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Entry for Strong's #578 - ἀποβλέπω

Transliteration
apoblépō
Phonetics
ap-ob-lep'-o  
Word Origin
from (575) and (991)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to turn the eyes away from other things and fix them on some one thing
    1. to look at attentively
  2. to look with steadfast mental gaze
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6049 ‑ עָנַן (aw‑nan');  6437 ‑ פָּנָה (paw‑naw');  6845 ‑ צָפַן (tsaw‑fan');  7200 ‑ רָאָה (raw‑aw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS ( 0 )
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-IAI-3S 1
V-IAI-3S 1
V-IAI-3S 1
NA WH
V-IAI-3S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀπο-βλέπω,

fut. -βλέψομαι Luc. Somn. 12, etc., but -βλέψω Hero Spir. 2.34: pf. -βέβλεφα Antip.Stoic. 3.254 codd. Stob.:

I Med., pres., Luc. VH 2.47 (v.l.): aor., Sch. Od. 12.247: Pass., Ar. Ec. 726:

1. look away from all other objects at one, gaze steadfastly, ἐς ἐμέ Hdt. 7.135; εῐς σε E. Andr. 246, cf. Pl. Chrm. 162b, al.; ἐς ἀκτάς E. Hipp. 1206; ἐς μίαν τύχην Id. Hel. 267; πρὸς τὸ Ηραιον Hdt. 9.61, cf. Pl. R. 431b; πρός τιϝα Id. Phd. 115c, Phdr. 234d, al.

2. pay attention to, regard, ἐς τὸ κακόν Ar. Ra. 1171; πρὸς τὰ κοινά E. Supp. 422; εἰς τὰ πράγματα ἀ. φαύλως ἔχοντα D. 2.29; εἰς τὸ κέρδος μόνον Demetr.Com.Vet. 4; εἰς τὴν μισθαποδοσίαν Hebrews 11:26; ἐπί τι Pl. Phlb. 61d; κατάτι Luc. DMort. 18.1; πρός τι Pl. R. 477c,al.; εἰς τὰ πράγματα καὶ πρὸς τοὺς λόγους ἀ. D. 3.1: c. acc., Thphr. Vert. 8, Plu. Luc. 26, etc.

3. of places, etc., look, face in a particular direction, πρὸς ὁδόν D.C. 76.11 (of a statue); Ρήνου προχοάς AP 9.283 (Crin.); ἐπὶ τὴν ἀνατολήν J. AJ 11.5.5.

4. look upon with love, wonder or admiration, look at as a model, c. acc., οὐ χρὴ.. μέγαν ὄλβον ἀ. S. Fr. 593; ἀ. τινά Luc. Vit.Auct. 10, cf. D. 19.265; προϊόντα ἴσα θεῷ ἀπέβλεπον Philostr. VA 5.24; more freq. with a Pr, εἰς ἔμ' Ελλὰς.. . E. IA 1378; ἡ σὴ πατρὶς εἰς σὲ ἀ. X. HG 6.1.8,cf. Th. 3.58; εἰς τὴν εὐσέβειαν τῆς θεοῦ SIG 867.11 (Ephesus); so ἀ. πρός τινα E. IT 928, X. Mem. 4.2.30, Thphr. Char. 2.2; of a vain person, ἀ. εἰς τὴν ἑαντῆς σκιάν X. Mem. 2.1.22; of entire dependence, πάντα ἀ. εἰς τὸν ἐραστήν Pl. Phdr. 239b; εἰς ἀλλοτρίαν τράπεζαν X. An. 7.2.33; look longingly, ἐς τὸν ἀγρόν Ar. Ach. 32: Pass., to be looked up to, Id. Ec. 726, Aeschin.Socr. Fr. 56D.; ὡς εὐδαίμων ἀ. Luc. Nigr. 13, cf. Somn. 11.

5. ἐς τοιόνδ' ἀποβλέψας μόνον τροαῖον αὐτοῦ στήσομαι with a single look, E. Andr. 762.

II look away, D.Chr. 21.13: c.gen., Philostr. Im. 1.1; ἀ. ἀπ' ἀμφοτέρων face both ways, dub. in X. HG 2.3.31; ἀπὸ τοῦ συμφέροντος Antip.l.c.

III Med., look at each other, ταυρωπὸν ἀποβλεψάμενοι Ph. 1.602.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀποβλέπω: (imperfect ἀπεβλεπον); to turn the eyes away from other things and fix them on some one thing; to look at attentively: εἰς τί (often in Greek writings); tropically, to look with steadfast mental gaze: εἰς τήν μισθαποδοσίαν, Hebrews 11:26 (Winer's Grammar, § 66, 2 d.).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀπο -βλέπω ,

[in LXX for H6437, etc.;]

to look away from all else at one object; hence, to look steadfastly: Hebrews 11:26 (cf. ἀφοράω ).†


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

For this NT ἅπ. εἰρ. (Hebrews 11:26) cf. Syll 656.10 (Ephesus, ii/A.D.) ἀποβλέπων εἴς τε τὴν εὐσέβειαν τῆς θεοῦ καὶ εἰς τὴν τῆς λαμπροτάτης Ἐφεσίων πόλεως τειμήν.

[Supplemental from 1930 edition]

PSI IV. 414.9 (iii/B.C.).

 

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.
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