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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3788 - ὀφθαλμός

Transliteration:
ophthalm
Phonetics:
of-thal-mos'  
Word Origin:
from (3700)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
TDNT:
5:375,706
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the eye
  2. metaph. the eyes of the mind, the faculty of knowing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 308 ‑ אֲחַסְבַּי (akh‑as‑bah'ee);   4758 ‑ מַרְאֶה (mar‑eh');   5869 ‑ עַיִן (ah'‑yin);   6079 ‑ עַפְעַפַּיִם (af‑af');   6440 ‑ פָּנֶה (paw‑neem');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὀφθαλμός, ὁ,

(ὄπωπ-α, ὀφ-θῆναι, v. ὄψ B)

I

1. eye, used by Hom. and Hes. mostly in pl.; ὀφθαλμοὶ δ' ὡς εἰ κέρα ἕστασαν.. ἀτρέμας ἐν βλεφάροισι Od. 19.211: sg., παίειν τινὰ ἐς τὸν ὀ. Hdt. 9.22: the pl. continued most common, but the dual also occurs, as in Ar. Nu. 362: pl. is used in many phrases, ἐλθέμεν ἐς ὀφθαλμούς τινος before one's eyes, Il. 24.204; οὐδ' Ἀχιλῆος ὀφθαλμοὺς εἴσειμι ib. 463; ὀφθαλμοῖσιν ἰδεῖν, ὁρᾶσθαι, etc., 10.275, Od. 4.47, etc.; but ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖσιν ὁρᾶν, νοεῖν, to see before one's eyes, 8.459, Il. 24.312; ἔχειν ἐν ὀ. to have before one's eyes, X. An. 4.5.29; τὰ ἐν ὀ. what is before one's eyes, Pl. Tht. 174c; τὸ ἐν τοῖς ὀ. δὴ γελοῖον what was ridiculous to the eye, Id. R. 452d; ἐπίπροσθε τῶν ὀ. Id. Smp. 213a; πρὸ τῶν ὀ. προφαίνεσθαι Aeschin. 2.148; ἐπ' ὀφθαλμῶν Luc. Tox. 20; γενέσθαι τινὶ ἐξ ὀφθαλμῶν to get out of any one's sight, Hdt. 5.106; ἐξ ὀ. ἀποπέμψασθαι Id. 1.120; ἐξ ὀ. ποιεῖν Alciphr. 3.20; κατ' ὀφθαλμοὺς λέγειν τινί to tell one to one's face, opp. εἰς οὖς, Ar. Ra. 626; τυράννου κατ' ὀ. κατηγορεῖν to accuse him to his face, X. Hier. 1.14: sg. in the phrase πρὸς ὀφθαλμὸν ἐπιχεῖν, μίσγειν, by eye, PHolm. 7.23, PLeid.X. 62; eyes were painted on the bows of vessels, βλοσυροῖς κατὰ πρῷραν ὀφθαλμοῖς οἷον βλέπει Philostr. Im. 1.19, cf. IG 22.1607.24, Poll. 1.86; whence the joke in Ar. Ach. 97.

2. στέρησις ὀφθαλμῶν temporary loss of sight, Gal. 17(1).400.

II in sg., the eye of a master or ruler, πάντα ἰδὼν Διὸς ὀ. Hes. Op. 267; Δίκης ὀ. ὃς τὰ πάνθ' ὁρᾷ Men. Mon. 179; δεσπότου ὀ. X. Oec. 12.20; ἀκοίμητος ὀ., of God, Secund. Sent. 3; so a king is called ὀ. οἴκων A. Ch. 934 (so ὄμμα Pers. 169); and in Persia ὀφθαλμὸς βασιλέως the king's eye was a confidential officer, through whom he beheld his kingdom and subjects, A. Pers. 979 (lyr.), Hdt. 1.114, Ar. Ach. 92, X. Cyr. 8.2.10 sq., Arist. Pol. 1287b29, Ph. 1.642; cf. οὖς.

III the eye of heaven, ἑσπέρας ὀ., νυκτὸς ὀ., of the moon, Pi. O. 3.20, A. Th. 390; also οὐράνιος ὀ., of the sun, Secund. Sent. 5. the dearest, best, as the eye is the most precious part of the body, hence of men, ὀ. Σικελίας, στρατιᾶς, Pi. O. 2.10, 6.16; also, light, cheer, comfort, μέγας [γ'] ὀ. οἱ πατρὸς τάφοι S. OT 987, cf. E. Andr. 406. eye or bud of a plant or tree, Alcm. 43, Ion Eleg. 1.6, Hp. Nat.Puer. 26, X. Oec. 19.10, Thphr. HP 1.8.5, etc. a surgical bandage covering one or both eyes, Hp. Off. 7, Heliod. ap. Orib. 48.29, 30. Archit., in dual, the disks forming the centres of the volutes of an Ionic capital, IG 12.374.291.

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List of Word Forms
οφθαλμοι οφθαλμοί όφθαλμοί ὀφθαλμοί ὀφθαλμοὶ οφθαλμοις οφθαλμοίς ὀφθαλμοῖς Οφθαλμον οφθαλμόν Ὀφθαλμὸν οφθαλμος οφθαλμός ὀφθαλμός ὀφθαλμὸς οφθαλμου οφθαλμού ὀφθαλμοῦ οφθαλμους οφθαλμούς ὀφθαλμούς ὀφθαλμοὺς οφθαλμοφανώς οφθαλμω οφθαλμώ ὀφθαλμῷ οφθαλμων οφθαλμών ὀφθαλμῶν οφιομάχην ophthalmo ophthalmō ophthalmoi ophthalmoí ophthalmoì ophthalmôi ophthalmō̂i ophthalmois ophthalmoîs Ophthalmon Ophthalmòn ophthalmôn ophthalmōn ophthalmō̂n ophthalmos ophthalmós ophthalmòs ophthalmou ophthalmoû ophthalmous ophthalmoús ophthalmoùs
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