sebazomai: to fear, spec. to have reverential aweOriginal Word: σεβάζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (seb-ad'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I worship
Definition: I worship, stand in awe of.
Cognate: 4573 sebázomai – to revere; be in awe by one's own twisted definition of what deserves reverence (used only in Ro 1:25). See 4576 (sebomai).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from a derivation of sebó
to fear, spec. to have reverential awe
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4573: σεβάζομαι
σεβάζομαι: (σέβας reverence, awe);
1. to fear, be afraid: Homer, Iliad 6, 167. 417.
2. in later authors equivalent to σέβομαι (Winers Grammar, § 2, 1 b.), to honor religiously, to worship: with 1 aorist passive ἐσεβασθην in an active sense, Romans 1:25 (the Orphica, Argon. 554; ecclesiastical writings). Middle voice from a derivative of sebomai; to venerate, i.e. Adore -- worship. see GREEK sebomai
Middle voice from a derivative of sebomai; to venerate, i.e. Adore -- worship.
see GREEK sebomai