1594. eknéphó
Strong's Concordance
eknéphó: to become sober (after drunkenness)
Original Word: ἐκνήφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: eknéphó
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-nay'-fo)
Definition: to become sober (after drunkenness)
Usage: I return to soberness of mind.
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1594 eknḗphō (from 1537 /ek, "wholly out of" and 3525 /nḗphō, "be sober") – properly, delivered out of drunkenness and to sobriety (seriousness), i.e. with the awareness outcome of being responsibly aware; (figuratively) aroused (awakened) out of the stupor of spiritual delusion (apathy); "to come to one's senses" (L & N, 1, 30.26); sober-minded because "snapped out of" the intoxicating influence of sin (darkness) and brought into keen alertness of spiritual truth (conviction, faith, etc.). 1594 (eknḗphō) is only used in 1 Cor 15:34.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ek and néphó
to become sober (after drunkenness)
NASB Translation
become sober-minded (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1594: ἐκνήφω

ἐκνήφω: 1 aorist ἐξενηψα;

a. properly, to return to oneself from drunkenness, become sober (Genesis 9:24; (1 Samuel 25:37); Joel 1:5; (Sir. 34:2 (Sir. 31:2)); Lynceus quoted in Ath. 4, 5, p. 130 b.).

b. metaphorically, to return to soberness of mind (cf. ἀνανήφω): 1 Corinthians 15:34 (Plutarch, Demosthenes 20).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to come to one's senses

From ek and nepho; (figuratively) to rouse (oneself) out of stupor -- awake.

see GREEK ek

see GREEK nepho

Forms and Transliterations
εκνηψατε εκνήψατε ἐκνήψατε έκνηψιν έκνηψον εκνήψουσιν εκουσιαζόμενος εκουσιαζομένους εκουσιαζομένω εκουσιαζομένων εκουσιάσαντο εκουσιάσασθαί εκουσιασθέντα εκουσιάσθην εκουσιάσθησαν εκουσιασμού εκουσιασμώ εξένηψε εξένηψεν ηκουσιάσαντο eknepsate eknēpsate eknḗpsate
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 15:34 V-AMA-2P
GRK: ἐκνήψατε δικαίως καὶ
NAS: Become sober-minded as you ought,
KJV: Awake to righteousness, and
INT: Awake up righteously and

Strong's Greek 1594
1 Occurrence

ἐκνήψατε — 1 Occ.

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