Colossians 4:2

Continue steadfastly (proskartereite). See Mark 3:9 ; Acts 2:42 Acts 2:46 for this interesting word from pro and kartero (strong), common in the Koin. Watching (grhgorounte). Present active participle of grhgorew, late present made on perfect active stem egrhgora with loss of e-, found first in Aristotle.