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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #991 - βλέπω

Transliteration:
blépō
Phonetics:
blep'-o  
Word Origin:
a primary word
Parts of Speech:
Verb
TDNT:
5:315,706
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to see, discern, of the bodily eye
    1. with the bodily eye: to be possessed of sight, have the power of seeing
    2. perceive by the use of the eyes: to see, look descry
    3. to turn the eyes to anything: to look at, look upon, gaze at
    4. to perceive by the senses, to feel
    5. to discover by use, to know by experience
  2. metaph. to see with the mind's eye
    1. to have (the power of) understanding
    2. to discern mentally, observe, perceive, discover, understand
    3. to turn the thoughts or direct the mind to a thing, to consider, contemplate, to look at, to weigh carefully, examine
  3. in a geographical sense of places, mountains, buildings, etc. turning towards any quarter, as it were, facing it
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1870 ‑ דֶּרֶךְ (deh'‑rek);   2372 ‑ חָזָה (khaw‑zaw);   5027 ‑ נָבַט (naw‑bat');   5048 ‑ נֶגֶד (neh'‑ghed);   5870 ‑ עַיִן (ah'‑yin);   6049 ‑ עָנַן (aw‑nan');   6437 ‑ פָּנָה (paw‑naw');   6440 ‑ פָּנֶה (paw‑neem');   6493 ‑ פִּקֵּחַ (pik‑kay'‑akh);   7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');   8259 ‑ שָׁקַף (shaw‑kaf');  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βλέπω,

Sol. 11.8, etc.: impf. ἔβλεπον Batr. 67: fut. βλέψομαι D. 25.98, Dor. inf. βλεψεῖσθαι IG 4.951.75 (Epid.), later βλέψω LXX Isaiah 6:9, Aristid. 2.46J., etc.: aor. ἔβλεψα (v. infr.): pf. βέβλεφα (ἀπο-) Antip.Stoic. 3.254 (codd. Stob.); βέβλοφα (ἐμ-) PLond. 1.42.21 (ii A. D.): Pass., aor. ἐβλέφθην (προς-) Plu. 2.68of: pf. βέβλεμμαι to be supplied in Ath. 10.409c, cf. Eust. 1401.16:

I chiefly in pres. and aor. Act. in early writers: Med. (exc. fut.) and Pass. only late: see, have the power of sight (dist. fr. ὁρῶ perceive, be aware of, cf. Plot. 6.7.37), opp. τυφλός εἰμι, S. OT 302, cf. 348, OC 73, Ar. Pl. 15, etc.; βλέποντες ἔβλεπον μάτην A. Pr. 447; βλέποντας ἀθλιωτάτους Alex. 234; μὴ βλέπων ὁ μάντις ᾖ lest he see too clearly, S. OT 747; ὁ βλέπων the seer, Hebraism in LXX 1 Kings 9:9; ὀλίγον βλέπων short- sighted, POxy. 39.9 (i A. D.).

II

1. look, βλέφ' ὧδε S. Tr. 402; ἐπὶ ἐμοί Id. Aj. 345 (s. v.l.); εἴς τι A. Pers. 802; ἐπί τι Th. 7.71; εἰς τὰ τούτων πρόσωπα D. 18.283; πῶς βλέπων; with what face? S. Ph. 110; ὄμμασιν ποίοις β.; Id. OT 1371; β. ἅμα πρόσσω καὶ ὀπίσσω Pl. Cra. 428d: with Adv., φιλοφρόνως, ἐχθρῶς β. πρός τινας, X. Mem. 3.10.4, Smp. 4.58: freq. folld. by noun in acc., φόβον β. look terror, i. e. to look terrible, Θυιὰς ὣς φόβον βλέπων A. Th. 498; Com., ἔβλεψε νᾶπυ looked mustard, Ar. Eq. 631; ἀνδρεῖον.. καὶ βλέποντ' ὀρίγανον Id. Ra. 603; βλεπόντων κάρδαμα Id. V. 455; πυρρίχην βλέπων looking like a war-dancer, Id. Av. 1169; αἴκειαν βλέπων looking like one disgraced, ib. 1671; σκύτη β., of a slave, Eup. 282, Ar. V. 643; β. ἀπιστίαν Eup. 309: also folld. by Adj., μέγα β. dub. in Semon. 19; φθονερὰ β. Pi. N. 4.39; γλίσχρον β. Euphro 10.16, cf. Men. Epit. 479, Jul. Caes. 309c: by inf., ἁρπάζειν β. Men. Epit. 181; ὀρχεῖσθαι μόνον β. Alex. 97: by part. neut., τί πεφροντικὸς βλέπεις; E. Alc. 773.

2. β. ἐς look to, rely on, εἰς ἔργον οὐδὲν γιγνόμενον βλέπετε Sol. 11.8; ἐς θεούς S. Ant. 923; οὐκέτ' ἐστὶν εἰς ὅ τι βλέπω Id. Aj. 514; ἔς σε δὴ βλέπω, ὅπως.. in the hope that.., Id. El. 954: metaph. also, have regard to, ἡ πολιτεία β. εἰς πλοῦτον Arist. Pol. 1293b14; of aspects, οἰκίαι πρὸς μεσημβρίαν βλέπουσαι.., X. Mem. 3.8.9; πέτρα βλέπουσα πρὸς νότον Str. 4.1.4; κάτω γὰρ οἱ ὀδόντες βλέπουσι Arist. HA 502a1; ὅταν τὸ οὖθαρ βλέπῃ κάτω ib. 523a2.

3. look longingly, expect, propose, c. inf., Ar. Ach. 376, V. 847.

4. look to a thing, beware, ἀπό τινος Mark 8:15; τι Philippians 3:2 : c. acc. pers., β. ἑαυτούς Mark 13:9; βλέπε σα(υ)τὸν ἀπὸ τῶν Ἰουδαίων BGU 1079.24 (i A. D.); β. ἵνα.. 1 Corinthians 16:10; β. ἑαυτοὺς ἵνα μὴ.. 2 John 8:1-59; βλέπετε τί ἀκούετε Mark 4:24.

III trans.,

1. see, behold, c. acc., S. Aj. 1042, etc.; ἐξ αὑτοῦ βλεπόμενον self- evident, S.E. M. 1.184; τὰ βλεπόμενα the visible universe, LXX Wi. 13.7.

2. ζῇ τε καὶ β. φάος sees the light of day, A. Pers. 299, cf. E. Hel. 60; νόστιμον β. φάος A. Pers. 261; βλέποντα νῦν μὲν ὄρθ' ἔπειτα δὲ σκότον (i. e. being blind) S. OT 419: hence, without φάος, to be alive, ζῶντα καὶ βλέποντα A. Ag. 677; βλέποντα κἀμπνέοντα S. Ph. 883, cf. 1349, Aj. 962; of things, ἀληθῆ καὶ βλέποντα actually existing, A. Ch. 844.

3. look for, μεῖζόν τι β. Pl. Chrm. 172c.

4. Astrol. of signs equidistant from the tropical points, to be in aspect, β. ἄλληλα Ptol. Tetr. 36, Heph.Astr. 1.9. (βλέφαρα occurs in Hom., but not βλέπω exc. in Batr. l.c.)

Frequency / Word / Parsing Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (135)NAS (129)HCS (132)
Matthew17
Mark14
Luke14
John15
Acts12
Romans5
1 Corinthians7
2 Corinthians4
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Philippians1
Colossians3
Hebrews8
James1
2 John1
Revelation15
Matthew16
Mark14
Luke14
John15
Acts13
Romans5
1 Corinthians7
2 Corinthians4
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Philippians1
Colossians3
Hebrews8
James1
2 John1
Revelation12
Matthew20
Mark15
Luke16
John17
Acts13
Romans6
1 Corinthians7
2 Corinthians7
Galatians1
Ephesians1
Philippians3
Colossians3
Hebrews8
James1
2 John1
Revelation13
List of Word Forms
Βλεπε Βλέπε βλεπει βλέπει βλεπειν βλέπειν βλεπεις βλέπεις βλεπετε βλέπετε βλεπετω βλεπέτω βλεπέτωσαν βλεπη βλέπη βλέπῃ βλεπης βλέπης βλέπῃς Βλεπομεν Βλέπομεν βλεπομενα βλεπόμενα βλεπομενη βλεπομένη βλεπομενον βλεπόμενον βλεπομενων βλεπομένων βλέπον βλεποντα βλέποντα βλεποντας βλέποντας βλεποντες βλέποντες βλέποντος βλεποντων βλεπόντων βλέποντων βλεπουσα βλεπουσά βλέπουσα βλέπουσαι βλέπουσαν βλεπούσης βλεπουσι βλέπουσι βλεπουσιν βλέπουσιν βλεπουσών Βλεπω Βλέπω βλεπων βλέπων βλεπωσι βλέπωσι βλέπωσιν βλέφαρα βλέφαρά βλεφάροις βλεφάρων βλεψετε βλέψετε βλέψη βλέψητε Βλεψον Βλέψον έβλεπε εβλεπεν ἔβλεπεν εβλεπον έβλεπον ἔβλεπον εβλέποντο εβλεψα έβλεψα ἔβλεψα ἐμβλέποντες Blepe blepē Blépe blepei blépei blépēi blepein blépein blepeis blépeis blépēis blepes blepēs blepete blépete blepeto blepetō blepéto blepétō Blepo Blepō Blépo Blépō Blepomen Blépomen blepomena blepómena blepomene blepomenē blepoméne blepoménē blepomenon blepomenōn blepoménon blepoménōn blepómenon blepon blepōn blépon blépōn bleponta bléponta blepontas blépontas blepontes blépontes bleponton blepontōn blepónton blepóntōn bleposin blepōsin bléposin blépōsin blepousi blépousi blepousin blépousin blepsete blépsete Blepson Blépson eblepen éblepen eblepon éblepon eblepsa éblepsa emblepontes emblépontes estekate estēkate
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