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Strong's #1914 - ἐπιβλέπω

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  1. to turn the eyes upon, to look upon, gaze upon
  2. to look up to, regard
  3. to have regard for, to regard
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1204 ‑ בָּעַת (baw‑ath');  1245 ‑ בָּקַשׁ (baw‑kash');  5027 ‑ נָבַט (naw‑bat');  5091 ‑ נָהָה (naw‑haw');  5186 ‑ נָטָה (naw‑taw');  5198 ‑ נָטָף (naw‑tawf');  5782 ‑ עוּר (oor);  6437 ‑ פָּנָה (paw‑naw');  6822 ‑ צָפָה (tsaw‑faw');  6851 ‑ צַפְצָפָה (tsaf‑tsaw‑faw');  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  7688 ‑ שָׁגַח (shaw‑gakh');  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  7751 ‑ שׁוּט (shoot);  8259 ‑ שָׁקַף (shaw‑kaf');  
Frequency Lists
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -ψομαι, later -ψω LXX Leviticus 26:9 :


1. look upon, look attentively, εἴς τινα Pl. Phd. 63a; ἐπὶ πόλιν Din. 1.72; ἐφ' ἑαυτόν v.l. in Arist. EN 1120b6; πρός τινα LXX Hosea 11:4; τινί Luc. Astr. 20.

2.. c.acc., look well at, observe, λόγους ἁθρόους Pl. Lg. 811d; αἰτίαν Arist. EN 1147a24; κοινωνίαν Id. Metaph. 991a8: c.acc. dupl., ἄφθαρτον τὸν θεὸν ἐπεβλέψαμεν Phld. D. 3 Fr. 39; τῆς κατὰ τὴν γαστέρα ταραχῆς -ομένης being taken into consideration, Gal. 15.673.

3.. face upwards or downwards, Dsc. 5.120.

II. eye with envy, τύχαις S. OT 1526.

III. Astrol., to be in aspect with, Heph.Astr. 3.20.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπιβλέπω: 1 aorist ἐπέβλεψα; in the Sept. often for הִבִּיט and פָּנָה, also for רָאָה; to turn the eyes upon, to look upon, gaze upon (ἐπί upon (cf. ἐπί, D. 2)): ἐπί τινα, contextually, to look upon one with a feeling of admiration and respect, to look up to, regard, James 2:3; contextually, to look upon in pity for the sake of giving aid, equivalent to to have regard for, to regard, Luke 9:38 (where for ἐπίβλεψον (RL) and ἐπιβλέψαι (G T) write (with Tr WH ἐπιβλέψαι, 1 aorist active infinitive; cf. Bornemann, Schol. ad loc, and above in δέομαι, 3 a. (also Buttmann, 273 (234) note)); ἐπί τήν ταπείνωσιν τίνος, Luke 1:48; often in the O. T. in the same sense, as 1 Samuel 1:11; 1 Samuel 9:16; Psalm 24:16 (); Psalm 68:17 (); Tobit 3:3, etc. (In Greek writings from Sophocles and Plato down, both literally and figuratively.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -βλέπω ,

[in LXX for H5027 hi., H6437, H7200, etc.;]

to look upon. In NT, as in LXX (1 Samuel 1:11; 1 Samuel 9:1, Psalms 25:16; Tobit 3:3, al.), to look on with favour: seq. ἐπί c. acc pers., Luke 1:48; Luke 9:38, James 2:3.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Leid W xiv. 23 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐπίβλεψόν μου τῇ γεννέσει (l. γεννήσει or γενέσει)—an appeal for divine regard and help : cf. Luke 1:48; Luke 9:38, and see Hobart p. 18 f.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
επέβλεπον επεβλέψα επέβλεψα επέβλεψαν επέβλεψας επεβλέψατε επέβλεψε επεβλεψεν επέβλεψεν ἐπέβλεψεν επιβλέπειν επιβλέπεις επιβλέπη επιβλεπόμενον επιβλέποντες επιβλέπουσα επιβλέπουσι επιβλέπουσιν επιβλέπων επιβλεψαι επιβλέψαι ἐπιβλέψαι επιβλέψατε επιβλέψει επίβλεψεν επιβλέψη επιβλέψης επιβλεψητε επιβλέψητε ἐπιβλέψητε επιβλέψομαι επίβλεψον επιβλέψονται επιβλέψω epeblepsen epéblepsen epiblepsai epiblépsai epiblepsete epiblepsēte epiblépsete epiblépsēte
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