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up to, until
can function as an improper prep., while, as long as, Jn. 9:4; until, Mt. 2:9; Lk. 15:4; as also in NT ἕως οὗ, ἕως ὅτου, Mt. 5:18, 26; ἕως ἄρτι, until now, Mt. 11:12; ἕως πότε, until when, how long, Mt. 17:17; ἕως σήμερον, until this day, to this time, 2 Cor. 3:15; as a prep. of time, until, Mt. 24:21; of place, unto, even to, Mt. 11:23; Lk. 2:15; ἕως ἄνω, to the brim, Jn. 2:7; ἕως εἰς, even to, as far as, Lk. 24:50; ἕως κάτω, to the bottom; ἕως ὥδε, to this place, Lk. 23:5; of state, unto, even to, Mt. 26:38; of number, even, so much as, Rom. 3:12, et al. freq.

Greek-English Concordance for ἕως

Acts 9:38 Since Lydda is near Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men to him urging him, “Do not delay in coming to (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) us.”
Acts 11:19 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution, which came to pass over Stephen, made their way as (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews only.
Acts 11:22 The report of all this was heard in the ears of the church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas as (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) far as Antioch.
Acts 13:20 All this took about four hundred fifty years. After this he gave them judges until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) Samuel the prophet.
Acts 13:47 For thus the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have appointed you to be a light for the Gentiles, to bring salvation to (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the ends of the earth.’”
Acts 17:14 Then immediately the brothers sent Paul away, to go as (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) far as to the sea, but Silas and Timothy remained there.
Acts 17:15 Those who conducted Paul brought him as (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) far as Athens, and receiving an order for Silas and Timothy to come to him as soon as possible, they left.
Acts 21:5 When our days there were ended, we departed and went on our journey, and they all, with wives and children, accompanied us until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) we were outside the city. Then kneeling down on the beach, we prayed
Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men and on the next day he purified himself with them and went into the temple, giving notice of the completion of the days of the purification, at (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) which time (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the sacrifice would be offered on behalf of each one of them.
Acts 23:12 When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath saying that they would neither eat nor drink until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) they had killed Paul.
Acts 23:14 These went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We have bound ourselves by an oath to taste no food until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) we have killed Paul.
Acts 23:21 But you should not be persuaded by them, for more than forty of their men are lying in wait for him and have bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) they kill him. And now they are ready, awaiting your consent.”
Acts 23:23 Then he called two of the centurions and said, “Get ready by the third hour of the night two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen, and two hundred spearmen to go as (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) far as Caesarea.”
Acts 25:21 But when Paul had appealed to be kept in custody for the decision of the emperor, I ordered him to be held until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) I could send him to Caesar.”
Acts 26:11 And I punished them often in all the synagogues and tried to make them blaspheme; and since I was so vehemently angry at them, I pursued them even (heōs | ἕως | conj) to foreign cities.
Acts 28:23 When they had arranged a day 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 (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) evening.
Romans 3:12 They have all turned away; together they have become worthless. No one does good, not even (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) one.
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 (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) this very day.”
1 Corinthians 1:8 He will keep you steadfast to (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the end, guiltless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 4:5 So then, stop passing judgment on anything before the time, before (heōs | ἕως | conj) the Lord comes. He will bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will disclose the motives of the heart. At that time praise will come to each from God.
1 Corinthians 4:13 when slandered, we respond kindly. We have become, as it were, the scum of the world, the refuse of all things, even (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) now.
1 Corinthians 8:7 However, not everyone has this knowledge. But some, because in (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) former (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) times (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) they were involved with idols, eat this food as though it were an idol sacrifice, and thus their conscience, being weak, is defiled.
1 Corinthians 15:6 Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at the same time, most of whom are still (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) living, although some have fallen asleep.
1 Corinthians 16:8 But I will stay in Ephesus until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) Pentecost,
2 Corinthians 1:13 Now we are not writing you anything other than what you can read and also understand. But I hope that you will understand fully (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen),
2 Corinthians 3:15 But until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) today, whenever Moses is being read, a veil lies over their heart;
2 Corinthians 12:2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago — whether in the body I do not know or apart from the body I do not know, only God knows — such a man was caught up to (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the third heaven.
2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; however, the one who is now restraining will continue to do so until (heōs | ἕως | conj) he is taken away.
1 Timothy 4:13 Until (heōs | ἕως | conj) I come, be devoted to the reading of Scripture, to the exhortation, to the teaching.
Hebrews 1:13 And to which of the angels has he ever said, “Sit at my right hand until (heōs | ἕως | conj) I make your enemies a footstool for your feet”?
Hebrews 8:11 And they will not teach each one his neighbor and each one his brother saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they will all know me from the least of them to (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the greatest.
Hebrews 10:13 where he is now waiting until (heōs | ἕως | conj) his enemies are placed as a footstool for his feet,
James 5:7 Be patient, therefore, dear friends, until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the coming of the Lord. Note how the farmer waits for the precious harvest of the earth, being patient for it until (heōs | ἕως | conj) it receives the early and latter rains.
2 Peter 1:19 Moreover, we hold the prophetic word to be reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it as you would to a lamp shining in a gloomy place, until (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
1 John 2:9 The one who claims to be in the light but goes on hating his brother is still (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) in the darkness.
Revelation 6:10 And they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “How (heōs | ἕως | improper prep-gen) long, O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, before you bring judgment and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”
Revelation 6:11 Then a white robe was given to each of them and they were told to rest a little while, until (heōs | ἕως | conj) the number was reached of their fellow servants and their brothers who were to be killed just as they had been.