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κοιμάω κεῖμαι lull or hush to sleep, put to sleep, Hom.
2.metaph. to lull to rest, still, calm, ἀνέμους, κύματα id=Hom.; ὀδύνας Il.; κοίμησον εὔφημον στόμα lay thy tongue asleep in silence, Aesch.
II.Mid. and Pass. to fall asleep, go or lie abed, Hom., Hdt., etc.
2.of the sleep of death, κοιμήσατο χάλκεον ὕπνον he slept an iron sleep, Il.: absol. to fall asleep, die, Soph., NTest. keep watch at night, Lat. excubare, Aesch., Xen.

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