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Lexicon :: Strong's G5616 - hōsei

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hōsei (Key)
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Root Word (Etymology)
21x in 1 unique form(s)
34x in 2 unique form(s)
171x in 1 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ὡσεί hōseí, ho-si'; from G5613 and G1487; as if:—about, as (it had been, it were), like (as).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's G5616 in the following manner: about (18x), as (7x), like (5x), as it had been (2x), as it were (1x), like as (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's G5616 in the following manner: about (18x), as (7x), like (5x), as it had been (2x), as it were (1x), like as (1x).
  1. as it were, (had been), as though, as, like as, like

  2. about, nearly

    1. before numerals

    2. before a measure of time

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὡσεί hōseí, ho-si'; from G5613 and G1487; as if:—about, as (it had been, it were), like (as).
ὡσεί (ὡς and εἰ (Tdf. Proleg., p. 110)), adverb, from Homer down, properly, as if, i. e.
a. as it were (had been), as though, as, like as, like: Matthew 3:16; Matthew 9:36 (Treg. ὡς); Luke 3:22 (L T Tr WH ὡς); Acts 2:3; Acts 6:15; Acts 9:18 (L T Tr WH ὡς); Romans 6:13 L T Tr WH; Hebrews 1:12; also Rec. in Mark 1:10; John 1:32; γίνεσθαι ὡσεί, Matthew 28:4 R G; Mark 9:26; Luke 22:44 (L brackets WH reject the passive); εἶναι ὡσεί, Matthew 28:3 (L T Tr WH ὡς), and Rec. in Hebrews 11:12 and Revelation 1:14; φαίνεσθαι ὡσεί τί, to appear like a thing, Luke 24:11.
b. about, nearly:
α. before numerals: Matthew 14:21; Luke 1:56 (R G); Luke 3:23; 9:14,28; 22:41,59; 23:44; John 6:10 (R G L (others ὡς)); Acts 2:41; Acts 4:4 (R G); Acts 10:3 (in L T Tr WH it is strengthened here by the addition of περί); Acts 19:7; also, Rec. in Mark 6:44; R G in John 4:6; John 19:14 (G?), 39; Acts 5:36; Lachmann in John 6:19 (Judges 3:29; Nehemiah 7:66; Xenophon, Hell. 1, 2, 9; 2, 4, 25).
β. before a measure of space: ὡσεί λίθου βολήν, Luke 22:41.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

3:16; 9:36; 14:21; 28:3; 28:4
1:10; 6:44; 9:26
1:56; 3:22; 3:23; 9:14; 9:28; 22:41; 22:41; 22:44; 22:59; 23:44; 24:11
1:32; 4:6; 6:10; 6:19; 19:14
2:3; 2:41; 4:4; 5:36; 6:15; 9:18; 10:3; 19:7
1:12; 11:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5616 matches the Greek ὡσεί (hōsei),
which occurs 34 times in 34 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:16 - And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like G5616 a dove, and lighting upon him:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:36 - But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as G5616 sheep having no shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:21 - And they that had eaten were about G5616 five thousand men, beside women and children.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:3 - His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as G5616 snow:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:4 - And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as G5616 dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:10 - And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like G5616 a dove descending upon him:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:44 - And they that did eat of the loaves were about G5616 five thousand men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:26 - And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as G5616 one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:56 - And Mary abode with her about G5616 three months, and returned to her own house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like G5616 a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:23 - And Jesus himself began to be about G5616 thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:14 - For they were about G5616 five thousand men. And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:28 - And it came to pass about G5616 an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:41 - And he was withdrawn from them about G5616 a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:44 - And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were G5616 great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:59 - And about G5616 the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilaean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:44 - And it was about G5616 the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - And their words seemed to them as G5616 idle tales, and they believed them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:32 - And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like G5616 a dove, and it abode upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:6 - Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about G5616 the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:10 - And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about G5616 five thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:14 - And it was the preparation of the passover, and about G5616 the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King!
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:39 - And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about G5616 an hundred pound weight.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:3 - And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as G5616 of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:41 - Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about G5616 three thousand souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:4 - Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about G5616 five thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:36 - For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about G5616 four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:15 - And all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been G5616 the face of an angel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:18 - And immediately there fell from his eyes as G5616 it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:3 - He saw in a vision evidently about G5616 the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:7 - And all the men were about G5616 twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:12 - And as G5616 a vesture shalt thou fold them up, and they shall be changed: but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:12 - Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as G5616 the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:14 - His head and his hairs were white like G5616 wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
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