1 Peter 5:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Be of soberΝήψατε
(nēpsate)
3525: to be sober, to abstain from winea prim. word
[spirit], be on the alert.γρηγορήσατε
(grēgorēsate)
1127: to be awake, to watchformed from perf. of egeiró
Your adversary,ἀντίδικος
(antidikos)
476: an opponent, adversaryfrom anti and diké
the devil,διάβολος
(diabolos)
1228: slanderous, accusing falselyfrom diaballó
prowls aroundπεριπατεῖ
(peripatei)
4043: to walkfrom peri and pateó
likeὡς
(ōs)
5613: as, like as, even as, when, since, as long asadverb from hos,
a roaringὠρυόμενος
(ōruomenos)
5612: to roar, howlonomatop., a prim. verb
lion,λέων
(leōn)
3023: a liona prim. word
seekingζητῶν
(zētōn)
2212: to seekof uncertain origin
someone 
 
5100: a certain one, someone, anyonea prim. enclitic indef. pronoun
to devour.καταπιεῖν
(katapiein)
2666: to drink downfrom kata and pinó







KJV Lexicon
νηψατε  verb - aorist active middle - second person
nepho  nay'-fo:  to abstain from wine (keep sober), i.e. (figuratively) be discreet -- be sober, watch.
γρηγορησατε  verb - aorist active middle - second person
gregoreuo  gray-gor-yoo'-o:  to keep awake, i.e. watch -- be vigilant, wake, (be) watch(-ful).
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αντιδικος  noun - nominative singular masculine
antidikos  an-tid'-ee-kos:  an opponent (in a lawsuit); specially, Satan (as the arch-enemy) -- adversary.
υμων  personal pronoun - second person genitive plural
humon  hoo-mone':  of (from or concerning) you -- ye, you, your (own, -selves).
διαβολος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
diabolos  dee-ab'-ol-os:  a traducer; specially, Satan -- false accuser, devil, slanderer.
ως  adverb
hos  hoce:  which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows)
λεων  noun - nominative singular masculine
leon  leh-ohn':  a lion -- lion.
ωρυομενος  verb - present middle or passive deponent participle - nominative singular masculine
oruomai  o-roo'-om-ahee:  to roar -- roar.
περιπατει  verb - present active indicative - third person singular
peripateo  per-ee-pat-eh'-o:  to tread all around, i.e. walk at large (especially as proof of ability); figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow (as a companion or votary) -- go, be occupied with, walk (about).
ζητων  verb - present active participle - nominative singular masculine
zeteo  dzay-teh'-o:  to seek; specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)
τινα  interrogative pronoun - accusative singular masculine
tis  tis:  an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions) -- every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, -with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
καταπιη  verb - second aorist active subjunctive - third person singular
katapino  kat-ap-ee'-no:  to drink down, i.e. gulp entire -- devour, drown, swallow (up).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

King James Bible
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

International Standard Version
Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

NET Bible
Be sober and alert. Your enemy the devil, like a roaring lion, is on the prowl looking for someone to devour.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be alert, be reflective, because your enemy Satan roars like a lion and is walking and seeking whom he may devour.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Keep your mind clear, and be alert. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion as he looks for someone to devour.

King James 2000 Bible
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:
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