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Lexicon :: Strong's G227 - alēthēs

ἀληθής
Transliteration
alēthēs
Pronunciation
ä-lā-thā's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and λανθάνω (G2990)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:247,37

Trench's Synonyms: viii. ἀληθής, ἀληθινός.

Strong’s Definitions

ἀληθής alēthḗs, al-ay-thace'; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G2990; true (as not concealing):—true, truly, truth.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's G227 in the following manner: true (23x), truly (1x), truth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's G227 in the following manner: true (23x), truly (1x), truth (1x).
  1. true

  2. loving the truth, speaking the truth, truthful

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀληθής alēthḗs, al-ay-thace'; from G1 (as a negative particle) and G2990; true (as not concealing):—true, truly, truth.
STRONGS NT 227: ἀληθής
ἀληθής, (ές (alpha privative and λήθω, λαθεῖν (λανθάνω), τό λῆθος — cf. ἀμαθής; literally, not hidden, unconcealed) (from Homer down);
1. true: John 4:18; John 10:41; John 19:35; 1 John 2:8, 27; Acts 12:9 (an actual occurrence, opposed to ὅραμα), Philippians 4:8; μαρτυρία, John 5:31; John 8:13f, 17; John 21:24; 3 John 1:12; Titus 1:13; κρίσις, just, John 8:16 (L T Tr WH ἀληθινή); παροιμία, 2 Peter 2:22; χάρις, grace which can be trusted, 1 Peter 5:12.
2. loving the truth, speaking the truth, truthful: Matthew 22:16; Mark 12:14; John 7:18; 2 Corinthians 6:8 (opposed to πλάνος); of God, John 3:33; John 8:26; Romans 3:4 (opposed to ψεύστης).
3. equivalent to ἀληθινός, 1. John 6:55 (L T Tr WH; for Rec. ἀληθῶς), as in Wis. 41:27, where ἀληθής Θεός is contrasted with οὕς ἐδόκουν Θεούς. Cf. Riickert, Abendmahl, p. 266f. (On the distinction between this word and the next, see Trench, § viii.; Schmidt, chapter 178, 6. A. Schlatter, Der Glaube im Neuen Testament (Leiden, 1885), p. 169.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
22:16
Mark
12:14
John
3:33; 4:18; 5:31; 6:55; 7:18; 8:13; 8:16; 8:17; 8:26; 10:41; 19:35; 21:24
Acts
12:9
Romans
3:4
2 Corinthians
6:8
Philippians
4:8
Titus
1:13
1 Peter
5:12
2 Peter
2:22
1 John
2:8; 2:27
3 John
1:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G227 matches the Greek ἀληθής (alēthēs),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:16 - And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, G227 and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:14 - And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, G227 and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:33 - He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:18 - For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:31 - If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:32 - There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:18 - He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, G227 and no unrighteousness is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:13 - The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: G227 for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:16 - And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: G227 for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:17 - It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:26 - I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent me is true; G227 and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:41 - And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spake of this man were true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:35 - And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, G227 that ye might believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:24 - This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true. G227
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:9 - And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true G227 which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:4 - God forbid: yea, let God be true, G227 but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:8 - By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true; G227
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, G227 whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:13 - This witness is true. G227 Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:12 - By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true G227 grace of God wherein ye stand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:22 - But it is happened unto them according to the true G227 proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true G227 in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, G227 and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:12 - Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true. G227

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