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(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Watch.
70. agrupnia -- sleeplessness, watching
... sleeplessness, watching. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: agrupnia
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-roop-nee'-ah) Short Definition: sleeplessness, watching ...
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5084. teresis -- a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
... a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: teresis Phonetic Spelling: (tay'-ray-sis) Short Definition: a prison ...
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3907. parateresis -- observation
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: parateresis Phonetic Spelling: (par-at-ay'-ray-sis)
Short Definition: observation Definition: observation, careful watching. ...
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3906. paratereo -- to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
... Word Origin from para and tereo Definition to watch closely, to observe scrupulously
NASB Word Usage observe (1), watched (1), watching (2), watching...closely ...
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5438. phulake -- a guarding, guard, watch
... a guarding, guard, watch. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: phulake
Phonetic Spelling: (foo-lak-ay') Short Definition: a watching, guard, prison ...
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603. apokaradokia -- strained expectancy
... From a comparative of apo and a compound of kara (the head) and dokeo (in the sense
of watching); intense anticipation -- earnest expectation. see GREEK apo. ...
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5442. phulasso -- to guard, watch
... guarding (1), guards (1), keep (5), keeping (2), keeps (1), kept (4), kept under
guard (1), maintain (1), observe (2), preserved (1), protect (1), watching (1 ...
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4328. prosdokao -- to await, expect
... Definition to await, expect NASB Word Usage expect (2), expecting (2), look (4),
looking (2), state of expectation (1), waited (1), waiting (2), watching (1). ...
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1127. gregoreo -- to be awake, to watch
... of egeiro Definition to be awake, to watch NASB Word Usage alert (10), awake (1),
keep (1), keep watch (4), keep watching (1), keeping alert (1), stay on the ...
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3787. ophthalmodoulia -- eye service
... eye-service. From ophthalmos and douleia; sight-labor, ie That needs watching
(remissness) -- eye-service. see GREEK ophthalmos. see GREEK douleia. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8107. shimmur -- a watching, vigil
... 8106, 8107. shimmur. 8108 . a watching, vigil. Transliteration: shimmur
Phonetic Spelling: (shim-moor') Short Definition: observed. ...
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6836. tsippiyyah -- lookout post
... 6835, 6836. tsippiyyah. 6837 . lookout post. Transliteration: tsippiyyah Phonetic
Spelling: (tsef-ee-yaw') Short Definition: watching. ... watching. ...
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8245. shaqad -- to watch, wake
... 8244, 8245. shaqad. 8246 . to watch, wake. Transliteration: shaqad Phonetic
Spelling: (shaw-kad') Short Definition: watching. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7663. sabar -- to inspect, examine
... Erroneously shabar (Nehemiah 2:13, Nehemiah 2:15) {shaw-bar'}; a primitive root;
to scrutinize; by implication (of watching) to expect (with hope and patience ...
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6822. tsaphah -- to look out or about, spy, keep watch
... NASB Word Usage destined (1), keep watch (3), lookout (1), looks well (1), spies
(1), watch (3), watch expectantly (1), watched (1), watching (2), watchman (14 ...
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8104. shamar -- to keep, watch, preserve
... spies (1), take care (1), take heed (5), take note (1), take...heed (1), waiting
(1), waits (1), watch (11), watched (1), watches (3), watching (3), watchman (4 ...
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Watching for the King
... D.; ST. MATTHEW Chaps. XVIII to XXVIII WATCHING FOR THE KING. 'Watch therefore:
for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.43. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/watching for the king.htm

Watching the Horizon
... VIII."WATCHING THE HORIZON. "Thy Kingdom Come." "Thou art coming! ... The Thrill
of Expectancy. Watching reveals character and makes it. ...
/.../quiet talks on the crowned christ of revelation/viii watching the horizon.htm

Watching for Idle Boys
... WATCHING FOR IDLE BOYS. Probably all boys and girls whisper in school if
they think the teacher will not catch them. Some teachers ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/watching for idle boys.htm

October the Third Watching the Creator
... OCTOBER The Third WATCHING THE CREATOR. JEREMIAH x.10-16. "He hath made
the earth by His power." And He is making it still. Even ...
/.../my daily meditation for the circling year/october the third watching the.htm

The Two Guards, Praying and Watching
... The Two Guards, Praying and Watching. A Sermon (No.2254). ... So long as there were any
enemies about, the prayer and the watching were never parted. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/the two guards praying and.htm

Watching unto God in the Night Season
... Watching unto God in the Night Season. Season of my purest pleasure, Sealer of
observing eyes! ... I, my daily trouble ended,. Find, in watching, my repose. ...
/.../watching unto god in the 2.htm

Glorious to Our Watching Eyes,
... EASTER XVI Glorious to our watching eyes,. 7,7,7,7,7,7. Glorious to our watching
eyes,. On the blessed first of days,. See the radiant sun arise,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the russian church/xvi glorious to our watching.htm

Watching unto God in the Night Season
... Watching unto God in the Night Season. Sleep at last has fled these eyes,
Nor do I regret his flight,. More alert my spirits rise,. ...
/.../watching unto god in the.htm

Watching unto God in the Night Season
... Watching unto God in the Night Season. Night! how I love thy silent shades, My
spirits they compose; The bliss of heaven my soul pervades,. ...
/.../watching unto god in the 3.htm

Will Jesus Find us Watching? PM
... 422 Will Jesus Find Us Watching? PM. ... Ready for the soul's bright home? Say, will
he find you and me still watching, Waiting, waiting when the Lord shall come? ...
// otterbein hymnal/422 will jesus find us.htm

Watching (111 Occurrences)
...Watching (111 Occurrences). Matthew 24:42 Be watching, then! ... (BBE). Matthew 26:16
And from that time he was watching for a chance to give him into their hands. ...
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Watchful (17 Occurrences)
... for all the saints: (WEB). Colossians 4:2 In the prayer continue ye, watching
in it in thanksgiving; (See RSV NIV). 1 Peter 4:7 But ...
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Watch (203 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or
constantly observant attention; close observation; guard; preservative or ...
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Uproot (17 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 31:28 And it will come about that, as I have been watching over them for
the purpose of uprooting and smashing down and overturning and sending ...
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Uprooting (10 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Jeremiah 31:28 And it will come about that, as I have been watching over
them for the purpose of uprooting and smashing down and overturning and sending ...
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Overturning (14 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Jeremiah 31:28 And it will come about that, as I have been watching over
them for the purpose of uprooting and smashing down and overturning and sending ...
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Lurk (5 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Lurk (5 Occurrences). Psalms 56:6 They conspire and lurk,
watching my steps, they are eager to take my life. (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Lookout (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A careful looking or watching for any
object or event. 2 ... 3. (n.) A person engaged in watching. 4 ...
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Watchers (16 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Psalms 130:6 My soul is watching for the Lord more than those who are watching
for the morning; yes, more than the watchers for the morning. (BBE DBY). ...
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Waiting (274 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Matthew 27:55 And a number of women were there, watching from a distance,
who had come with Jesus from Galilee, waiting on his needs. (BBE). ...
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Watching (111 Occurrences)

Matthew 24:42
Be watching, then! for you have no knowledge on what day your Lord will come.

Matthew 24:43
But be certain of this, that if the master of the house had had knowledge of the time when the thief was coming, he would have been watching, and would not have let his house be broken into.

Matthew 26:16
And from that time he was watching for a chance to give him into their hands.

Matthew 26:41
watch, and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation: the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.'
(See NAS)

Matthew 27:36
And they were seated there watching him.

Matthew 27:54
Now the centurion, and those who were with him watching Jesus, when they saw the earthquake, and the things that were done, feared exceedingly, saying, "Truly this was the Son of God."

Matthew 27:55
Many women were there watching from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him.

Mark 3:2
And they were watching him to see if he would make him well on the Sabbath day, so that they might have something against him.

Mark 14:38
Watch ye and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.'
(See NAS)

Mark 15:40
There were also women watching from afar, among whom were both Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;

Luke 2:8
And in the same country there were keepers of sheep in the fields, watching over their flock by night.

Luke 6:7
And the scribes and Pharisees were watching him to see if he would make him well on the Sabbath, so that they might be able to say something against him.

Luke 10:18
And he said, I was watching for Satan, falling from heaven like a star.

Luke 11:54
And watching him, for a chance to get something from his words which might be used against him.

Luke 12:36
Be like men watching for their lord, when he returns from the marriage feast; that, when he comes and knocks, they may immediately open to him.

Luke 12:37
Blessed are those servants, whom the lord will find watching when he comes. Most certainly I tell you, that he will dress himself, and make them recline, and will come and serve them.

Luke 12:38
And if he comes in the second division of the night or in the third, and they are watching for him, happy are those servants.

Luke 12:39
But be certain of this, that if the master of the house had had knowledge of the time when the thief was coming, he would have been watching, and would not have let his house be broken into.

Luke 14:1
It happened, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him.

Luke 23:35
The people stood watching. The rulers with them also scoffed at him, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself, if this is the Christ of God, his chosen one!"

Luke 23:49
All his acquaintances, and the women who followed with him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things.

John 2:23
Now when He was in Jerusalem, at the Festival of the Passover, many became believers in Him through watching the miracles He performed.

John 7:11
The Jews therefore sought him at the feast, and said, "Where is he?"
(See NIV)

Acts 9:24
and their counsel against 'him' was known to Saul; they were also watching the gates both day and night, that they may kill him,

Acts 12:6
And when Herod was about to take him out, the same night Peter was sleeping in chains between two armed men, and the watchmen were keeping watch before the door of the prison.
(See NAS)

Acts 22:20
When the blood of Stephen, your witness, was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death, and guarding the cloaks of those who killed him.'
(See NAS)

2 Corinthians 6:5
in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;

2 Corinthians 11:32
In Damascus the ethnarch of Aretas the king was watching the city of the Damascenes, wishing to seize me,

Ephesians 6:18
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

Colossians 4:2
Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:10
who has died for us, that whether we may be watching or sleep, we may live together with him.

Hebrews 12:15
watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

1 Peter 3:1
Married women, in the same way, be submissive to your husbands, so that even if some of them disbelieve the Message, they may, apart from the Message, be won over by the daily life of their wives, after watching your daily life--

2 Peter 2:3
And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.

Revelation 3:2
become watching, and strengthen the rest of the things that are about to die, for I have not found thy works fulfilled before God.

Revelation 11:11
After the three and a half days, the breath of life from God entered into them, and they stood on their feet. Great fear fell on those who saw them.
(See NAS)

Revelation 16:15
(See, I come as a thief. Happy is he who is watching and keeps his robes, so that he may not go unclothed, and his shame be seen.)

Revelation 18:10
Watching from far away, for fear of her punishment, saying, Sorrow, sorrow for Babylon, the great town, the strong town! for in one hour you have been judged.

Revelation 18:15
The traders in these things, by which their wealth was increased, will be watching far off for fear of her punishment, weeping and crying;

Revelation 18:17
For in one hour such great wealth has come to nothing. And every shipmaster, and all who are sailing on the sea, and sailors and all who get their living by the sea, were watching from far away,

Genesis 30:31
And he saith, 'What do I give to thee?' And Jacob saith, 'Thou dost not give me anything; if thou do for me this thing, I turn back; I have delight; thy flock I watch;
(See NIV)

Exodus 12:42
It is a night to be much observed unto Jehovah for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of Jehovah, to be much observed of all the children of Israel throughout their generations.

Exodus 20:18
And all the people were watching the thunderings and the flames and the sound of the horn and the mountain smoking; and when they saw it, they kept far off, shaking with fear.

Exodus 32:9
And the Lord said to Moses, I have been watching this people, and I see that they are a stiff-necked people.

Exodus 33:8
It happened that when Moses went out to the Tent, that all the people rose up, and stood, everyone at their tent door, and watched Moses, until he had gone into the Tent.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 28:32
Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.
(See NIV)

Judges 16:2
And it was said to the Gazites, Samson is here. So they went round, watching for him all day at the doorway of the town, but at night they kept quiet, saying, When daylight comes we will put him to death.

Judges 16:27
Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were on the roof about three thousand men and women, who saw while Samson performed.
(See NIV)

Judges 21:21
And watching; and if the daughters of Shiloh come out to take part in the dances, then come from the vine-gardens and take a wife for every one of you from among the daughters of Shiloh, and go back to the land of Benjamin.

1 Samuel 1:12
Now while she was a long time in prayer before the Lord, Eli was watching her mouth.

1 Samuel 4:13
When he came, behold, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road watching; for his heart trembled for the ark of God. When the man came into the city, and told it, all the city cried out.

1 Samuel 25:21
Now David had said, "Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. He has returned me evil for good.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 11:16
So while Joab was watching the town, he put Uriah in the place where it was clear to him the best fighters were.

2 Samuel 13:34
And Absalom fleeth, and the young man who is watching lifteth up his eyes and looketh, and lo, much people are coming by the way behind him, on the side of the hill.

1 Kings 20:33
Now the men observed diligently, and hurried to take this phrase; and they said, "Your brother Ben Hadad." Then he said, "Go, bring him." Then Ben Hadad came out to him; and he caused him to come up into the chariot.
(See RSV)

2 Kings 2:15
When the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho over against him saw him, they said, "The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha." They came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
(See NIV)

1 Chronicles 9:27
and round about the house of God they lodge, for on them 'is' the watch, and they 'are' over the opening, even morning by morning.
(See RSV)

Ezra 5:5
But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 11:19
And the gatekeepers, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, those watching at the gates, 'are' a hundred seventy and two.

Job 10:14
if I sin, then you mark me. You will not acquit me from my iniquity.
(See NIV)

Job 13:27
And you put chains on my feet, watching all my ways, and making a limit for my steps;

Job 29:2
If only I might again be as I was in the months which are past, in the days when God was watching over me!

Job 33:11
He puts chains on my feet; he is watching all my ways.

Job 39:29
From there he is watching for food; his eye sees it far off.

Psalms 10:8
He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; in secret places doth he slay the innocent; his eyes are on the watch for the helpless.
(See NIV)

Psalms 11:4
The Lord is in his holy Temple, the Lord's seat is in heaven; his eyes are watching and testing the children of men.

Psalms 34:7
The angel of the Lord is ever watching over those who have fear of him, to keep them safe.

Psalms 37:32
The sinners are watching the upright man, desiring to put him to death.

Psalms 56:6
They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.

Psalms 59:3
For see, they are watching in secret for my soul; the strong have come together against me? but not because of my sin, or my evil-doing, O Lord.

Psalms 63:2
So I have seen you in the sanctuary, watching your power and your glory.

Psalms 66:7
He is ruling in power for ever; his eyes are watching the nations: may his haters have no strength against him. (Selah.)

Psalms 71:10
For my haters are waiting secretly for me; and those who are watching for my soul are banded together in their evil designs,

Psalms 77:4
Thou holdest mine eyes watching: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.

Psalms 119:82
My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
(See RSV)

Psalms 119:123
My eyes are wasted with desire for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.
(See RSV)

Psalms 130:6
My soul is watching for the Lord more than those who are watching for the morning; yes, more than the watchers for the morning.

Proverbs 2:11
Wise purposes will be watching over you, and knowledge will keep you;

Proverbs 7:6
Looking out from my house, and watching through the window,

Proverbs 8:34
Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my door posts.

Proverbs 15:3
In every place are the eyes of Jehovah, Watching the evil and the good.

Proverbs 16:17
A highway of the upright 'is', 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.

Proverbs 21:11
When the man of pride undergoes punishment, the simple man gets wisdom; and by watching the wise he gets knowledge.

Proverbs 31:27
She 'is' watching the ways of her household, And bread of sloth she eateth not.

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.

Ecclesiastes 11:4
He who is watching the wind will not get the seed planted, and he who is looking at the clouds will not get in the grain.

Isaiah 17:11
In the day of your planting you were watching its growth, and in the morning your seed was flowering: but its fruit is wasted away in the day of grief and bitter sorrow.

Isaiah 18:4
For this is what the Lord has said to me: I will be quiet, watching from my place; like the clear heat when the sun is shining, like a mist of dew in the heat of summer.

Isaiah 27:3
I, the Lord, am watching it; I will give it water at all times: I will keep it night and day, for fear that any damage comes to it.

Isaiah 29:20
For the cruel one has come to nothing; and those who make sport of the Lord are gone; and those who are watching to do evil are cut off:

Jeremiah 1:12
And Jehovah saith unto me, 'Thou hast well seen: for I am watching over My word to do it.'

Jeremiah 5:6
Therefore smitten them hath a lion out of the forest, A wolf of the deserts doth spoil them, A leopard is watching over their cities, Every one who is going out of them is torn, For many have been their transgressions, Mighty have been their backslidings.

Jeremiah 5:26
For there are sinners among my people: they keep watch, like men watching for birds; they put a net and take men in it.

Jeremiah 7:11
Has this house, which is named by my name, become a hole of thieves to you? Truly I, even I, have seen it, says the Lord.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 19:10
Then you shall break the bottle in the sight of the men who go with you,
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 31:28
And it will come about that, as I have been watching over them for the purpose of uprooting and smashing down and overturning and sending destruction and causing trouble; so I will be watching over them for the purpose of building up and planting, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 43:9
Take great stones in your hand, and hide them in mortar in the brick work, which is at the entry of Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the men of Judah;
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 44:27
See, I am watching over them for evil and not for good: all the men of Judah who are in the land of Egypt will be wasted by the sword and by need of food till there is an end of them.

Lamentations 4:17
Our eyes do yet fail in looking for our vain help: In our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save.

Ezekiel 12:4
You shall bring forth your stuff by day in their sight, as stuff for moving; and you shall go forth yourself at even in their sight, as when men go forth into exile.
(See NIV)



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