Strong's Greek: 5281 ὑπομονή  (hupomone) - patience, enduring, patient continuance, patient waiting







Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5278

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:581

KJV Translation Count — 32x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: patience (29), enduring (1), patient continuance (1), patient waiting (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. steadfastness, constancy, endurance
a. in the NT the characteristic of a man who is not swerved from his deliberate purpose and his loyalty to faith and piety by even the greatest trials and sufferings
b. patiently, and steadfastly
2. a patient, steadfast waiting for
3. a patient enduring, sustaining, perseverance
For Synonyms see entry 5861

Strong's Definitions

hoop-om-on-ay'; from (5278) (ὑπομένω); cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy: — enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).

Concordance Results Using KJV

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with G5281.


In your G5281 possess ye your souls.


To them who by G5281 G5281 in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:


And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh G5281;


And G5281, experience; and experience, hope:


But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with G5281 wait for it.


For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through G5281 and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.


Now the God of G5281 and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:


And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effectual in the G5281 of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.


But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much G5281, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,