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Lexicon :: Strong's G227 - alēthēs

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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 (α privative and λήθω, λαθεῖν [λανθάνω], τὸ 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. 12:27, where ἀληθὴς θεός is contrasted with οὃς ἐδόκουν θεούς. Cf. Rückert, 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 to Him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are true, and teach the way of God in truth; nor do You care about anyone, for You do not regard the person of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:14 - When they had come, they said to Him, “Teacher, we know that You are true, and care about no one; for You do not regard the person of men, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:33 - “He who has received His testimony has certified that God is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:18 - “for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; in that you spoke truly.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:31 - “If I bear witness of Myself, My witness is not true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:32 - “There is another who bears witness of Me, and I know that the witness which He witnesses of Me is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:18 - “He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and no unrighteousness is in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:13 - The Pharisees therefore said to Him, “You bear witness of Yourself; Your witness is not true.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:14 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Even if I bear witness of Myself, My witness is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from and where I am going.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:16 - “And yet if I do judge, My judgment is true; for I am not alone, but I am with the Father who sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:17 - “It is also written in your law that the testimony of two men is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:26 - “I have many things to say and to judge concerning you, but He who sent Me is true; and I speak to the world those things which I heard from Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:41 - Then many came to Him and said, “John performed no sign, but all the things that John spoke about this Man were true.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:35 - And he who has seen has testified, and his testimony is true; and he knows that he is telling the truth, so that you may believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:24 - This is the disciple who testifies of these things, and wrote these things; and we know that his testimony is true.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:9 - So he went out and followed him, and did not know that what was done by the angel was real, but thought he was seeing a vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:4 - Certainly not! Indeed, let God be true but every man a liar. As it is written:

“That You may be justified in Your words,
And may overcome when You are judged.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:8 - by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:13 - This testimony is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:12 - By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:22 - But it has happened to them according to the true proverb: “A dog returns to his own vomit,”[fn] and, “a sow, having washed, to her wallowing in the mire.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:8 - Again, a new commandment I write to you, which thing is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away, and the true light is already shining.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - But the anointing which you have received from Him abides in you, and you do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you will[fn] abide in Him.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:12 - Demetrius has a good testimony from all, and from the truth itself. And we also bear witness, and you know that our testimony is true.
 
 
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