Matthew 25:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"Nowδὲ
(de)
1161: but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle)a prim. word
while the bridegroomνυμφίου
(numphiou)
3566: a bridegroomfrom numphé
was delaying,χρονίζοντος
(chronizontos)
5549: to spend or take time, delayfrom chronos
they allπᾶσαι
(pasai)
3956: all, everya prim. word
got drowsyἐνύσταξαν
(enustaxan)
3573: to nod in sleep, to fall asleepof uncertain origin
and [began] to sleep.ἐκάθευδον
(ekatheudon)
2518: to sleepfrom kata and heudó (to sleep)







KJV Lexicon
χρονιζοντος  verb - present active participle - genitive singular masculine
chronizo  khron-id'-zo:  to take time, i.e. linger -- delay, tarry.
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
του  definite article - genitive 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.
νυμφιου  noun - genitive singular masculine
numphios  noom-fee'-os:  a bride-groom -- bridegroom.
ενυσταξαν  verb - aorist active indicative - third person
nustazo  noos-tad'-zo:  to nod, i.e. (by implication) to fall asleep; figuratively, to delay -- slumber.
πασαι  adjective - nominative plural feminine
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εκαθευδον  verb - imperfect active indicative - third person
katheudo  kath-yoo'-do:  to lie down to rest, i.e. (by implication) to fall asleep -- (be a-)sleep.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep.

King James Bible
While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since the groom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

International Standard Version
Since the groom was late, all of them became sleepy and lay down.

NET Bible
When the bridegroom was delayed a long time, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But when the groom delayed, all of them grew tired and slept.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Since the groom was late, all the bridesmaids became drowsy and fell asleep.

King James 2000 Bible
While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.
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