5084. térésis
Strong's Concordance
térésis: a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
Original Word: τήρησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: térésis
Phonetic Spelling: (tay'-ray-sis)
Short Definition: a prison, observance
Definition: a prison; observance (as of precepts).
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Cognate: 5084 tḗrēsis – final safe-keeping (well-kept preservation), emphasizing the end-result of being kept intact. See 5083 (tēreō).

[5084 (tḗrēsis) accordingly is used of "the place of detention" – literally "a safe keeping place." See Ac 4:3, 5:18.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from téreó
Definition
a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
NASB Translation
jail (2), keeping (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5084: τήρησις

τήρησις, τηρησεως, (τηρέω);

a. a watching: of prisoners (Thucydides 7, 86); the place where prisoners are kept, a prison (R. V. ward): Acts 4:3; Acts 5:18.

b. a keeping, i. e. complying with obeying: τῶν ἐντολῶν, 1 Corinthians 7:19; Sir. 35:23 (Sir. 32:23); νόμων, Wis. 6:19.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hold.

From tereo; a watching, i.e. (figuratively) observance, or (concretely) a prison -- hold.

see GREEK tereo

Forms and Transliterations
τηρησει τηρήσει τηρησιν τήρησιν τηρησις τήρησις teresei terḗsei tērēsei tērḗsei teresin tērēsin tḗresin tḗrēsin teresis tērēsis tḗresis tḗrēsis
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Strong's Greek 5084
3 Occurrences


τηρήσει — 1 Occ.
τήρησιν — 1 Occ.
τήρησις — 1 Occ.

Acts 4:3 N-AFS
GRK: ἔθεντο εἰς τήρησιν εἰς τὴν
NAS: on them and put them in jail until
KJV: put [them] in hold unto the next day:
INT: put [them] in hold until the

Acts 5:18 N-DFS
GRK: αὐτοὺς ἐν τηρήσει δημοσίᾳ
NAS: and put them in a public jail.
KJV: in the common prison.
INT: them in [the] jail public

1 Corinthians 7:19 N-NFS
GRK: ἐστιν ἀλλὰ τήρησις ἐντολῶν θεοῦ
NAS: is nothing, but [what matters is] the keeping of the commandments
KJV: but the keeping of the commandments
INT: is but keeping [the] commandments of God

3 Occurrences

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