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λατρεύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
λατρεύω
Greek transliteration: 
latreuō
Simplified transliteration: 
latreuo
Principal Parts: 
λατρεύσω, ἐλάτρευσα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3000
GK Number: 
3302
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
21
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(6)
Gloss: 
to serve, minister (in religious duties)
Definition: 
to be a servant, to serve, Acts 27:23; to render religious service and homage, worship, Mt. 4:10; Lk. 1:74; spc. to offer sacrifices, present offerings, Heb. 8:5; 9:9

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan! For it stands written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and serve (latreuseis | λατρεύσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) him alone.’”
Luke 1:74 that we, being rescued from the hand of enemies, might serve (latreuein | λατρεύειν | pres act inf ) him without fear,
Luke 2:37 and then she was a widow until she was eighty-four She did not leave the temple, worshipping (latreuousa | λατρεύουσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) night and day with fasting and prayer.
Luke 4:8 But Jesus answered, him, “It is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’” (latreuseis | λατρεύσεις | fut act ind 2 sg)
Acts 7:7 But, ‘Whatever nation they serve as slaves, I will punish,’ said God, ‘and after this they will come out and they will worship (latreusousin | λατρεύσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) me in this place.’
Acts 7:42 But God turned away and gave them over to worship (latreuein | λατρεύειν | pres act inf ) the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: ‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
Acts 24:14 But this I confess to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, thus I worship (latreuō | λατρεύω | pres act ind 1 sg) the God of our fathers, believing all things that are according to the Law and written in the Prophets,
Acts 26:7 to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, worshipping (latreuon | λατρεῦον | pres act ptcp nom sg neut) strenuously night and day. It is for this hope, your Excellency, that I am being accused by Jews!
Acts 27:23 For there stood by me this night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve (latreuō | λατρεύω | pres act ind 1 sg),
Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve (latreuō | λατρεύω | pres act ind 1 sg) with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you
Romans 1:25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie and worshiped and served (elatreusan | ἐλάτρευσαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
Philippians 3:3 For we are the true circumcision, who worship (latreuontes | λατρεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in the flesh —
2 Timothy 1:3 I continually thank God, whom I serve (latreuō | λατρεύω | pres act ind 1 sg), as did my ancestors, with a clean conscience, as unceasingly I remember you in my prayers night and day,
Hebrews 8:5 The place where they serve (latreuousin | λατρεύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) is a shadowy suggestion of the heavenly sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for he said, “See that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.”
Hebrews 9:9 This is an illustration pointing to the present time, during which the gifts and sacrifices being offered cannot perfect the worshiper (latreuonta | λατρεύοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) so far as his conscience is concerned,
Hebrews 9:14 how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to worship (latreuein | λατρεύειν | pres act inf ) the living God!
Hebrews 10:2 For otherwise would they not have ceased being offered, since the worshipers (latreuontas | λατρεύοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc), once cleansed, would have no consciousness of sins?
Hebrews 12:28 Therefore since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and in this way worship (latreuōmen | λατρεύωμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) God in an acceptable manner, with reverence and awe,
Hebrews 13:10 We have an altar from which those who (latreuontes | λατρεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) serve (latreuontes | λατρεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) in the tabernacle do not have the right to eat.
Revelation 7:15 For this reason they are before the throne of God, and serve (latreuousin | λατρεύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) him day and night in his temple, and the one seated on the throne will be a shelter over them.
Revelation 22:3 No longer will anything be under a curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will worship (latreusousin | λατρεύσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) him.