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Lexicon :: Strong's G227 - alēthēs

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alēthēs (Key)
Part of Speech
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.
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

3:33; 4:18; 5:31; 6:55; 7:18; 8:13; 8:16; 8:17; 8:26; 10:41; 19:35; 21:24
2 Corinthians
1 Peter
2 Peter
1 John
2:8; 2:27
3 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G227 matches the Greek ἀληθής (alēthēs),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:32 - περὶ δὲ τοῦ δευτερῶσαι τὸ ἐνύπνιον Φαραω δίς ὅτι ἀληθὲς G227 ἔσται τὸ ῥῆμα τὸ παρὰ τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ ταχυνεῖ ὁ θεὸς τοῦ ποιῆσαι αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:14 - (LXX 13:15)καὶ ἐρωτήσεις καὶ ἐραυνήσεις σφόδρα καὶ ἰδοὺ ἀληθὴς G227 σαφῶς ὁ λόγος γεγένηται τὸ βδέλυγμα τοῦτο ἐν ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - καὶ ἐνετειλάμην τῷ Ανανια ἀδελφῷ μου καὶ τῷ Ανανια ἄρχοντι τῆς βιρα ἐν Ιερουσαλημ ὅτι αὐτὸς ὡς ἀνὴρ ἀληθὴς G227 καὶ φοβούμενος τὸν θεὸν παρὰ πολλούς
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:12 - διαλλάσσοντα βουλὰς πανούργων καὶ οὐ μὴ ποιήσουσιν αἱ χεῖρες αὐτῶν ἀληθές G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:10 - οὐ μὴν δὲ ἀλλὰ πάντες ἐρείδετε καὶ δεῦτε δή οὐ γὰρ εὑρίσκω ἐν ὑμῖν ἀληθές G227
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:7 - ἐγένετο δὲ μετὰ τὸ λαλῆσαι τὸν κύριον πάντα τὰ ῥήματα ταῦτα τῷ Ιωβ εἶπεν κύριος Ελιφας τῷ Θαιμανίτῃ ἥμαρτες σὺ καὶ οἱ δύο φίλοι σου οὐ γὰρ ἐλαλήσατε ἐνώπιόν μου ἀληθὲς G227 οὐδὲν ὥσπερ θεράπων μου Ιωβ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:8 - νῦν δὲ λάβετε ἑπτὰ μόσχους καὶ ἑπτὰ κριοὺς καὶ πορεύθητε πρὸς τὸν θεράποντά μου Ιωβ καὶ ποιήσει κάρπωσιν περὶ ὑμῶν Ιωβ δὲ θεράπων μου εὔξεται περὶ ὑμῶν ὅτι εἰ μὴ πρόσωπον αὐτοῦ λήμψομαι εἰ μὴ γὰρ δι᾽ αὐτόν ἀπώλεσα ἂν ὑμᾶς οὐ γὰρ ἐλαλήσατε ἀληθὲς G227 κατὰ τοῦ θεράποντός μου Ιωβ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:3 - δέξασθαί τε στροφὰς λόγων νοῆσαί τε δικαιοσύνην ἀληθῆ G227 καὶ κρίμα κατευθύνειν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:21 - διδάσκω οὖν σε ἀληθῆ G227 λόγον καὶ γνῶσιν ἀγαθὴν ὑπακούειν τοῦ ἀποκρίνεσθαι λόγους ἀληθείας τοῖς προβαλλομένοις σοι
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:26 - τίς γὰρ ἀναγγελεῖ τὰ ἐξ ἀρχῆς ἵνα γνῶμεν καὶ τὰ ἔμπροσθεν καὶ ἐροῦμεν ὅτι ἀληθῆ G227 ἐστιν οὐκ ἔστιν προλέγων οὐδὲ ἀκούων ὑμῶν τοὺς λόγους
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:9 - πάντα τὰ ἔθνη συνήχθησαν ἅμα καὶ συναχθήσονται ἄρχοντες ἐξ αὐτῶν τίς ἀναγγελεῖ ταῦτα τὰ ἐξ ἀρχῆς τίς ἀναγγελεῖ ὑμῖν ἀγαγέτωσαν τοὺς μάρτυρας αὐτῶν καὶ δικαιωθήτωσαν καὶ εἰπάτωσαν ἀληθῆ G227
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:26 - καὶ ὅρασις τῆς ἑσπέρας καὶ τῆς πρωίας τῆς ῥηθείσης ἀληθής G227 ἐστιν καὶ σὺ σφράγισον τὴν ὅρασιν ὅτι εἰς ἡμέρας πολλάς
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