Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5278: hupomeno (pronounced hoop-om-en'-o)

from 5259 and 3306; to stay under (behind), i.e. remain; figuratively, to undergo, i.e. bear (trials), have fortitude, persevere:--abide, endure, (take) patient(-ly), suffer, tarry behind.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to remain

1a) to tarry behind

2) to remain, i.e. abide, not recede or flee

2a) to preserve: under misfortunes and trials to hold fast to one' s faith in Christ

2b) to endure, bear bravely and calmly: ill treatments

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: from G5259 and G3306

Citing in TDNT: 4:581, 581


This word is used 17 times:

Matthew 10:22: "all men for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end"
Matthew 24:13: "But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved."
Mark 13:13: "all men for my name's sake: but he that shall endure unto the end,"
Luke 2:43: "the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph"
Acts 17:14: "Silas and Timothy abode there"
Romans 12:12: "Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;"
1 Corinthians 13:7: "all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things."
2 Timothy 2:10: "Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that"
2 Timothy 2:12: "If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny"
Hebrews 10:32: "in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;"
Hebrews 12:2: "joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and"
Hebrews 12:3: "For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against"
Hebrews 12:7: "If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons;"
James 1:12: "Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried,"
James 5:11: "Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and"
1 Peter 2:20: "when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and"
1 Peter 2:20: "when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God."

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