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Lexicon :: Strong's G5281 - hypomonē

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hypomonē (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:581,581

Trench's Synonyms: liii. μακροθυμία, ὑπομονή, ἀνοχή.

Strong’s Definitions

ὑπομονή hupŏmŏnē, hoop-om-on-ay'; from G5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy:—enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G5281 in the following manner: patience (29x), enduring (1x), patient continuance (1x), patient waiting (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G5281 in the following manner: patience (29x), enduring (1x), patient continuance (1x), patient waiting (1x).
  1. steadfastness, constancy, endurance

    1. in the NT the characteristic of a man who is not swerved from his deliberate purpose and his loyalty to faith and piety by even the greatest trials and sufferings

    2. patiently, and steadfastly

  2. a patient, steadfast waiting for

  3. a patient enduring, sustaining, perseverance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπομονή hupŏmŏnē, hoop-om-on-ay'; from G5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy:—enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).
ὑπομονή, ὑπομονῆς, (ὑπομένω);
1. steadfastness, constancy, endurance (Vulg. in 1 Thessalonians 1:3 sustinentia, in James 5:11 sufferentia); in the N. T. the characteristic of a man who is unswerved from his deliberate purpose and his loyalty to faith and piety by even the greatest trials and sufferings: Luke 8:15; Luke 21:19; Romans 5:3; Romans 15:4; 2 Corinthians 6:4; 2 Corinthians 12:12; Colossians 1:11; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 3:10; Titus 2:2; Hebrews 10:36; James 1:3; James 5:11; 2 Peter 1:6; Revelation 2:2f, 19; Revelation 13:10; Revelation 14:12 (cf. 4 Macc. 1:11; 9:8, 30; 15:30(27); 4 Macc. 17:4,12,23); with a genitive of the thing persevered in (Winer's Grammar, § 30, 1 at the end): τοῦ ἔργου ἀγαθοῦ, Romans 2:7; τῆς ἐλπίδος, 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Buttmann, 155 (136)); δἰ ὑπομονῆς (with patience (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 51, 1 b.) i. e.) patiently and steadfastly, Romans 8:25; Hebrews 12:1.
2. a patient, steadfast waiting for; (others question this sense in the New Testament, and render the genitive by 'characterizing', 'in respect to', etc.): Χριστοῦ (genitive of the object), the return of Christ from heaven, 2 Thessalonians 3:5; Revelation 1:9 (where L T Tr WH ἐν Ἰησοῦ (which is in Jesus)); Rev. 3:10 (cf. Psalm 38:8 (Ps. 39:8); for מִקְוֶה, expectation, hope, 2 Esdr. 10:2; Jeremiah 14:8; Jeremiah 17:13; for תִּקְוָה, hope, Ps. (Psalms 9:19); Ps 61:6 (Psalms 62:6); Ps 70:5 (Psalms 71:5); (Job 14:19); for תּוחֶלֶת, Proverbs 10:28 Symm.; ὑπομένειν τινα, Xenophon, an. 4, 1, 21; Appendix, b. 104:5, 81).
3. a patient enduring, sustaining: τῶν παθημάτων, 2 Corinthians 1:6 (λύπης, Plato, definition, p. 412 c.; θανάτου, Plutarch, Pelop. 1). (Synonym: see μακροθυμία, at the end.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:19; 38:8; 39:8; 61:6; 62:6; 70:5; 71:5
14:8; 17:13
8:15; 21:19
2:7; 5:3; 8:25; 15:4
2 Corinthians
1:6; 6:4; 12:12
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 1:3
2 Thessalonians
1:4; 3:5
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
10:36; 12:1
1:3; 5:11; 5:11
2 Peter
1:9; 2:2; 2:19; 3:10; 13:10; 14:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5281 matches the Greek ὑπομονή (hypomonē),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - “But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with [fn]perseverance G5281.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:19 - “By your perseverance G5281 you will gain your [fn]lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:7 - to those who by perseverance G5281 in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - And not only this, but [fn]we also boast in our afflictions, knowing that affliction brings about perseverance G5281;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:4 - and perseverance G5281, proven character; and proven character, hope;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:25 - But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance G5281 we eagerly wait for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through the perseverance G5281 and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - Now may the God of perseverance G5281 and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - But whether we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; or whether we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is working in your perseverance G5281 in the same sufferings which we also suffer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - but in everything commending ourselves as ministers of God, in much perseverance G5281, in afflictions, in distresses, in hardships,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:12 - The [fn]signs [fn]of a true apostle were worked out among you with all perseverance G5281, by [fn]signs and wonders and [fn]miracles.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:11 - being strengthened with all power, according to [fn]His glorious might, [fn]for the attaining of all steadfastness G5281 and [fn]patience; joyously
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and [fn]steadfastness G5281 of hope [fn]in our Lord Jesus Christ before our God and Father,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - so that we ourselves boast about you among the churches of God for your [fn]perseverance G5281 and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:5 - And may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness G5281 of Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:11 -

But you, O man of God, flee from these things, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, [fn]perseverance G5281, gentleness.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:10 -

But you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, [fn]perseverance G5281,

Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:2 - Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in [fn]perseverance G5281.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:36 - For you have need of endurance G5281, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:1 -

Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, let us run with endurance G5281 the race that is set before us,

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:3 - knowing that the testing of your faith brings about perseverance G5281.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:4 - And let perseverance G5281 have its perfect work, so that you may be [fn]perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:11 - Behold, we count those blessed who persevere. You have heard of the [fn]perseverance G5281 of Job and have seen the [fn]outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:6 - and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance G5281, and in your perseverance G5281, godliness,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 -

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and [fn]perseverance G5281 which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the witness of Jesus.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 -

‘I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance G5281, and that you cannot bear with those who are evil, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - and you have perseverance G5281 and have [fn]endured for My name’s sake, you also have not grown weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:19 -

‘I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and perseverance G5281, and that your last deeds are greater than [fn]at first.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - ‘Because you have kept the word of My perseverance G5281, I also will keep you from the hour of [fn]testing, which is about to come upon the whole [fn]world, to [fn]test those who dwell on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:10 - If anyone [fn]is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed. Here is the perseverance G5281 and the faith of the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:12 - Here is the perseverance G5281 of the saints who keep the commandments of God and [fn]their faith in Jesus.
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