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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g3306 Greek: meno


"to abide," is translated by the verb "to abide," in the RV, for AV, "to tarry," in Mat 26:38; Mar 14:34; Luk 24:29; Jhn 4:40; Act 9:43; 18:20; the RV retains the verb "to tarry" in Jhn 21:22, 23; in Act 20:5, AV, "tarried" (RV, "were waiting"). Some mss. have it in Act 20:15 (AV, "tarried").

2 Strong's Number: g1961 Greek: epimeno


to abide, continue, a strengthened form of No. 1, is translated "to tarry" in Act 10:48; 21:4, 10; 28:12, 14; 1Cr 16:7, 8; Gal 1:18, RV (AV, "abode").
See ABIDE, No. 2.

3 Strong's Number: g5278 Greek: hupomeno


"to endure," is rendered "tarried behind" in Luk 2:43.
See ENDURE, No. 2.

4 Strong's Number: g4357 Greek: prosmeno


"to abide still, continue," is translated "tarried" in Act 18:18, suggesting patience and steadfastness in remaining after the circumstances which preceded; in 1Ti 1:3, RV, "to tarry" (AV, "to abide still").
See ABIDE, No. 6.

5 Strong's Number: g1304 Greek: diatribo


for which see ABIDE, No. 7, is invariably rendered "to tarry," in the RV; AV, twice, Jhn 3:22; Act 25:6; "continued" in Jhn 11:54; Act 15:35; "abode," Act 12:19; 14:3, 28; 20:6; "abiding," Act 16:12; "had been," Act 25:14.

6 Strong's Number: g5549 Greek: chronizo


"to spend or while away time;" "to tarry," Mat 25:5; Luk 1:21; Hbr 10:37.
See DELAY, No. 2.

7 Strong's Number: g1019 Greek: braduno


"to be slow" (bradus, "slow"), is rendered "I tarry long," 1Ti 3:15; "is... slack," 2Pe 3:9.

8 Strong's Number: g2523 Greek: kathizo


"to make to sit down," or, intransitively, "to sit down," is translated "tarry ye" in Luk 24:49.
See SIT.

9 Strong's Number: g3195 Greek: mello


"to be about to," is rendered "(why) tarriest thou?" in Act 22:16.

10 Strong's Number: g1551 Greek: ekdechomai


"to expect, await" (ek, "from," dechomai, "to receive"), is translated "tarry" in 1Cr 11:33, AV (RV, "wait").


(1) In Act 27:33, AV, prosdokao, "to wait, look for," is translated "have tarried" (RV, "wait").

(2) In Act 15:33, poieo, "to make or do," is used with chronos, "time," AV, "they had tarried a space," RV, "they had spent sometime."

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