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Strong's #4017 - περιβλέπω

Root Word (Etymology)
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  1. to look around
  2. to look around about one's self
  3. to look round on one (i.e. to look for one's self at one near by)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5027 ‑ נָבַט (naw‑bat');  6213 ‑ עָשָׂה (aw‑saw');  6437 ‑ פָּנָה (paw‑naw');  7789 ‑ שׁוּר (shoor);  
Frequency Lists
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KJV (7)
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WEB (7)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


look round about, gaze around, περιβλέψας ἔφη Ar. Ec. 403; πρὸς τοὺς παρόντας Pl. Erx. 395c; μηδαμοῖ X. Lac. 3.4; πάντῃ Luc. Sacr. 9, etc.: Med., look about one, Plu. Cat.Mi. 37, Arr. Epict. 3.14.3; περιεβλέποντο ζητοῦντες . . D.S. 16.32 .

II trans., look round at, πάσας X. Cyr. 5.1.4: Med., ἀλλότρια ἡγεμονικὰ π . M.Ant. 7.55, cf. Mark 3:5 .

2. seek after, covet for oneself, ἀρχήν App. BC 3.7 .

3. look about for, τινα Luc. Vit.Auct. 12; τόπον εὐφυῆ Plb. 5.20.5: Med., Id. 9.17.6, LXX Tobit 11:5.

4. admire, respect, τοὔνδικον π . S. OC 996 (unless in signf. 11.3 ): Pass., περιβλέπεσθαι τίμιον E. Ph. 551, cf. Philostr. Her. 15 .

5. Med., look up, consult, βίβλους Zos.Alch. p.138 B.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

περιβλέπω: imperfect middle 3 person singular περιεβλέπετο; 1 aorist participle περιβλεψάμενος; to look around. In the N. T. only in the middle (to look round about oneself): absolutely, Mark 9:8; Mark 10:23; followed by an infinitive of purpose, Mark 5:32; τινα, to look round on one (i. e. to look for oneself at one near by), Mark 3:5, 34; Luke 6:10; εἰς τίνος, Ev. Nic c. 4; πάντα, Mark 11:11. (Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, others; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

περι -βλέπω ,

[in LXX for H7789, etc.;]

to look around (at). Mid., to look about one (at) : absol., Mark 9:8; Mark 10:23; c. inf., Mark 5:32; c. acc pers., Mark 3:5; Mark 3:34, Luke 6:10; πάντα , Mark 11:11.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
περιβλεψαμενοι περιβλεψάμενοι περιβλεψαμενος περιβλεψάμενος περιβλέψη περίβλημα περιεβλεπετο περιεβλέπετο periblepsamenoi periblepsámenoi periblepsamenos periblepsámenos perieblepeto perieblépeto
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