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ἡμέρα, -ας, ἡ
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day, time of the day, time, indefinite period of time


day, time of the day, time, indefinite period of time. The children of the day means God's people, who walk in light. The day of the Lord and the day of Christ are periods of judgment and vindication, longer than twenty-four hours

Day, a day, the interval from sunrise to sunset, opp. to νύξ, Mt. 4:2; 12:40; Lk. 2:44; the interval of twenty-four hours, comprehending day and night, Mt. 6:34; 15:32; from the Hebrew, ἡμέρᾳ καὶ ἡμέρα/, day by day, every day, 2 Cor. 4:16; ἡμέραν ἐξ ἡμέρας, from day to day, continually, 2 Pet. 2:8; καθ᾿ ἡμέραν, every day, daily, Acts 17:17; Heb. 3:13; a point or period of time, Lk. 19:42; Acts 15:7; Eph. 6:13; a judgement, trial, 1 Cor. 4:3

Greek-English Concordance for ἡμέρα

Acts 9:9 And he was three days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) without sight and neither ate nor drank anything.
Acts 9:19 and taking food, he was strengthened. And he was with the disciples in Damascus for several days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Acts 9:23 Now after some days (hēmerai | ἡμέραι | nom pl fem) had passed, the Jews plotted together to kill him,
Acts 9:24 but their plot was made known to Saul. They kept close watch on the gates day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) and night so that they might kill him;
Acts 9:37 In those days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem) she became ill and died; and when they had washed her, they laid her in an upper room.
Acts 9:43 And he stayed a number of days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) in Joppa with a certain Simon, a tanner.
Acts 10:3 He saw in a vision clearly, about the ninth hour of the day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem), an angel of God coming to him and saying to him, “Cornelius.”
Acts 10:30 And Cornelius said, “Four days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) ago at this hour, I was praying at the ninth hour in my house, and behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing
Acts 10:40 This man God raised up on the third day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) and allowed him to be seen,
Acts 10:48 And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to remain for some days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Acts 11:27 During these days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem) prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
Acts 12:3 and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also. This was during the days (hēmerai | ἡμέραι | nom pl fem) of Unleavened Bread.
Acts 12:18 Now when day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) came, there was no little commotion among the soldiers as to what had become of Peter.
Acts 12:21 On an appointed day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the judgment seat, and delivered an oration to them.
Acts 13:14 but they went on from Perga and arrived at Pisidian Antioch. On the sabbath day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) they went into the synagogue and sat down.
Acts 13:31 and he was seen for many days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) by those who had gone up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to the people.
Acts 13:41 ‘Look, you scoffers; be amazed and perish! For I am doing a work in your days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem), a work you will not believe, even though someone should tell you in detail.’”
Acts 15:7 After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “My brothers, you know that in days (hēmerōn | ἡμερῶν | gen pl fem) of old God made a choice among you, that through my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the gospel and believe.
Acts 15:36 And after some days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) Paul said to Barnabas, “Let us return indeed and visit the brothers in every city in which we announced the word of the Lord to see how they are.”
Acts 16:5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in number daily.
Acts 16:12 and from there to Philippi, which is a leading city of that district of Macedonia, a Roman colony. We remained in that city for several days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Acts 16:13 And on the Sabbath day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) we went outside the gate to the riverside, where we thought there would be a place of prayer, and we sat down and spoke to the women who had gathered there.
Acts 16:18 And this she kept doing for many days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem). But Paul became annoyed, and turning to the spirit, said, “I charge you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour.
Acts 16:35 But when it was day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem), the magistrates sent their constables, saying, “Release those men.”
Acts 17:11 These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with all eagerness, examining the scriptures every day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) to see if these things were so.
Acts 17:17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the worshippers, and in the marketplace every day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) with those who happened to be there.
Acts 17:31 because he has appointed a day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) on which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he has appointed, having provided proof to all by raising him from the dead.”
Acts 18:18 Paul, after remaining there for a number of days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), said farewell to the brothers and sailed away to Syria, and with him were Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had his head shaved, for he had taken a vow.
Acts 19:9 But when some became stubborn and refused to believe, speaking evil of the Way before the congregation, he withdrew from them, taking the disciples with him, and continued daily to discourse in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.
Acts 20:6 We sailed away after the days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) of Unleavened Bread from Philippi and joined the others in Troas five days (hēmerōn | ἡμερῶν | gen pl fem) later, where we stayed for seven days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Acts 20:16 For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not have to spend time in Asia, for he was hastening, if it were possible for him, to be in Jerusalem for the day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) of Pentecost.
Acts 20:18 And when they came to him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) on which I set foot in Asia,
Acts 20:26 Therefore I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of you all,
Acts 20:31 Therefore be alert, remembering that for three years, night or day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem), I did not cease warning each one of you with tears.
Acts 21:4 After locating the disciples, we stayed there seven days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem); and they kept telling Paul through the Spirit not to set foot in Jerusalem.
Acts 21:5 When our days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) there were ended, we departed and went on our journey, and they all, with wives and children, accompanied us until we were outside the city. Then kneeling down on the beach, we prayed
Acts 21:7 And having completed the voyage from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais, and we greeted the brothers and stayed one day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) with them.
Acts 21:10 While we were staying for many days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea.
Acts 21:15 After these days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) we got ready and started up to Jerusalem.
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men and on the next day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) he purified himself with them and went into the temple, giving notice of the completion of the days (hēmerōn | ἡμερῶν | gen pl fem) of the purification, at which time the sacrifice would be offered on behalf of each one of them.
Acts 21:27 When the seven days (hēmerai | ἡμέραι | nom pl fem) were about to be completed, the Jews from Asia, upon seeing him in the temple, stirred up the whole crowd and laid hands on him,
Acts 21:38 Then you are not the Egyptian who prior to these days (hēmerōn | ἡμερῶν | gen pl fem) stirred up a revolt and led into the desert the four thousand men of the Assassins?”
Acts 23:1 Looking intently at the council, Paul said, “My brothers, I have lived in all good conscience before God up to this day.” (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem)
Acts 23:12 When it was day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem), the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
Acts 24:1 And after five days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) the high priest Ananias went down with some elders and a prosecuting attorney, one Tertullus; and they laid before the governor their case against Paul.
Acts 24:11 As you are able to verify for yourself, it is not more than twelve days (hēmerai | ἡμέραι | nom pl fem) since I went up to worship in Jerusalem,
Acts 24:24 After some days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) Felix arrived with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish. He sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus.
Acts 25:1 Three days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) after arriving in the province, Festus went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
Acts 25:6 After he stayed among them not more than eight or ten days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), he went down to Caesarea, and the next day he took his seat on the judge’s bench and ordered Paul to be brought.
Acts 25:13 Now after some days (hēmerōn | ἡμερῶν | gen pl fem) had passed, Agrippa the king and Bernice came down to Caesarea and paid their respects to Festus.