The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2749 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
keimaimiddle voice of a primary verb
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ki'-mahee Verb
  1. to lie
    1. of an infant
    2. of one buried
    3. of things that quietly cover some spot
      1. of a city situated on a hill
    4. of things put or set in any place, in ref. to which we often use "to stand"
      1. of vessels, of a throne, of the site of a city, of grain and other things laid up together, of a foundation
  2. metaph.
    1. to be (by God's intent) set, i.e. destined, appointed
    2. of laws, to be made, laid down
    3. lies in the power of the evil one, i.e. is held in subjection by the devil
NAS Word Usage - Total: 24
appointed 2, destined 1, laid 6, lain 1, lay 1, lies 2, lying 6, made 1, set 2, standing 2
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
1 Thessalonians1
1 Timothy1
1 John1

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Keimai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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