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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 25:14 Since they were staying there several days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man left by Felix, a prisoner.
Acts 26:7 to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, worshipping strenuously night and day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem). It is for this hope, your Excellency, that I am being accused by Jews!
Acts 26:13 and at midday (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) I saw on the way, O king, a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, that shone around me and those who journeyed with me.
Acts 26:22 Obtaining help, therefore, from God, until this day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) I have stood testifying both to small and great, saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would come to pass:
Acts 27:7 We sailed slowly for a number of days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem) and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed under the lee of Crete off Salmone.
Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), and no small storm continued to rage, all hope of our being saved was at last abandoned.
Acts 27:29 Fearing that we might run aground on the rocky coast, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) to come.
Acts 27:33 As day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) was about to dawn, Paul urged them all to take some food, saying, “Today is the fourteenth day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) that you have continued in suspense and been without food, having taken nothing.
Acts 27:39 Now when it was day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem), they did not recognize the land, but they noticed a bay that had a beach, on which they planned, if possible, to run the ship ashore.
Acts 28:7 Now in the region around that place were fields belonging to the leading man of the island, by name Publius, who welcomed us and for three days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) entertained us hospitably.
Acts 28:12 And when we put in at Syracuse, we stayed there three days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Acts 28:13 From there we circled round and came to Rhegium; and after one day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) a south wind came up, and on the following day we arrived in Puteoli,
Acts 28:14 where we found brethren, and were invited to stay with them seven days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem). And so we went toward Rome.
Acts 28:17 And it happened that after three days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) Paul called together the leaders of the Jews. And when they gathered, he said to them: “My brothers, though I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Acts 28:23 When they had arranged a day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) to meet with him, many came to him at his lodging, and he expounded to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to convince them about Jesus both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning till evening.
Romans 2:5 But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed,
Romans 2:16 on the day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) when God judges the secrets of everyone according to my gospel through Christ Jesus.
Romans 8:36 As it is written, “For your sake we face death all day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”
Romans 10:21 But concerning Israel he says, “All day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and argumentative people.”
Romans 11:8 as it is written, “God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that would not see and ears that would not hear, to this very day.” (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem)
Romans 13:12 The night is nearly over and the day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) is at hand. So we must lay aside the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Romans 13:13 Let us live becomingly, as in the daytime (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem), not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.
Romans 14:5 one person regards one day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) more sacred than another (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem), while another person regards all days (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) the same. Each person must be fully convinced in his own mind.
Romans 14:6 The one who observes the day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) observes it for the Lord. And the one who eats, eats for the Lord, because he gives thanks to God; and the one who abstains from eating, abstains for the Lord and gives thanks to God.
1 Corinthians 1:8 He will keep you steadfast to the end, guiltless in the day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 3:13 the work of each person will become evident, for the Day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire. And the fire will test what sort of work each has done.
1 Corinthians 4:3 But for me it is a matter of the least consequence that I should be judged by you or by any human court (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem). In fact, I do not even judge myself.
1 Corinthians 5:5 hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that the spirit may be saved on the Day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) of the Lord.
1 Corinthians 10:8 We must not indulge in sexual immorality, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in a single day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem).
1 Corinthians 15:4 and that he was buried, and that he has been raised on the third day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) according to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:31 Every day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) I am in danger of dying! I swear by my boasting in you, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:14 just as also you have understood us partially, that we are your source of pride, as you also are ours, in the day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) of the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 3:14 But their minds were closed. For until the present day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) the same veil remains at the reading of the old covenant. Since the veil is not removed, it is clear that only in Christ is it taken away.
2 Corinthians 4:16 So we are not discouraged, but even if our outward man is wasting away, our inward man is being renewed day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) by day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem).
2 Corinthians 6:2 For he says, “In the time of my favor I heard you, in the day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) of salvation I helped you.” Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) of salvation!
2 Corinthians 11:28 Apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxious concern for all the churches.
Galatians 1:18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Cephas and stayed with him fifteen days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Galatians 4:10 You scrupulously observe special days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) and months and seasons and years!
Ephesians 4:30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) of redemption.
Ephesians 5:16 making the most of the time, because the days (hēmerai | ἡμέραι | nom pl fem) are evil.
Ephesians 6:13 Therefore take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to stand your ground on the evil day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem), and having done everything, to stand.
Philippians 1:5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) until now.
Philippians 1:6 For I am confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) of Christ Jesus.
Philippians 1:10 so that you may determine what is essential, and so be pure and without blame on the day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) of Christ,
Philippians 2:16 holding fast the word of life, so that I may have reason to boast on the day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem) of Christ that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.
Colossians 1:6 which has come to you. Just as in the entire world it is bearing fruit and growing, so also is it among you from the day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) you heard it and understood the grace of God in truth;
Colossians 1:9 For this reason, we from the day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) we heard about you, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will his in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, spiritual
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you recall, brothers, our labor and toil. We worked night and day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) so as not to become a burden to any of you, while proclaiming to you the gospel of God.
1 Thessalonians 3:10 Night and day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and supply what is lacking in your faith.
1 Thessalonians 5:2 for you yourselves know full well that the day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) of the Lord will come like a thief by night.