5219. hupakouó
Strong's Concordance
hupakouó: to listen, attend to
Original Word: ὑπακούω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hupakouó
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ak-oo'-o)
Definition: to listen, attend to
Usage: I listen, hearken to, obey, answer.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5219 hypakoúō (from 5259 /hypó, "under" and 191 /akoúō, "hear") – properly, to obey what is heard (literally, "under hearing"). See 5218 (hypakoē).

5219 /hypakoúō ("obey") is acting under the authority of the one speaking, i.e. really listening to the one giving the charge (order). 5219 /hypakoúō ("to hearken, obey") suggests attentively listening, i.e. fully compliant (responsive).

[5219 (hypakoúō) is an "intensification" of the simple verb "to listen" (191 /akoúō, "hear").]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hupo and akouó
to listen, attend to
NASB Translation
answer (1), became obedient (1), becoming obedient (1), heed (1), obedient (2), obey (12), obeyed (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5219: ὑπακούω

ὑπακούω; imperfect ὑπήκουον; 1 aorist ὑπήκουσα; from Homer down; to listen, hearken;

1. properly, of one who on a knock at the door comes to listen who it is (the duty of the porter), Acts 12:13 (where A. V. hearken, R. V. answer) (Xenophon, symp. 1, 11; Plato, Crito, p. 43 a.; Phaedo, p. 59 e.; Demosthenes, Lucian, Plutarch, others).

2. to hearken to a command, i. e. to obey, be obedient unto, submit to, (so in Greek writings from Herodotus down): absolutely, Philippians 2:12 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 594 (552)); ὑπήκουσεν ἐξελθεῖν (R. V. obeyed to go out i. e.) went out obediently, Hebrews 11:8; with a dative of the person (in Greek writings also with a genitive), Matthew 8:27; Mark 1:27; Mark 4:41; Luke 8:25; Luke 17:6; Romans 6:16; Ephesians 6:1, 5; Colossians 3:20, 22; Hebrews 5:9; 1 Peter 3:6; with a dative of the thing, τῇ πίστει (see πίστις, 1 b. α., p. 513b near top), Acts 6:7; ὑπηκούσατε εἰς ὅν παρεδόθητε τύπον διδαχῆς, by attraction for τῷ τύπω τῆς διδαχῆς εἰς ὅν κτλ. (Winers Grammar, § 24, 2 b.; cf. τύπος, 3), Romans 6:17; τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ, Romans 10:16; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; τῷ λόγῳ, 2 Thessalonians 3:14; τῇ ἁμαρτία (Rec.), ταῖς ἐιθυμιαις (L T Tr WH), i. e. to allow oneself to be captivated by, governed by, etc., Romans 6:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
obey, hearken

From hupo and akouo; to hear under (as a subordinate), i.e. To listen attentively; by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority -- hearken, be obedient to, obey.

see GREEK hupo

see GREEK akouo

Forms and Transliterations
υπακουει υπακούει ὑπακούει υπακουειν υπακούειν ὑπακούειν υπακουετε υπακούετε ὑπακούετε υπακούοντος υπακούουσι υπακουουσιν υπακούουσιν ὑπακούουσιν υπακουσαι υπακούσαι ὑπακοῦσαι υπακουσάτω υπακούσεται υπακούσεταί υπακούση υπακούσητέ υπακούσομαι υπακούσονται υπακούσωσί υπακούων υπήκουεν υπηκουον υπήκουον ὑπήκουον υπήκουσα υπηκουσαν υπήκουσαν υπήκουσάν ὑπήκουσαν υπήκουσας υπηκουσατε υπηκούσατε ὑπηκούσατε υπήκουσε υπήκουσέ υπηκουσεν υπήκουσεν ὑπήκουσεν hypakouei hypakoúei hypakouein hypakoúein hypakouete hypakoúete hypakouousin hypakoúousin hypakousai hypakoûsai hypekouon hypēkouon hypḗkouon hypekousan hypēkousan hypḗkousan hypekousate hypekoúsate hypēkousate hypēkoúsate hypekousen hypēkousen hypḗkousen upakouei upakouein upakouete upakouousin upakousai upekouon upēkouon upekousan upēkousan upekousate upēkousate upekousen upēkousen
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 8:27 V-PIA-3P
GRK: θάλασσα αὐτῷ ὑπακούουσιν
NAS: the winds and the sea obey Him?
KJV: and the sea obey him!
INT: sea him obey

Mark 1:27 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ἐπιτάσσει καὶ ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ
NAS: spirits, and they obey Him.
KJV: spirits, and they do obey him.
INT: he commands and they obey him

Mark 4:41 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἡ θάλασσα ὑπακούει αὐτῷ
NAS: the wind and the sea obey Him?
KJV: and the sea obey him?
INT: the sea obey him

Luke 8:25 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ὕδατι καὶ ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ
NAS: and the water, and they obey Him?
KJV: water, and they obey him.
INT: water and they obey him

Luke 17:6 V-AIA-3S
GRK: θαλάσσῃ καὶ ὑπήκουσεν ἂν ὑμῖν
NAS: in the sea; and it would obey you.
KJV: and it should obey you.
INT: sea and it would obey anyhow you

Acts 6:7 V-IIA-3P
GRK: τῶν ἱερέων ὑπήκουον τῇ πίστει
NAS: of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
KJV: of the priests were obedient to the faith.
INT: of the priests were obedient to the faith

Acts 12:13 V-ANA
GRK: προσῆλθεν παιδίσκη ὑπακοῦσαι ὀνόματι Ῥόδη
NAS: Rhoda came to answer.
KJV: a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda.
INT: came a girl to listen by name Rhoda

Romans 6:12 V-PNA
GRK: εἰς τὸ ὑπακούειν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις
NAS: body so that you obey its lusts,
KJV: body, that ye should obey it in
INT: in order to obey the lusts

Romans 6:16 V-PIA-2P
GRK: ἐστε ᾧ ὑπακούετε ἤτοι ἁμαρτίας
NAS: of the one whom you obey, either
KJV: ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin
INT: you are to him whom you obey whether of sin

Romans 6:17 V-AIA-2P
GRK: τῆς ἁμαρτίας ὑπηκούσατε δὲ ἐκ
NAS: of sin, you became obedient from the heart
KJV: but ye have obeyed from
INT: of sin you obeyed moreover from [the]

Romans 10:16 V-AIA-3P
GRK: οὐ πάντες ὑπήκουσαν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ
NAS: they did not all heed the good news;
KJV: not all obeyed the gospel. For
INT: not all obeyed the gospel

Ephesians 6:1 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Τὰ τέκνα ὑπακούετε τοῖς γονεῦσιν
NAS: Children, obey your parents
KJV: Children, obey your parents
INT: Children obey the parents

Ephesians 6:5 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Οἱ δοῦλοι ὑπακούετε τοῖς κατὰ
NAS: Slaves, be obedient to those
KJV: Servants, be obedient to them that are [your] masters
INT: slaves obey the according to

Philippians 2:12 V-AIA-2P
GRK: καθὼς πάντοτε ὑπηκούσατε μὴ ὡς
NAS: as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence
KJV: ye have always obeyed, not as
INT: even as always you obeyed not as

Colossians 3:20 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Τὰ τέκνα ὑπακούετε τοῖς γονεῦσιν
NAS: Children, be obedient to your parents
KJV: Children, obey [your] parents in
INT: Children obey the parents

Colossians 3:22 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Οἱ δοῦλοι ὑπακούετε κατὰ πάντα
NAS: in all things obey those
KJV: Servants, obey in all things
INT: Slaves obey in all things

2 Thessalonians 1:8 V-PPA-DMP
GRK: τοῖς μὴ ὑπακούουσιν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ
NAS: and to those who do not obey the gospel
KJV: God, and that obey not the gospel
INT: those that not obey the gospel

2 Thessalonians 3:14 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τις οὐχ ὑπακούει τῷ λόγῳ
NAS: anyone does not obey our instruction
KJV: And if any man obey not our
INT: anyone not obey this instruction

Hebrews 5:9 V-PPA-DMP
GRK: πᾶσιν τοῖς ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ αἴτιος
NAS: those who obey Him the source
KJV: salvation unto all them that obey him;
INT: to all those who obey him author

Hebrews 11:8 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καλούμενος Ἀβραὰμ ὑπήκουσεν ἐξελθεῖν εἰς
NAS: when he was called, obeyed by going
KJV: an inheritance, obeyed; and
INT: being called Abraham obeyed to go out into

1 Peter 3:6 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ὡς Σάρρα ὑπήκουσεν τῷ Ἀβραάμ
NAS: just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling
KJV: Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling
INT: as Sarah obeyed Abraham

Strong's Greek 5219
21 Occurrences

ὑπακούει — 2 Occ.
ὑπακούειν — 1 Occ.
ὑπακούετε — 5 Occ.
ὑπακούουσιν — 5 Occ.
ὑπακοῦσαι — 1 Occ.
ὑπήκουον — 1 Occ.
ὑπήκουσαν — 1 Occ.
ὑπηκούσατε — 2 Occ.
ὑπήκουσεν — 3 Occ.

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