Word Summary
sebomai: to worship
Original Word: σέβομαι
Transliteration: sebomai
Phonetic Spelling: (seb'-om-ahee)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to worship
Meaning: to worship
Strong's Concordance
devout, religious

Middle voice of an apparently primary verb; to revere, i.e. Adore -- devout, religious, worship.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4576: σέβω

σέβω, and (so everywhere in the Scriptures) σέβομαι; from Homer down; to revere, to worship: τινα (a deity), Matthew 15:9; Mark 7:7; Acts 18:13; Acts 19:27 (Wis. 15:18 etc.; for יָרֵא, Joshua 4:24; Joshua 22:25; Jonah 1:9). In the Acts, proselytes of the gate (see προσήλυτος, 2) are called σεβόμενοι τόν Θεόν (`men that worship God'), Acts 16:14; Acts 18:7 (Josephus, Antiquities 14, 7, 2); and simply οἱ σεβόμενοι (A. V. the devout persons), Acts 17:17; σεβόμενοι προσήλυτοι (R. V. devout proselytes), Acts 13:43; σεβομεναι γυναῖκες, Acts 13:50; τῶν ... σεβομένων Ἑλλήνων, (A. V. the devout Greeks), Acts 17:4; in the Latin church,metuentes, verecundi, religiosi, timorati; Vulg. (except Acts 13:50)colentes; cf. Thilo in his Cod. apocr. Nov. Test., p. 521.