Praise and Worship Bible Study: Topics: Worship: Greek Words

This is not an exhausted completed listing, but these words are here for your learning.


Original Word: σέβομαι
Definition: to worship,  I reverence, adore, devout worshipper, God fearing
Scriptures: Acts 17:17, Acts 18:7, Acts 18:13, Mark 7:7, Matthew 15:9
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4576


Original Word: σέβασμα, ατος, τό
Word Origin:  from Scbazomai
Definition: an object of worship or veneration,  devotion show to a deity,  especially in relation to religious objects of worship
Scriptures: Acts 17:17, 2 Thessalonians 2:4
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4574


Original Word: εἰδωλολατρεία, ας, ἡ
Definition: image worship, service (worship) of an image (an idol), worship of false gods, idolatry
Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 10:14, Galatians 5:20, Colossians 3:5, 1 Peter 4:3
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 1495


Original Word: λατρεύω
Definition: to worship,  I serve, worship, especially God, to render religious service or homage to either gods or men
Scriptures: Matthew 4:10, Luke 1:74, Luke 2:37, Luke 4:8, Acts 7:7, Acts 7:42, Acts 24:14, Acts 26:7,Philippians 3:3, 2 Timothy 1:3, Hebrews 9:14, Hebrews 12:28, Revelations 7:15, Revelation 22:3
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 3000


Original Word: εὐσεβέω
Word Origin: from eusebes
Definition: I am dutiful, pious, show piety towards, worship, to act piously or reverently (towards God, one’s country, magistrates, relations, and to whom dutiful regard or reverence is due
Scriptures: Acts 17:23, 1 Timothy 5:4
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 2151


Original Word: προσκυνέω
Definition: I go down on my knees to, do obeisance to, worship, ie to kiss the ground when prostrating before a superior, to fall down or prostrate oneself to adore on one’s knees
Scriptures: Matthew 2:2, Matthew 2:8, Matthew 4:9-10, Matthew 18:26, Mark 5:6, Mark 15:19, John 4:20-23
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4352


Original Word: προσκυνητής, οῦ, ὁ
Word Origin:From proskuneó
Definition: An adorer — worshipper.
Scriptures: John 4:23
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4353


Original Word: μάτην
Definition: in vain, in an unreal way, to no purpose, a futile attempt at worship, pointless
Scriptures: Mark 7:7, Matthew 15:9
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 3155


Original Word: σεβάζομαι
Definition: I worship,  stand in awe of, to revere; be in awe of one’s own twisted definition of what deserves reverence
Scriptures: Romans 1:25
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4573


Original Word: ἐκκλησία, ας, ἡ
Definition: a religious congregation, an assembly gather together for worship, church; the Church, the whole body of Christian believers
Scriptures: Acts 5:11, Acts 7:38, Acts 8:1, Acts 9:31, Acts 11:26, Acts 13:1, Acts 14:23, Act 15:22, Acts 18:22, Acts 19:39, Acts 20:17, Matthew 16:18
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 1577


Original Word: πίπτω
Definition: I fall, fall under (as under condemnation), fall prostrate of those overcome by terror or astonishment or grief
Scriptures: Matthew 2:11, Matthew 4:9, Matthew 7:25, Matthew 10:29, Matthew 13:4-5, Matthew 15:14, Matthew 15:27, Matthew 18:26, Matthew 18:29, Matthew 21:44, Matthew 24:29
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4098


Original Word: ἐκζητέω
Definition: From ek and zeteo; to search out, i.e. (figuratively)investigate, crave, demand, (by Hebraism) worship — en- (re-)quire, seek after (carefully, diligently). I seek out, seek out after, require, to examine ie investigate or scrutinize
Scriptures: Luke 11:50-51, Acts 15:17, Romans 3:11, Hebrews 11:6, Hebrews 12:17, 1 Peter 1:10
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 1567

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