3906. paratéreó
Strong's Concordance
paratéreó: to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
Original Word: παρατηρέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: paratéreó
Phonetic Spelling: (par-at-ay-reh'-o)
Definition: to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
Usage: I watch, observe scrupulously.
HELPS Word-studies

3906 paratēréō (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and 5083 /tēréō, "carefully watch") – properly, closely watch with great personal interest; scrupulously observe to ensure final "success."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and téreó
to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
NASB Translation
observe (1), watched (1), watching (2), watching...closely (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3906: παρατηρέω

παρατηρέω, παρατήρω: imperfect 3 person plural παρετήρουν; 1 aorist παρετήρησα; middle, present παρατηροῦμαι; imperfect 3 person plural παρετηροῦντο; properly, to stand beside and watch (cf. παρά, IV. 1); to watch assiduously, observe carefully;

a. to watch, attend to, with the eyes: τά ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ γιγνόμενα; of auguries, Dio Cassius, 38, 13; τινα, one, to see what he is going to do (Xenophon, mem. 3, 14, 4); contextually in a bad sense, to watch insidiously, Luke 20:20 (Tr marginal reading ἀποχωρησαντες) (joined with ἐνεδρεύειν, Polybius 17, 3, 2); τινα (Polybius 11, 9, 9; the Sept. Psalm 36:12 (); Susanna 16) followed by the interrogative εἰ, Mark 3:2 R G T WH Tr text; Luke vi.; Rec.; middle to watch for oneself: Mark 3:2 L Tr marginal reading; Luke 6:7 L T Tr WH ((in both passive followed by interrogative εἰ)); Luke 14:1; active with an accusative of place (Polybius 1, 29, 4): τάς πύλας (followed by ὅπως, cf. Buttmann, 237 (205)), Acts 9:24 R G, where L T Tr WH give middle παρετηροῦντο.

b. to observe equivalent to to keep scrupulously; to neglect nothing requisite to the religious observance of: ἑβδομάδας, Josephus, Antiquities 3, 5, 5; (τήν τῶν σαββάτων ἡμέραν. id. 14, 10, 25); middle (for oneself, i. e. for one's salvation), ἡμέρας, μῆνας, καιρούς, Galatians 4:10 (ὅσα προσταττουσιν, οἱ νόμοι, Dio Cassius, 53, 10; (τά εἰς βρῶσιν οὐ νενομισμενα, Josephus, contra Apion 2, 39, 2)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
observe, watch.

From para and tereo; to inspect alongside, i.e. Note insidiously or scrupulously -- observe, watch.

see GREEK para

see GREEK tereo

Forms and Transliterations
παρατηρεισθε παρατηρείσθε παρατηρεῖσθε παρατηρησαντες παρατηρήσαντες παρατηρήσεται παρατηρήσης παρατηρουμενοι παρατηρούμενοι παρετήρησαν παρετηρουν παρετήρουν παρετηρουντο παρετηροῦντο paratereisthe paratereîsthe paratēreisthe paratēreîsthe parateresantes paraterḗsantes paratērēsantes paratērḗsantes parateroumenoi parateroúmenoi paratēroumenoi paratēroúmenoi pareteroun paretēroun paretḗroun pareterounto pareteroûnto paretērounto paretēroûnto
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 3:2 V-IIA-3P
GRK: καὶ παρετήρουν αὐτὸν εἰ
NAS: They were watching Him [to see] if
KJV: And they watched him, whether
INT: and they were watching him whether

Luke 6:7 V-IIM-3P
GRK: παρετηροῦντο δὲ αὐτὸν
NAS: and the Pharisees were watching Him closely [to see] if
KJV: and Pharisees watched him, whether
INT: were closely watching moreover him

Luke 14:1 V-PPM-NMP
GRK: αὐτοὶ ἦσαν παρατηρούμενοι αὐτόν
NAS: bread, they were watching Him closely.
INT: they were watching him

Luke 20:20 V-APA-NMP
GRK: Καὶ παρατηρήσαντες ἀπέστειλαν ἐνκαθέτους
NAS: So they watched Him, and sent spies
KJV: And they watched [him], and sent forth
INT: And having watched [him] they sent spies

Acts 9:24 V-IIM-3P
GRK: ἐπιβουλὴ αὐτῶν παρετηροῦντο δὲ καὶ
NAS: They were also watching the gates
KJV: And they watched the gates
INT: plot of them they were closely watching moreover also

Galatians 4:10 V-PIM-2P
GRK: ἡμέρας παρατηρεῖσθε καὶ μῆνας
NAS: You observe days and months
KJV: Ye observe days, and
INT: Days you observe and months

Strong's Greek 3906
6 Occurrences

παρατηρήσαντες — 1 Occ.
παρατηρεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
παρατηρούμενοι — 1 Occ.
παρετήρουν — 1 Occ.
παρετηροῦντο — 2 Occ.

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