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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 - nor do people light a lamp and put G5087 it under a [fn]basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:18 - “BEHOLD, MY [fn]SERVANT WHOM I [fn]HAVE CHOSEN;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:3 - For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:44 - ‘THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:51 - and he will [fn]cut him in two and assign G5087 [fn]him a place with the hypocrites; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:60 - and laid G5087 it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out in the rock; and he rolled a large stone against the entrance of the tomb and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:21 - And He was saying to them, “A lamp is not brought to be put G5087 under a [fn]basket, or under a bed, is it? Is it not brought to be put G5087 on the lampstand?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:29 - When his disciples heard about this, they came and carried away his body, and laid G5087 it in a tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:56 - And wherever He entered villages, or cities, or a countryside, they were laying G5087 the sick in the marketplaces and imploring Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and all who touched it were being [fn]healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:16 - And He took them in His arms and began blessing them, laying G5087 His hands on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:36 - “David himself said [fn]in the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:19 - And they repeatedly beat His head with a [fn]reed and spit on Him, and kneeling G5087, they bowed down before Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:47 - Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses were watching to see where He was laid G5087.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:6 - But he *said to them, “Do not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He has risen; He is not here; see, here is the place where they laid G5087 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:66 - All who heard them kept G5087 them in mind, saying, “What then will this child turn out to be?” For indeed the hand of the Lord was with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:18 - And some men were carrying a man on a stretcher who was paralyzed; and they were trying to bring him in and to set G5087 him down G5087 in front of Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid G5087 a foundation on the rock; and when there was a flood, the river burst against that house and yet it could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - “Now no one lights a lamp and covers it over with a container, or puts G5087 it under a bed; but he puts G5087 it on a lampstand so that those who come in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:44 - “As for you, let these words sink G5087 into your ears: for the Son of Man is going to be [fn]handed over to men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - “No one lights a lamp and puts G5087 it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:46 - then the master of that slave will come on a day that he does not expect, and at an hour that he does not know, and will [fn]cut him in two, and assign G5087 [fn]him a place with the unbelievers.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:29 - “Otherwise, when he has laid G5087 a foundation and is not able to finish, all who are watching it will begin to ridicule him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:21 - for I was afraid of you, because you are a demanding man; you take up what you did not lay G5087 down G5087, and reap what you did not sow.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:22 - “He *said to him, ‘[fn]From your own lips I will judge you, you worthless slave. Did you know that I am a demanding man, taking up what I did not lay G5087 down G5087, and reaping what I did not sow?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:14 - “So [fn]make G5087 up G5087 your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt G5087 down G5087 and began to pray,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:53 - And he took it down and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid G5087 Him in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever lain.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:55 - Now the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed, and they saw the tomb and how His body was laid G5087.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - and *said to him, “Every man serves G5087 the good wine first, and when the guests are drunk, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good wine until now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays G5087 down G5087 His life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:15 - just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay G5087 down G5087 My life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:17 - “For this reason the Father loves Me, because I lay G5087 down G5087 My life so that I may take it back.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:18 - “No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay G5087 it down G5087 on My own. I have authority to lay G5087 it down G5087, and I have authority to take it back. This commandment I received from My Father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:34 - and He said, “Where have you laid G5087 him?” They *said to Him, “Lord, come and see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:4 - *got up from supper and *laid G5087 His outer garments aside; and He took a towel and tied it around Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:37 - Peter *said to Him, “Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay G5087 down G5087 my life for You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:38 - Jesus *replied, “Will you lay G5087 down G5087 your life for Me? Truly, truly I say to you, a rooster will not crow until you deny Me three times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:13 - “Greater love has no one than this, that a person will lay G5087 down G5087 his life for his friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:16 - “You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed G5087 you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:19 - Now Pilate also wrote an inscription and put G5087 it on the cross. It was written: “JESUS THE NAZARENE, 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 was a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid G5087.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:42 - Therefore because of the Jewish day of preparation, since the tomb was nearby, they laid G5087 Jesus there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:2 - So she *ran and *came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and *said to them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we do not know where they have put G5087 Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:13 - And they *said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She *said to them, “Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they put G5087 Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:15 - Jesus *said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” Thinking that He was the gardener, she *said to Him, “Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you put G5087 Him, and I will take Him away.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:7 - But He said to them, “It is not for you to know periods of time or appointed times which the Father has set G5087 by His own authority;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a man who had been unable to walk from [fn]birth was being carried, whom they used to set G5087 down G5087 every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order for him to beg for charitable gifts from those entering the temple grounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:3 - And they laid hands on them and put G5087 them in prison until the next day, for it was already evening.

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