2749. keimai
Strong's Concordance
keimai: to be laid, lie
Original Word: κεῖμαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: keimai
Phonetic Spelling: (ki'-mahee)
Definition: to be laid, lie
Usage: I lie, recline, am placed, am laid, set, specially appointed, destined.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to be laid, lie
NASB Translation
appointed (2), destined (1), laid (6), lain (1), lay (1), lies (2), lying (6), made (1), set (2), standing (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2749: κεῖμαι

κεῖμαι; imperfect 3 person singular ἔκειτο; to lie;

1. properly: of an infant, followed by ἐν with the dative of place, Luke 2:12 (Tdf. omits κείμενον),16; of one buried: ὅπου or οὗ, Matthew 28:6; Luke 23:53; John 11:41 Rec.; ; of things that quietly cover some spot, Luke 24:12 (R G L brackets); John 20:5-7; John 21:9; with ἐπί τί added, 2 Corinthians 3:15; ἐπάνω τίνος (of a city situated on a hill), Matthew 5:14; also of things put or set in any place, in reference to which we often use to stand: thus of vessels, John 2:6; John 19:29 (χύτρας κειμενας, Xenophon, oec. 8, 19); of a throne, Revelation 4:2 (Jeremiah 24:1; Homer, Iliad 2, 777; Odyssey 17, 331); κεῖσθαι πρός τί, to be brought near to a thing (see πρός, I. 2 a.), Matthew 3:10; Luke 3:9; absolutely, of the site of a city, τετραγονος κεῖται, Revelation 21:16; of grain and other things laid up, gathered together, Luke 12:19; of a foundation, 1 Corinthians 3:11.

2. metaphorically,

a. to be (by God's intent) set, i. e. destined, appointed: followed by εἰς with the accusative indicating the purpose, Luke 2:34; Philippians 1:17 (16); 1 Thessalonians 3:3.

b. as very often in secular authors (cf. Passow, under the word, p. 1694b; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, IV. 2)), of laws, to be made, laid down: τίνι, 1 Timothy 1:9.

c. κόσμος ὅλος ἐν τῷ πονηρῷ κεῖται, lies in the power of the evil one, i. e. is held in subjection by the devil, 1 John 5:19. (Compare: ἀνάκειμαι, συνανάκειμαι, ἀντίκειμαι, ἀπόκειμαι, ἐπίκειμαι, κατάκειμαι, παράκειμαι, περίκειμαι, πρόκειμαι.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be appointed, lay, lie.

Middle voice of a primary verb; to lie outstretched (literally or figuratively) -- be (appointed, laid up, made, set), lay, lie. Compare tithemi.

see GREEK tithemi

Forms and Transliterations
έκειντο εκειτο έκειτο ἔκειτο κειμαι κείμαι κεῖμαι κειμεθα κείμεθα κειμενα κείμενα κειμεναι κείμεναι κειμενη κειμένη κειμενην κειμένην κείμενοι κειμενον κείμενον κειμενος κείμενος κειμένους κειται κείται κεῖται ekeito ékeito keimai keîmai keimena keímena keimenai keímenai keimene keimenē keiméne keiménē keimenen keimenēn keiménen keiménēn keimenon keímenon keimenos keímenos keimetha keímetha keitai keîtai
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 3:10 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τῶν δένδρων κεῖται πᾶν οὖν
NAS: is already laid at the root
KJV: also the axe is laid unto the root
INT: of the trees is applied every Therefore

Matthew 5:14 V-PPM/P-NFS
GRK: ἐπάνω ὄρους κειμένη
NAS: A city set on a hill
KJV: A city that is set on
INT: on a hill set

Matthew 28:6 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: τόπον ὅπου ἔκειτο
NAS: the place where He was lying.
KJV: where the Lord lay.
INT: place where was lying

Luke 2:12 V-PPM/P-ANS
GRK: ἐσπαργανωμένον καὶ κείμενον ἐν φάτνῃ
NAS: wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.
KJV: wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in
INT: wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger

Luke 2:16 V-PPM/P-ANS
GRK: τὸ βρέφος κείμενον ἐν τῇ
NAS: and the baby as He lay in the manger.
KJV: and the babe lying in a manger.
INT: the baby lying in the

Luke 2:34 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: Ἰδοὺ οὗτος κεῖται εἰς πτῶσιν
NAS: this [Child] is appointed for the fall
KJV: this [child] is set for
INT: Behold this [child] is appointed for [the] fall

Luke 3:9 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τῶν δένδρων κεῖται πᾶν οὖν
NAS: is already laid at the root
KJV: also the axe is laid unto the root
INT: of the trees is applied every therefore

Luke 12:19 V-PPM/P-ANP
GRK: πολλὰ ἀγαθὰ κείμενα εἰς ἔτη
NAS: many goods laid up for many years
KJV: much goods laid up for many
INT: many good things laid up for years

Luke 23:53 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: οὐδεὶς οὔπω κείμενος
NAS: one had ever lain.
KJV: before was laid.
INT: no one not yet laid

John 2:6 V-PPM/P-NFP
GRK: τῶν Ἰουδαίων κείμεναι χωροῦσαι ἀνὰ
NAS: waterpots set there
KJV: And there were set there six
INT: of the Jews standing having space for

John 19:29 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: σκεῦος ἔκειτο ὄξους μεστόν
NAS: wine was standing there; so
KJV: Now there was set a vessel full
INT: A vessel was set of vinegar full

John 20:5 V-PPM/P-ANP
GRK: παρακύψας βλέπει κείμενα τὰ ὀθόνια
NAS: the linen wrappings lying [there]; but he did not go
KJV: the linen clothes lying; yet
INT: having stooped down he sees lying the linen cloths

John 20:6 V-PPM/P-ANP
GRK: τὰ ὀθόνια κείμενα
NAS: the linen wrappings lying [there],
KJV: seeth the linen clothes lie,
INT: the linen cloths lying

John 20:7 V-PPM/P-ANS
GRK: τῶν ὀθονίων κείμενον ἀλλὰ χωρὶς
NAS: on His head, not lying with the linen wrappings,
KJV: not lying with
INT: the linen cloths lying but by itself

John 20:12 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ποσίν ὅπου ἔκειτο τὸ σῶμα
NAS: the body of Jesus had been lying.
KJV: the body of Jesus had lain.
INT: feet where was laid the body

John 21:9 V-PPM/P-AFS
GRK: βλέπουσιν ἀνθρακιὰν κειμένην καὶ ὀψάριον
NAS: a charcoal fire [already] laid and fish
KJV: there, and fish laid thereon, and
INT: they see a fire of coals lying and fish

1 Corinthians 3:11 V-PPM/P-AMS
GRK: παρὰ τὸν κείμενον ὅς ἐστιν
NAS: than the one which is laid, which
KJV: lay than that is laid, which is
INT: besides that which is laid which is

2 Corinthians 3:15 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: καρδίαν αὐτῶν κεῖται
NAS: is read, a veil lies over their heart;
KJV: is read, the vail is upon their heart.
INT: heart of them lies

Philippians 1:16 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: τοῦ εὐαγγελίου κεῖμαι
NAS: knowing that I am appointed for the defense
INT: of the gospel I am set

1 Thessalonians 3:3 V-PIM/P-1P
GRK: εἰς τοῦτο κείμεθα
NAS: know that we have been destined for this.
KJV: know that we are appointed thereunto.
INT: for this we are destined

1 Timothy 1:9 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: νόμος οὐ κεῖται ἀνόμοις δὲ
NAS: that law is not made for a righteous person,
KJV: is not made for a righteous man, but
INT: law not is enacted for lawless however

1 John 5:19 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τῷ πονηρῷ κεῖται
NAS: world lies in [the power of] the evil one.
KJV: the whole world lieth in wickedness.
INT: the evil [one] lies

Revelation 4:2 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: ἰδοὺ θρόνος ἔκειτο ἐν τῷ
NAS: a throne was standing in heaven,
KJV: behold, a throne was set in heaven,
INT: behold a throne was set in

Revelation 21:16 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: πόλις τετράγωνος κεῖται καὶ τὸ
NAS: The city is laid out as a square,
KJV: And the city lieth foursquare, and
INT: city four-square lies and the

Strong's Greek 2749
24 Occurrences

ἔκειτο — 4 Occ.
κεῖμαι — 1 Occ.
κείμενα — 3 Occ.
κείμεναι — 1 Occ.
κειμένη — 1 Occ.
κειμένην — 1 Occ.
κείμενον — 4 Occ.
κείμενος — 1 Occ.
κείμεθα — 1 Occ.
κεῖται — 7 Occ.

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