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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

Revelation 4:8 And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, were full of eyes around and within. And day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) or night they never rest, saying: “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and who is, and who is to come!”
Revelation 6:17 because the great day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand fast?”
Revelation 7:15 For this reason they are before the throne of God, and serve him day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) and night in his temple, and the one seated on the throne will be a shelter over them.
Revelation 8:12 The fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened; for a third of the day (hēmera | ἡμέρα | nom sg fem) there was no light, and for a third of the night as well.
Revelation 9:6 And in those days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem) people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will flee from them.
Revelation 9:15 So the four angels, who had been prepared for this hour, day (hēmeran | ἡμέραν | acc sg fem), month, and year, were released to kill a third of mankind.
Revelation 10:7 But in the days (hēmerais | ἡμέραις | dat pl fem) when the seventh angel is about to sound his trumpet, the mystery of God will be fulfilled, just as he announced to his servants the prophets.”
Revelation 11:3 And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for one thousand two hundred and sixty days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), clothed in sackcloth.”
Revelation 11:6 These two witnesses have the power to shut the sky so that no rain will fall during the days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they wish.
Revelation 11:9 For (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) three and a half days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem) those from every people and tribe and language and nation will gaze at their dead bodies and refuse to let them be placed in a tomb.
Revelation 11:11 But after the three and a half days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem), the breath of life from God entered them and they stood on their feet; and great fear fell on those who were watching them.
Revelation 12:6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness where a place had been prepared for her by God, so they can take care of her there for one thousand two hundred and sixty days (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | acc pl fem).
Revelation 12:10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, “Just now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ, because the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, the one who accuses them day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) and night before our God.
Revelation 14:11 And the smoke from their torture will go up forever and ever, and those who worship the beast and his image will have no relief day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) or night, along with anyone who receives the mark of his name.”
Revelation 16:14 They were demonic spirits, performing signs, who go out to the kings of the whole world to assemble them for battle on the great day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) of God the Almighty.
Revelation 18:8 Therefore her plagues will come in a single day (hēmera | ἡμέρᾳ | dat sg fem) — death and mourning and famine. And she will be consumed with fire, for mighty is the Lord God who has judged her.”
Revelation 20:10 And the devil, the one who had deceived them, was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where both the beast and the false prophet are. There they will suffer torment day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) and night forever and ever.
Revelation 21:25 On (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) no day (hēmeras | ἡμέρας | gen sg fem) will its gates ever be closed, since there will be no night there.