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Awake
Awakening • Wake Up
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Awake
Awake Usually the translation of Heb. ‘ûr, qîṣ, or yāqaṣ, or GK. grēgoréō. Other terms are Heb. šāqaḏ (“be awake, watchful,” Ps. 102:7; 127:1) and qāḏam (“be early,” Ps. 119:148), and GK. diagrēgoréō (“keep awake,” Lk. 9:32), exypnízō (“arouse,” Jn. 11:11), and egeírō (“rise, get
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Awakening
AwakeningThe general concept of “awakening” captures the notion of either rousing oneself or being aroused in order to take action, as in the call to Deborah to “wake up” in song (Judg 5:12 NIV). Such calls to action are usually accompanied by urgency and intensity, as seen in the emphatic repetition
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AWAKE
AWAKE<a-wak’> יָקַץ‎ [yaqats], “to waken”; עוּר‎ [̀ur], “to rouse up” from sleep; [ἐγείρω, egeiro], “to arouse from sleep”): The ordinary terms for awaking from natural slumber: as of Jacob at Bethel (Genesis 28:16); of Solomon at Gibeon (1 Kings 3:15); of Jesus in the storm-tossed boat
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Awakening
AwakeningThis has been used in two senses in theological literature:1. An arousal to a sense of sin and need of Christ—i.e., conviction which precedes conversion.2. A general revival of religion.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Awake
AWAKE, a-wākʹ (יָקַץ‎, yāḳaç, “to waken”; עוּר‎, ‛ūr, “to rouse up” from sleep; ἐγείρω, egeírō, “to arouse from sleep”): The ordinary terms for awaking from natural slumber: as of Jacob at Bethel (Gen 28:16); of Solomon at Gibeon (1 K 3:15); of Jesus in the storm-tossed boat (Lk 8:24). Used fig.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AWAKE
AWAKE [עוּרʿur; γρηγορέω grēgoreō]. To rouse from sleep or from lethargy to alertness or action. Awake is frequently used in the OT to rally attention: When Sisera’s army is defeated, the people sing, “Awake, awake, Deborah! Awake, utter a song!” (Judg 5:12). The psalmist and prophet ask God to awake