phroureó: to guardOriginal Word: φρουρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (froo-reh'-o)
Short Definition: I guard, keep
Definition: I guard, keep, as by a military guard.
5432 phrouréō (from phrousos, "a sentinel, guard") – properly, to guard (keep watch) like a military sentinel; (figuratively) to actively display whatever defensive and offensive means are necessary to guard.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from phrouros (a guard)
guard (1), guarding (1), kept in custody (1), protected (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5432: φρουρέω
φρουρέω, φρούρω: imperfect ἐφρουρουν; future φρουρήσω; passive, present participle φρουρουμενος; imperfect ἐφρουρουμην; (φρουρός, contracted from πρωρος from πρωράω to see before, foresee); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;
1. to guard, protect by a military guard, either in order to prevent hostile invasion, or to keep the inhabitants of a besieged city from flight; (often so from Thucydides down): τήν πόλιν, i. e. not he surrounded the city with soldiers, but by posting sentries he kept the gates guarded, 2 Corinthians 11:32 (R. V. guarded), cf. Acts 9:24.
2. metaphorically: τινα, passive, ὑπό νόμον, under the control of the Mosaic law, that we might not escape from its power, with συγκεκλεισμένοι (συν῾γ᾿κλειόμενοι L T Tr WH) added, Galatians 3:23 (R. V. kept in ward; cf. Plutarch, de defect. orac. § 29; Wis. 17:15); to protect by guarding (Sophocles O. R. 1479), to keep: τάς καρδίας ἐν Χριστῷ, i. e. in close connection with Christ, Philippians 4:7; τινα εἰς τί, by watching and guarding to preserve one for the attainment of something (R. V. guarded unto etc.), passive, 1 Peter 1:5. see GREEK pro see GREEK horao see GREEK tereo
see GREEK pro
see GREEK horao
see GREEK tereo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5432
ἐφρούρει — 1 Occ.
ἐφρουρούμεθα — 1 Occ.
φρουρήσει — 1 Occ.
φρουρουμένους — 1 Occ.
2 Corinthians 11:32 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τοῦ βασιλέως ἐφρούρει τὴν πόλιν
NAS: the king was guarding the city
KJV: of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous
INT: the king was guarding the city