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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1491 Greek: eidos


is translated. "sight" in 2Cr 5:7; see APPEARANCE, No. 1.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2335 Greek: theoria


denotes "a spectacle, a sight" (akin to theoreo, "to gaze, behold;" see BEHOLD), in Luk 23:48.

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g3705 Greek: horama


"that which is seen" (akin to horao, "to see"), besides its meaning, "a vision, appearance," denotes "a sight," in Act 7:31.

A-4 Noun Strong's Number: g3788 Greek: ophthalmos


"an eye" (Eng. "ophthalmic," etc.) in Act 1:9 is translated "sight" (plur. lit., "eyes").
See EYE.

A-5 Noun Strong's Number: g309 Greek: anablepsis


denotes "recovering of sight" (ana, "again," blepo, "to see"), Luk 4:18. In the Sept., Isa 61:1.


(1) For horasis (akin to No. 3), translated "in sight" in Rev 4:3, AV (RV, "to look upon"), see LOOK, B.

(2) In Luk 7:21, the infinitive mood of blepo, "to see," is used as a noun, "(He bestowed, AV, 'gave') sight." In Act 9:9 it is used in the present participle with me, "not," "without sight" (lit., "not seeing").

(3) In Hbr 12:21 phantazomai, "to make visible," is used in the present participle as a noun, with the article, "(the) sight."

(4) In Luk 21:11, AV, phobetron (or phobethron), plur., is translated "fearful sights" (RV, "terrors").

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g308 Greek: anablepo


"to look up," also denotes "to receive or recover sight" (akin to A, No. 5), e.g., Mat 11:5; 20:34; Mar 10:51, 52; Luk 18:41-43; Jhn 9:11, 15, 18 (twice); Act 9:12, 17, 18; 22:13.

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