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σπείρω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπείρω
Greek transliteration: 
speirō
Simplified transliteration: 
speiro
Principal Parts: 
-, ἔσπειρα, -, ἔσπαρμαι, ἐσπάρην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4687
GK Number: 
5062
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
52
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2d(3)
Gloss: 
to sow seed, scatter seed
Definition: 
to sow, seed, Mt. 6:26; 13:3, 4, 18, 24, 25, 27, 37, 3

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:26 Look at the birds of the air, they (speirousin | σπείρουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) neither sow (speirousin | σπείρουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not more valuable than they?
Matthew 13:3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) went out to sow (speirein | σπείρειν | pres act inf ).
Matthew 13:4 And as he sowed (speirein | σπείρειν | pres act inf ), some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them.
Matthew 13:18 “Hear then the parable of the sower: (speirantos | σπείραντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc)
Matthew 13:19 When anyone hears the message of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away that which was sown (esparmenon | ἐσπαρμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg neut) in his heart. This is what was (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) sown (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) along the path.
Matthew 13:20 As for the one (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) who (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) was (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) sown (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) on rocky places, this is the one who hears the message and immediately receives it with joy;
Matthew 13:22 As for the one (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) who (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) was (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) sown (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) among thorns, this is the one who hears the message, but worldly anxiety and the deception of wealth choke the message and it becomes unfruitful.
Matthew 13:23 As for the one (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) who (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) was (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) sown (spareis | σπαρείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) on good soil, this is the one who hears the message and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.”
Matthew 13:24 Jesus put another parable before them, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man sowing (speiranti | σπείραντι | aor act ptcp dat sg masc) good seed in his field.
Matthew 13:27 And the servants of the master of the house came and said to him, ‘Sir, did (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) you (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) not sow (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) good seed in your field? Why then does it have weeds?’
Matthew 13:31 He gave them another parable, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed (espeiren | ἔσπειρεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in his field.
Matthew 13:37 And he answered, saying, “The one who sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the good seed is the Son of Man;
Matthew 13:39 and the enemy who sowed (speiras | σπείρας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) them is the devil; and the harvest is the end of the age; and the harvesters are the angels.
Matthew 25:24 Then the one who had received the one talent also came, saying, ‘Master, I knew that you were an unscrupulous man, reaping where you (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) have (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) not sown (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) and gathering where you scattered no seed;
Matthew 25:26 But his master answered him, saying, ‘You wicked and lazy servant! You knew that I reap where I (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg) have (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg) not sown (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg) and gather where I scattered no seed?
Mark 4:3 “Listen! A sower (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) went out to sow (speirai | σπεῖραι | aor act inf ).
Mark 4:4 And as he was sowing (speirein | σπείρειν | pres act inf ), some seed fell along the path, and birds came and ate it up.
Mark 4:14 The sower (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) sows (speirei | σπείρει | pres act ind 3 sg) the word. sows (speirei | σπείρει | pres act ind 3 sg)
Mark 4:15 These are the ones on the path where the word is sown: (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) whenever they hear, Satan immediately comes Satan and carries off the word that was sown (esparmenon | ἐσπαρμένον | perf pass ptcp acc sg masc) in them.
Mark 4:16 These are the ones (speiromenoi | σπειρόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) sown (speiromenoi | σπειρόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) on rocky ground: ones sown (speiromenoi | σπειρόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) whenever they hear the word, they immediately receive it with joy. they receive it
Mark 4:18 Others are the ones sown (speiromenoi | σπειρόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) among the thorns: sown (speiromenoi | σπειρόμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) these are the ones who hear the word, who hear
Mark 4:20 These are the ones sown (sparentes | σπαρέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) on good soil: good sown (sparentes | σπαρέντες | aor pass ptcp nom pl masc) they hear the word, accept it, and bear fruit — thirty, sixty, and even a hundredfold.”
Mark 4:31 It is like a mustard seed mustard that, when it is sown (sparē | σπαρῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) in the ground, is smaller than all of the seeds on earth.
Mark 4:32 Yet when it is sown (sparē | σπαρῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg), it grows up and becomes larger than all the garden plants and puts out large branches, large so that the birds of the air are able to nest in its shade.”
Luke 8:5 “A sower (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) went out to sow (speirai | σπεῖραι | aor act inf ) his seed. And as he sowed (speirein | σπείρειν | pres act inf ), some fell along the path and was trampled underfoot, and the birds of heaven devoured it.
Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they (speirousin | σπείρουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) do (speirousin | σπείρουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) not sow (speirousin | σπείρουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl), neither do they reap; for them there is neither storehouse nor granary, yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds!
Luke 19:21 for I was afraid of you, because you are an exacting man: you take up what you did not lay down, and reap what you (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) did (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg) not sow.’ (espeiras | ἔσπειρας | aor act ind 2 sg)
Luke 19:22 He said to him, ‘Out of your own mouth I will judge you, wicked servant. You knew, did you, that I am an exacting man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg) did (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg) not sow (espeira | ἔσπειρα | aor act ind 1 sg)?
John 4:36 The reaper is already receiving wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the sower (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) and the reaper may rejoice together.
John 4:37 For in this the saying is true, ‘One sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) and another reaps.’
1 Corinthians 9:11 If we sowed (espeiramen | ἐσπείραμεν | aor act ind 1 pl) spiritual things among you, is it too much if we reap material things from you?
1 Corinthians 15:36 You fool! What you sow (speireis | σπείρεις | pres act ind 2 sg) does not come to life unless it dies.
1 Corinthians 15:37 And what you sow (speireis | σπείρεις | pres act ind 2 sg) is not the body that is to be, but a bare seed, perhaps of wheat or something else.
1 Corinthians 15:42 So also is the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) in a perishable state, it is raised imperishable.
1 Corinthians 15:43 It is sown (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) in humiliation, it is raised in glory; it is sown (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) in weakness, it is raised in power;
1 Corinthians 15:44 it is sown (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.
2 Corinthians 9:6 Remember this: the one who sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) generously will also reap generously.
2 Corinthians 9:10 The one who supplies seed to the sower (speironti | σπείροντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc) and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed and enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.
Galatians 6:7 Do not be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a person sows (speirē | σπείρῃ | pres act subj 3 sg), that will he also reap.
Galatians 6:8 For the one who sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) to his own flesh, from the flesh will reap corruption; but the one who sows (speirōn | σπείρων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) to the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
James 3:18 And a harvest of righteousness is (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) sown (speiretai | σπείρεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) in peace by those who make peace.