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Lexicon :: Strong's G5281 - hypomonē

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ὑπομονή
Transliteration
hypomonē (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-om-on-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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).
STRONGS G5281:
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

Job
14:19
Psalms
9:19; 38:8; 39:8; 61:6; 62:6; 70:5; 71:5
Proverbs
10:28
Jeremiah
14:8; 17:13
Luke
8:15; 21:19
Romans
2:7; 5:3; 8:25; 15:4
2 Corinthians
1:6; 6:4; 12:12
Colossians
1:11
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 1:3
2 Thessalonians
1:4; 3:5
1 Timothy
6:11
2 Timothy
3:10
Titus
2:2
Hebrews
10:36; 12:1
James
1:3; 5:11; 5:11
2 Peter
1:6
Revelation
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 on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:19 - Stand firm, and you will win life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:7 - To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:3 - Not only so, but we[fn] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:4 - perseverance, character; and character, hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:25 - But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:4 - For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:5 - May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - If we are distressed, it is for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you patient endurance of the same sufferings we suffer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:12 - I persevered in demonstrating among you the marks of a true apostle, including signs, wonders and miracles.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:11 - being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:5 - May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:11 - But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:10 - You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:2 - Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:36 - You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:1 - Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:3 - because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:4 - Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:11 - As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:6 - and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 - I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 - I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:19 - I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - Since you have kept my command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come on the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:10 - “If anyone is to go into captivity, into captivity they will go. If anyone is to be killed[fn] with the sword, with the sword they will be killed.”[fn] This calls for patient endurance and faithfulness on the part of God’s people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:12 - This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus.
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