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Lexicon :: Strong's G2400 - idou

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idou (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Second person singular imperative middle voice of εἴδω (G1492)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἰδού idoú, id-oo'; second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x

The KJV translates Strong's G2400 in the following manner: behold (181x), lo (29x), see (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x
The KJV translates Strong's G2400 in the following manner: behold (181x), lo (29x), see (3x).
  1. behold, see, lo

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἰδού idoú, id-oo'; second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.
ἰδού, a demonstrative particle (in Greek writings from Sophocles down), found in the N. T. especially in the Gospels of Matthew and of Luke, used very often in imitation of the Hebrew הִנֵּה, and giving a peculiar vivacity to the style by bidding the reader or hearer to attend to what is said: "Behold! See! Lo!" It is inserted in the discourse after a genitive absolutely, Matthew 1:20; Matthew 2:1, 13; Matthew 9:18; Matthew 12:46; Matthew 17:5; Matthew 26:47; Matthew 28:11. καί ἰδού is used, when at the close of a narrative something new is introduced, Matthew 2:9; Matthew 3:16; Matthew 4:11; Matthew 8:2, 24, 29, 32, 34; Matthew 9:2f, 20; Matthew 12:10; Matthew 15:22; Matthew 17:3; Matthew 19:16; Matthew 26:51; Matthew 27:51; Matthew 28:2, 7; Luke 1:20, 31, 36; Luke 2:9 (R G L Tr brackets),Luke 2:25; Luke 9:30,38f; 10:25; 14:2; 24:13; Acts 12:7; Acts 16:1; when a thing is specified which is unexpected yet sure, 2 Corinthians 6:9 (καί ἰδίου ζῶμεν, and nevertheless we live), cf. Matthew 7:4; when a thing is specified which seems impossible and yet occurs, Luke 11:41; Acts 27:24. The simple ἰδού is the exclamation of one pointing out something, Matthew 12:2, 47 (WH here in marginal reading only); Matthew 13:3; Matthew 24:26; Mark 3:32; Luke 2:34; and calling attention, Mark 15:35 (T Tr WH ἴδε); Luke 22:10; John 4:35; 1 Corinthians 15:51; 2 Corinthians 5:17; James 5:9; Jude 1:14; Revelation 1:7; Revelation 9:12; Revelation 11:14; Revelation 16:15; Revelation 22:7 (Rec.); in other places it is equivalent to observe or consider: Matthew 10:16; Matthew 11:8; Matthew 19:27; Matthew 20:18; Matthew 22:4; Mark 10:28, 33; Mark 14:41; Luke 2:48; Luke 7:25; Luke 18:28, 31, etc.; also καί ἰδού, Matthew 28:20; Luke 13:30; ἰδού γάρ, Luke 1:44, 48; Luke 2:10; Luke 6:23; Luke 17:21; Acts 9:11; 2 Corinthians 7:11; ἰδού where examples are adduced: James 3:4ff; 5:4,7,11; for the Hebrew הִנְנִי, so that it includes the copula: Luke 1:38; equivalent to here I am: Acts 9:10; Hebrews 2:13. ἰδού is inserted in the midst of a speech, Matthew 23:34 (here WH marginal reading Ἰδού (see the commentaries)); Luke 13:16; Acts 2:7; Acts 13:11; Acts 20:22, 25. The passages of the O. T. containing the particle which are quoted in the New are these: Matthew 1:23; Matthew 11:10; Matthew 12:18; Matthew 21:5; Mark 1:2; Luke 7:27; John 13:15; Romans 9:33; Hebrews 2:13; Hebrews 8:8; Hebrews 10:7, 9; 1 Peter 2:6. Like the Hebrew הִנֵּה, ἰδού and καί ἰδού stand before a nominative which is not followed by a finite verb, in such a way as to include the copula or predicate (cf. Buttmann, 139 (121f)): e. g., was heard, Matthew 3:17; is, is or was here, exists, etc., Matthew 12:10 L T Tr WH, 41; Mark 13:21 R G L; Luke 5:12, 18; Luke 7:37; Luke 11:31; Luke 13:11 (R G add ἦν); Luke 17:21; 19:2,20; 22:38,47; 23:50; John 19:26 (Rec., 27 R G); Acts 8:27, 36; 2 Corinthians 6:2; Revelation 6:2, 5, 8; Revelation 7:9 (not L); Revelation 12:3; 14:14; 19:11; 21:3; is approaching, Matthew 25:6 G L T Tr WH (Rec. adds ἔρχεται); but also in such a way as to have simply a demonstrative force: Matthew 11:19; Luke 7:34.
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Strong's Number G2400 matches the Greek ἰδού (idou),
which occurs 200 times in 193 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 1:20–Mat 26:45)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But when he had considered this, behold G2400, an angel of the [fn]Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for [fn]the One who has been [fn]conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 -

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold G2400, [fn]magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:9 - Now after hearing the king, they went their way; and behold G2400, the star, which they had seen in the east, was going on before them until it came and stood over the place where the Child was.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:13 -

Now when they had departed, behold G2400, an angel of the [fn]Lord *appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:19 -

But when Herod died, behold G2400, an angel of the [fn]Lord *appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:16 - And after being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold G2400, the heavens were opened, and [fn]he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming upon Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:17 - and behold G2400, there was a voice out of the heavens saying, “This is [fn]My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil *left Him; and behold G2400, angels came and began to minister to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:4 - “Or how [fn]can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold G2400, the log is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:2 - And behold G2400, a leper came to Him and [fn]was bowing down before Him, and said, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:24 - And behold G2400, there arose [fn]a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was sleeping.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:29 - And behold G2400, they cried out, saying, “[fn]What do we have to do with You, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the [fn]time?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:32 - And He said to them, “Go!” And coming out, they went into the swine; and behold G2400, the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea and perished in the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:34 - And behold G2400, the whole city came out to meet Jesus; and when they saw Him, they pleaded with Him to leave their region.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:2 -

And behold G2400, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, “Take courage, [fn]son; your sins are forgiven.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:3 - And behold G2400, some of the scribes said [fn]to themselves, “This man blasphemes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:10 -

[fn]Then it happened that as [fn]Jesus was reclining at the table in the house, behold G2400, many tax collectors and [fn]sinners came and were dining with Jesus and His disciples.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:18 -

While He was saying these things to them, behold G2400, [fn]a synagogue [fn]official came and [fn]was bowing down before Him, and said, “My daughter has just died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:20 -

And behold G2400, a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came up behind Him and touched the [fn]fringe of His [fn]garment;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:32 -

Now as they were going out, behold G2400, a mute, demon-possessed man [fn]was brought to Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:16 -

“Behold G2400, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so [fn]be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:8 - [fn]But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Behold G2400, those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ [fn]palaces!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - “This is the one about whom it [fn]is written,



Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:19 - “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Behold G2400, a gluttonous man and a [fn]drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and [fn]sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated [fn]by her deeds.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:2 - But when the Pharisees saw this, they said to Him, “Look G2400, Your disciples do what is not lawful to do on a Sabbath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:10 - And behold G2400, a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned [fn]Jesus, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—so that they might accuse Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:18 -





Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:41 - “The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment, and will condemn it because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold G2400, something greater than Jonah is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:42 - “The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold G2400, something greater than Solomon is here.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:46 -

While He was still speaking to the crowds, behold G2400, His mother and brothers were standing outside, seeking to speak to Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:47 - [fn]Now someone said to Him, “Behold G2400, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside seeking to speak to You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:49 - And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, “Behold G2400 My mother and My brothers!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:3 -

And He spoke many things to them in parables, saying, “Behold G2400, the sower went out to sow;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:22 - And behold G2400, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:3 - And behold G2400, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:5 - While he was still speaking, behold G2400, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold G2400, a voice out of the cloud said, “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:16 -

And behold G2400, someone came to Him and said, “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:27 -

Then Peter answered and said to Him, “Behold G2400, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:18 - “Behold G2400, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn Him to death,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:30 - And behold G2400, two blind men sitting by the road, hearing that Jesus *was passing by, cried out, saying, “Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:5 -





Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “Again he sent out other slaves saying, ‘Tell those who have been called, “Behold G2400, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 -

“On account of this, behold G2400, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:38 - “Behold G2400, your house is being left to you desolate!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:23 - “Then if anyone says to you, ‘Behold G2400, here is the [fn]Christ,’ or[fn]There He is,’ do not believe him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:25 - “Behold G2400, I have told you in advance.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:26 - “Therefore, if they say to you, ‘Behold G2400, He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out, or, ‘Behold G2400, He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:6 - “But at midnight there was a shout, ‘Behold G2400, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:45 - Then He *came to the disciples and *said to them, [fn]Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold G2400, the hour is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.

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