3973. pauó
Strong's Concordance
pauó: to make to cease, hinder
Original Word: παύω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pauó
Phonetic Spelling: (pow'-o)
Definition: to make to cease, hinder
Usage: (a) act: I cause to cease, restrain, hinder, (b) mid: I cease, stop, leave off.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
to make to cease, hinder
NASB Translation
cease (4), ceased (4), finished (2), incessantly* (1), keep (1), kept right* (1), stopped (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3973: παύω

παύω: 1 aorist imperative 3 person singular παυσάτω (1 Peter 3:10); middle, present παύομαι; imperfect ἐπαυομην; future παύσομαι (see ἀναπαύω and ἐπαναπαύω (and on the forms παηναι etc. cf. futher Hilgenfeld, Hermae Pastor, edition alt. proleg., p. xviii, note, also his edition of the 'Teaching' 4, 2 [ET] note (p. 97))); perfect πεπαυμαι; 1 aorist ἐπαυσάμην; from Homer down; to make to cease or desist: τί or τινα ἀπό τίνος, to restrain (A. V. refrain) a thing or a person from something, 1 Peter 3:10, from Psalm 33:14 (); cf. Winers Grammar, § 30, 6; ((cf. 326 (305)): R. § 132, 5). Middle, the Sept. for חָדַל, כָּלָה, שָׁבַת, etc. to cease, leave off, (cf. Winer's Grammar, 253 (238)): Luke 8:24; Acts 20:1; 1 Corinthians 13:8; the action or state desisted from is indicated by the addition of a present participle (cf. Matthiae, § 551 d.; Passow, under the word, II. 3; (Liddell and Scott, I. 4); Winers Grammar, § 45, 4; (Buttmann, § 144,15)): ἐπαύσατο λαλῶν, Luke 5:4 (Genesis 18:33; Numbers 16:31; Deuteronomy 20:9); add, Acts 5:42; Acts 6:13; Acts 13:10; Acts 20:31; Acts 21:32; Ephesians 1:16; Colossians 1:9; Hebrews 10:2; the participle is lacking, as being evident from the context, Luke 11:1. Passive (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 39, 3 and N. 3) πέπαυται ἁμαρτίας, hath got release (A. V. hath ceased) from sin, i. e. is no longer stirred by its incitements and seductions, 1 Peter 4:1; cf. Kypke, Observations, at the passage, and Winers Grammar, as above; (Buttmann, § 132, 5; but WH text ἁμαρτίαις, dative, unto sins. Compare: ἀναπαύω, ἐπαναπαύω, συναναπαύω (συναναπαύομαι), καταπαύω).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cease, leave, refrain.

A primary verb ("pause"); to stop (transitively or intransitively), i.e. Restrain, quit, desist, come to an end -- cease, leave, refrain.

Forms and Transliterations
επαυοντο ἐπαύοντο επαυσαμην ἐπαυσάμην έπαυσαν επαυσαντο επαύσαντο ἐπαύσαντο επαυσατο επαύσατο ἐπαύσατο παύει παυεται παύεται παυομαι παύομαι παυομεθα παυόμεθα παύσαι παυσαμένου παυσασθαι παύσασθαι παύσασθε παυσάσθω παυσατω παυσάτω παύσει παύσεις παύσεται παυση παύση παύσῃ παύσηται παύσηταί παύσομαι παύσον παυσονται παύσονται παύσω παυσώμεθα παύσωνται πεπαυται πέπαυται epauonto epaúonto epausamen epausamēn epausámen epausámēn epausanto epaúsanto epausato epaúsato pauetai paúetai pauomai paúomai pauometha pauómetha pausasthai paúsasthai pausato pausatō pausáto pausátō pause pausē paúsei paúsēi pausontai paúsontai pepautai pépautai
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 5:4 V-AIM-3S
GRK: ὡς δὲ ἐπαύσατο λαλῶν εἶπεν
NAS: When He had finished speaking, He said
KJV: Now when he had left speaking, he said
INT: when moreover he ceased speaking he said

Luke 8:24 V-AIM-3P
GRK: ὕδατος καὶ ἐπαύσαντο καὶ ἐγένετο
NAS: and the surging waves, and they stopped, and it became
KJV: and they ceased, and
INT: water and they ceased and there was

Luke 11:1 V-AIM-3S
GRK: προσευχόμενον ὡς ἐπαύσατο εἶπέν τις
NAS: after He had finished, one
KJV: place, when he ceased, one of his
INT: praying when he ceased said one

Acts 5:42 V-IIM-3P
GRK: οἶκον οὐκ ἐπαύοντο διδάσκοντες καὶ
KJV: house, they ceased not
INT: house not they ceased teaching and

Acts 6:13 V-PIM-3S
GRK: οὗτος οὐ παύεται λαλῶν ῥήματα
KJV: This man ceaseth not to speak
INT: this not does cease speaking words

Acts 13:10 V-FIM-2S
GRK: δικαιοσύνης οὐ παύσῃ διαστρέφων τὰς
NAS: righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked
KJV: not cease to pervert
INT: righteousness not will you cease perverting the

Acts 20:1 V-ANM
GRK: δὲ τὸ παύσασθαι τὸν θόρυβον
NAS: After the uproar had ceased, Paul sent
KJV: the uproar was ceased, Paul
INT: moreover ceased the uproar

Acts 20:31 V-AIM-1S
GRK: ἡμέραν οὐκ ἐπαυσάμην μετὰ δακρύων
NAS: for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish
KJV: by the space of three years I ceased not
INT: day not I ceased with tears

Acts 21:32 V-AIM-3P
GRK: τοὺς στρατιώτας ἐπαύσαντο τύπτοντες τὸν
NAS: and the soldiers, they stopped beating
KJV: the soldiers, they left beating
INT: the soldiers they ceased beating

1 Corinthians 13:8 V-FIM-3P
GRK: εἴτε γλῶσσαι παύσονται εἴτε γνῶσις
NAS: [there are] tongues, they will cease; if
KJV: [there be] tongues, they shall cease; whether
INT: whether tongues they will cease whether knowledge

Ephesians 1:16 V-PIM-1S
GRK: οὐ παύομαι εὐχαριστῶν ὑπὲρ
NAS: do not cease giving thanks
KJV: Cease not to give thanks
INT: not do cease giving thanks for

Colossians 1:9 V-PIM-1P
GRK: ἠκούσαμεν οὐ παυόμεθα ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν
NAS: we heard [of it], we have not ceased to pray
KJV: [it], do not cease to pray for
INT: we heard [of it] not do cease for you

Hebrews 10:2 V-AIM-3P
GRK: οὐκ ἂν ἐπαύσαντο προσφερόμεναι διὰ
NAS: Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered,
KJV: not have ceased to be offered?
INT: not anyhow would they have ceased to be offered on account of

1 Peter 3:10 V-AMA-3S
GRK: ἡμέρας ἀγαθάς παυσάτω τὴν γλῶσσαν
KJV: good days, let him refrain his tongue
INT: days good let him cause to cease the tongue

1 Peter 4:1 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: παθὼν σαρκὶ πέπαυται ἁμαρτίας
NAS: in the flesh has ceased from sin,
KJV: in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
INT: having suffered [in the] flesh is done with sin

Strong's Greek 3973
15 Occurrences

ἐπαύοντο — 1 Occ.
ἐπαυσάμην — 1 Occ.
ἐπαύσαντο — 3 Occ.
ἐπαύσατο — 2 Occ.
παύεται — 1 Occ.
παύομαι — 1 Occ.
παυόμεθα — 1 Occ.
παύσασθαι — 1 Occ.
παυσάτω — 1 Occ.
παύσῃ — 1 Occ.
παύσονται — 1 Occ.
πέπαυται — 1 Occ.

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