And they laid hands on them, and put G5087 them in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide.

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