G3973 παύω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
to make to cease
I cause to cease
(a) act: I cause to cease, restrain, hinder, (b) mid: I cease, stop, leave off.
to stop (transitively or intransitively), i.e. restrain, quit, desist, come to an end
Derivation: a primary verb ("pause");

KJV Usage: cease, leave, refrain.

to cease
[in LXX for כָּלָה pi., etc. ;]
to make to cease, restrain, hinder: with accusative of thing(s), before ἀπό 1Pe.3:10 (LXX). Mid., to cease, leave off:
Refs Luk.8:24 11:1, Act.20:1, 1Co.13:8
; with ptcp.,
Refs Luk.5:4, Act.5:42 6:13 13:10 20:31 21:32, Eph.1:16, Col.1:9, Heb.10:2
; with genitive, ἀμαρτίας, 1Pe.4:1 (WH, mg., R, txt.); with dative, ib. (WH, txt., R, mg.).†
1) to make to cease or desist
2) to restrain a thing or person from something
3) to cease, to leave off
4) have got release from sin
4a) no longer stirred by its incitements and seductions

A primn. verb (“pause”); to stop (transitive or intransitive), that is, restrain, quit, desist, come to an end

KJV Usage: cease, leave, refrain.

View how G3973 παύω is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of G3973 παύω

Luke 5:4 he had ceased
Luke 8:24 they ceased,
Luke 11:1 he ceased,
Acts 5:42 they ceased
Acts 6:13 ceaseth
Acts 13:10 wilt thou
Acts 13:10 cease
Acts 20:1 had ceased,
Acts 20:31 I ceased
Acts 21:32 they ceased
1 Corinthians 13:8 they shall cease;
Ephesians 1:16 Cease
Colossians 1:9 it, do
Colossians 1:9 cease
Hebrews 10:2 have ceased
1 Peter 3:10 let him cease
1 Peter 4:1 hath ceased

Distinct usage

3 Cease
2 they ceased
1 they ceased,
1 he ceased,
1 had ceased,
1 I ceased
1 have ceased
1 they shall cease;
1 he had ceased
1 let him cease
1 it, do
1 ceaseth
1 hath ceased
1 wilt thou

Corresponding Hebrew Words

pauo H1826 damam ni.
pauo H2308 chadal
pauo H3615 kalah pi.,qal.
pauo H4185 mush
pauo H5162 nacham ni.
pauo H5314 naphash ni.
pauo H5341 natsar
pauo H6113 atsar qal,ni
pauo H6148 arav
pauo H7227 rav m'
pauo H7503 raphah hi.
pauo H7599 shaan pil.
pauo H7673 shavat qal,hi
pauo H7725 shuv
pauo H8552 tamam

Related words

G3973 παύω

G373 ἀναπαύω
From G303 and G3973; (reflexively) to repose (literally or figuratively (be exempt), remain); by implication to refresh

KJV Usage: take ease, refresh, (give, take) rest.

G2664 καταπαύω
From G2596 and G3973; to settle down, that is, (literally) to colonize, or (figuratively) to (cause to) desist

KJV Usage: cease, (give) rest (-rain).

G3972 Παῦλος
Of Latin origin; (little; but remotely from a derivative of G3973, meaning the same); Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle

KJV Usage: Paul, Paulus.