2837. koimaó from NG2749
Strong's Concordance
koimaó from NG2749: sleep, fall asleep, die
Original Word: κοιμάομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: koimaó from NG2749
Phonetic Spelling: (koy-mah'-o)
Short Definition: I fall asleep, am asleep
Definition: I fall asleep, am asleep, sometimes of the sleep of death.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
to put to sleep, fall asleep
NASB Translation
asleep (3), dead (1), fallen asleep (7), fell asleep (3), sleep (2), sleeping (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2837: κοιμάω

κοιμάω, κοίμω: passive, present κοιμάομαι. κοιμωμαι; perfect κεκοίμημαι (cf. Winer's Grammar, 274 (257)); 1 aorist ἐκοιμήθην; 1 future κοιμηθήσομαι; (akin to κεῖμαι; Curtius, § 45); to cause to sleep, put to sleep (Homer, et al.); metaphorically, to still, calm, quiet, (Homer, Aeschylus, Plato); passive to sleep, fall asleep: properly, Matthew 28:13; Luke 22:45; John 11:12; Acts 12:6; the Sept. for שָׁכַב. metaphorically, and euphemistically equivalent to to die (cf. English to fall asleep): John 11:11; Acts 7:60; Acts 13:36; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 1 Corinthians 11:30; 1 Corinthians 15:6, 51 (cf. Winers Grammar, 555 (517); Buttmann, 121 (106) note); 2 Peter 3:4; οἱ κοιμώμενοι, κεκοιμημένοι, κοιμηθέντες, equivalent to the dead: Matthew 27:52; 1 Corinthians 15:20; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-15; with ἐν Χριστῷ added (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b), 1 Corinthians 15:18; in the same sense Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 43:17; 1 Kings 11:43; 2 Macc. 12:45; Homer, Iliad 11, 241; Sophocles Electr. 509.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sleep, fall asleep, die

From keimai; to put to sleep, i.e. (passively or reflexively) to slumber; figuratively, to decease -- (be a-, fall a-, fall on) sleep, be dead.

see GREEK keimai

Forms and Transliterations
εκοιμηθη εκοιμηθή εκοιμήθη ἐκοιμήθη εκοιμήθημεν εκοιμήθην εκοιμήθης εκοιμηθησαν εκοιμήθησαν ἐκοιμήθησαν εκοιμώντο κεκοιμημενων κεκοιμημένων κεκοίμησαι κεκοιμηται κεκοίμηται κεκοίμηταί κοιμά κοιμάσθαι κοιμάται κοιμηθείς κοιμηθέντα κοιμηθεντας κοιμηθέντας κοιμηθεντες κοιμηθέντες κοιμηθη κοιμηθή κοιμηθῇ κοιμηθήναι κοιμηθήσεσθε κοιμηθήσεται κοιμηθήση κοιμηθήσομαι κοιμηθησομεθα κοιμηθησόμεθα κοιμηθήσονται κοιμηθήτε κοιμήθητι κοιμηθήτω κοιμηθώ κοιμηθώμεν κοιμηθώσιν κοιμώμενον κοιμωμενος κοιμώμενος κοιμωμενους κοιμωμένους κοιμωμενων κοιμωμένων κοιμωνται κοιμώνται κοιμῶνται ekoimethe ekoimēthē ekoimḗthe ekoimḗthē ekoimethesan ekoimēthēsan ekoimḗthesan ekoimḗthēsan kekoimemenon kekoimeménon kekoimēmenōn kekoimēménōn kekoimetai kekoimētai kekoímetai kekoímētai koimethe koimēthē koimethêi koimēthē̂i koimethentas koimethéntas koimēthentas koimēthéntas koimethentes koimethéntes koimēthentes koimēthéntes koimethesometha koimethesómetha koimēthēsometha koimēthēsómetha koimomenon koimoménon koimōmenōn koimōménōn koimomenos koimōmenos koimṓmenos koimomenous koimoménous koimōmenous koimōménous koimontai koimôntai koimōntai koimō̂ntai
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18 Occurrences


ἐκοιμήθη — 2 Occ.
ἐκοιμήθησαν — 2 Occ.
κεκοιμημένων — 2 Occ.
κεκοίμηται — 2 Occ.
κοιμηθῇ — 1 Occ.
κοιμηθησόμεθα — 1 Occ.
κοιμηθέντας — 2 Occ.
κοιμηθέντες — 1 Occ.
κοιμωμένων — 2 Occ.
κοιμώμενος — 1 Occ.
κοιμωμένους — 1 Occ.
κοιμῶνται — 1 Occ.

Matthew 27:52 V-RPM/P-GMP
GRK: σώματα τῶν κεκοιμημένων ἁγίων ἠγέρθησαν
NAS: of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;
KJV: of the saints which slept arose,
INT: bodies of the fallen asleep saints arose

Matthew 28:13 V-PPM/P-GMP
GRK: αὐτὸν ἡμῶν κοιμωμένων
NAS: and stole Him away while we were asleep.'
KJV: him [away] while we slept.
INT: him we being asleep

Luke 22:45 V-PPM/P-AMP
GRK: μαθητὰς εὗρεν κοιμωμένους αὐτοὺς ἀπὸ
NAS: and found them sleeping from sorrow,
KJV: he found them sleeping for sorrow,
INT: disciples he found sleeping them from

John 11:11 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: φίλος ἡμῶν κεκοίμηται ἀλλὰ πορεύομαι
NAS: Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I go,
KJV: friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go,
INT: friend of us has fallen asleep but I go

John 11:12 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: Κύριε εἰ κεκοίμηται σωθήσεται
NAS: if he has fallen asleep, he will recover.
KJV: Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.
INT: Lord if he has fallen asleep he will get well

Acts 7:60 V-AIP-3S
GRK: τοῦτο εἰπὼν ἐκοιμήθη
NAS: this, he fell asleep.
KJV: when he had said this, he fell asleep.
INT: this having said he fell asleep

Acts 12:6 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: ὁ Πέτρος κοιμώμενος μεταξὺ δύο
NAS: Peter was sleeping between
KJV: Peter was sleeping between two
INT: Peter sleeping between two

Acts 13:36 V-AIP-3S
GRK: θεοῦ βουλῇ ἐκοιμήθη καὶ προσετέθη
NAS: generation, fell asleep, and was laid
KJV: of God, fell on sleep, and
INT: of God counsel fell asleep and was added

1 Corinthians 7:39 V-ASP-3S
GRK: ἐὰν δὲ κοιμηθῇ ὁ ἀνήρ
NAS: her husband is dead, she is free
KJV: her husband be dead, she is at liberty
INT: if however might have fallen asleep the husband

1 Corinthians 11:30 V-PIM/P-3P
GRK: ἄρρωστοι καὶ κοιμῶνται ἱκανοί
NAS: and sick, and a number sleep.
KJV: and many sleep.
INT: sick and are fallen asleep many

1 Corinthians 15:6 V-AIP-3P
GRK: τινὲς δὲ ἐκοιμήθησαν
NAS: now, but some have fallen asleep;
KJV: but some are fallen asleep.
INT: some however are fallen asleep

1 Corinthians 15:18 V-APP-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ κοιμηθέντες ἐν Χριστῷ
NAS: also who have fallen asleep in Christ
KJV: they also which are fallen asleep in
INT: also the [ones] having fallen asleep in Christ

1 Corinthians 15:20 V-RPM/P-GMP
GRK: ἀπαρχὴ τῶν κεκοιμημένων
NAS: of those who are asleep.
KJV: the firstfruits of them that slept.
INT: first-fruit of those fallen asleep

1 Corinthians 15:51 V-FIP-1P
GRK: πάντες οὐ κοιμηθησόμεθα πάντες δὲ
NAS: we will not all sleep, but we will all
KJV: not all sleep, but we shall
INT: All not we will fall asleep all however

1 Thessalonians 4:13 V-PPM/P-GMP
GRK: περὶ τῶν κοιμωμένων ἵνα μὴ
NAS: those who are asleep, so
KJV: concerning them which are asleep, that
INT: concerning those who have fallen asleep that not

1 Thessalonians 4:14 V-APP-AMP
GRK: θεὸς τοὺς κοιμηθέντας διὰ τοῦ
NAS: with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus.
KJV: even so them also which sleep in Jesus
INT: God the [ones] having fallen asleep through

1 Thessalonians 4:15 V-APP-AMP
GRK: φθάσωμεν τοὺς κοιμηθέντας
NAS: those who have fallen asleep.
KJV: prevent them which are asleep.
INT: might precede the [ones] having fallen asleep

2 Peter 3:4 V-AIP-3P
GRK: οἱ πατέρες ἐκοιμήθησαν πάντα οὕτως
NAS: the fathers fell asleep, all
KJV: the fathers fell asleep, all things
INT: the fathers fell asleep all things thus

18 Occurrences

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