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ἐμμένω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐμμένω
Greek transliteration: 
emmenō
Simplified transliteration: 
emmeno
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐνέμεινα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1696
GK Number: 
1844
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1c(2)
Gloss: 
to remain in, stay in; remain faithful, continue in
Definition: 
pr. to remain in a place; met. to abide by, to continue firm in, persevere in, Acts 14:22; 28:30; Gal. 3:10; Heb. 8:9*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue (emmenein | ἐμμένειν | pres act inf ) in the faith, and saying, “It is through many tribulations that we must enter the kingdom of God.”
Acts 28:30 Paul lived (enemeinen | ἐνέμεινεν | aor act ind 3 sg) there two whole years in his own rented house and welcomed all who came to him,
Galatians 3:10 For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who does (emmenei | ἐμμένει | pres act ind 3 sg) not continue (emmenei | ἐμμένει | pres act ind 3 sg) in all things written in the book of the law, to do them.”
Hebrews 8:9 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, because they did (enemeinan | ἐνέμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) not continue (enemeinan | ἐνέμειναν | aor act ind 3 pl) in my covenant and I abandoned them, says the Lord.