1127. grégoreó
Strong's Concordance
grégoreó: to be awake, to watch
Original Word: γρηγορέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: grégoreó
Phonetic Spelling: (gray-gor-yoo'-o)
Definition: to be awake, to watch
Usage: (a) I am awake (in the night), watch, (b) I am watchful, on the alert, vigilant.
HELPS Word-studies

1127 grēgoreúō – literally, "stay awake"; (figuratively) be vigilant (responsible, watchful).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
formed from perf. of egeiró
to be awake, to watch
NASB Translation
alert (10), awake (1), keep (1), keep watch (4), keep watching (1), keeping alert (1), stay on the alert (1), stays awake (1), wake (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1127: γρηγορέω

γρηγορέω, γρηγόρω; 1 aorist ἐγρηγόρησα; (from ἐγρήγορα, to have been roused from sleep, to be awake, perfect of ἐγείρω; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 118f; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 158; (Winers Grammar, 26 (25); 92 (88))); to watch;

1. properly: Matthew 24:43; Matthew 26:38, 40; Mark 13:34; Mark 14:34, 37; Luke 12:37, 39 R G L Tr text WH text As to sleep is often equivalent to to die, so once, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, γρηγορέω means to live, be alive on earth.

2. Metaphorically, to watch i. e. give strict attention to, be cautious, active: — to take heed lest through remissness and indolence some destructive calamity suddenly overtake one, Matthew 24:42; Matthew 25:13; Mark 13:35,(37); Revelation 16:15; or lest one be led to forsake Christ, Matthew 26:41; Mark 14:38; or lest one fall into sin, 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 16:13; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 3:2f; or be corrupted by errors, Acts 20:31; ἐν τίνι, to be watchful in, employ the most punctilious care in a thing: Colossians 4:2. (the Sept.; (Baruch 2:9; 1 Macc. 12:27; Aristotle, plant. 1, 2, p. 816b, 29, 37); Josephus, Antiquities 11, 3, 4; Achilles Tatius; others) (Synonym: see ἀγρυπνέω. Compare: διαγρηγορέω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be vigilant, wake, be watchful.

From egeiro; to keep awake, i.e. Watch (literally or figuratively) -- be vigilant, wake, (be) watch(-ful).

see GREEK egeiro

Forms and Transliterations
γρηγορειτε γρηγορείτε γρηγορεῖτε γρηγορη γρηγορή γρηγορῇ γρηγορησαι γρηγορήσαι γρηγορῆσαι γρηγορησατε γρηγορήσατε γρηγορησης γρηγορήσης γρηγορήσῃς γρηγόρησις γρηγορήσω γρηγορουντας γρηγορούντας γρηγοροῦντας γρηγορουντες γρηγορούντες γρηγοροῦντες γρηγορούντων γρηγορωμεν γρηγορώμεν γρηγορῶμεν γρηγορων γρηγορών γρηγορῶν γρύξει γρύπα εγρηγορήθη εγρηγόρησε εγρηγορησεν εγρηγόρησεν ἐγρηγόρησεν εγρηγόρουν έγρυξεν προσκαρτερεῖτε egregoresen egregóresen egrēgorēsen egrēgórēsen gregore grēgorē gregorêi grēgorē̂i gregoreite gregoreîte grēgoreite grēgoreîte gregoresai gregorêsai grēgorēsai grēgorē̂sai gregoresate gregorḗsate grēgorēsate grēgorḗsate gregorḗseis grēgorḗsēis gregoreses grēgorēsēs gregoromen gregorômen grēgorōmen grēgorō̂men gregoron gregorôn grēgorōn grēgorō̂n gregorountas gregoroûntas grēgorountas grēgoroûntas gregorountes gregoroûntes grēgorountes grēgoroûntes proskartereite
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 24:42 V-PMA-2P
GRK: γρηγορεῖτε οὖν ὅτι
NAS: Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know
KJV: Watch therefore: for
INT: Keep watch therefore for

Matthew 24:43 V-AIA-3S
GRK: κλέπτης ἔρχεται ἐγρηγόρησεν ἂν καὶ
NAS: was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed
KJV: he would have watched, and
INT: thief comes he would have watched anyhow and

Matthew 25:13 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Γρηγορεῖτε οὖν ὅτι
NAS: Be on the alert then,
KJV: Watch therefore, for
INT: Watch therefore for

Matthew 26:38 V-PMA-2P
GRK: ὧδε καὶ γρηγορεῖτε μετ' ἐμοῦ
NAS: remain here and keep watch with Me.
KJV: here, and watch with me.
INT: here and watch with me

Matthew 26:40 V-ANA
GRK: μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι μετ' ἐμοῦ
NAS: you [men] could not keep watch with Me for one
KJV: could ye not watch with me
INT: one hour to watch with me

Matthew 26:41 V-PMA-2P
GRK: γρηγορεῖτε καὶ προσεύχεσθε
NAS: Keep watching and praying
KJV: Watch and pray,
INT: Watch and pray

Mark 13:34 V-PSA-3S
GRK: ἐνετείλατο ἵνα γρηγορῇ
NAS: the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.
KJV: the porter to watch.
INT: commanded that he should watch

Mark 13:35 V-PMA-2P
GRK: γρηγορεῖτε οὖν οὐκ
NAS: Therefore, be on the alert-- for you do not know
KJV: Watch ye therefore: for
INT: Watch therefore not

Mark 13:37 V-PMA-2P
GRK: πᾶσιν λέγω γρηγορεῖτε
NAS: to all, Be on the alert!'
KJV: I say unto all, Watch.
INT: to all I say Watch

Mark 14:34 V-PMA-2P
GRK: ὧδε καὶ γρηγορεῖτε
NAS: remain here and keep watch.
KJV: here, and watch.
INT: here and watch

Mark 14:37 V-ANA
GRK: μίαν ὥραν γρηγορῆσαι
NAS: Could you not keep watch for one
KJV: couldest not thou watch one hour?
INT: one hour to watch

Mark 14:38 V-PMA-2P
GRK: γρηγορεῖτε καὶ προσεύχεσθε
NAS: Keep watching and praying
KJV: Watch ye and pray,
INT: Watch and pray

Luke 12:37 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: κύριος εὑρήσει γρηγοροῦντας ἀμὴν λέγω
NAS: will find on the alert when he comes;
KJV: shall find watching: verily
INT: Lord will find watching Truly I say

Luke 12:39 V-AIA-3S
GRK: κλέπτης ἔρχεται ἐγρηγόρησεν ἂν καὶ
KJV: he would have watched, and
INT: thief is coming he would have watched anyhow and

Acts 20:31 V-PMA-2P
GRK: διὸ γρηγορεῖτε μνημονεύοντες ὅτι
NAS: Therefore be on the alert, remembering
KJV: Therefore watch, and remember, that
INT: Therefore watch remembering that

1 Corinthians 16:13 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Γρηγορεῖτε στήκετε ἐν
NAS: Be on the alert, stand firm
KJV: Watch ye, stand fast in
INT: Watch you stand firm in

Colossians 4:2 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: προσευχῇ προσκαρτερεῖτε γρηγοροῦντες ἐν αὐτῇ
NAS: to prayer, keeping alert in it with [an attitude of] thanksgiving;
KJV: in prayer, and watch in
INT: In prayer stedfastly continue watching in it

1 Thessalonians 5:6 V-PSA-1P
GRK: λοιποί ἀλλὰ γρηγορῶμεν καὶ νήφωμεν
NAS: as others do, but let us be alert and sober.
KJV: but let us watch and
INT: rest but we should watch and we should be sober

1 Thessalonians 5:10 V-PSA-1P
GRK: ἵνα εἴτε γρηγορῶμεν εἴτε καθεύδωμεν
NAS: that whether we are awake or
KJV: that, whether we wake or sleep,
INT: that whether we might watch or we might sleep

1 Peter 5:8 V-AMA-2P
GRK: Νήψατε γρηγορήσατε ὁ ἀντίδικος
NAS: Be of sober [spirit], be on the alert. Your adversary,
KJV: Be sober, be vigilant; because your
INT: Be sober watch the adversary

Revelation 3:2 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: γίνου γρηγορῶν καὶ στήρισον
NAS: Wake up, and strengthen
KJV: Be watchful, and strengthen
INT: Be watchful and strengthen

Revelation 3:3 V-ASA-2S
GRK: οὖν μὴ γρηγορήσῃς ἥξω ὡς
NAS: if you do not wake up, I will come
KJV: thou shalt not watch, I will come on
INT: therefore not you shall watch I will come as

Revelation 16:15 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: μακάριος ὁ γρηγορῶν καὶ τηρῶν
NAS: Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps
KJV: Blessed [is] he that watcheth, and
INT: Blessed [is] he that watches and keeps

Strong's Greek 1127
23 Occurrences

ἐγρηγόρησεν — 2 Occ.
γρηγορῇ — 1 Occ.
γρηγορῆσαι — 2 Occ.
γρηγορήσατε — 1 Occ.
γρηγορήσῃς — 1 Occ.
γρηγορεῖτε — 10 Occ.
γρηγορῶμεν — 2 Occ.
γρηγορῶν — 2 Occ.
γρηγοροῦντας — 1 Occ.
γρηγοροῦντες — 1 Occ.

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