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(ἐπέμενον), ἐπιμενῶ, ἐπέμεινα, -, -, -
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to stay, remain; to continue in, keep on, persevere
to stay longer, prolong a stay, remain on, Acts 10:48; 15:34; to continue, persevere, Jn. 8:7; Acts 12:16; to adhere to, continue to embrace, Acts 13:43; Rom. 11:22; to persist in, Rom. 6:1; 1 Cor. 16:8

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John 8:7 When they kept (epemenon | ἐπέμενον | imperf act ind 3 pl) on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “The man among you without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Acts 10:48 And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to remain (epimeinai | ἐπιμεῖναι | aor act inf ) for some days.
Acts 12:16 But Peter continued (epemenen | ἐπέμενεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) knocking; and when they opened, they saw him and were astonished.
Acts 21:4 After locating the disciples, we stayed (epemeinamen | ἐπεμείναμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) there seven days; and they kept telling Paul through the Spirit not to set foot in Jerusalem.
Acts 21:10 While we were staying (epimenontōn | ἐπιμενόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) for many days, a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
Acts 28:12 And when we put in at Syracuse, we stayed (epemeinamen | ἐπεμείναμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) there three days.
Acts 28:14 where we found brethren, and were invited to (epimeinai | ἐπιμεῖναι | aor act inf ) stay (epimeinai | ἐπιμεῖναι | aor act inf ) with them seven days. And so we went toward Rome.
Romans 6:1 What then shall we say? — “Let us continue (epimenōmen | ἐπιμένωμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) in sin so that grace may increase”?
Romans 11:22 Consider therefore the kindness and the severity of God — severity to those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, provided you continue (epimenēs | ἐπιμένῃς | pres act subj 2 sg) in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.
Romans 11:23 And even they, if they (epimenōsin | ἐπιμένωσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) do (epimenōsin | ἐπιμένωσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) not continue (epimenōsin | ἐπιμένωσιν | pres act subj 3 pl) in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
1 Corinthians 16:7 For I do not want to see you now just in passing, for I hope to (epimeinai | ἐπιμεῖναι | aor act inf ) spend (epimeinai | ἐπιμεῖναι | aor act inf ) some time with you, if the Lord permits.
1 Corinthians 16:8 But I will stay (epimenō | ἐπιμενῶ | fut act ind 1 sg) in Ephesus until Pentecost,
Galatians 1:18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Cephas and stayed (epemeina | ἐπέμεινα | aor act ind 1 sg) with him fifteen days.
Philippians 1:24 yet for your sake it is better that I remain (epimenein | ἐπιμένειν | pres act inf ) in the flesh.
Colossians 1:23 if indeed you continue (epimenete | ἐπιμένετε | pres act ind 2 pl) in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which became I, Paul, became a minister.
1 Timothy 4:16 Watch yourself and the teaching; be persistent (epimene | ἐπίμενε | pres act imperative 2 sg) in them; for by so doing you will save both yourself and those hearing you.