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φρουρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φρουρέω
Greek transliteration: 
phroureō
Simplified transliteration: 
phroureo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐφρούρουν), φρουρήσω, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5432
GK Number: 
5864
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to guard; (pass.) to be held prisoner; to be shielded
Definition: 
to keep watch;, trans. to guard, watch, with a military guard, 2 Cor. 11:32; to keep in a condition of restraint, Gal. 3:23; to keep in a state of settlement or security, Phil. 4:7; 1 Pet. 1:5*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 11:32 At Damascus the ethnarch under king Aretas was guarding (ephrourei | ἐφρούρει | imperf act ind 3 sg) the city of Damascus in order to arrest me,
Galatians 3:23 Now before faith came, we (ephrouroumetha | ἐφρουρούμεθα | imperf pass ind 1 pl) were (ephrouroumetha | ἐφρουρούμεθα | imperf pass ind 1 pl) held (ephrouroumetha | ἐφρουρούμεθα | imperf pass ind 1 pl) in (ephrouroumetha | ἐφρουρούμεθα | imperf pass ind 1 pl) custody (ephrouroumetha | ἐφρουρούμεθα | imperf pass ind 1 pl) under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed.
Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard (phrourēsei | φρουρήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 1:5 who by the power of God are being guarded (phrouroumenous | φρουρουμένους | pres pass ptcp acc pl masc) through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.