τηρέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
τηρέω
Greek transliteration: 
tēreō
Simplified transliteration: 
tereo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐτήρουν), τηρήσω, ἐτήρησα, τετήρηκα, τετήρημαι, ἐτηρήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5083
GK Number: 
5498
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
70
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to keep, guard, obey, observe
Definition: 
to keep watch upon, guard, Mt. 27:36, 54; 28:4; Acts 12:6; to watch over protectively, guard, 1 Jn. 5:18; Rev. 16:15; to mark attentively, to heed, Rev. 1:3; to observe practically, keep strictly, Mt. 19:17; 23:3; 28:20; Mk. 7:9; Jn. 8:51; to preserve, shield, Jn. 17:15; to store up, reserve, Jn. 2:10; 12:7; 1 Pet. 1:4; 2 Pet. 2:4, 9, 17; to keep in custody, Acts 12:5; 16:23; to maintain, Eph. 4:3; 2 Tim. 4:7; to keep in a condition, Jn. 17:11, 12; 1 Cor. 7:37; 2 Cor. 11:9; 1 Tim. 5:22; Jas. 1:27

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 19:17 And Jesus replied “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you want to enter life, keep (tērēson | τήρησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the commandments.”
Matthew 23:3 Therefore put into practice and continue (tēreite | τηρεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) to (tēreite | τηρεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) do (tēreite | τηρεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) whatever they tell you; but do not imitate what they do, for they teach but do not practice.
Matthew 27:36 Then they (etēroun | ἐτήρουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) sat down and kept (etēroun | ἐτήρουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) watch over him there.
Matthew 27:54 When the centurion and those with him, who were keeping (tērountes | τηροῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) watch over Jesus, saw the earthquake and what was happening, they were terrified, and said, “Truly this man was the Son of God!”
Matthew 28:4 And for fear of him the guards (tērountes | τηροῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) trembled and became like dead men.
Matthew 28:20 teaching them to observe (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
John 2:10 and said to him, “Everyone serves the choice wine first, and then when the guests are a bit tipsy, that which is inferior. But you have kept (tetērēkas | τετήρηκας | perf act ind 2 sg) the good wine until now.”
John 8:51 I tell you the solemn truth, if anyone keeps (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) my word, he will never see death.”
John 8:52 The Jews therefore said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon! Abraham died, and so did the prophets, yet you say, ‘If anyone keeps (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) my word, he will never taste death.’
John 8:55 And you have not known him, but I know him. If I were to say that I did not know him, I would be like you, a liar; but I do know him, and I (tērō | τηρῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) keep (tērō | τηρῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) his word.
John 9:16 Then some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God because he (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) does (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) not keep (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the Sabbath.” But others said, “How can a sinful man perform miraculous signs like this?” And there was a division among them.
John 12:7 Jesus therefore said, “Leave her alone. She (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) had (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) to (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) keep (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) this perfume for the day of my burial.
John 14:15 “If you love me, you (tērēsete | τηρήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) will (tērēsete | τηρήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) keep (tērēsete | τηρήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) my commandments.
John 14:21 The one who has my commandments and keeps (tērōn | τηρῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) them is the one who loves me. And the one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him.”
John 14:23 Jesus answered him, saying, “If anyone loves me, he (tērēsei | τηρήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) will (tērēsei | τηρήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) keep (tērēsei | τηρήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling place with him.
John 14:24 The one who does not love me does (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) not keep (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) my words; and the word you are hearing is not mine, but is from the Father’s who sent me.
John 15:10 If you (tērēsēte | τηρήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) keep (tērēsēte | τηρήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have (tetērēka | τετήρηκα | perf act ind 1 sg) kept (tetērēka | τετήρηκα | perf act ind 1 sg) my Father’s commandments and abide in his love.
John 15:20 Remember the saying that I told you, ‘The servant is not greater than his master.’ If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they (etērēsan | ἐτήρησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) have (etērēsan | ἐτήρησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) kept (etērēsan | ἐτήρησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) my word, they (tērēsousin | τηρήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) will (tērēsousin | τηρήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) keep (tērēsousin | τηρήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) yours as well.
John 17:6 “I have made your name known to the men you gave me out of the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they (tetērēkan | τετήρηκαν | perf act ind 3 pl) have (tetērēkan | τετήρηκαν | perf act ind 3 pl) kept (tetērēkan | τετήρηκαν | perf act ind 3 pl) your word.
John 17:11 I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am on my way to you. Holy Father, keep (tērēson | τήρησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) them in your name, the name that you have given me, so that they may be one, just as we are one.
John 17:12 While I was with them, I protected (etēroun | ἐτήρουν | imperf act ind 1 sg) them in your name, which you have given me. I guarded them, and not one of them has been lost except the son of destruction, that the scripture might be fulfilled.
John 17:15 I am not asking that you take them out of the world, but that you protect (tērēsēs | τηρήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) them from the evil one.
Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept (etēreito | ἐτηρεῖτο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) in prison, but prayer was made earnestly to God for him by the church.
Acts 12:6 Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was asleep between two soldiers, bound with two chains; and guards before the door were guarding (etēroun | ἐτήρουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) the prison.
Acts 15:5 But some arose from the party of the Pharisees, believers, and said, “It is necessary to circumcise them and order them to keep (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) the law of Moses.”
Acts 16:23 And when they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) keep (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) them securely,
Acts 24:23 Then he commanded the centurion to keep (tēreisthai | τηρεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) him in custody, but to let him have some freedom and not to prevent any of his friends from taking care of his needs.
Acts 25:4 So then Festus replied that Paul was being kept (tēreisthai | τηρεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) at Caesarea but that he himself intended to go there shortly.
Acts 25:21 But when Paul had appealed to be kept (tērēthēnai | τηρηθῆναι | aor pass inf ) in custody for the decision of the emperor, I ordered him to be held (tēreisthai | τηρεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) until I could send him to Caesar.”
1 Corinthians 7:37 However, the man who stands firm in his resolve is under no compulsion but has control over his desire, and has determined this in his heart to keep (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) her as his virgin, he will do well.
2 Corinthians 11:9 And when I was present with you and in need, I did not burden anyone, for when the brothers came from Macedonia they supplied my need.
Ephesians 4:3 making every effort to preserve (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) the unity of the Spirit by the bond of peace.
1 Thessalonians 5:23 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may (tērētheiē | τηρηθείη | aor pass opt 3 sg) your spirit, soul, and body be (tērētheiē | τηρηθείη | aor pass opt 3 sg) preserved (tērētheiē | τηρηθείη | aor pass opt 3 sg) completely whole and blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 5:22 Do not lay hands on anyone quickly or share in the sins of others; keep (tērei | τήρει | pres act imperative 2 sg) yourself pure.
1 Timothy 6:14 to keep (tērēsai | τηρῆσαι | aor act inf ) the commandment unblemished and above reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Timothy 4:7 The good fight I have fought, the race I have completed, the faith I have kept (tetērēka | τετήρηκα | perf act ind 1 sg).
James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their time of trouble, and to (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) keep (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) oneself unstained by the world.
James 2:10 For whoever keeps (tērēsē | τηρήσῃ | aor act subj 3 sg) the entire law yet fails at a single point has become guilty of the law as a whole.
1 Peter 1:4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, being preserved (tetērēmenēn | τετηρημένην | perf pass ptcp acc sg fem) in heaven for you,
2 Peter 2:4 For if God did not spare the angels when they sinned but cast them into hell, committing them to chains of utter darkness, there to (tēroumenous | τηρουμένους | pres pass ptcp acc pl masc) be (tēroumenous | τηρουμένους | pres pass ptcp acc pl masc) kept (tēroumenous | τηρουμένους | pres pass ptcp acc pl masc) until the judgment;
2 Peter 2:9 then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trial, but to (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) keep (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) the unrighteous under (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) guard (tērein | τηρεῖν | pres act inf ) awaiting punishment on the day of judgment,
2 Peter 2:17 These people are wells without water, mists driven by a squall. For them the gloom of darkness has been reserved (tetērētai | τετήρηται | perf pass ind 3 sg).
2 Peter 3:7 But by the same word the present heavens and earth have been reserved for fire, kept (tēroumenoi | τηρούμενοι | pres pass ptcp nom pl masc) for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.
1 John 2:3 Now this is how we can be sure that we know God: if we (tērōmen | τηρῶμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) keep (tērōmen | τηρῶμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) his commandments.
1 John 2:4 The one who says, “I know God,” yet does (tērōn | τηρῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) not keep (tērōn | τηρῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) his commandments, is a liar and the truth is not in him.
1 John 2:5 But whoever keeps (tērē | τηρῇ | pres act subj 3 sg) his word, truly in that person is the love of God brought to fulfillment. This is how we can be sure that we are in him:
1 John 3:22 and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we (tēroumen | τηροῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) keep (tēroumen | τηροῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) his commandments and do what is pleasing in his sight.
1 John 3:24 And the one who keeps (tērōn | τηρῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) his commandments resides in him, and he in him. And by this we know that he abides in us: by the Spirit whom he has given to us.
1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God: that we (tērōmen | τηρῶμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) keep (tērōmen | τηρῶμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome,
1 John 5:18 We know that everyone who has been born of God does not continue to sin, but the one who was born of God protects (tērei | τηρεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) him and the evil one will not harm him.

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