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Strong's #308 - ἀναβλέπω

Root Word (Etymology)
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  1. to look up
  2. to recover (lost) sight
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 215 ‑ אוֹר (ore);  707 ‑ אָרַג (aw‑rag');  5027 ‑ נָבַט (naw‑bat');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  6437 ‑ פָּנָה (paw‑naw');  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -βλέψω Hdt. 2.111, -βλέψομαι E. HF 563: aor. -έβλεψα Hdt. l. c., etc.:


1. look up, Ar. Nu. 346; πρὸς τὸ φῶς Pl. R. 515c; εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν Ax. 370b: esp. as a mark of confidence, ἀ. ὀρθοῖς ὄμμασιν X. HG 7.1.30; ἀ. πρός τινα ἐκ τοῦ ἴσου look him in the face, Cyr. 1.4.12.

2. c. acc., look up at, φῶς ἀναβλέψεσθε E. l. c.: c. dat., ἀελίου ἀ. λαμπάσι Ion 1467; τοῖς κερτομοῦσι γοργὸν ὣς ἀναβλέπει Supp. 322 codd.

3. c. acc. cogn., ἀ. φλόγα cast up a glance of fire, Id Ion 1263.


1. recover one's sight, Hdt. 2.111, Pl. Phdr. 243b, John 9:11; πάλιν ἀ. Ar. Pl. 95, 117.

2. open one's eyes, Pl. R. 621b, X. Cyr. 8.3.29.

III metaph., revive, ᾧ δῶμ' ἀνέβλεφ' E. Ba. 1308.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀναβλέπω; 1 aorist ἀνέβλεψα; (from Herodotus down);

1. to look up: Mark 8:24 ( R G L) ; Luke 19:5; Luke 21:1; Acts 22:13; εἰς τινα, ibid.; εἰς τόν οὐρανόν, Matthew 14:19; Mark 6:41; Mark 7:34 (Plato, Axioch., p. 370b.; Xenophon, Cyril 8, 4, 9).

2. to recover (lost) sight: Matthew 11:5; Matthew 20:34; Luke 18:41ff, etc. ((Herodotus 2, 111;) Plato, Phaedrus, p. 234 b. παραχρῆμα ἀνέβλεψε Aristophanes Plutarch, 126); used somewhat loosely also of the man blind from birth who was cured by Christ, John 9:11 (12) (cf. Meyer at the passage), 17f (Pausanias, 4, 12, 7 (10) συνέβη τόν Ὀφιονέα ... τόν ἐκ γενετῆς τυφλόν αναβλέψαι). Cf. Winers De verb. comp. etc. Part iii., p. 7f.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀυα -βλέπω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H5375;]

1. to look up: Mark 8:24, al.; seq. εἰς , Matthew 14:19, al. (Xen., Plat.).

2. to recover sight (Plat., Aristoph.; cf. MM, VGT, s.v.): Matthew 11:5, John 9:11, al.

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

Syll 807.17 (ii/A.D.) καὶ ἀνέβλεψεν καὶ ἐλήλυθεν καὶ ηὐχαρίστησεν δημοσίᾳ τῷ θεῷ, of a blind man ";recovering sight"; in the temple of Asclepios, as in John 9:11, John 9:15 (cf. Documents, p. 154). So at the beginning of the same inscr., καὶ ὀρθὸν ἀνέβλεψε.


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
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