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Lexicon :: Strong's G991 - blepō

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βλέπω
Transliteration
blepō
Pronunciation
ble'-pō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary word
mGNT
132x in 27 unique form(s)
TR
135x in 32 unique form(s)
LXX
104x in 27 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 5:315,706

Strong’s Definitions

βλέπω blépō, blep'-o; a primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively):—behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed. Compare G3700.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 135x

The KJV translates Strong's G991 in the following manner: see (90x), take heed (12x), behold (10x), beware (4x), look on (4x), look (3x), beware of (3x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 135x
The KJV translates Strong's G991 in the following manner: see (90x), take heed (12x), behold (10x), beware (4x), look on (4x), look (3x), beware of (3x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to see, discern, of the bodily eye

    1. with the bodily eye: to be possessed of sight, have the power of seeing

    2. perceive by the use of the eyes: to see, look descry

    3. to turn the eyes to anything: to look at, look upon, gaze at

    4. to perceive by the senses, to feel

    5. to discover by use, to know by experience

  2. metaph. to see with the mind's eye

    1. to have (the power of) understanding

    2. to discern mentally, observe, perceive, discover, understand

    3. to turn the thoughts or direct the mind to a thing, to consider, contemplate, to look at, to weigh carefully, examine

  3. in a geographical sense of places, mountains, buildings, etc. turning towards any quarter, as it were, facing it

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βλέπω blépō, blep'-o; a primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively):—behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed. Compare G3700.
STRONGS NT 991: βλέπω
βλέπω; [imperfect ἔβλεπον]; future βλέψω; 1 aorist ἔβλεψα; [present passive βλέπομαι]; Sept. for רָאָה, פָּנָה, חָזָה, הִבִּיט; in Greek writings from Aeschylus down; to see, discern:
1. With the bodily eye;
a. to be possessed of sight, have the power of seeing, opposed to τυφλός: Matthew 12:22; Matthew 13:16; Matthew 15:31; John 9:7, 15, 19, 25; Acts 9:9; Romans 11:8, 10; Revelation 3:18, etc. (Sophocles Oed. Col. 73; Aristophanes Plutarch, 15; Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 4; Aelian v. h. 6, 12, etc. Exodus 4:11; Exodus 23:8, etc. Tobit 11:15). τὸ βλέπειν sight, the power of seeing, Luke 7:21 (G L T Tr WH omit τό).
b. to perceive by the use of the eyes, to see, look, descry;
α. absolutely: βλεπόντων αὐτῶν while they were looking, Acts 1:9; [Acts 22:11 Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading]; ἔρχου καὶ βλέπε, Rec. in Revelation 6:1, 3, 5, 7.
β. with the accusative of person or thing: Matthew 7:3; Matthew 11:4; Matthew 24:2; Mark 5:31; Mark 8:23; Mark 13:2; Luke 6:41; Luke 24:12 [T omits; L Tr brackets WH reject the verse]; John 1:29; Acts 4:14, etc.; [Revelation 18:18 Rec. ὁρῶντες]; τὴν φωνήν, him who uttered the voice, Revelation 1:12; ὅραμα, Acts 12:9; he who has free access to one, as princes, ministers, and personal friends have to a king, is said βλ. τὸ πρόσωπόν τινος (הַמֶּלֶך פְּנֵי רֹאֵי, 2 Kings 25:19; Jeremiah 52:25; Esther 1:14); hence in Matthew 18:10 angels of closest access or of highest rank are referred to (see ἀρχάγγελος). Passive τὰ βλεπόμενα the things that are seen: 2 Corinthians 4:18; Hebrews 11:3 (L T Tr WH τὸ βλεπόμενον, the sum-total or complex of things seen); ἐλπὶς βλεπομένη hope of things that are seen, i. e. that are present, Romans 8:24.
c. to turn the eyes to anything, to look at, look upon, gaze at: γυναῖκα, Matthew 5:28; εἴς τι or τινα [Winer's Grammar, § 33 g.], Luke 9:62; John 13:22; Acts 3:4; εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν, Acts 1:11 T Tr WH; in the sense of looking into (i. e. in order to read), βιβλίον, Revelation 5:3f.
d. universally, to perceive by the senses, to feel: τὸν ἄνεμον ἰσχυρόν [T WH omit ἰσχ.], Matthew 14:30 (κτυπον δέδορκα, Aeschylus sept. 104).
e. to discover by use, to know by experience: τί, Romans 7:23; followed by ὅτι, 2 Corinthians 7:8; by attract. τὸ θηρίον, ὅτι κτλ., Revelation 17:8; ὑπὲρ βλέπει με for ὑπὲρ τοῦτο, βλέπει με ὄντα, lest he think me greater than on personal knowledge he finds me to be, 2 Corinthians 12:6.
2. metaphorically, to see with the mind's eye;
a. to have (the power of) understanding: βλέποντες οὐ βλέπουσι, though endued with understanding they do not understand, Matthew 13:13; Luke 8:10.
b. to discern mentally, observe, perceive, discover, understand; absolutely: δἰ ἐσόπτρου, 1 Corinthians 13:12; of the omniscient God βλέπων ἐν τῷ κρύπτῷ seeing in secret, where man sees nothing, Matthew 6:4, 6, 18 [here L T Tr WH βλ. ἐν τ. κρυφαίῳ); ἐγγίζουσαν τὴν ἡμέραν, Hebrews 10:25 (from certain external signs); Ἰησοῦν... ἐστεφανωμένον, we see (from his resurrection and from the effects and witness of the Holy Spirit) Jesus crowned, Hebrews 2:9; followed by ὅτι, Hebrews 3:19; James 2:22.
c. to turn the thoughts or direct the mind to a thing, to consider, contemplate, look to; absolutely βλέπετε take heed: Mark 13:23, 33; with an accusative of the thing or person, 1 Corinthians 1:26; 1 Corinthians 10:18; 2 Corinthians 10:7; Philippians 3:2; Colossians 2:5; followed by πῶς with indicative [Winers Grammar, 300 (282); Buttmann, 255 (219)], Luke 8:18; 1 Corinthians 3:10; Ephesians 5:15; to weigh carefully, examine, followed by the interrogative τί with indicative Mark 4:24; εἰς πρόσωπόν τινος, to look at i. e. have regard to one's external condition — used of those who are influenced by partiality: Matthew 22:16; Mark 12:14. By a use not found in Greek authors ἑαυτὸν βλέπειν to look to oneself (equivalent to sibi cavere): Mark 13:9; followed by ἵνα μή [cf. Buttmann, 242 (209)], 2 John 1:8; βλέπειν ἀπό τινος (equivalent to sibi cavere ab aliquo) to beware of one [Winers Grammar, 223 (209), cf. 39 (38); Buttmann, 242 (209), cf. 323 (278)], Mark 8:15; Mark 12:38; look to in the sense of providing, taking care: followed by ἵνα, 1 Corinthians 16:10; followed by μή with subjunctive aorist, Matthew 24:4; Mark 13:5; Luke 21:8; Acts 13:40; 1 Corinthians 8:9 (μήπως); 1 Corinthians 10:12; Galatians 5:15; Hebrews 12:25; followed by μή with future indicative, Colossians 2:8; Hebrews 3:12. The Greeks say ὁρᾶν μή [cf. Winers Grammar, 503 (468f); Buttmann, 242f (209)].
3. in a geographical sense, like Latin specto [English look], of places, mountains, buildings, etc., turned towards any quarter, as it were facing it: followed by κατά with the accusative, Acts 27:12 [cf. Buttmann, D. American edition under the word Phenice], (Sept. [Numbers 21:20]; Ezekiel 11:1; [Ezekiel 44:1; 47:1]; πρός, Xenophon, Hell. 7, 1, 17; mem. 3, 8, 9; Herodian, 6, 5, 2; Diogenes Laërtius 1, 2, 48; Sept. Ezekiel 9:2; Ezekiel 40:24; [Ezekiel 46:1]; εἰς, Ezekiel 8:3, etc. [for other examples see Sophocles Lexicon, under the word]). [Synonym: see under the word ὁράω. Compare: ἀνα-, ἀπο-, δια-, ἐμ-, ἐπι-, περι-, προβλέπω.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
4:11; 23:8
Numbers
21:20
2 Kings
25:19
Esther
1:14
Jeremiah
52:25
Ezekiel
8:3; 9:2; 11:1; 40:24; 44:1; 46:1; 47:1
Matthew
5:28; 6:4; 6:6; 6:18; 7:3; 11:4; 12:22; 13:13; 13:16; 14:30; 15:31; 18:10; 22:16; 24:2; 24:4
Mark
4:24; 5:31; 8:15; 8:23; 12:14; 12:38; 13:2; 13:5; 13:9; 13:23; 13:33
Luke
6:41; 7:21; 8:10; 8:18; 9:62; 21:8; 24:12
John
1:29; 9:7; 9:15; 9:19; 9:25; 13:22
Acts
1:9; 1:11; 3:4; 4:14; 9:9; 12:9; 13:40; 22:11; 27:12
Romans
7:23; 8:24; 11:8; 11:10
1 Corinthians
1:26; 3:10; 8:9; 10:12; 10:18; 13:12; 16:10
2 Corinthians
4:18; 7:8; 10:7; 12:6
Galatians
5:15
Ephesians
5:15
Philippians
3:2
Colossians
2:5; 2:8
Hebrews
2:9; 3:12; 3:19; 10:25; 11:3; 12:25
James
2:22
2 John
1:8
Revelation
1:12; 3:18; 5:3; 6:1; 6:3; 6:5; 6:7; 17:8; 18:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G991 matches the Greek βλέπω (blepō),
which occurs 147 times in 119 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:28 - “But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:4 - “that your charitable deed may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will Himself reward you openly.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:6 - “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:18 - “so that you do not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:3 - “And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:4 - Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:22 - Then one was brought to Him who was demon-possessed, blind and mute; and He healed him, so that the blind and[fn] mute man both spoke and saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:13 - “Therefore I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:14 - “And in them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled, which says:

‘Hearing you will hear and shall not understand,
And seeing you will see and not
perceive;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:16 - “But blessed are your eyes for they see, and your ears for they hear;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:17 - “for assuredly, I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:30 - But when he saw that the wind was boisterous,[fn] he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:31 - So the multitude marveled when they saw the mute speaking, the maimed made whole, the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:10 - “Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
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 BoxMat 24:2 - And Jesus said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Assuredly, I say to you, not one stone shall be left here upon another, that shall not be thrown down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:4 - And Jesus answered and said to them: “Take heed that no one deceives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:12 - “so that

‘Seeing they may see and not perceive,
And hearing they may hear and not understand;
Lest they should turn,
And
their sins be forgiven them.’ [fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:24 - Then He said to them, “Take heed what you hear. With the same measure you use, it will be measured to you; and to you who hear, more will be given.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:31 - But His disciples said to Him, “You see the multitude thronging You, and You say, ‘Who touched Me?’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:15 - Then He charged them, saying, “Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:18 - “Having eyes, do you not see? And having ears, do you not hear? And do you not remember?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:23 - So He took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the town. And when He had spit on his eyes and put His hands on him, He asked him if he saw anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:24 - And he looked up and said, “I see men like trees, walking.”
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 BoxMar 12:38 - Then He said to them in His teaching, “Beware of the scribes, who desire to go around in long robes, love greetings in the marketplaces,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:2 - And Jesus answered and said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone shall be left upon another, that shall not be thrown down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:5 - And Jesus, answering them, began to say: “Take heed that no one deceives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:9 - “But watch out for yourselves, for they will deliver you up to councils, and you will be beaten in the synagogues. You will be brought[fn] before rulers and kings for My sake, for a testimony to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:23 - “But take heed; see, I have told you all things beforehand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:33 - “Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:41 - “And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the plank in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:42 - “Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me remove the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the plank that is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck that is in your brother’s eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:21 - And that very hour He cured many of infirmities, afflictions, and evil spirits; and to many blind He gave sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:44 - Then He turned to the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has washed My feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:10 - And He said, “To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is given in parables, that

‘Seeing they may not see,
And hearing they may not understand.’
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:16 - “No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:18 - “Therefore take heed how you hear. For whoever has, to him more will be given; and whoever does not have, even what he seems to have will be taken from him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:62 - But Jesus said to him, “No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:23 - Then He turned to His disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:24 - “for I tell you that many prophets and kings have desired to see what you see, and have not seen it, and to hear what you hear, and have not heard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:33 - “No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who come in may see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:8 - And He said: “Take heed that you not be deceived. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He,’ and, ‘The time has drawn near.’ Therefore[fn] do not go after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:30 - “When they are already budding, you see and know for yourselves that summer is now near.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:12 - But Peter arose and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying[fn] by themselves; and he departed, marveling to himself at what had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:29 - The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:19 - Then Jesus answered and said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do; for whatever He does, the Son also does in like manner.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:7 - And He said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So he went and washed, and came back seeing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - Then the Pharisees also asked him again how he had received his sight. He said to them, “He put clay on my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - And they asked them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?”

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