Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 4314 and 2594

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:618

KJV Translation Count — 10x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: continue (4), continue instant (1), continue steadfastly (1), attend continually (1), give (one's) self continually (1), wait on (1), wait on continually (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to adhere to one, be his adherent, to be devoted or constant to one
2. to be steadfastly attentive unto, to give unremitting care to a thing
3. to continue all the time in a place
4. to persevere and not to faint
5. to show one's self courageous for
6. to be in constant readiness for one, wait on constantly

Strong's Definitions

pros-kar-ter-eh'-o; from (4314) (πρός) and (2594) (καρτερέω); to be earnest towards, i.e. (to a thing) to persevere, be constantly diligent, or (in a place) to attend assiduously all the exercises, or (to a person) to adhere closely to (as a servitor): — attend (give self) continually (upon), continue (in, instant in, with), wait on (continually).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should G4342 G4342 him because of the multitude, lest they should thrG4342g him.


These all G4342d with G4342e accord in prayer and supplicatiG4342, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.


And they G4342d stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.


And they, cG4342tinuing daily with G4342e accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,


But we will G4342 ourselves G4342 to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.


Then SimG4342 himG4342 believed also: and when he was baptized, he G4342d with Philip, and wG4342dered, beholding the miracles and signs which were dG4342e.


And when the angel which spake unto Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants, and a devout soldier of them that G4342ed G4342 him G4342;


Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulatiG4342; cG4342tinuing G4342 in prayer;


For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, G4342ing G4342 upG4342 this very thing.


G4342 in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;