térésis: a watching, hence imprisonment, a keepingOriginal Word: τήρησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (tay'-ray-sis)
Short Definition: a prison, observance
Definition: a prison; observance (as of precepts).
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
jail (2), keeping (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5084: τήρησις
τήρησις, τηρησεως, ἡ (τηρέω);
b. a keeping, i. e. complying with obeying: τῶν ἐντολῶν, 1 Corinthians 7:19; Sir. 35:23 (Sir. 32:23); νόμων, Wis. 6:19. From tereo; a watching, i.e. (figuratively) observance, or (concretely) a prison -- hold. see GREEK tereo
From tereo; a watching, i.e. (figuratively) observance, or (concretely) a prison -- hold.
see GREEK tereo
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5084
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
1 Corinthians 7:19 N-NFS